There are many benefits of building Mezzanine Flooring Systems. A mezzanine floor is a raised or elevated platform that’s constructed in between the floor and ceiling of a building or premises. They come in all shapes and sizes and are constructed to maximize the use of what is known as ‘vertical space’.
They’re ideal for warehouses and storage facilities that have outgrown their current space, but in addition they can also add extra space to a home when bricks and mortar extensions aren’t a viable option.
How Is A Mezzanine Flooring System Supported?
As the name reveals, a steel Mezzanine Flooring System is supported by steel columns. These are high-level platforms independent of the main building structure. The Mezzanine Flooring System makes the maximum use of the height of the premises. It has the capacity to increase the surface area by threefold. Hence, it allows itself to be used as an office, storage space, changing room, etc. This type can bear the weight of heavy cargo, given the construction is done with heavy duty columns for support.
How is a Mezzanine Floor Constructed?
Mezzanine Flooring Systems increase your floor space within your existing space. This system is a semi-permanent floor system usually installed in buildings, industrial or warehouse facilities in between two permanent original stories.
The Mezzanine Flooring System is frequently used in industrial operations like warehousing, manufacturing or distribution to increase existing space. It can be assured that our team will make sure that optimum level of storage is made available by strategically mapping out the vacant space.
There are several distinct aspects of using the Mezzanine Flooring System. Some of which are; it creates additional space without costly moving or building extensions and are therefore a cost effective option. They are quick to install and have no maintenance costs.
These Mezzanine Floors are easily reusable at another location. They are also resalable as they are an asset.
Not only do these flooring types help with maximising storage space, but they allow for better organisation within your work. When provided with an extra level of storage space, your once cluttered warehouse can now be organised in a way which allows you to manoeuvre your space more easily, and the introduction of shelving units will allow you to sift through large quantities of materials in a much more efficient manner.
Which Material Is Best For Mezzanine Floor?
The main type of material usually reserved for Mezzanine Flooring Systems is steel. As well as a steel sub-structure similar to particle board, it also has a steel top. This can then be galvanised, painted, or powder coated to protect against corrosion.
The all-steel option is certainly the stronger choice and can easily handle loads two or three times that of particle board. It’s ideal for use in the food industry where the deck is normally galvanised for protection. It can be shaped to just about any design you wish and can be powder coated or painted a wide variety of colours for that modern look. It’s also ideal for café’s, restaurants, and apartments wanting to project that industrial feel. However ultimately all this comes at a cost and is certainly not the cheap option, but what you get for your money is a structure that’s both long lasting and unique.
If you’re unsure about the type of material to use as your mezzanine structure then you might want to contact Gujrat Steel for advice. We’ve been fabricating steel products for many years and as such we can help you to make the right practical and cost choices Contact us today on 021-35686412 to find out more. Alternatively if you’re in the Saddar area of Karachi you can always pop into our showroom and talk to us first hand.