New flooring will cut cleaning bill

Posted on October 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Commercial flooring specialists Polyflor say two “new generation” safety floors they have launched will be 60% cheaper to clean because of a soil-releasing polymer system developed by Polyflor in partnership with DuPont. The new system – Supratec – is said to enable new Polysafe Astral and new Polysafe Design to be quickly mopped clean, ensuring that even light shades will retain their original appearance even after years of wear, and the fact that no harsh cleaning chemicals are needed is a major plus for the environment. “This is a major breakthrough in safety flooring technology,” said Polyflor market and product development manager Adrian Birmingham. “Cleanability of safety floors, in terms of both effort and long term appearance retention, has always been a challenge because high friction safety surfaces inevitably pick up and retain dirt. “But the introduction of Supratec means that our new ranges can be cleaned at less than half the cost of conventional safety floors, without compromising the proven sl

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