Hot Tub Room Waterproof & Slip-Resistant Flooring Options
By Created: August, 2017 - Modified: August, 2022
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The reality is, it's nearly impossible to keep all the water where it does belong. Even if you're careful, nearly a gallon of water gets out of a hot tub every time you do. When water escapes the hot tub and stands, there a couple hazards of which you should be aware.
Hot Tub Room Risks
Secondly, there is always the risk of slipping and falling on wet floors. Puddles of water make hot tub rooms an accident prone space. It's important to have a space that remains safe even when wet.
Wet Area Flooring Makes a DifferenceProper hot tub flooring options can make all the difference in designing a safe and reliable hot tub room. You need flooring that can provide you with ways to combat issues like mold, mildew and water poolage. Fortunately, there are flooring products designed for these exact purposes. Here are a few flooring features in particular that will help keep your hot tub room risk free.
Waterproof Hot Tub Flooring Options
Slip-Resistant Hot Tub Flooring OptionsNext, you'll want slip-resistant flooring for your hot tub room. In order to protect yourself and your guests from falling, it's important to utilize flooring that maintains traction even when it's wet. Slip-resistance goes back to material. Again, many PVC tiles have slip-resistant features. You can look out for tiles with a textured design, which can provide extra traction.
Fast Draining Hot Tub Flooring Options
Raised Hot Tub Flooring Options
Soft Hot Tub Flooring Options
But I Want My Hot Tub Room to Look AwesomeObviously, the aesthetics of the waterproof hot tub flooring options you choose won't protect from safety issues, but it's a factor for some of us anyway. Of course you want your hot tub room to look as wonderful as your hot tub feels. There are plenty of slip-resistant flooring options that can provide you with every beneficial flooring feature and still look awesome. Greatmats waterproof flooring comes in tons of different colors and designs, so you don't have to trade in safety for beauty.
It's important to familiarize yourself with the potential risks of your hot tub room as you are planning its creation or renovation. You'll have to prepare yourself for the fact that most of the water that will undoubtedly escape your hot tub will end up on the floor. Choosing the right hot tub flooring options is key in that preparation. With the right hot tub room flooring, you will be well on your way to maintaining a safe and risk-free hot tub room with a look you'll love.
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