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The pros and cons of installing carpet tiles in the office

Carpet tiles look gorgeous in an office and create a peaceful ambience at the same time. Besides making your office space look good, they are easy to maintain as well. However, not all that glitters is gold and carpet tiles are not an exception to this rule either. Before investing in them, consider the following pros and cons:

The Pros…

Easy Installation – Carpet tiles are available in a range of sizes which means that they can be installed easily and by a single person. The size and shape can be adjusted on demand based on the area it is meant for and all you will need is a sharp cutting tool for it. The tiles remain in place with strong adhesive and will not budge after.

It’s long lasting – Carpet tiles can last for years if they are maintained. They can withstand years of wear and tear that foot traffic might cause.

Safe to tread on – Carpet tiles are not slippery which is why they are often used on staircases. This makes them invaluable in offices that have multiple stories. Their resistance against falls and slips ensures employees remain safe from injury.

The Cons

The expense – Carpet tiles are not known for being cheap especially those that are made from good quality materials. Quality ones are made from state of the art machinery which hikes up the price significantly.

The size – Carpet tiles are purchased in square meters and if they are handled roughly, they can break quite easily. Broken tiles cannot be repaired or used so these need to handle with care. Unlike wood and carpets, they are fragile before installation.

Does not last longer than wood – Compared to wooden flooring options, carpet tiles do not last as long. Their acquisition costs are higher in comparison which makes them fragile making them liabilities for those who are working with a budget.

They can warp – While it is true that Carpet tiles are available in a range of textures, that is not to say that you will get the best ones. Some come with rubber as the base material which points to their low quality. If you purchase these, chances are the tiles will warp with time and it is imminent when the tiles are washed. Therefore, if you want to ensure yours last for years, invest in quality ones and have them maintained on a regular basis.

We can help you with that. At Extra Hands Services Inc, we provide cleaning services the whole week and 24 hours a day. So if you need your carpet and flooring cleaned on short notice, we are the people for the job. Whether you need scrubbing, cleaning, polishing, waxing or any other office cleaning service to make your workspace sparkle, we can deliver.

Our trained staff is equipped with the tools and cleaning agents they need for each job we are assigned. Contact us today for more information about our services.




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