One of the ways to keep a home safe for people with mobility issues is by making sure that the flooring material is optimal to prevent accidents, provide comfort, and enable ease of movement and travel. Choosing a flooring material, however, does not need to be complicated.
The trick is to keep in mind the five main factors when choosing the material and to align them with the needs and requirements of the household. Slip resistance, ease of travel, cleaning and maintenance, comfort, and cushioning (or shock absorption) should all be taken into consideration before committing to a decision about flooring material(s) that you will be using.
In this infographic, we will detail the different flooring options that you can choose from, what their primary benefits are and some disadvantages that you must know to help you select the best material(s) for your home.