Linoleum – one of the oldest and most common floor covering in our country. Eventually he changed and improved, but the memory of buyers are still alive old stereotypes. Often they give rise to myths that we will try to debunk. Myth 1. Linoleum is not among the safest materials modern interior materials are mostly made from synthetic polymer polyvinyl chloride (PVC). Educate yourself with thoughts from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries. In Europe and the United States they are called not linoleum and pvc coatings. However, in Russia prefer to use the original name. Confirm its safety for human health can be a health certificate. (A valuable related resource: dry harbor).
This is a binding document. Also operates a system voluntary certification, during which the product itself, and the production process are subject to careful examination. For example, the global leader in flooring Tarkett has passed such tests, the results of which Linoleum won an international environmental labeling "Leaf of Life." According to Semyon Gordyshevskogo, chairman of the St. Petersburg Ecological Union, the company's products Tarkett has been assigned the highest level of environmental safety for human health. Myth 2. Linoleum out of fashion now a huge number of new types of floor coverings. However, even the fierce competition does not interfere with linoleum remain the undisputed leader of consumer preferences. So, according to research agency discovery Research Group, in 2008 he won first place in terms of production in our country. Assessing the Russian market flooring experts Tarkett company noticed that the proportion of the linoleum is 40% of total sales. Besides the classical options for simulating wood, today created a lot of modern designs in various styles – from the natural to the luxurious.