Flooring Children: criteria for selecting the optimal material

By Admin | Garden And Buildings / Design
23 April 2016

to make a choice in favor of a specific finishing material and were satisfied with the result, it is important to carefully requirements commensurate with the properties.Choose flooring for the child should be carefully and meticulously.On the floor child spends a lot of time, it is important that the coating is not only beautiful, but also safe.


Consider the basic qualitative characteristics of the most common floorcoatings, comparing to determine the best option.

Key Features Flooring ↑

  1. Resistance to damage.
  2. appearance.
  3. Moisture.
  4. thermal conductivity.
  5. Lifetime.
  6. Sustainability.

pertinent whether child linoleum?↑

Linoleum is available in the most material sense, easy to clean, but, being a product made from synthetic polymers, accumulate

s static electricity.Linoleum tend forced by the weight of the legs of the cabinet or sofa, heat absorption linoleum, or in other words the ability to absorb heat depends primarily on the thickness of the basics, its composition and density.Textile-based material with a core of foamed PVC preferable.

lifetime depends on the characteristics and conditions of use.An average of 7 to 20 years.

Example flooring for children
laminate as a floor covering for children's

Laminate and the younger generation ↑

Laminate is easy to installation, beautiful appearance and relatively durable.But this "loud" flooring.Resonating properties (loud sound of falling objects on the floor) and low water resistance explains the features of the structure: covering 80% is made up of waste wood industry, pressed in combination with different compositions based on phenol formaldehyde resin and coated with a special film.The most vulnerable at the joints.Do not give in restoration, static (antistatic effect is acquired, provided the use of special tools).If you plan to lay laminate over the carpet (which compensates for the possible "sound effects"), the use of children's entirely possible.The lifetime depends on the strength class not more than 20 years.

Benefits floorboard ↑

durable and resistant to moisture.Most importantly - environmentally friendly: in fact, the flooring is made of solid wood material.Glued pieces of wood veneer and coated with several layers of lacquer.The material through multiple gluing does not crack, not deformed.Board is able to retain heat well.Covering quiet.If you allow the thickness of the upper layer, the surface of the restoration can be repeated (with subsequent scraping varnished).One of the best options.It serves an average of about 25 years, subject to constant humidity and temperature.

Kovrolinovoe flooring
can lay a carpet around the perimeter of the room

carpet as a coating for children's ↑

At first glance, not a bad option - furry coat that is pleasant to the touch and soft, provides excellent sound insulation, a good alternative to carpet.Sure, it looks impressive, you can cover the floor around the perimeter of the child.But if the baby will throw paint on the floor, wash the stain can be problematic.Daily care becomes more complicated the need to use special technical means (wet cleaning in the usual sense of the word is not acceptable, broom carpet, especially include the long, not podmetesh winter in the snow not cleaning).Carpeting is short-lived - is able to maintain their properties up to 10 years.At manufacturing both synthetic and natural materials, synthetic materials but much more.Even a few percent wool carpet as part of a reason to give the seller called carpet 'almost natural. "Avoid an abundance of synthetic materials in the nursery.

Cork flooring
Ecological cork flooring

Secure aesthetic plug ↑

Excellent sound insulation, resistance to moisture, pleasant texture and good insulation - the main advantages of cork flooring.Under the weight of heavy furniture coating is pressed.The service life of 10-20 years in average.

parquet - right-flank floor ↑

One of the best options for arranging the floor in the nursery - laying parquet.The high price is due to expensive production, because of solid wood to make each plank flooring.Environmentally friendly, warm and safe coating leads in durability (above 50 years), subject to stable indoor climate.From the damp flooring can deteriorate.Parquet can be reused to restore (after polishing restores the original form).

extent of any environmental flooring is determined by the results of the plurality of expertise: whether to apply the harmless raw materials, whether the safety requirements.In any case, the purchase should review the health certificate and choose the appropriate class coating durability

Considering the properties of the most popular floor coverings of modern times, each mark for himself both useful and undesirable characteristics.To understand better what gender in the nursery, we recall the main requirements for the flooring.- First of all, security, the ability to retain heat, durability, ease of care.The high cost can be justified by the relevant characteristics cover the required parameters.The choice is clear.

Video: estimate compared ↑