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How to Clean and Maintain Your Restaurant Flooring

Restaurant floors often use a buffet layout, with areas that match including the bar, front, dining areas, kitchen, and restrooms, with different materials used for each.

These materials could include everything from rubber to carpet, among others. They may look great when paired together, but each material will require its own method of cleaning and maintenance, which can be difficult to follow.

Here are some ways to keep your restaurant flooring cleaner and well-maintained.


Carpeting is often installed to add more traction to restaurant flooring along with noise absorption and a more upscale appearance. However, even the strongest and most durable carpeting will experience wear over time due to certain spills on the restaurant’s kitchen floor or dirt carried in from outside.

You can clean carpeting easily by wiping away spills immediately once detected, along with daily vacuuming. You can also schedule deep cleanings periodically with professional cleaners.

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How Do Industrial Engraving Materials Work?

Signvec manufactures engraving materials that you can get in a wide variety of color, thickness and finishing options which you may find to experiment with the color of the engraving when using engraving equipments.

There are a number of approaches you can take and the three most popular coloring methods for using engraving equipment are oxidizing, paint stick and paint filling.

Oxidizing uses a mild acid to blacken the engraving performed on brass or aluminum.

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Shared Warehousing vs. Dedicated Warehousing

The Upside of Shared Warehousing

Every business has differing needs and when you are searching for a solution to store your products and meet storage requirements, there are two types of warehouses to examine. There is the dedicated warehouse, often a perfect solution for the bigger, long-standing business and the shared warehouse.

The dedicated warehouse is a space owned or rented solely by your company. The rent is the same amount every month. You and your company are responsible for the overall operation and are in complete control over the space, including the managing of staff and overhead costs.

These costs are fixed regardless of the volume of orders.

The shared warehouse is a space where more than one company stores their products and it is managed by a third party. Many smaller companies may look toward the advantages of a multi-client warehouse because it offers cost-effective and flexible storage.


You may have reservations about sharing space with other companies in a shared warehouse, however, there are more advantages than disadvantages. Here are three of the advantages:


The costs for the warehouse space, including personnel and facility management, are shared by all the companies using the space. You pay for the space that you use; no worries of a half empty warehouse taking up resources.
Shared warehouses eliminate the need for you to hire employees to pack, store and ship your products. You are not paying full-time wages if there is only part-time work. Costs can differ between dedicated warehousing companies, too.

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