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Best Child-friendly Flooring for Homes

TL:DR: Hardwood floors are perfect for homes with children. Rubio Monocoat is the perfect child-safe finish.

White Oak Floor finished with RMC Oil Plus 2C in White 5%

As a responsible parent, one of the most important things to consider for a home is providing your children with a safe environment where they can move and play freely. That’s why finding the perfect flooring for your house is essential to ensure your child’s well-being is secure and free from any types of risks.

Why wooden flooring is the best option

With an increasing number of different flooring options out in the market today, it can be quite overwhelming to decide which is better suited. To make it easy for parents out there, a great, classic choice would be is hardwood flooring and here are some reasons why:

Longevity and Durability.

One of the determining factors for a kid-friendly flooring is one that can withstand any strenuous activities children may partake in. Hardwood does just that with its long-lasting and durable qualities. Despite being susceptible to scratches, dents and scrapes, wood floors are relatively easy to fix and it takes a while before you actually have to replace them with a new one.

Inexpensive and Low Maintenance.

Another benefit of a hardwood floor is that it’s less costly (in the long run) and doesn’t necessarily require much maintenance. Due to its sealed, protected surface, it doesn't wear and accumulate dirt and germs over time, compared to other types of flooring. So in this case, accidents and messes caused by children wouldn’t be that bothersome for a parent.

Sustainable and Aesthetically Pleasing.

Aside from being durable and affordable, picking a hardwood floor makes your home eco-friendly! Since wood flooring is recyclable, it teaches kids the importance of sustainability. In addition, hardwood floors add a timeless beauty to your house that never goes out of style.

With all the advantages a hardwood flooring comes with, there are still a few things that parents should be aware of such as Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC). Which is why aside from choosing the best flooring for kids, it’s also crucial to get the perfect coating for your hardwood.

Rubio Monocoat for that ‘perfect finish’

Rubio Monocoat Oil Plus 2C is the first wood finishing product to be certified with Eurofins Gold Standard for indoor comfort, making it perfect for use in homes. It is completely natural and contains 0% VOC which means it keeps you and your children safe from nasty fumes. It also has a Toy Safety Certification (EN 71-3) that validates it as a child-safe and food-safe finish.

Surfaces finished with Rubio Monocoat Oil Plus 2C are scratch resistant and easy to clean with our range of maintenance products. With its molecular bonding technology, scratches are also easily spot repaired without having to worry about overlaps. With Rubio, you never have to fret over letting your children express themselves and play as hard as they want indoors on your hardwood floors.

If you would like to find out more about how Rubio Monocoat is the perfect finishing for your wood floors, contact us at We would love to share more with you!

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