Cost of Ownership

People often ask, “What’s the difference in value from one product to the next?”

The simple answer – a product’s price is has everything to do with how long that product will last.

We calculate the lifetime cost of matting or flooring using the following equation:

Lifetime Cost = Price Per Square Foot
Expected life of the product in years

Here is a simple Value Continuum for a 3' x 5' 442 Deluxe Tuf Sponge vs. 415 Diamond-Plate
Spongecote® vs. the 502 Rejuvenator ®.

value continuum

A Value Continuum can be created for virtually any situation. The specifics of each application are important in determining the variable, such as the expected life and the best products to compare.


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