Get a grip: traction, design make wood-look sheet vinyl a growing trend in healthcare flooring

Gone are the days of healthcare facilities managers wanting glossy, waxed flooring finishes. In a false perception of cleanliness and style, a waxed floor was considered safe, hygienic. But with glossy polishes come a degree of slickness, risking higher chances of slips and falls (Semrou, “Back to Nature,” Health Facilities Management).
 
Enter no-wax required, wood-look sheet vinyl – resilient, slip resistant, attractive flooring.

Sheila Semrou, an experienced healthcare interior designer and the principal of Sheila Semrou Consulting, LLC, authored “Back to Nature,” an article featured in Health Facilities Management magazine that details the healthcare industry’s rising color and design trends. The below text references her findings in flooring.



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Posted: 8/18/2015 4:41:19 PM by Lea Charnley | with 0 comments