When you're preparing for a major renovation project, the last thing you want is a stained or scratched floor. That's where Floor Protection comes in. This handy product will protect your floors from all kinds of damage and is easy to install!
In this guide, we'll walk you through the steps of how to properly lay down temporary floor protection. So keep reading and learn all about this useful product!
1. Buying floor protection
First, you need to choose the right type of floor protection for your needs. There are many different types of floor protection on the market, so it is important to choose one that is designed specifically for the type of flooring you have. Usually the main materials widely recognized on the market for floor protection are: paper, plastic film, recyclable non-woven fabric, etc.
Before making a decision to buy, you need to confirm your renovation and remodeling needs, such as whether it is just a simple partial remodeling, or a painting and spraying of the whole house, or a specific installation project, such as replacing windows, replacing bedroom doors, etc.
Different construction intensity is necessary for a different quality of Floor protection, we do not want you to buy too poor products, but also do not want you to choose too strong products cause a waste of money, generally our products will be marked product thickness, you can choose according to this data, if you are still not sure which to buy, please consult the construction staff for you, listen to their advice.
The current mainstream size on the market is 38" x 100', in case you don't have any special needs, you can choose directly without thinking too much about the size. If you are a general contractor for a particular project and need a different size, you can contact our product specialists and can customize the size to fit your current project's needs.
Is self-adhesive floor protection required. The answer is, not very necessary. Often self-adhesive floor protection is expensive and not well suited for short-term operational construction projects, which can result in high unit time costs. And the current self-adhesive floor protection is still in the development of exploration stage, product stability and residual glue will still have customer feedback is not ideal, if your project does not particularly need self-adhesive, it is recommended that the traditional tape fixed on the good, buy our home products up to every 2 volumes, you can give you free Duct Tape, save yourself the trouble and cost of buying separately.
Once you have the right temporary floor protection, it's time to get started! Start by cleaning the floor thoroughly. This will help to better level and secure it, and remove any dirt or debris that may cause problems later. After cleaning the floor, vacuum it quickly to remove dust particles.
Now it's time to apply floor protection. Start by peeling off one corner of the roll and aligning it with one edge of the floor. Slowly begin to unroll the floor protection, carefully smoothing out any air bubbles or wrinkles as you go. Once the entire floor is covered, use a hobby knife to trim off any excess. After securing the first strip of floor protection in place, start cutting the second strip in the same way and so on, then secure it down with our complimentary tape and finally check to see if there are any areas that are secured.
4. Start Construction
Now that your floor is protected, you're ready to start the renovation project! Always be careful when walking on the temporary floor protection as it can be slippery. If you need to remove it at any time, simply peel it off and dispose of it properly.
Our protective has a coated surface that is hard-wearing and dirt-resistant, so you can clean up the surface when you're done, remove the tape and roll up the undamaged temporary floor protection for later use, which is also one of the tips to reduce the cost of use.
With this guide, you now know how to put down floor protection! So get out there and start your next project with confidence.
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