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Commercial Office Flooring
We often speak about the office orientation, the colors, the structures, the equipment and so forth, but never the office flooring. The floor you walk on in the office is just as significant as any other part of it. It can say quite a lot about your business and it can do a lot to upgrade the entire look of the office. Remember, what your clients and customers look down at (floor) can influence what their impression of you is – they may start to look up to you or look down at you.
That’s why you need to consider three things when you want to choose your commercial flooring. They are...
- The Traffic: You have to choose the right materials for your office depending on the amount of foot traffic you will have in the office. For instance, if you have an office which has around 50 employees, then you don’t have to invest in very durable options. You can use things like hardwood flooring and carpeting. You can keep your office feeling more warm and comfortable when you do such. In the case of a commercial office which will probably have much more traffic and heavy objects being rolled around on it, you should invest in a harder flooring option, like ceramic tiles or vinyl, which would be much more durable.
- The Appearance: How your floor looks and feels is a big deal as well. You want to create the most comfortable office environment you can, that’s why it’s a good idea to use residential style materials to give the place a warmer feeling if you can. However, you also want to ensure that the type of flooring you choose is appropriate for the cleaning demands of your type of office.
- The Budget: Every company has to work with a budget, whether it is large or small. You need to find the best option for your budget. The various flooring options differ in prices, with concrete, vinyl, hardwood and carpet being the cheaper options. The other options like ceramic tile are more expensive, but offer a truly professional look.
We have different office structures and we’re sure we can find the best one for you! If you are looking for office space in Ottawa for your dynamic and growing business then give us a call to speak with one of our office space representatives about our current inventory of great office spaces and retail spaces for your business in Ottawa.