Rubber flooring this has been traced back to the 12 century. In 1894, Philadelphia architect Frank Fumess patented a system for rubber floor tiles. Rubber flooring evolved and began to be popular in the 1970’s. Today the advantages and values of rubber flooring are coming to the forefront of the facilities specifier. Rubber flooring provides increased R -values for insulation, it provides a higher static coefficient of friction than other common floor covering materials, it is recyclable, and sustainable. Specify it wrong and it’s a nightmare.
There are many proper uses for rubber flooring. Healthcare, Sports Floors, Schools, Transportation, Manufacturing and many others. Caution, your “installation is only as good as the floor you cover”. In other words, proper site testing and preparation are essential.
Interior Specifications, a flooring expert, is fully knowledge in the manners of site testing, sub-floor preparation, adhesives systems, and warranties related to these products. We are experienced in site investigations related to the failure of rubber flooring.
Interior Specifications has worked in the capacity of expert, contractor and specifier for rubber flooring on hundreds of projects. Our clients include major hospital managers, such as Kaiser Permanente, Columbia Medical, Tennant Hospitals, UCLA, UCSF, USC. Hospital developers: McCarthy, and PCL. University facility managers: UCLA, USC, California State University at Northridge, California State University at San Louis Obispo, California State University at Long Beach, California State University at Los Angeles.
Specialty floor covering requires a superior insight into the working of floors, as floor experts, Interior Specifications has such insight. We have brought in where others don’t meet the challenge.
End users and Manufacturers look to Interior Specifications for expertise in rubber flooring. We answer the real mysteries of flooring. Interior Specifications travels from San Juan to Victoria to Honolulu assisting people with flooring issues.
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