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Entry Systems

Aug 31, 2018 / by Olivia Trimble posted in Design, Performance, Total Cost of Ownership

We all spend a lot of our time walking in and out of buildings. And like other things we do all the time, it stands to reason that most of us have probably stopped paying attention. Our goal today is to help relieve the boredom of going in and out of all those buildings and give you something to pay attention to.

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How to Buy Office Flooring for the First Time

Jun 20, 2016 / by Mike Brown posted in Total Cost of Ownership

Buying flooring for your workplace can be a daunting task, especially if it’s the first time you’ve been responsible for this type of project. Office flooring is a significant investment, and the choices you make will impact the day-to-day running of your organization for years to come.

To de-mystify the flooring purchase process, I’m outlining 3 simple steps that will help you make the best flooring choices for your organization.

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4 Ways to Be a More Effective Facility Manager

Apr 7, 2016 / by Mike Brown posted in Total Cost of Ownership

Facilities Management is a diverse and demanding field. You encounter a wide variety of challenges every day, each requiring a unique skillset – so today, I’m looking at 4 skills you can further develop in order to become a more effective facility manager.

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How to Get the Most From Your Commercial Flooring Warranty

Dec 10, 2015 / by Michael Eckert posted in Total Cost of Ownership

It’s easy to take commercial flooring warranties for granted, and most organizations assume they’ll be covered in the event of a major problem.

However, it’s all too easy to overlook crucial aspects of a warranty program; and when disaster strikes, find yourself left with serious problems, and major expense required to fix them.

Today, I’m looking at four ways to get the most from your flooring warranty.

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How to Minimize Risk When Purchasing New Flooring

Dec 8, 2015 / by Michael Eckert posted in Total Cost of Ownership

When you buy new flooring, you’re choosing something that executives, employees and visitors will be using day-in and day-out, for ten years or more. It’s a big investment, and with any big investment comes big risk.

Anticipating problems is the best way to minimize risk in any project, so today I’m outlining four common disaster scenarios, and looking at three key strategies to ensure your flooring has a long and cost-effective life-span.

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How to Get the Most From Your Facility Flooring Budget

Nov 20, 2015 / by Michael Eckert posted in Total Cost of Ownership

Before you commit to your next big flooring decision, it’s important to understand how to spend each and every dollar in the best possible way. Today, I’m showing you how to get the most from your facility flooring budget.

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Why You Should Think Twice Before Using VCT on Your Next Project

Nov 18, 2015 / by Prem Patel posted in Total Cost of Ownership

Purchase price is a crucial component of any flooring decision, but it’s only a part of the total cost of ownership. Many organizations choose Vinyl Composite Tile by sheer virtue of its low price; but as we’re about to explore, VCT can cost your organization in other ways.

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How Much Should Commercial Carpet Tiles Cost?

Sep 24, 2015 / by Prem Patel posted in Total Cost of Ownership

Price is a huge factor in any flooring decision. With a finite budget, it’s essential that your chosen flooring solution satisfies the needs of your organization, and does so in a cost-effective way.

With that in mind, we’re looking at how much carpet tiles typically cost; and comparing their total cost of ownership to three other leading flooring solutions: vinyl composite tile (VCT), luxury vinyl tile (LVT) and broadloom carpet.

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