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How To Protect Floors With Polythene – The Packaging Doctor

By Carl Board • Monday 10th February 2014

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Packaging Doctor

Hi Doctor,

I am currently getting ready for a cooking exhibition where I’ll be showcasing my businesses range of food processors, blenders, liquidisers and other utensils. As it’s going to be pretty messy I need to protect the floor around my stand, I want it to be nice and secure as people will be standing on it and easy to clean. Do you have any ideas?

Thanks, Maria

Hi Maria,

I would suggest using our polythene sheeting to protect the floor, this material is waterproof and tear resistant, you can wipe clean if you want to reuse it or simply roll it up and dispose of it. Our medium duty sheeting would probably suit your needs best as it is robust enough to withstand people walking on it without tearing but not too heavy.

To secure the sheeting in place cross-weave tape is best in this instance as it is made with glass fibres, which give extra tensile strength. This makes it perfect for sticking to floors at is it durable when used with a number of materials. You could also use cross-weave tape to secure any cables that may be loose at the exhibition – which I suspect you will have if you are demonstrating a number of electrical appliances.

Good luck with the show!

Best Wishes, The Packaging Doctor

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Carl Board

Carl Board

10th February • 2014