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        What is the best material to use for a Kitchen and Bathroom floor? I have two elderly parents both with walkers so it needs to be slip resistant, durable, and inexpensive.....suggestions?
         
        Posts: 3 | Registered: Dec 25, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        I think the posters here who could advise on that might first want to know what the existing floor is, so they could also advise on how to change it to something that's slip resistant. Could you give some details on what your existing flooring is? Photos would help.
         
        Posts: 1923 | Registered: Oct 06, 2006Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        the current floor is the peel and stick tile. It is starting to crack and chip with the increased use of the walkers~ Thank you for any tips/suggestions~

        floor pic
         
        Posts: 3 | Registered: Dec 25, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        Thanks for posting the photo. Those are lovely tiles, in a pretty design.

        Few more questions...

        Did you lay down the tiles yourself? Do you know what's undearneath them, i.e., any other flooring, etc.?

        And do the walkers have wheels on all 4 legs or just the front legs?
         
        Posts: 1923 | Registered: Oct 06, 2006Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        Best would be a no-slip vinyl - made for exactly what you are looking for.


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        Posts: 10338 | Location: Knoxville, Tennessee | Registered: Sep 27, 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        It has been so long, I am not sure what is underneath. One walker has wheels one has wheels only in the front~
         
        Posts: 3 | Registered: Dec 25, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        The reason I asked about the wheels is that I've noticed sometimes there's more pressure put on the front wheels because the person relies on them more when the rear legs aren't wheeled. I was wondering if there was a possibility that unequal pressure on the floors was causing some breakage.
         
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