Floor Painting and Marking Services
for Industrial & Commercial Facilities
The Importance of Proper Warehouse Line Painting
Proper Warehouse Line Marking
Marking up a warehouse is no easy feat – and doing it right takes even more effort. Always make sure you hire an [experienced line painting contractor] who has proven themselves with high-quality layouts and installations of warehouse lines over time.
Many painters may claim they can handle this task, but only a few deliver results that meet expectations. Imagine how efficiently your facility will operate when every inch of floor space is clearly marked for optimal product placement!
Workers no longer have to worry about misplacing items or causing accidents due to confusion; everything now has its designated spot thanks to [proper labelling].
With increased production rates and improved safety measures in place, nothing stops success from happening at your company!
Right Type of Line for Your Warehouse
As warehouse line painting contractors, we understand that choosing the right type of lines can be overwhelming. The key is balancing cost and longevity – it’s all about value! So, when deciding what markings to use for your space, consider both factors carefully before making any final choices.
Three categories of systems are available for marking floors – [temporary, semi-permanent and permanent].
It should be noted that even the most durable options may not hold up against harsh treatment, such as heavy machinery or frequent impacts from large objects being moved across them frequently. This is because, at its core, these lines are painted onto surfaces rather than physically installed into place, as other types of floor coverings might be.
It’s essential to consider this when considering which type will work best for your needs based on how much wear and tear they can handle over time.
Temporary Floor Markings
Temporary lines are typically painted with [yellow traffic paint].
These can last for a reasonable amount of time depending on how much the lift truck operators drive over or drag & drop product onto them.
For maximized cost savings (not done by a line mark contractor), edges aren’t taped, and only spraying is done directly onto floors without any crispness in line shape due to its length being more than 75 feet long, which makes it impossible for anyone to make it completely straight by eye alone.
Semi-Permanent Floor Markings
Semi-permanent lines can be achieved using [high gloss alkyds or epoxy paints]. These options are known for their durability and longevity but ultimately depend on how well lift truck operators maintain them.
Typically, warehouse markings with these materials last around four to five years without issues.
To extend this lifespan further, you could consider adding a clear urethane sealant, which will increase its life expectancy significantly – roughly 50% more than before!
This is an affordable way to protect your investment over time. While also making it easier for workers to navigate within the space.
Permanent Floor Markings
Preparing the floor for permanent lines involves [shot blasting], which is a process that strips off approximately 8-12 mils of concrete from its surface. This technique uses small steel balls (shot) propelled at high speeds toward the floor to create a roughened texture suitable for adherence with epoxy resin.
The machine used in this procedure comes equipped with an efficient recycling vacuum system, ensuring no mess or dust accumulation occurs during operation.
Moreover, an operator armed with a wheeled magnet captures any stray shots so they don’t cause damage elsewhere on site. With these measures taken care of, you can rest assured knowing your flooring will be durable and long-lasting once completed.
To ensure that the blasted areas are properly sealed and protected from damage caused by scuffs or scratches, we recommend using a combination of [clear epoxy and safety yellow urethane]. This method provides an exceptionally strong bond between both materials, making it virtually impossible for anyone to remove without causing significant harm themselves!
However, it’s important not to forget that this is still just paint – so avoid dragging objects with sharp edges across the surface, as they could cause unsightly gouging marks on your newly painted floor.
If any issues arise down the line, you can always perform spot repairs quickly and efficiently. Don’t let carelessness ruin all your hard work!
Areas we service:
- Richmond Hill
- downtown Toronto
- York and more