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What is the safest flooring for my home? I have a seven month old daughter and plan on getting pregnant in the not too distant future.

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I am concerned with off gassing, VOC's, Formaldehyde, finishes and anything that my infant could ingest or be hurt by when crawling. I live in California and would like recommended brands and type of flooring. I am thinking of engineered hardwood floors as I would like the ability to float the flooring to avoid glue.




 

 

I am concerned with off gassing, VOC's, Formaldehyde, finishes and anything that my infant could ingest or be hurt by when crawling. I live in California and would like recommended brands and type of flooring. I am thinking of engineered hardwood floors as I would like the ability to float the flooring to avoid glue.

Hi Lindsey,

I would say you are safe using either real hardwood OR a laminate.

I am a fan of the good old solid wood floor, especially for little kids. They are...


 

 

 
 
 

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