4 Types Of Flooring To Consider For Your Bedroom

by Editor on May 27, 2013

Flooring Project 9 - Living Room 2

If you’re on a mission to remodeling your bedroom, one of the most important things to consider will be the type of flooring. Most commonly, people often just choose carpet without exploring or even considering other options. Other than considering the theme and style of the bedroom, keeping in mind functionality and practicality is just as important when selecting the right flooring for your bedroom.

Here are a few different types of flooring that you may or may not have considered to get your mind thinking when picking out the flooring for your bedroom.

Laminate

Laminate floors have recently become very trendy as they most often tend to look like real wood floors. Most laminate floors today are click and lock, very easy to install, most often requiring no glue and also can be installed over most types of existing flooring. Because of these features they are often referred to as floating floors.

They are easy to maintain although difficult to repair if chipped or scratched. Due to the widespread popularity and availability of laminate floors, it can be a challenge to find the best options available. We suggest only using a reputable seller and fitter of laminate floors to ensure you are getting the best product and service.

Also be aware that there is a huge difference in quality between cheaper and more expensive laminates. If you can afford to pay a little more for a better product, then do so.

Tile

Although most people would never consider tiling a bedroom, it’s a great alternative, especially if you are prone to allergies. Tile is not only beautiful but long lasting. Initially, installing tile is costlier than most other products however, once installed, you’ll have flooring that can virtually outlast other flooring products. As it is colder on the feet, adding a few area rugs to keep your feet warm is an option.

A tile is easy to repair and replace if needed, rather than having to replace an entire floor. Your bedroom will not only have timeless beauty but long term durability as well.

Carpet

Carpet is always the easiest and most common decision people make, especially if you are on a budget. Today there are many different styles, colors and textures to choose from. Carpet can be applied over most any type of floor, and it’s easy to install and warm on the feet.

However, it you have allergies, you might want to look into other options as most carpets tend to create more dust.

Cork

Cork has been around for many years and is a renewable resource. Cork can also be installed over most any type of floor. It has many great features and benefits. Not only is it environmentally friendly, but also warm on the feet and easy to walk on.

It’s very easy to maintain and will not trap dirt and because it’s a dust free product and a great hypo-allergenic choice. Unlike tile or laminate floors, cork naturally helps to reduce noise. Cork flooring is also repairable.

About the Author

Robert is a flooring contractor, however he is currently expanding his services to include home renovations and additions. He loves creating space for his customers with specialty closets and sliding wardrobe doors for better organization.

photo by: Mr.Thomas

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