Soft flooring or floor coverings as they are more often called, are the least durable of the lot.They are as their name suggests, ‘soft’. They include, rugs and carpets, mainly. They can either be made from natural fibres or man-made fibres. Natural fibres include, seagrass, coir, sisal and jute.When laying soft flooring, it is always advisable to use underlay.
An underlay is a soft cushion of rubber, sponge or foam that is used to reduce wear and increase comfort and life of the flooring.While soft flooring can bring in a sense of warmth and comfort, they are also prone to staining and dirt. But if you maintain the flooring well, this option could bring serenity and quiet to any room.