Everything you always wanted to know about mezzanines

Getting a mezzanine installed means you can maximise use of your existing space and increase productivity without the expense and inconvenience of moving to new premises. Mezzanines are also popular for automation, conveyors and robotics … but that’s just the start.

Read on to have all your questions about mezzanines answered. (If you have any more, just drop us a line).

What is a mezzanine?

A mezzanine floor sits between the floor and ceiling of a building (or between two floors), covering a specific area rather than extending over the entire floor space. But a mezzanine is so much more, as our clients from Amazon to ASOS have found. Read more.

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How much does a mezzanine cost? 

It depends on how big you want it to be, and whether you want one tier or more. Use our budget calculator to generate a fast, accurate and competitive mezzanine floor quote. We’ll work out the most efficient design solution based on your requirements and current material prices.

I need to make a business case for a mezzanine. What do I say? 

Whether you’ve outgrown your current premises, you’re diversifying or you simply need to boost capacity, this guide will give you the arguments you need to convince the Board.

Do we need building regs for a mezzanine?

Yes, and they can be complex. The good news is that Hi-Level Mezzanines takes full responsibility for ensuring your mezzanine floor is designed and installed in compliance with current Building Regulations, quality standards, best practice guidance and fire regulations. Read more.

What is piling and does my mezzanine need it?

Piles can be constructed of concrete, steel or timber. They are installed vertically into soft or poor ground to provide structural support for your mezzanine. Read the technical details here.

What’s the process for getting a mezzanine?

From receiving your order to design and installation to leaving your site spick and span at the end, Hi-Level Mezzanines has a tried-and-tested process to make sure our work is seamless.

Step 1 is making an enquiry: https://www.hi-levelmezzanines.co.uk/contact/

Is a mezzanine installation disruptive?

Your business operations do not need to stop during construction of your mezzanine, and we have a few handy tips for minimising disruption here.

Is a multi-tier mezzanine better than one tier?

Multi-level mezzanines give you full use of your space now and future-proof your company for expansion to come. If you think you may need an extra tier as your business grows, it definitely makes sense to install it at the same time as the first level. Learn more.

What’s the science behind mezzanines?

Our projects are conceived and executed by a team of qualified structural engineers using an innovative digital design process and advanced solutions. Find out more here.

Are mezzanines good for robotics?

Yes, and thanks to our expertise in this we have launched Hi-Tile, a unique robot-ready flooring specifically for mezzanines. It’s designed to meet the demands of the booming global logistics automation sector.

What are the Health and Safety requirements for a mezzanine installation?

Mezzanine Health and Safety requirements are unsurprising demanding, but they don’t have to be daunting if you choose a trusted supplier. Hi-Level Mezzanines has been CHAS accredited since 2012 and has had ISO certification since 2014 for Quality Management, Environmental Management and Health and Safety Management. We also recently became SafeContractor approved.

How green is a mezzanine? 

Making re-use of existing buildings can play an important part in reducing carbon footprint. Here’s how.

If you’d like to know more about Hi-Level Mezzanines and the solutions we provide get in touch today at sales@hi-level.co.uk or call 01730 237 190.

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