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Engineered Wood Flooring For Allergies

Engineered Wood Flooring For Allergies

Posted in Engineered Wood Flooring by Source on March 7th 2014
Did you know that engineered wood flooring might be exactly what you need to lessen your allergy? There are 18 million people in the UK alone who suffer from allergies, this makes 1 in every 3 adults and 1 in every 3 children.  Because we spend approximately 85 per cent of our time indoors it is essential to try and make our environment more pure and friendly for people with allergies.

Engineered Wood Flooring For People With Allergies

Even doctors often recommend engineered wood flooring for people with allergies, because this type of floor traps less dust, pollen, mites and mould which are known to cause respiratory and allergic symptoms. Exposure to certain allergy causing allergens or substances might lead to asthma in children and while some adults have inherited tendency towards allergies, studies show that there are steps that can be taken to reduce or even eliminate allergies. One of them is using engineered wood flooring in your house instead of carpeting. While engineered wood flooring is extremely desirable because of its elegance, large selection of colours and a relatively small price tag there are a couple more benefits for people with allergies. The reason why even doctors recommend wood flooring is because it is easy to clean and doesn’t harbour dust and other allergy causing substances. This makes it an ideal flooring solution for people with asthma or allergies. Engineered wood flooring benefits:
  • Easy cleaning and maintenance;
  • Doesn’t harbour dust and other allergens;
  • Visually beautiful appeal;
  • Well priced;
  • Wide selection of finishes.

Why Engineered Wood Flooring Is The Right Option

Engineered wood flooring has many more great benefits and in addition to being great solution for people who suffer from allergies it is a great investment piece and allows creating a cosy and warm environment. Engineered wood flooring is well known for increasing the value of your house without breaking the bank. If you are looking for well priced solution for your house Source Wood Floors is a great source for top quality and well priced engineered wood flooring. Many people confuse engineered wood flooring with laminate, but these two couldn’t be more different. Engineered wood floor is made from a solid wood top and a plywood base, while laminate is done from man-made materials and features resistant protective overlay film which can be made to look like wood.

Price of the engineered wood flooring will depend on thickness of the top layer. If you expect large foot traffic it would be best to select thicker layer as it is more durable, but thinner layer is acceptable in areas with little foot traffic. You will find this flooring extremely durable and easy to maintain. Unlike solid wood flooring, engineered wood flooring is compatible with under floor heating and can be laid in areas with temperature fluctuations. Would you like to learn more about engineered wood flooring? If you have any questions as to which type of floor, color or finish would best fit in your house Source Wood Floors experts will be more than happy to consult and advice you. For more information please email: enquiries@sourcewoodfloors.co.uk or call: 01379 652613


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