Which floor to choose for my professional kitchen?
Before you start designing your professional kitchen, you must check that the floor of your premises is ready for use and make sure that it meets the regulations of professional catering; both in terms of safety and prevention of falls; that of hygiene and of respect of the sanitary rules.
From a legal point of view, the hygiene standards of professional kitchens require that the floor be protected against the accumulation of dirt . Remember to choose an easy-to-clean flooring to save time during this stage. There arepisosantiderrapantes designed specifically for professional catering that prevent the absorption of liquids and juices. In addition to being easy to maintain, these materials prevent stains from settling on the kitchen floor.
Thermal Resistance And Strength
A good professional kitchen floor must be strong and able to withstand the usual shocks of a restaurant kitchen (hot pans or utensils that fall, spills of hot liquids ) without risk of burning or deterioration. It must also withstand the intense rhythms of a professional kitchen while meeting the requirements of European standards for the sustainability of kitchen floors.
Several choices of materials are available to catering professionals:
Economical and reliable solutions : pisosvinilicostipomadera, ceramic tiles with epoxy or stone joints;
High-quality floors: Stainless steel with anti-slip profile and welded joints, quarry tiles laid on waterproof sealants, pisostipomaderaor tiles with heat-sealed joints, or concrete (cement smoothed and hardened with epoxy)
Our preference in terms of flooring? Epoxy resin
Epoxy resin is a floor covering that combines two important criteria in professional kitchens and meets the hygiene standards in professional kitchens: it is non-slip and hygienic.
This resin does not require joints and allows to create rounded skirting boards (skirting boards).
Another advantage is the epoxy resin is available in several colors to meet the needs in terms of design.
It is also an ideal solution when renovating kitchen to cover old damaged pavement. whose premises were covered with tiles.
In order to maintain the overall condition and cleanliness of your kitchen, it is important to ensure that your floor contains no harmful chemicals that can pollute the environment in which you cook.