Tips for Choosing Eco-Friendly Flooring
|September 24, 2012||Posted by eryn under Natural Living|
We’ve been in the midst of what you might consider an unplanned basement remodeling project for the last few months, thanks to three separate flooding events. As a result, we’ve had to rip out and replace our old carpet and linoleum floors.
As we considered what types of flooring to put in, one of our biggest concerns was the offgassing of chemicals from new flooring, since that can be a major source of indoor air pollution. Fortunately, there are ways to minimize this offgassing if you know what to look for.
Whether you’re concerned about the offgassing of chemicals in your home or reducing your impact on the environment, choosing the right flooring for your home is critical. If you’re in the market for new floors, please check out this article on eco-friendly flooring.