Non-Slip Flooring Nashua NH
North Billerica, MA
Ceramic Tiles Pose A Slipping Threat
If you're concerned about slipping in your home, your bathtub, on your deck, or around your pool, there are remedies available to ease your mind and greatly lessen the risk of bodily harm. Whether you are in the building stage and choosing your flooring materials or your floors are in place and in need of a non-slip solution, this article supplies you with the basics to help you determine your best bet and is focused primarily on areas where the greatest slip hazards exist (e.g., bathrooms, kitchens, garages, pools patio's, etc.).
Kitchen & Bath
These two rooms are the most likely to pose a slipping threat; yet another concern is choosing a flooring material that will withstand water. Your best bet for kitchen and bath flooring materials is ceramic tiles . There are many choices in the tile family and your final selection will depend on cleaning ease, level of maintenance, and safety. Some of your choices are shiny versus matte, glazed versus unglazed, rough versus smooth, and hard versus soft.
- High-gloss, shiny tiles are the easiest to clean and they offer a stain-resistant feature. However, they are the most slippery, unless treated with an anti-slip treatment.
- Rough, textured, unglazed, sand glaze, and raised disk are the least slippery, but come with reduced cleaning ability and stain resistance.
Your choice will be determined by the level of importance you place on ease of cleaning and maintenance, aesth...
Read the full article in the CalFinder Remodeling and Home Solar Power Magazine