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What Is Surface Protection?

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A Guide to Surface Protection Films

Surface protection, also known as temporary protection, is a layer of canvas, paper, film, and other materials used to keep countertops, tile, hardwood floors, concrete surfaces, and more safe on the construction site. Many different types of surface protection films are available and have varying levels of applications and safety.

Factors to Consider before Choosing a Surface Protector

It would be best to consider some things before starting your project to help you decide the best surface protection film suitable for your work. They include:

  • The type of job will intend to carry out.
  • The type of raw material you intend to use.
  • The movement of people in the construction site.

Types of Surface Protection Products

Foam Floorliner for Hard Floor Protection 100cm x 50m

It provides crucial protection against lumps of brick, dust, dirt, plaster, and paint splatter. It is a white substance, and it has a neutral reflection.


  • Simple to cut and fit, it does not tear or rip.
  • It contains no dangerous chemicals.
  • The installation process is simple.
  • No marring or stains upon removal.
  • It does not require cleaning afterwards.
  • It does not slip, is resistant to shock, and waterproof.
  • Eight times reusable.
  • It leaves no remains.
  • It is airtight.
  • Recycling is simple.
  • It is easy to maintain.

Reusable Floor Protection for Armadillo Heavy Duty - 1m × 25m Roll

It is an environmental friendly, heavy-duty surface protection film and is among the best in the UK.


  • Prevents leaking and waterproof
  • Resistant to heavy impact
  • Free from dirt and stains
  • Resistant to slipping
  • Cleaning is simple
  • Reusable and durable
  • Easy to recycle
  • Easy to install and function
  • Fast to layout
  • Cutting with a knife or scissors is simple
  • You can easily cut with a knife or scissors
  • Uses combined fibre technology

Premium Self-Adhesive Fleece for Hard Floor Protection 100cm × 25m / 50m

It is a perfect protection product to use when you have hard floors, which are expensive. It can also be left to stay in a place for up to five weeks.


  • Backed with polythene to prevent the penetration of any fluids
  • Does not slide
  • You can reuse it
  • It has a portable roll for easy laying
  • Compared to damaged hard floors, it's cheap
  • Made from natural materials hence friendly with the environment
  • Usable on all hard floors
  • Generally accepted
  • Self-cohesive

As seen above, surface protection products are state-of-the-art products that will help you save your money, time, and resources by cleaning up quickly and in an efficient manner while reducing damage to surfaces.