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School Flooring Guide: How to Select, Plan & Install

School Flooring Guide: How to Select, Plan & Install

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When you’re deciding on which types of flooring to use for your school or university, it’s essential to think about the health and safety issues that could affect students and employees. Choosing the perfect school flooring doesn’t have to be a difficult task though, along as you do due diligence ahead of time and prepare […]

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Vacuum Schedule: Carpet Cleaning for Your Facility

Vacuum Schedule: Carpet Cleaning for Your Facility

By | Carpet Cleaning Maintenance, Carpeting for Schools and Universities, Commercial Carpeting, Commercial Flooring, Fitness Center Flooring, Office Flooring, Residential Flooring | No Comments

How often do you clean your carpets? Commercial flooring is a substantial investment for any business, so you’ll want to protect yours for years to come. After all, the longer your flooring lasts, the less it costs. Proactive, regularly scheduled maintenance can help remove soil before it builds up and damages carpet fibers. This can […]

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Why You Should Clean Your Carpet After An Illness

Why You Should Clean Your Carpet After An Illness

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With the new year already upon us, it might seem that everyone around you is falling under the weather. Routine vacuuming can help keep your carpets clean by removing dirt and dust from the top layers. However, germ allergens, mold, flees and other contaminants become trapped deep inside carpeting and cannot always be cleared by […]

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The Best Flooring for Daycares and Playrooms

The Best Flooring for Daycares and Playrooms

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Daycares and playrooms need tough flooring. The flooring needs to be easy to clean, durable, and provide some traction. While every case is different, and we work closely with clients to select what’s best for them, we can make some suggestions of the best flooring choices for this application. Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) Luxury vinyl […]

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The Best Types of Flooring for Schools and Classrooms

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Commercial flooring for schools and classrooms faces many distinct challenges. The flooring typically has very heavy traffic, and young folks are…well…messy. They don’t wipe their feet like adults do. Kids run or jump when they should be walking, and it’s not unusual for them to be carrying (and dropping) heavy or awkward books, backpacks , […]

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Antron Fiber Carpet: The New Kid in Town

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If you haven’t heard, there’s a new nylon carpet fiber called Antron. It has some significant benefits over the other nylon fibers already on the market. So, let’s talk about it. What makes Antron different? The Antron fiber has a different shape. If you cut away other nylon fibers, they look like wheels with spokes. […]

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Flooring Surfaces in Schools

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#DidYouKnow Schools and universities need to consider a wide range of factors: the function of the space, aesthetics, maintainability, durability, comfort, acoustics, indoor air quality, and cost. According to the American School & University magazine, schools are about more than easy-to-clean floors. Teachers and students might be inclined to prefer softer surfaces, especially in the […]

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How to Keep Classroom Floors Clean

Carpet in Schools can Reduce Noise Levels and Improve Acoustics

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In choosing commercial flooring covering for schools, appearance, safety, and cost are typically the priority. However, there are other considerations to keep in mind such as acoustics. Acoustics matter and can affect learning in schools. Studies show students learn by listening to the teacher and to each other. Excessive background noise or reverberation (i.e., many […]

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Classroom and Corridor Renovation

North Virginia Community College Carpet Installation

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Our goal at Eagle Mat when working with schools and universities is to design spaces that inspire student learning. This includes paying close attention to materials that are flexible, create engagement environments, and can handle wear and tear from the toughest weather conditions. For our most project with the North Virginia Community College, our goals […]

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Carpet and Indoor Air Quality in Schools

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The decision between choosing carpeting or hard flooring in schools has a direct impact on your classroom indoor air quality. Moisture can become trapped under hard surface flooring. Once moisture is trapped and unable to evaporate, the moisture can turn into mold and mildew. A better option is seamed carpet tiles that allow the moisture […]

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