Kids are known to play rough from time to time, and we know your first goal as a parent is to ensure their safety. A playroom is a great alternative to playing in common use rooms, like kitchens or formal living rooms, where there are potential dangers to your kids as well as your furniture. The flooring you install in a child’s playroom can be one of the most important factors you decide upon, since kids are so prone to falls and spills. At Floor Coverings International of Jupiter, we will help you decide on the perfect type of flooring your new playroom.
If you’re renovating a room, such as an old office, but are worried about having hardwood floors in a playroom, there is an easy solution! Area rugs are a quick and decorative solution to cushioning the hardwood floor in a room that is being transformed for your child. Rugs will also give you comfort while playing with your kids or perhaps while you read and keep an eye on them.
Rubber flooring has many benefits, including durability, easy maintenance, and water resistance. When properly cared for, rubber flooring can last at least 20 years. This type of flooring is very easy to care for. Mopping is the primary way of cleaning rubber flooring, and if you decide to take it a step further, you can polish the surface, making it more resistant to discoloration. Since rubber flooring is nonporous, you won’t have to fret over spilled liquids. You can let children drink their juice boxes in the playroom without worrying about any damage. Rubber floor tiles can also come specially treated for particularly moist environments, making them perfect for humid climates.
Carpet is the softest option for a playroom, though it can be susceptible to damage from liquid spills. In this case, drinks should probably be left in the kitchen. If your child is a bit wobbly on their feet still and takes a spill though, wall-to-wall carpet is the best choice to keep them safe.
At Floor Coverings International of Jupiter, we understand the importance in keeping your children safe from injury. Our flooring experts will jump at the chance to assist you in making the right decision for your new playroom. Call today to schedule a free in-home consultation. We will come to your door with samples to pick from, from the comfort of your own couch.
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