ERIC Number: ED037939
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Floors: Selection and Maintenance.
Flooring for institutional, commercial, and industrial use is described with regard to its selection, care, and maintenance. The following flooring and subflooring material categories are discussed--(1) resilient floor coverings, (2) carpeting, (3) masonry floors, (4) wood floors, and (5) "formed-in-place floors". The properties, problems, performance criteria, and specifications of the various flooring materials are reviewed along with instructions for proper installation and finishing. Data, tables and check lists are given on comfort ratings, costs, space utilization, and proper selection and use of maintenance equipment. An annotated reference list, photographs, and drawings are included. (TG)
Descriptors: Acoustics, Adhesives, Asphalts, Carpeting, Citations (References), Cleaning, Construction Materials, Costs, Design Requirements, Environmental Influences, Finishing, Flooring, Maintenance, Masonry, Mechanical Equipment, Performance Criteria, Safety, Selection
American Library Association, 50 E. Huron Street, Chicago, Illinois ($12.50)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Library Association, Chicago, IL.