Children are the joy of their parents’ lives and keeping their children safe is the number one priority of every parent. However, in the places we believe are the safest, danger may be present. We like to think of our home as a castle where we can feel secure against the dangers of the world but, in doing so, we may be leaving ourselves vulnerable to things we have overlooked.
Your children’s playroom can always be improved from a safety standpoint. When your children were very young, you put up barriers so they could not waddle or walk away. You made sure the paint used in your home was safe and that your children could not access sharp things like letter openers and scissors. Now, your children are growing fast and they will soon be testing their perceived immortality. Installing residential carpeting in your home can help alleviate some safety concerns when children like to test their physical limits.
Protect Your Boys with Residential Carpeting
If your children have seen any action films over the past five years, they will have most probably seen a scene in which the main actor does parkour. Parkour is a French sport where practitioners run towards a destination, regardless of obstacles in their path. Flips and other physical tricks are often included to “jazz up” their performances. If your children have seen such action scenes and like action films in general, they may try to emulate the well-trained and experienced stuntmen and women they see on screen.
A healthy curiosity with sports is by no means a detriment to their physical improvement but it should be done under controlled circumstances. If your child has access to a gymnastics facility or parkour gym, this may be a welcome addition to their lives. However, if not, they may still try out the tricks they see on screen. Installing residential carpeting, or at the very least carpet tiles, in your home is a good way to ensure they remain as safe as can be when not under your direct supervision.
Kids will experiment and it may be futile to watch them every second of every day. However, if they should fall, they need to be protected. In contrast to other forms of flooring like cement, ceramic tiles, or hardwood flooring, residential carpeting can provide some much needed padding that can be the difference between a nasty bruise and a trip to the emergency room.
Protect Your Girls with Residential Carpeting
Dance is a very popular form of exercise, as well as a sport, that many young girls like to participate in. If they are serious about their dancing careers, they may practice for hours on end most days and over the weekend. While some types of flooring are great for dancing, like hardwood flooring and tap or ballroom dance, residential carpeting can also be a good idea, especially if your son or daughter enjoys dancing and wants a bit more traction from the floor.
Some forms of dance have become exercise routines in themselves. If your child has signed up for classes at the local community center in Zumba or Jazzercise, for instance, they are dancing their way to a healthier lifestyle. Even if you do not want to install carpeting throughout your children’s playroom, installing carpet tiles for a sizable portion of it can be helpful to your son or daughter who is learning to dance.
Cadillac Carpet & Flooring offers commercial carpeting, residential carpeting, and carpet tiles to homeowners in Toronto, the GTA, Thornhill, Richmond Hill, Woodbridge, and Mississauga. For more information, or to order residential carpeting for your home playroom, consider contacting us at our website today. Let’s keep kids safe, one carpet tile at a time.