A home is often viewed as a sanctuary for most people. A place where one can rest their tired soul and enjoy a moment of recharge. Such feeling is probably entrenched in baby, children and adult.
Walk into any house; floor is probably the largest surface area other than the wall. It is thus important that in any home, the owner chooses a flooring type that suits the family needs and the overall ambience of the home.
A baby first learning process is likely to be crawling. Having the correct flooring is perhaps beneficial for a child. The parents have to consider if the flooring materials contains undesirable materials that could be consumed by a child. Both babies and children often spend time playing with their little toys on the floor. Recall the days when children are often seen lying on the floors, swinging their legs and watching their favorite cartoons or children playing with train toys, rolling them on the floor.
For an adult, the needs can be stronger. As we grow, we take on greater responsibility. This means that we are often away from home; away from a place we used to spend most of our time. When we arrived home either from work or studies, we would hope to have a nice resting nest. For some, they could lie on their floor, resting and calming their tired body and soul while unconsciously feeling the texture of the flooring. It is a time when the floor seems like a bed, comforting and spacious.
Floor has unconsciously become a part of our life. We often neglect its importance and meaning in our life. Every step in our house is a touch on the flooring yet we often ignore its utility value.
The next time you decorate your dream home, do remember to find the dream floor that suits your needs!
(Written by : Raymond Foo)