Mezzanine flooring installations - 3 things to consider
Mezzanine floors, commonly known as intermediate levels, are the perfect solution for any operation in need of extra space. Mezzanine floors are installed between the ceiling and the floor, serving as an extra level that can be utilised for storage, extra office space, filing, and more. It is imperative to choose quality installers with a keen eye for planning, design, and position when it comes to the installation of these levels.
These levels have a few key advantages: reducing the need for businesses to move premises when operations grow and being a cost-effective solution. Moreover, since they are semi-permanent in nature, they can be quickly dismantled if needed and reinstalled at a new site. This makes them a life-long investment.
If you are considering a Mezzanine Flooring Installation, consider the following factors:
- Purpose: Before installation, it is essential to think about the purpose of your mezzanine floor. This will require some planning, as you might need to move things around before installation occurs. Intermediate levels can be used for several innovative uses. Whether you need additional offices, a filing room or storage room, or extra space for assembly operations, these levels offer ample possibility. Chat with your installer about how you plan to use it, as this will also determine things like electrical plug points, lighting, and ventilation.
- Ventilation and Light: Since heat rises, it is important to consider ventilation options when considering your mezzanine flooring installation. A qualified installer will consider ventilation and discuss various solutions with you, including air vents and air-conditioning systems. You will also want to consider light. While some buildings might have enough natural light, others will need to have lighting systems installed. While deciding on this, also consider whether you want light switches on the lower levels too.
- Safety: Quality flooring installation is also about prioritising safety. Intermediate flooring can prove to be a safety hazard if adequate security mechanisms are not in place. This is why it is essential to opt for handrails and kickboards along the edges. Safety can also be enhanced by ensuring that the level is well lit, that weight capacity is adhered to, and that all staff members undergo sufficient safety training.
Avalon Steel Projects: Quality Every Time
If you are ready to explore the benefits of a mezzanine flooring installation, it is time to get in touch with the experts. We specialise in the design, manufacturing, and installation of structural steel and pride ourselves on delivering high-quality products to all our clients. We are well-versed in all things related to steel manufacturing and construction and we will gladly chat with you about enhancing your space, so that you can streamline operations.
We will also work closely with you to find an installation time that suits you and your team best. Many of our projects have been completed over weekends to mitigate disruptions to business. If you want to chat to us about mezzanine flooring, steel structures, or roof lifting, get in touch today. Give us a call on 082 561 4629 or send us a message here