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Stop-painting.com introduces Velcro-backed floor markings for defining carpeted areas
Stop-painting.com has introduced a new line of removable floor marking tapes, specially designed to be used on carpeted floors. Made with durable patent pending Superior Mark material, these new Velcro backed floor marking tapes are perfect for classroom floors, municipal buildings and any carpeted floor that needs to be visually organised to direct foot traffic.
The new Superior Mark carpet tape is available in seven colours and features bevelled edges, making it more durable. These edges make the tape hug the floor for an almost seamless floor marking, so it is unlikely to be a trip hazard.
"A lot of our industrial floor marking tape customers really like Superior Mark because it is very durable, yet removable," says owner Cliff Lowe. "They like that they can pull it off the floor in one piece, and that it leaves very little adhesive residue behind.
"We noticed that there was also a demand for a similar solution for carpeted floors."
Adhesive residue is nearly impossible to remove from smooth concrete floors, much less carpeted floors. After noticing teachers trying to use vinyl floor tape to mark the carpeted floors of their classrooms to direct student traffic, Cliff Lowe decided to design a floor marking tape made specifically for carpet. When regular vinyl floor tape is applied to carpet, over time it wears out and the adhesive mixes with the carpet fibres, leaving a permanently damaged carpet.
Any facility that needs to direct foot traffic could benefit from this new carpet floor tape. Municipal buildings such as airports, which need to direct people to walk through queues, are a perfect use for this new tape, which offers a way of communicating messages of where to go and how to get there.
Classrooms often mark floors to direct students to sit in various areas. This new tape gives them a way to do it without permanently damaging the carpet, allowing flexibility to try various layouts and arrangements.
9th August 2012