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Why is Rubber Playground Flooring better than the PVC Flooring?

by Ashish Kumar Consultants

Do you really know the difference between PVC and playground rubber flooring? Well, rubber flooring is the top quality to go for. We have come up with this guide on the basis of differences and the benefits of rubber flooring over PVC. Rubber flooring is becoming increasingly popular and an unambiguous choice for commercial, domestic and residential use because of its amazing superior properties.

Appearance and Material Descriptions

 

Rubber flooring for playgrounds will look quite similar to the eye when compared with the PVC flooring. However, dot get confused with the descriptions as many companies will claim and list their products as rubber in the description but if you look at the product description in more detailed way, the product material is in fact plastic.

Cost

A significant point is that rubber flooring for playground will turn out to be a more expensive outlay than PVC. However, you need to factor in the cost over its lifetime to get the true cost and value of rubber flooring as compared to PVC. Without any doubt, you will get what you pay for in terms of quality and a far superior endurance and resilience with the help of rubber flooring. Rubber flooring will last for decades- up to 30 years-making it extremely cost-effective.

A research study conducted by Suzanne Barnes into the life-cycle costs of rubber flooring against other common flooring materials including vinyl, lino, carpet and wood from different manufacturers. The study revealed that the cheapest flooring, vinyl, was in fact the most expensive and costly choice over its lifetime.

 

Durability and Resilience of Rubber Flooring

Playground rubber flooring is chosen by all types of industries and commercial sectors because it is tough and strong and can be witnessed as a good investment. Rubber flooring is extremely durable and will last a long time because of its high resilience. The elasticity of rubber provides anti-fatigue properties that are found naturally in rubber and are further enhanced by a binding agent. Rubber resists majority of impacts and circumstances and is also anti-tear, resistant to oil, chemicals and cigarettes. It does not rot or decay and can also withstand heavy impacts, scrapes and bumps. It’s highly resilient property clearly shows that playground rubber flooring retains its appearances for quite a long time. Moreover, rubber is also safer to use because of its anti-slip property and is not subject to wear and tear which would cause the flooring to be unsafe.

 


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