10 Factors Affecting Selection of Floors
Before selecting flooring material for a particular building, the following factors should be carefully considered.
|10 Factors Affecting Selection of Floors|
The selection of flooring material should be such that it gives a pleasing appearance to the floor users, and should produce the colour effects in conformity with the use of buildings.
Generally, tile, marble, terrazzo, and cement mortar floors provide a good appearance, but on the other hand, floorings with asphalt covering give an ugly appearance.
The flooring material should be durable and strong enough to impart resistance to wear, tear, and chemical action.
A good floor should not be produced any noise. Noise causes discomfort to the occupants. At places where silence is of paramount importance, only sound-absorbing materials should be preferred for the construction of floors, like dancing halls.
6. Fire Resistance
7. Dam proof
The floors should be such that it can be easily and effectively cleaned.
The surface of the floor should be smooth but not too slippery. The slippery surface is dangerous for old people, children, and pregnant women.