We’ll help you to floor yourself with our flooring guide. We try to set out every type but it doesn’t end there. For the more popular types of floors, we’ll talk about it in our later articles, Insha Allah!. We will shed even more light on available options that are trendy ones too.
If you are building a new home or planning for renovation, unlimited options of flooring will surely spin around your mind. Usage of different floor types not remain the talk of western countries now it’s a hot chapter of discussion in Pakistan too.
You have to take consideration many things when evaluating your options regarding flooring types for your home. It’s very important to not only pick a type that matches your furnishings and style but also to consider the various materials available and the pros and cons of each. It’s best to look at the rooms that require and update first, and then choose the type that’s the best match for you that go with your home, matches with your needs, and fits your budget.
The choice of flooring for a specific room makes a huge difference. Hardwood flooring is very popular for good reason, but it’s not always the best option. For example, I like porcelain tiles in bedroom with space rugs.
Home flooring, comes with a lots of options. Here’s what you need to look after when selecting the right one for different rooms in your home.
First we’ll divide your home into three main areas: the kitchen, bathrooms, and general living spaces. There are considerations you’ll want to keep in mind for each as you do your research and make your final decision.
We consider the kitchen as the heart of the home as we not only prepare meals, but it is also a high-traffic space. As it’s a popular space to gather and entertain, so it’s important to choose a type that is both durable and easy to clean and maintain. Kitchen floor involves surfaces that become slippery or smooth when wet, and might not be the right fit, especially if you care for children or anyone because of the risk of slipping and falling. You’ll surely experience number of spills on the surface too, so choosing an option that’s waterproof is also critical. Usually, good choices in the kitchen are ceramic tiles, natural stone, linoleum, and wood that has been treated to be water resistant.
Slippery floors and moisture is a must have in your bathrooms and kitchens too, so choosing a material that can easily go with your daily contact with water is very important. Ceramic tile or natural stone tiles made from limestone, marble, or granite are popular choices in this space. For a less expensive option, vinyl tiles are also appropriate, though not as durable as tile or stone.
You can play with various flooring options in your other living spaces like lounges, dining room, and bedrooms. Some people like the warmth and durability of hardwood or cold- glossy look of tile, and add classy area rugs to break up the spaces and add a relaxed surface under your feet. The right choice for you depends largely on your personal preference, that best matches your taste and decor.
Your pocket plays a vital role in narrowing down your options and look at options online to see what styles, colors, and materials most appeal to you.