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Get Familiar With The Types Of Flooring!

Updated: Dec 10, 2023

When deciding to remodel your home, choosing the right flooring is crucial as it will influence the aesthetics and functionality of each room.


We've compiled multiple types of flooring, each with its advantages and drawbacks. Let's dive into it!

Flooring Types
Flooring Types

1. Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood flooring is a timeless choice. Its natural patterns provide a unique touch of authenticity and character to your home.


Spaces like the living room, dining room, and bedrooms would be a great fit for it.


Pros:

  • Hardwood flooring is durable,

  • long-lasting,

  • Available in a variety of wood types and shades,

  • Could last for decades if maintained,

  • Can be refinished multiple times to keep a fresh look.

Cons:

  • It can be costly,

  • Susceptible to scratches,

  • May warp or discolor in areas exposed to moisture,

  • Regular maintenance is needed to maintain its luster.

2. Tile Flooring Tile flooring varies it could be porcelain, ceramic or luxurious natural stone. When remodeling your kitchen, revamping your bathroom, or any area that is prone to spills and messes the perfect floor to use is tile.


Outdoor patios can also benefit from tile flooring.

Pros:

  • Tiles are water-resistant,

  • easy to clean,

  • Adaptable,

  • Durable,

  • Resistant to harsh weather conditions,

  • offer remarkable durability.

Cons:

  • They can feel cold and hard underfoot,

  • cleaning the grout can sometimes be a challenge,

  • If a tile cracks, replacing it can be a bit tricky.


3. Laminate Flooring Laminate flooring replicates the aesthetics of more expensive flooring like hardwood or stone without the heavy price tag. Living rooms, dining rooms, and bedrooms are all spaces you can use Laminate in.


Pros:

  • It's easy to install,

  • Budget-friendly,

  • Resistant to scratches,

  • Requires minimal maintenance.

Cons:


It's not as durable as hardwood or tile,

  • Can't be refinished if damaged it must be replaced,

  • It's also not highly water-resistant.

4. Vinyl Flooring


You'll love vinyl flooring if you're looking for something cozy, long-lasting, and capable of standing up to water, without giving your bank account a heart attack.


It's a fantastic fit for your kitchen, bathroom, or basement. But that's not all, it's also great for corridors or children's playrooms.

Pros:

  • It's comfortable underfoot,

  • water-resistant,

  • Durable,

  • Low-maintenance,

  • Superb resistance to moisture

  • Can convincingly imitate the look of wood, tile, or stone.

Cons:

  • Vinyl can dent and tear,

  • Low-quality vinyl may look cheap,

  • Non-biodegradable nature.


5-Concrete Flooring

If you’re remodeling your basement or finishing the sidewalks of your home entrance, concrete is a great option. You can stain or paint it for a more polished look.


Pros:

  • Extremely durable,

  • Easy to clean,

  • Resistant to wear and tear,

  • Can withstand high foot traffic without showing signs of distress.

  • Minimal maintenance,

  • Cost-Effective.

Cons:

  • Very hard underfoot,

  • Does not retain heat well,

  • You will require professional expertise.

6-Stone Flooring

Natural stones such as slate, granite, or marble can be an elegant and functional choice. They will work great when flooring the patio or the exterior backyard.


Pros:

  • Offers a natural and unique aesthetic,

  • Very durable and resistant to damage,

  • A wide variety to choose from, including slate, marble, granite, and limestone, each with its own colors and textures.

Cons:

  • Stone flooring can be expensive,

  • Maintenance, Some types of stone flooring require regular sealing,

  • Stone is hard and can be cold underfoot.

To put it in a nutshell, the choice of flooring should balance aesthetics, functionality, and budget. Consider the room's usage, lifestyle, and personal preferences before making the decision, and don’t hesitate to give us a call. Happy remodeling!


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