3 Tips for Choosing the Right Floors for Your Home

Floors come in a huge variety. Which ones are the right choice for your home?
3 Tips for Choosing the Right Floors for Your Home

Last update: 22 January, 2020

Thinking about putting in new floors for your home but aren’t sure which ones will last the test of time? Check out our tips on choosing the right floors for your home.

1. The right floors will fit with your home decor and style

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The first tip on our list today is avoiding the hottest trends if they don’t work for your home decor or style. Not to mention, if you’re only choosing a floor based on a trend, over time you may want to change them all over again, and floors are a hefty investment.

Floors come in a huge variety so your first step should be looking for options that fit in harmoniously with your home’s decor style.

2. Using the same floor for your entire home

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One idea that will help you save economically and time-wise is using the same floor for your entire home. You’ll appreciate big savings as each type of floor has a different price. By choosing the same kind of floor for your entire home, you can avoid pricier options.

As for saving time, you won’t have to spend too much time deciding. In addition to saving both time and money, using the same floor everywhere also has a visual benefit. The same material and design will help create unity and harmony.

3. Different floors for each room

Despite the benefits of using a single floor for your home, if you decide to choose different floors for each room, check out our tips below for making the right choices.

Kitchens

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When browsing kitchen floors, make sure to keep size in mind along with possible messes and damages. Considering those factors, we think the right floors for a kitchen should be easy to clean and maintain. You should also look for options that can handle impact and scratches because kitchens see a lot of action. We recommend vinyl floors.

Bathrooms

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For bathroom floors, you need to take three major factors into account to make the right decision. First, they need to be anti-slip as bathrooms a natural danger zone.

The right bathroom floors should also be made of a warm material. You should be able to walk around barefoot in your bathroom.

Lastly, bathrooms, along with kitchens, are the most humid areas in a home. In light of that, make sure to choose a water-resistant floor.

Bedrooms

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For most adults, bedrooms are a space to finally rest at the end of the day. They should have warm floors because people generally walk barefoot around their rooms before they go to sleep. If you use a light-colored material as well, you can help your room look bigger and brighter.

On the other hand, children’s rooms have to withstand more activity than adult bedrooms. However, they should also have warm floors because children can spend hours on the floor playing. Choose the best floor for your children’s room by thinking about their future use.

Floors for children’s bedrooms should maintain temperature well and withstand impact, scratches, and stains. Also, they should be easy to clean and maintain as children’s bedrooms will need a deeper clean than your other rooms. Carpet will be the best choice for your youngsters.

Living room

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For living rooms, wood flooring is the most popular choice. Your floors will last a long time as they’re easy to maintain with varnish.

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