Prevent Slip and Fall Accidents

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Preventing slips and falls should be a top priority for any business operator, property manager, or owner. An injury to a worker or customer caused by a slip and fall accident can be extremely costly due to loss business or being held legally liable. Some statistics: In Canada 42,000 workers get injured annually due to […]

NatruClean – 100% Natural, Commercial & Industrial Cleaner

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NatruClean – 100% Natural, Commercial & Industrial Cleaner All natural, all-purpose 100% microbial cleaner — the only cleaner you’ll ever need. It’s potent enough for commercial and industrial use yet 100% green, organic, and safe to use. It’s HAZMAT, OSHA, and WHMIS exempt. Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) approved and 100% made from renewable resources. […]

Slip Safe

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Slip Safe™ (SR1)- Prevent Slips and Falls Green Shield Floors’ Slip Safe treatment is the fastest and safest way to prevent slips and falls on tile (ceramic, marble, porcelain), concrete, terrazzo, natural stone, glazed brick, and bathtubs. Slip Safe is specifically formulated for hard mineral surfaces making them safer when wet or dry, without damaging […]

Slip Resistant Safety Solution for Vancouver Coastal Health Pool Deck

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George Pearson Centre, under the Vancouver Coastal Health, is a home to 100+ adults with disabilities. The people who live there require specialized assistance as a result of disability or a variety of other conditions. The pool in the facility gets used often. Due to the build up of soaps, body oils, and other grease, […]

Coefficient Of Friction

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Coefficient Of Friction (COF) Coefficient of friction is defined as the ratio of the force of friction to the force pushing two bodies together and is a measurement often used to determine the nonslip rating of a floor surface. It’s commonly called COF, and calculated not by weight but by force. If you have 0.52 […]

Mondo Rubber Floors Refinished with On-Site UV Sealer at Burnaby Massage

Burnaby Square Orthopaedic & Sports Centre Inc. is a popular physiotherapy facility with Mondo Rubber Flooring. Floors made from rubber have a lot of benefits including cushioned resilience, durability and eco-friendliness. Initially, Burnaby Massage used conventional floor wax, however these floors were not designed to be coated with wax, commonly marketed as ‘no-wax flooring’. Not […]

Our Clients

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Green Shield Floors provides non-slip safety solutions and commercial quality no-wax, eco-friendly coatings to organizations of all sizes such as cities, municipalities, banks, community centres, airports, health facilities, restaurants, and small businesses alike. Learn more about our clients below: Vancouver Coastal Health Vancouver Coastal Health is a world-class innovator in medical care, research and teaching. […]

Green Shield UV Floor Sealer versus Wax (Part 2)

In Part 2 of Green Shield Floors Versus Wax we take a look at the amount of energy and water required to maintain floor wax and explore the basic costs associated with waxing, stripping and buffing. Cost of Stripping, Waxing and Buffing The cost of stripping and finishing floors varies across North America and is […]

Green Shield UV Floor Sealer versus Wax (Part 1)

Green Shield Floors Sealer vs Floor Wax Cost Savings Chart

Environmental awareness has become an integral part of the day-to-day processes of many businesses and reducing energy consumption and chemical waste are priorities when it comes to making your business more sustainable. An easy way to cut down on energy use, chemical waste and janitorial costs is to rethink finishing your floors with wax and […]

Indoor and Outdoor Applications

Green Shield Floors provide floor refinishing solutions for both indoor and outdoor applications in: Health Care: hospitals, senior homes, laboratories, pharmacies Shopping Centers: walk areas, washrooms Vehicle Halls & Repair Facilities: showroom, garage, washrooms Warehouse: food preparation and consumables, dust control, safety lines, office space Bakeries: work area, customer area Wineries & Breweries: showroom, distillery […]

Floor Wax is Harmful to the Environment

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Floor wax is applied on floor surfaces to make it scuff-resistant, water-resistant, slip resistant and glossy. It provides a thin, protective and hard surface layer when applied to flooring. Conventional floor wax has five main ingredients and each one of them has detrimental effects on the environment, not to mention the chemical waste created by […]

Drying Time vs Curing Time

A common misconception when it comes to flooring and applying a floor sealer is that “drying time” and “curing time” are the same thing, but in fact these terms describe two different but equally essential processes.  If you’re considering revitalizing the look of your businesses’ floor with a fresh coat of floor sealer, then it’s […]

Natural Stone Flooring 101

Natural stone flooring is often chosen for its aesthetic appeal and ability to endure. The hard, durable nature of stone makes it an ideal material for commercial buildings, especially in high traffic areas like lobbies and hallways. By choosing the right type, style, and finish, natural stone can meet the visual and performance objectives of […]

Floor Finish

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If you’re looking into protecting and enhancing your floors, you have probably come across different kinds of floor finish and naturally are wondering what the best options are for you. Floor finish is an essential product when it comes to protecting your floors from dirt, damage and general wear and tear, especially in areas with […]

Easily Remove Scuff Marks

Floor Type: Vinyl Composite Tile (VCT) coated with Green Shield Floor Sealer This video demonstrates how easy it is to remove shoe scuff marks using a dry paper towel alone. You won’t ever need to buff or use harsh chemicals to clean your floors again, that means saving you a great deal of time in […]