A wealth of choice for home adaptation projects

Today’s home adaptation market continues to be a growth area and at the heart of many refurbishment projects is the need to ensure that interiors meet inclusive design requirements. In an era where Government policy promotes closer integration between health and social care, the aim of care providers is to support people with the right care, in the right place at the right time. For disabled homeowners, this support is focused around encouraging independent living at home and to make this experience as comfortable as possible, allowing people to lead active, fulfilled lives in their own homes, thereby reducing hospital stays and care home admissions. As well as the use of suitable equipment to aid navigation and usability by disabled homeowners, the choice of flooring specified within a home is an integral part that can uplift and encourage health and wellbeing. The right flooring in the home can take the user away from the more clinical and institutional feel offered up by some healthcare and specialist care facilities.

ubtle designs to help encourage positive perceptions of relaxation and comfort or more vibrant hues that can liven up an interior space. Vinyl is well recognised as a flooring type used regularly within the home due to its easy clean properties and realistic reproductions of natural materials such as wood, stone, textile and more abstract features, bringing a touch of the outdoors into the home. Traditionally this is achieved by installing one of Polyflor’s market leading luxury vinyl tile ranges such as Colonia or Camaro, which are tried and trusted for their high clarity appearance and warming, homely feel. However, Polyflor has now introduced new products to the market which are eminently suited to the home environment and suit inclusive design requirements. Secura is an innovation to the flooring market and instead of individual planks and tiles; this is a luxury vinyl sheet available in 2, 3 and 4 metre widths that can be loose laid.

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