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allergy–friendly floors – concrete flooring

Concrete Flooring

Flooring Type - Concrete

Concrete is great for those looking for an easy–to–maintain floor. A smooth–finished concrete floor offers virtually no space for allergens to move into, and any dust that settles can be swept or rinsed away. This can help reduce the amount of allergens on your floor at any given time.

Pros

  • Resistant to mold and bacteria
  • When properly sealed, concrete floors can resist mites, dust and allergens
  • Moisture resistant when properly sealed

Cons

  • Unfinished concrete is porous and can trap moisture and allergens

Concrete Flooring Tips for an Allergy–Free Home

  • Clean frequently to reduce household allergens on the floor surface
  • Seal porous concrete floors with a sealer that does not contain a harmful level of VOCs

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