date: 08/12/2020

What properties must have the good floor coverings for schools and kindergartens?

  • Resistance: Floors in schools and kindergartens are highly stressed - they must be able to withstand a high load, scratches and other damage.
  • Safety: Where a large number of children are moving, it is always better to bet on antiskid floors, which minimize the possibility of slipping and subsequent fall or injury.
  • Easy maintenance: Easy maintenance is always a welcomed benefit. Floor coverings should therefore be treated with topcoat (PUR or other) to guarantee this.
  • Acoustic insulation: In school facilities is always good the absorption of impact noise - some floors can also meet this requirement.
  • Fire resistance: Fire resistance of the floor coverings must comply with the relevant standards.
  • Antistatic: In some specific areas, such as computer classrooms, it is ideal to install a covering with antistatic properties that prevents the electrostatic charge.
  • Design options: A selection of different colors and patterns can be an important criterion too in order to design the interior according to the customer's wishes.

Which floor coverings meet these requirements?

  • Rubber flooring - This almost 100% natural floor covering fulfills all of the above-mentioned requirements and has proved to be a good choice in school facilities over the long term. Italian rubber flooring Artigo can be seen in our showroom.
  • PVC flooring - vinyl floors are a classic choice for kindergartens and schools, they have a variety of colors, surfaces and formats. In BOCA you can choose from the brands Expona and Polyflor from the German manufacturer Objectflor.