Different Types of Rubber Floorings to Choose From

Rubber FlooringsRubber floors are in fashion for offering attractive, safe and economical flooring solutions. Apart from its application in different areas of a house, rubber flooring is equally suitable for commercial and industrial places. On top of that, there are numerous types in which these floors are available.

The type of rubber floor different customers chooses depend upon their personal tastes and certain needs they need to be fulfilled. These floors can be classified in a number of different ways. To attract more number of customers, you must offer them each of the following flooring options.

Modular Tiles or Sheet Rolls

The most important classification of rubber floors is in rubber tiles and rubber sheets. As their names suggest, the former can be installed in the form of tiles while the latter can be installed in the form of a continuous roll. Rubber flooring with tiles is easy to adjust, but will have visible seams and joints. However, each of the two types is popular among the customers.

Natural and Synthetics Rubber Floors

Rubber floors may make use of natural or synthetic varieties of rubber. Latex and many organic compounds are mixed to prepare the natural variety of rubber for the purpose of flooring. Synthetic rubber is equally popular for flooring and is usually more durable than its natural counterpart. A good option is to find a dealer that mixes natural and synthetic rubbers for flooring.

Different Surface Types

Rubber floors may also differ on the basis of their surface types. Rubber flooring with smooth surface is a good option for homes. Another variety is that of floors with round stud surfaces. For offering better grip, these floors are widely used in shopping malls, multiplexes and other commercial setups. The third type is that of floors with diamond patterns that are extremely popular for flooring in factories.

Different Installation Types

Loose lay is a popular type of installation for rubber floors in which adhesive tapes are used to keep the floors at place. An alternative is the glue down installation which offers more durability for high traffic applications. Interlock type of installation is also popular in which the rubber tiles or sheets have grooves for better fixing.

Going further, rubber flooring types may differ in terms of colors. Exploring all types of rubber floors at one place helps the customers to make the right choice.


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