Switching to Green Flooring and Carpeting
If the movement for protecting the environment has shaken you in any way, it is advised that you know your stuff, with details before you invest in something, which is called eco-friendly.
Make no mistake that there are hundreds of people who claim to make and sell products, which are environmentally friendly and can be recycled. However, it will shock you to know how fake can the claims be.
The ideal Eco Friendly Products
Eco friendly products are being introduced in almost all the wakes of life. An ideal eco-friendly product will be made of organic products or wastes or materials, which can be recycled, will not be toxic and of course come from fibers, which do not promote a threat to the person using these products or using such products.
So far, environmentally products have been introduced in forms of green fuel, green clothing, and green toilets and of course green flooring and carpeting.
Just like any other ideal green product, the items used for furnishing your floors should obviously be bio degradable, recyclable and of course safe to the people who use it.
Even if getting the big picture is difficult to you, simply know that using materials which are harmful will also affect everyone around you and after sometime, many symptoms of being unwell or unable to sustain will follow. You should especially be worried if you have small kids and they play on that carpet or that fancy floor of yours and God forbid that they get sick due to either an allergy or something even worse.
The Green Alternative
Next time you see floors made of stone, you will know that the people who invested in them got it right. Nothing beats stone floors, not just for it is easy to maintain and low cost abilities, but also for helping to protect the environment and themselves.
The next option is to invest in hardwood floors. A tad expensive maybe, but hardwood floors are equally eco-friendly and yes; very elegant to look at. Since the material does not hold any form of dirt or dust particles, maintaining it is easy.
Cork Floorings are also a great option when it comes to investing in environment friendly alternative to traditional options. Made from the barks and shaving of certain trees, the floor is unique and easy to maintain.
Using tiles made of recycled rubber will also serve your purpose and yes will look great with the theme of your house