What Kind of Flooring is Suitable for Wheelchair Users?

According to the World Wheelchair Foundation statistics, there are around one hundred million wheelchair users all over the world. Many factors influence their life. And the one of the factors is flooring. The improper flooring may be dangerous. So what kind of flooring is suitable for them?

1.Laminate Flooring

It has many different patterns and looks natural wood, vinyl or tiles. Good wear layer can protect surface. However, it has bad sound absorption and includes chemicals that are harmful for our body.

2.Ceramic Tiles

Ceramic tiles are smooth and easy to clean. Nevertheless, it is non-resilience. As time goes by, grout lines can become unsightly.

3.Wood Flooring

Wood flooring is sufficient wear. The drawbacks is easy to deformation when the encounter water.

4.Rubber Flooring

Rubber floor is made of virgin EPDM and SBR granules. High elasticity and soft surface can provide cushion when they fall. Easy to maintain can cut the cost. It is thick enough to withstand the gravity of wheelchair and people. Sound absorption can reduce noise.

Therefore, rubber flooring is the best choice for wheelchair users.

 


Post time: Mar-31-2017
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