What is the best flooring for people with allergies?

allergyHaving an allergy stinks! You need to be careful with your choices especially the things you use around the home. Did you know that a percentage of allergy attacks are caused by your floor? This reason is why it’s important to choose your floor wisely – especially if you have a family member with allergies.

Avoid carpets!

Using carpets are a no no! While you may be able to keep your carpet clean regularly, you cannot prevent your carpet from trapping dirt, dust and allergens. You’ll be surprised at the level of allergens trapped in your carpet daily. Even with the strongest vacuum and a deep clean, you might find some allergen particles remain. So to stay safe, say no to carpeting!

Choose hardwood flooring instead!

The best flooring option for people with allergies are ones that are flat, smooth and easy to clean. It allows you to keep your floor clean all the time without exerting much effort. Hardwood floors are easy to clean and smooth too! You’d be surprised how fast and easy you can clean your hardwood floor.

cork flooring by DIYAnother good choice is a cork floor.

A cork floor is made with all natural materials which means it doesn’t contain any volatile organic compounds.  These are bad for people with allergies as it can trigger an attack at any time.

What is the best flooring for people with allergies?

Try plain timber floors or cork, these floors are naturally beautiful and offer smooth surfaces. They don’t just provide a better alternative but can make your home gorgeous too! For more information on your flooring options or to schedule a free in-home consultation, call D.I.Y. Parquetry, Timber & Cork Flooring at 0409 081 679 today.