• High performance backing should be used for increased durability.
  • Carpet tiles are recommended for ease of installation and replacement.
  • Solution dyed yarns will offer better resistance to cleaning chemicals and bleach.
  • Tiered rooms (like auditoriums) are typically better suited to broadloom.
  • Nosing on stairs can help increase life as well as contrasting stair edges.
  • Some health experts recommend hard surface flooring in classrooms with area rugs (that can be removed and cleaned) for seating and acoustic reduction.