Glass flooring is increasingly being used during the construction of homes nowadays. Such flooring is very beautiful to look at. Glass flooring looks better in the city apartments than it does in the garden side retreats and bungalows. It is easy to maintain and is rather unique in terms of appearance. There are numerous home furnishing items that provide glass flooring facilities or options to their customers. Before deciding to avail of glass flooring for a particular room in the house or for the whole house in general, one should weigh the pros and cons of such flooring first.
One of the biggest pros associated with glass flooring is that this is flooring that is very easy to maintain. One does not have to encounter any kind of hassle when cleaning glass flooring. It can be done using a soft cloth or a broom.
Another pro that comes with glass flooring is that such flooring is not at all slippery. One does not have to worry about slipping down and falling when one has such flooring in the house. Glass flooring is usually very firm and does not make walking over it a difficult affair.
Glass flooring is preferred by home owners as it is highly affordable. Glass flooring is certainly much more affordable than the flooring which is made of wood or of rectified tiles. Installing the glass flooring also takes much less time than installing flooring that comprises of tiles or of wood.
A con that comes with glass flooring is that it can break easily. This can not only be rather unfortunate but also quite dangerous for the home owner. If the glass flooring breaks then moving about in the home can mean making one’s feet vulnerable to the broken glass.
Glass flooring also has to be cleaned on a regular basis or else it gets extremely dirty. While cleaning is not too difficult and can be done using soap and lukewarm water the cleaning has to be performed every single day. Otherwise the floors shall start looking most unappealing.
Thus, there are several pros and cons that come with glass flooring. These have to be considered very carefully before deciding to avail of glass flooring. Once a decision is made reverting from this decision can not only be difficult but can also result in an unnecessary wastage of time and energy.
Originally posted 2012-10-11 03:39:17.