Own A Warehouse? Why You Should Install Warehouse Striping

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Own A Warehouse? Why You Should Install Warehouse Striping

14 January 2020
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If you own a warehouse you should consider installing warehouse striping if you do not already have this. If you do have this and the striping is faded, you can install warehouse striping over the faded areas. Doing this offers you many benefits when it comes to your warehouse, three of which are listed below.

Provides Better Flow of Traffic

Because you have a warehouse you likely use forklifts. If so, warehouse striping can make the flow of traffic much better. This is especially true if you have a large warehouse and a lot of forklift drivers. Having a better flow of traffic can help the forklift drivers get products to the different areas of your warehouse much quicker also. 

Saves Time

Another benefit of warehouse striping is this can save a lot of time. This results in increasing how much product comes in and out of your warehouse which results in higher revenues. You can choose colored warehouse striping to designate certain areas, such as areas where materials should be stored. You can also use colored striping to show your forklift drivers where they need to park at the end of the day. Use colored striping also to help designate where employees can walk, such as if they need to walk to a breakroom for lunch or across the warehouse. 

Provides Safety

One of the main benefits of warehouse striping is it provides safety for your employees. If you have a lot of forklift drivers there may be accidents. The forklifts may run into each other while going around corners or they could easily run into someone if driving their forklift close to another forklift driver. Some accidents could result in grave injuries. You could then end up with a lawsuit, which can get very expensive. 

Installing Warehouse Floor striping

The best thing to do is to hire a professional company to install the warehouse floor striping for you. This will ensure it is done correctly. If you do this on your own, you will have to have a lot of knowledge. For example, you would need to know what type of tape you need to use in order to mark where the striping is going to be placed. Some tapes do not work as well as others, as some tapes may be less durable and start to peel or fray at the edges. The floor coating of your warehouse also plays a big role in how the warehouse floor striping will be installed. 

Contact a commercial warehouse striping company to come to your business to look at your warehouse. They can then give you a quote on what it will cost you to have the warehouse floor striped.