Are you interested in installing hardwood floors, laminate floors, tile, vinyl, concrete or carpet in your home? The list of options is just about endless. Choosing new flooring can be difficult. There are many different aspects to consider in the decision-making process, including type, style, and how the flow of traffic will contribute to the flooring choice. Here is a quick summary of some of your options, plus their features.
- Hardwoods: Not only are hardwoods very durable but they give a natural warm glow to your home. They also come in many different varieties including, oak, hardwood, cherry and more.
- Laminate: Laminate floors are a great alternative to hardwoods. As a less expensive option, laminate floors are composed of many different wood based materials which are then coated with a wood grain image.
- Linoleum: Linoleum floors have become more and more popular over the years, and they are great if you are looking for an eco-friendly option. Linoleum floors are made from linseed oil, rosins and wood flour.
- Vinyl: If you are on a strict budget, vinyl floors might be perfect for your home. Vinyl floors are especially popular in areas where there is a high moisture content. When it comes to selecting vinyl flooring remember that the thicker the vinyl, the better.