Traditional broadloom carpet may be a common flooring option for residential homes, but carpet tiles are quickly becoming a popular flooring option. There are several reasons for this popularity, such as ease of installation, maintenance, and increased durability.
In this article, we will take a look at broadloom carpet vs. carpet tiles from multiple standpoints, including the cost of materials, installation labor and installation materials, as well as the warranties often associated with both styles.
Customer’s often call our company asking for our advice on what is the best playground flooring surface for them. Our reply is almost always the same which is that “It depends.” From there we usually ask a series of question to help determine the customer’s needs. Here are a few of those questions you can ask yourself to help you determine which outdoor playground surface would be better for you when deciding between recycled rubber mulch and rubber playground tiles:
- How tall is your equipment? The thickness of tiles or depth of the mulch will determine the fall height rating as described in ASTM F1292.
- How large is your playground? More area means more surface to cover. The cost per square foot can drastically affect the initial price of your job when very large.
- What is your budget? Read more…