There are many different types of flooring available at your local hardware store and online. With a little experience and a little research, you can easily lay any type of flooring that you can’t find. One of the most popular types of flooring for businesses is a green a rubber flooring. This is because it is easy to clean, it easy to lay, and does not break down as fast as other types of flooring.
There are many other reasons why you would want to use a rubber flooring. Rubber flooring is very shock-absorbent, which makes it perfect for children’s playrooms, daycare is, and playgrounds.
Wood flooring comes in handy in certain situations. However, there are some places that they can become extremely dangerous and cause risk of injury. For example, the above mentioned locations where children play frequently.
What do you do to protect your wooden flooring? One of the best ways to protect your wood flooring is by using a rubber backed mat, or entrance mats to prevent scuffs and scratches from rocks that can easily become lodged in the soles of shoes.
Laminate flooring can be very expensive. A single damaged piece of laminate flooring being damaged can cost a few hundred dollars, up to a few thousand dollars, especially if the type of flooring you originally used is discontinued. For floors like this, it is definitely recommended to use an entrance mat to avoid scratching the clear coat on the laminate.
Tile flooring, it just like what in the flooring can be easily scratched. Because of this it is recommended that you take the same precaution of having entrance mats by all of your doorways. This is especially true if you have tiled that is considered peel and stick. Ceramic tile, is not as likely to scratch as its peel and the stick counterpart.
Ceramic tile is extremely easy to care for and does not scratch nearly as easy as peel and stick tile. Typically, if a peel and stick tile is ruined and you do not have a replacement tile for it, you may have to replace the entire set of tile. If your peel and stick has been down for an extended period of time, a new tile may not match with the current tile because peel and stick tile does fade over time.
Taking Your Shoes off In the House
The risk of scratching your floor is one of the main reasons that people choose to take off their shoes when entering their home. This ensures that they will not have scuffed, damaged floors and that they will not have to clean them as often as you would if you were tracking dirt in and out of the house.
As you step into the house, remove your shoes on the entrance mat so that you do not damage your floor. Walking in socks or in bare feet makes it easier to care for your flooring no matter what style of floor you have. Not only would it be easy to extend the lifetime of your flooring, bit it will increase the comfort of your home life and help you separate your home life from your outside life.
Psychology behind Removing Your Shoes
While you may not be able to see the psychology behind taking off your shoes and being able to completely relax while you are in your own home. It has also been proven that the increase in relaxation caused by removing your shoes, the lack of stress of damaging your floors, and the time you save by not needing to clean your floors as often can directly affect your health.