Flooring & Carpeting

The function of a space, comfort, acoustics, durability and ease of cleaning all are factors in floor coverings in schools and universities.


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Scheduling deep cleaning in the summer will help workers avoid the traffic and obstacles that could make cleaning inefficient or ineffective.

In the Summertime

June 6, 2023
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A key strategy in making sure that classrooms and other school spaces have good air quality is choosing flooring materials with low emissions of volatile organic compounds.
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Safe surfaces

June 1, 2021
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Step on it

Feb. 1, 2021


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May 1, 2020
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Covering all angles

Sept. 12, 2019
Flooring choices for school facilities all come with advantages and disadvantages.
A facility that has a gym with a wood floor will generally require a yearly light grit screening followed by cleaning and application of a solvent-based gym finish to keep it safe and looking its best.

Strong Footing

Feb. 12, 2019
Three reasons why floors require special care.
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Down in the Flood

Sept. 21, 2017
Flooded schools should discard soaked carpets to prevent mold growth.

Noises carry

July 1, 2014
Flooring as one solution to the multifaceted problem of classroom acoustics.


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eBook: Smart Steps

Sept. 17, 2020
An AS&U guide that will "floor" you
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Miltimore Residence Hall, uses a combination of hard flooring and carpeting, depending on the area and its use.

Hard and Soft Flooring for Schools and Universities

June 1, 2013
Specifying hard and soft flooring in residence halls.
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Top 3 Places to Consider Rubber Flooring

Feb. 12, 2013
A clean school with appropriate flooring can result in a productive and sustainable learning environment.
The University of Colorado, Boulder, used rubber flooring in its Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building labs to protect against staining from chemicals and other substances.

School Flooring Matters

Feb. 12, 2013
Rubber flooring offers a variety of performance and sustainable benefits to education facilities.