A newly remodeled STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) classroom was  a source of pride for Union Grove Union Free High School, in Union Grove, Wis. That is, until they noticed the brand new flooring was being torn up by the tables and chairs.

Floor Maintenance Was Too Frequent
Eight coats of wax weren’t enough to protect the floors. “It took just two months for the students to go through the wax and begin scratching the floors,” says Kurt Jorgensen, director of operations for the school. Refinishing the floors more often wasn’t a viable option, especially for the budget conscious school. Floor refinishing is a time consuming, labor intensive process that is always completed over breaks and holidays, because it is so disruptive to student schedules.

An Internet search for a solution led Jorgensen to Expanded Technologies. Bret Bushey, vice president of sales for Expanded Technologies, evaluated the situation and recommended CasterTire Floor Savers, for the chairs. CasterTires convert damaging hard plastic casters into soft, quiet, floor-saving wheels.

Ever since, things just haven’t been the same.

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