What is a part of your house that takes the burden of every activities? Of course, it’s the floor. It’s very important, functionally and aesthetically. Sometimes, you have to choose different material of floors for each room. At least, two rooms would need two different floor: bathroom and others.
Wooden flooring, for instance, works beautifully in the living room. And you better never use such a material for flooring the bathroom, since it will warp due to the high moisture content.
So, it’s important to choose the right flooring from the outset. Incorrect floors can detract from a house and cost you unnecessary money.
Anticipate also which room have a high traffic flow. For a high traffic room, make sure you choose a durable floor, which is easy to maintain. Some room will need flooring that is resistant to water, stains, scratches, and scuff marks. For example, porch, passage, kitchen, et cetera.
Style of the floors
Whether you are going to install the floor by yourself or by a professional, make sure you know the floor matches the area, the lighting, and the theme of the room.
Choose the colors suit the mood you’d like to create. For a calm tone, choose neutral colors. For a warm and cozy tone, try a dark wood option.
But note that solid wooden floors are expensive. Thought, there are a variety of a lower price of laminate flooring options available in a wide range of colors. They will give your floors an appeareance of premium wooden floors.
Want to be a bit different? Try bamboo floors. Bamboo is environment-friendly flooring options. Don’t worry, it’s durable kind of floor.
Want to be eccentric? Look at the pictures I spread on the article. Some of them look tricky. They might inspire you.
Maintenance of the floors
For economically reason, avoid flooring that requires a lot of maintenance. The laminate floors are so easy to maintain. You can just mopped away the dirts with some damp cloth. Solid wood floors, in other hand, it’s harder to maintain.
Consider also if you, by any chance, would like to change the floor. Again, the laminate floors are good option, since it’s easier to replace. Laminate flooring is a “layering” floor system, while solid wood flooring is a permanent fixture.
Finally, be savvy and creative with your floors. Just because it’s in the bottom, doesn’t mean you can underestimate it.