Wood or wood-effect flooring is a great way to add character to any space. Yet different types of wood finishes can have different characteristics, making it difficult to determine which might be appropriate for interiors and exteriors. Flooring is also subject to a whole host of contaminants, including foot traffic, food spillages and pets. This often leads to the proliferation of harmful bacteria that can cause odours, staining, and premature surface degradation.
Graham Harvey, Global Group Director at Microban International, recently shared his expertise on built-in antimicrobial solutions with Panels & Furniture Asia. In the article, Graham describes how antimicrobial technologies can be engineered into different flooring materials to prevent microbial growth, without affecting the characteristics of the flooring itself.
Read the full article below.