How do you turn a slippery hotel kitchen floor into a safe and comfortable working environment?

The tiled floor behind the kitchen and bars at luxury Greek hotel Amanzoe was proving slippery and unsafe, especially when coupled with soapy water. Hotel management needed a slip resistant solution that wouldn't involve replacing the whole floor.

The problem

Amanzoe, a luxury Greek resort and hotel on the southern coast of Greece, serves hundreds of people each day from their busy kitchen and bar spaces. But hotel management quickly realised that staff were being slowed down by the tiled floor, which became incredibly slippery when wet. They needed a slip-resistant surface with excellent grip that would quickly drain and dissipate any unwanted liquid and food waste. Regular daily cleaning meant the matting also needed to be easy to handle.

The checklist

  • Suitable for use in a hot, humid and wet environment
  • Provides anti-fatigue properties for standing employees
  • Quickly drains both small and large amounts of liquids
  • Lightweight and easy to roll for regular cleaning

The solution

With so many daily spillages, it was vital that the matting could cope with a large quantity of liquid. The perfect solution was Flexigrid, heavy duty matting with an open-grid structure and excellent grip. The diamond-tread surface delivers the highest slip resistance, while the elevated 3/4" height means any hazardous matter can be quickly dispersed and drained.

Flexigrid is also perfect with employees on their feet: the two-layer construction provides comfortable cushioning to help reduce fatigue and boost productivity. The one-piece covering can be loose laid for quick installation, and easily rolled up to facilitate regular cleaning.

At a glance

Client

Amanzoe Resort and Spa


Brief

A slip-resistant surface with excellent grip, superior drainage and comfort underfoot.


Location

Greece

“We recommended Flexigid as we know it’s very effective in this kind of situation. The combination of spillages including soapy water and tiled floors doesn't mix well, and there's a significant risk to staff slipping. Flexigrid provides an effective slip resistant and comfortable surface.”
Vassilis Beredimas, flooring specialist

Product spotlight

Flexigrid

Extra-aggressive matting capable of withstanding even the toughest environments, Flexigrid is ideal for workplaces where spillages and debris are an issue.


Flexible formats: Choose from 5m (16'6") and 10m (33") rolls or ramped modules

Quick installation: Roll out and cut to fit on site; contours to uneven surfaces

Simple to maintain: Easy to clean with a high pressure hose

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FeaturesBenefits
Diamond Cut Pattern
Diamond-tread surface
Slip Resistant
Certified slip resistant (DIN 51130: R11, ASTM 1677: 0.6/0.5)
Two Layer Construction
Two-layer construction
Excellent Drainage
Excellent drainage (DIN 51130: V10)
Anti Fatigue
Proven anti-fatigue properties
Boosts Productivity
Boosts productivity
Made From Flexible PVC
Made from flexible PVC
Easy To Cut To Fit On Site
Cut to fit on site, contours to uneven surfaces
Comes In Rolls And Modules
Comes in 5m (16'6") and 10m (33") rolls or ramped modules
Easy Installation
Quick to install, easy to clean

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