Do you have a busy household with young kids? Families should be looking at carpet, flooring and blinds and shades that are hard-wearing, easy to clean, and safe for kids. Kid-friendly flooring needs to withstand spills, soil, and wear. In children’s bedrooms and play areas, you’ll need products that can accommodate an active lifestyle without compromising on safety or comfort.
Factors to Consider Before Shopping for Kid-Friendly Flooring
- Kids spill food and drinks
- Kids track dirt indoors
- Rough play with hard toys can scratch certain floors
- Not all window cords are safe
- Hypoallergenic and low voc floors help with air quality
A flooring professional can help you choose kid-friendly flooring and blinds and shades. During your FREE In-Home Estimate, he/she will explain choices to fit your home, budget and lifestyle, so your kids can play in peace!
Recommended Kid-Friendly Flooring Products
Both solid hardwood and engineered hardwood create a warm, inviting atmosphere for families with and without kids. Durable, long-lasting floor is great for the long term.
Laminate flooring is ideal for today’s busy families, because it features a protective layer to resist fading, abrasions, wear and stains – all of which provide everyday challenges in busy family home. Laminate is also easy to clean!
Vinyl tile provides the beautiful look of stone or porcelain tile, yet has a softer surface that is more comfortable to play on. It’s highly durable and easy to clean, even in rooms with extra foot traffic!
Luxury vinyl plank (LVP), or vinyl plank, is also highly durable, looks and feels like real wood, and friendlier to budgets than solid hardwood. Great for kids, it’s easy to install in any room and requires very little maintenance.
Sheet vinyl is the most budget-friendly kid-friendly flooring option. Sheet vinyl provides the rich, elegant look of wood, but with greater resistance to moisture. Sheet vinyl is great for rooms that kids will eventually outgrow.
Window treatments with cords can prove to be a serious hazard to kids. Explore cordless blinds and shades and more kid-friendly options for a safer room!