St John of God Hospital Subiaco

The existing floor in the main kitchen was proving to have maintenance difficulties with on-going grout cleaning problems and water penetrating through cracks in the floor. This meant the need to upgrade and improve cleaning regimes, everyday wear, and safety issues. The answer was to install a food grade, hard wearing commercial kitchen seamless floor finish, with impact resistance, chemical resistance and excellent slip resistance.

 

The existing floor was mechanically diamond ground to provide a clean surface and assist surface adhesion for the new coating and floor toppings.

 

Because the kitchen is extremely busy on a daily basis a program was prepared whereby the overall new floor application was broken down into 6 sections, with each section completed over 1 night between the hours of 9pm start and ready for the daily commitment beginning at 5am the following morning.

 

The new rapid curing coloured Quartz surfacing was typically ready for normal use after 90 minutes of application each day. The three access areas were completed in different colours for easy user identification:

 

Public access areas:  zone green
Service foot traffic areas:  zone red
Production floor areas:  zone blue