Floor comfort, though important to safety, is often overlooked—especially in commercial settings. In most businesses the flooring isn’t given much attention, and as a result the surface is often damaged or made from hazardous materials. This should never be the case, as the condition of the flooring can have significant consequences on the well-being of your business, your employees, and even your customers. This is why the Rubber Flooring Experts make it a point to provide simple, cost-effective flooring solutions in the form of slip-resistant soft mats. Our soft rubber flooring products are sure to improve the safety, comfort, and overall quality of your commercial floors. Rubberized soft mats provide fantastic floor comfort, slip-prevention, and fall protection in locations such as public playgrounds, commercial gyms, and restaurants. In addition, our durable soft mats offer floor protection and all-weather resistance that allows them to be installed virtually anywhere. Now is the time to invest in soft rubber flooring that is comfortable, durable, and offers easy installation for all of your flooring needs.
The most common types of flooring are wood, concrete, tile, and carpet. These are all very hard floors that provide no comfort or relief for those standing on the surface. Worse yet, hard floors can be very unsafe because they do not offer any traction to prevent slips, nor do they provide any cushioning to minimize injuries from such accidents. Ultimately, this means that areas with harder types of flooring are unsafe. No business should have unsafe conditions for either its employees or its customers, as the results can be disastrous. Installation of soft mats or even soft rubber flooring can help to greatly reduce or outright eliminate the hazards of these hard, traditional flooring types.
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Rubber is naturally flexible and elastic, making it a much safer flooring than wood or concrete could ever hope to be. This is due in large part to the nature of rubber, which possesses a very high level of friction. This friction pushes back against feet and shoes to enhance traction and reduce the chance of slip-and-fall accidents. Whether used as soft playground flooring or gym flooring, our rubber flooring products provide the kind of anti-slip traction that is vital for keeping people safe on their feet.
Our soft rubber flooring brings another very important benefit to the area: anti-fatigue comfort. Soft mats are meant to be comfortable to stand on. As previously mentioned, if someone stands on a hard surface for long periods of time, they will inevitably become uncomfortable. Tension and pressure eventually build up in the feet, ankles, legs, and lower back, developing into fatigue. Joints in the feet and ankles can be especially vulnerable to discomfort, and too much stress in those areas can lead to serious long-term health problems. For a business, employees may become less productive due to discomfort and fatigue during their shift, in which case a hard and uncomfortable floor can prove to be a significant liability. Soft rubber flooring can help relieve the physical pressure that hard floors exert on the feet, reducing the amount of fatigue developed. By itself, rubber is an elastic and forgiving material that places little to no strain on people's feet. When produced into the form of cushioned soft mats, the rubber often contains air pockets to provide further cushioning and result in a very comfortable standing surface. These rubber soft mats allow for an enhanced level of foot comfort that is great for keeping people happy, comfortable, and productive.
Consider some common examples of how our soft mats and soft rubber flooring products are used, specifically in playgrounds and gyms. Soft playground flooring is made from a flexible and elastic rubber material, as is rubber gym flooring. By forming a protective layer of rubber between unforgiving floors and the human body, soft mats are able to offer premium protection for bodily joints. In the case of gym flooring, the cushioning from soft rubber flooring also minimizes the strain of heavy equipment on the floor. Heavy furniture and workout equipment often grind against the flooring, causing them to slide around and cause damage to either the flooring or the equipment itself. Soft mats act as a protective barrier, absorbing harmful movements and enhancing traction to hold the equipment in place. Installation of a soft playground flooring maximizes this protection to completely safeguard your sensitive sub-floors. By preventing long-term physical fatigue, possible injuries, and sub-floor damage caused by heavy equipment, soft mats and flooring provide the best and most comfortable floor covering available.
Soft rubber flooring is also extremely durable and weather resistant, despite its elasticity. Our soft playground flooring is made of recycled rubber, which is harvested from discarded vehicle tires. Many of our other soft mats are made from tire crumb material as well, due to the enhanced durability and outdoor resistances of recycled rubber. As this is an inherently durable outdoor material, our recycled rubber products are resistant to UV rays, ozone, and moisture. Recycled rubber is also eco-friendly, and helps to reduce non-biodegradable waste buildup in landfills. Recycled rubber flooring, including many of our soft mats can be installed outside or in harsh indoor environments without a problem, and will far outlast other flooring options.
Our soft rubber flooring is easy to install and is available in custom-cut flooring rolls and interlocking tiles. Rubber tiles are a favorite choice for soft playground flooring, as they can form a seamless appearance for an application of any size. However, both forms of rubber matting can be easily customized to fit the dimensions of any specific area. With a little trimming and a simple adhesive, soft mats save you the cost of excess material and professional installation. This makes our soft rubber flooring ideal for home gym floors and “do-it-yourself” craftsmen! Find a cost-effective flooring solution that suits applications of all types. Purchase soft mats from the Rubber Flooring Experts today!