When it’s time for a home remodel, you can’t forget about the flooring! Having a new floor installed is not just practical for functional purposes, but for aesthetic purposes as well. When choosing a floor type, you have to consider your budget, taste/style, placement and other preferences. Flooring that’s perfect for the bathroom floor may not be suitable for the living room and vice versa.
To ease some of the stress of this remodelling project, New Trendz Flooring has prepared a guide on which flooring types suit different rooms:
Tiles are extremely practical, functional and easy to clean, which is why they’re so commonly found in areas, such as the bathroom and the kitchen. Tile flooring was used solely as a cost-effective alternative to stone flooring. Porcelain tiles can easily match with walls, various appliances and the backsplash. Tile is the most versatile as well, coming in a myriad of different colours and patterns for you to choose from. You can even find a tile that mimics the material you desire, but may not be suitable. This flooring is most suitable for the:
Laminate floors are a hybrid material that is made up of particleboard wood. On the surface, it’s identical to wood and installed the same way, however, laminate is much easier to install overall. It is also waterproof because it’s tightly and securely seamed with its multi-layer design. Laminate material is scratch and stain resistant to make it more manageable. It’s perfect to create or add to a rustic, traditional look. This flooring material should be installed in:
Solid Hardwood Flooring
Hardwood floors have been a reliable, popular flooring material for decades. Although a more expensive choice, solid hardwood floors can increase your property value and the overall aesthetic of your home’s interior. Unlike the two previous flooring types, hardwood floors are sensitive to moisture and will begin to warp exposed to moisture often. However, wood flooring is still relatively easy to maintain and if you already have wood floors installed; you may only require your wood floor to be refinished instead of having a new floor installed. Here are the rooms that wood is appropriate for:
- Family room
- Dining room
Carpet flooring material is often made up of a woven fibre that comes in a variety of different patterns and colours. It is a cushioned surface that absorbs a room’s warmth and sounds. For a completely non-slip, durable surface with a soft underfoot; carpet flooring is affordable, however, is sensitive to staining and static when not properly treated. Carpet flooring is most suited for these rooms:
- Family room
Whether you’re renovating a single room or your entire living space, New Trendz Flooring has an inventory full of amazing flooring material options in Langley, BC. Once you select one of our gorgeous floors, our home renovation experts will provide efficient and effective flooring installation for your remodel. Contact us on our website or give us a call today for more info!