With the increasing number of fine dining restaurants and vibrant cafes around Australia, Melbourne continues to hold its own as a culinary capital.
The trend to concrete floors in cafés is a logical one, with the number of options for front of house offering a contemporary, seamless, easy to clean, luxe finish.
In the kitchens and behind the bar, you need to choose a finish that meets the rigours of the tough conditions found in the hospitality industry, and more importantly, Australia’s strict standards of safety and hygiene.
When we’re talking about back of house, stringent food safety requirements in Australia require commercial kitchen floor finishes to be clean and serviceable. We can offer a variety of finishes suitable for your commercial project to ensure they are durable and fit for purpose i.e. a non-slip, anti-microbial, impact resistant, commercial finish with coving for back of house that ensures a seamless floor finish. Unlike vinyl that can wear out or lift, or grout lines that can often conceal moisture, dirt, and possibly harbour bacterial growth, our PU cement finishes are world’s best practice for commercial and restaurant kitchens.
Your commercial kitchen is the lifeblood and hub of your business and if you are forced to shut down due to non-compliance, then it can be extremely costly. It is, therefore, very important to invest once, and do your commercial kitchen flooring properly, with the floor’s lifespan of 20 years ensuring uninterrupted business.
Other fixtures and fittings might not be such a worthwhile investment, as they can be updated at a later time. However, closing your commercial kitchen to redo the floors can result in lost business, and is a lengthy and messy process as you uninstall all your commercial equipment, and reinstall after your floor has been redone. When it comes to commercial kitchen flooring, Melbourne restaurateurs and manufacturers alike are better off doing it once, and doing it right.
Our antimicrobial PU cement systems make the ideal commercial kitchen flooring, and are well known for their:
Available in a core range of colours, our commercial kitchen flooring will not harbour bacteria, and can withstand spills from oils, acidic solution, detergents and other surface contaminants.
Our Urban Floors commercial kitchen finishes are food grade, non-slip and adhere to industry standards and regulations, making them ideal for commercial kitchen flooring. Melbourne’s commercial kitchen areas are high use areas with a lot of wear and tear, but you can rest assured that commercial PU cement can withstand these pressures.
Of course, we also offer a range of more decorative finishes for your front of house, so you can have flooring that’s safe and easy to clean, whilst also looking impressive for the customers who walk through your doors.
Consideration needs to be given to durability, and of course a finish that will lay the perfect backdrop for your décor. If you are after a ‘polished concrete look’ and feel for your restaurant or café, then we have a range of decorative finishes to choose from.
When first impressions count, and you have a lot of foot traffic, you can choose from polished concrete and a range of decorative overlay finishes that will ensure a seamless, luxe look. Call us now to discuss the options with one of our flooring specialists.