Concrete Flooring Minimizes Effects of Allergy Season

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ConcreteNetwork.com explores the many benefits associated with concrete floors. Aside from custom colors and finishes, and their green benefits, the site offers information on how concrete flooring can also have added health benefits for allergy sufferers.

Concrete floors fit any desired interior décor. Photo: The Concrete Impressionist.

Concrete flooring is becoming a common staple in homes and offices across the United States. Largely due to the value they add in terms of performance, cost savings, and aesthetics, but also because of the added health benefits for those who suffer from allergies. ConcreteNetwork.com explores these benefits and more for those interested in getting started on a spring project.

Because carpeting can harbor tens of millions of dust mites and other allergens per square foot, home and business owners are more often trading in their wall-to-wall carpeting for concrete. Often overlooked are the hypoallergenic advantages of concrete floors for those who suffer from allergies.

Often a problem with carpeting, bare concrete floors won't harbor dust mites and won't support the growth of toxic mold making for easier breathing for allergy and asthma sufferers. Concrete floors are low maintenance and easily kept clean with periodic dust or damp mopping.

For more information on these and other concrete flooring advantages, design options, maintenance tips and more, visit ConcreteNetwork.com.

Established in 1999, The Concrete Network’s purpose is to educate consumers, builders, and contractors on popular decorative techniques and applications. These include stamped concrete, stained concrete floors, concrete countertops, polished concrete, and much more. Over 11 million people visited ConcreteNetwork.com in 2009 to research, get ideas and to find a contractor.

The site excels at connecting buyers with local contractors in their area through its Find a Concrete Contractor service. The service provides visitors with a list of decorative concrete contractors throughout the U.S. and Canada, and is fully searchable by more than 20 types of decorative concrete work in over 200 regional areas throughout North America.

Photos courtesy of The Concrete Impressionist in Brooklyn, NY.

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