You might be in the process of designing a new house or would like to remodel your current home. Or maybe you’re looking to add something new to your company’s office for some extra pizzazz.
Whatever the case may be, you have some big decisions to make.
Adding a new type of flooring will instantly change the aesthetic of a room. You need to make sure you’re making the right decision in what flooring you decide to install.
Doing your research is necessary so you know you’re getting the best floor, at the best cost.
In this blog post, we’ll discuss how to choose the right type of flooring for you and your home or office.
Beginner’s Guide to the Best Type of Flooring
With all of the flooring options available to you, it may seem a bit overwhelming to narrow it down to your final choice.
Luckily, we’re here to help you. Here is a step-by-step guide to choosing the best type of flooring for your needs.
Step 1: Determine Where You Are Installing Floors
Different rooms in your home will require different flooring. If you are installing a new floor in your bathroom, kitchen, or somewhere else with high moisture, then carpet would be a bad choice.
Instead, go with a nice vinyl or tile floor. This will be better for moisture and is easy to clean up the frequent food and drink spills that are bound to happen.
If you are installing a new floor in your bedroom or living room, you could go with a nice carpet floor for more comfort and affordability.
Step 2: Do You Have Pets or Children?
This is a necessary question to ask because kids and pets will probably require you to have more sturdy and easy-to-clean floors like tile.
Carpet floors will likely be destroyed by pets having frequent accidents or children spilling drinks and other things all over the place.
Step 3: Determine Your Budget
Budget will be a key factor in what kind of flooring you can get. If you have a low budget, your best option will be to have carpet and tile flooring throughout your home.
However, for a little bit of a higher cost, you can still get the hard surface floors you want. There are cheaper alternatives to hardwood flooring.
Check out vinyl plank or laminate flooring for the wood floor look, at a much lower price.
There are plenty of good choices for flooring types on a budget. You can definitely still get the carpet, tile, and wood options in you home, but they will be the less exotic types.
For Additional Help
We can answer all your questions on budgeting for your favorite floors, how to get them installed, how durable they will be, and how to best maintain your new floors.
If you have any more questions about what type of flooring will best suit you and your home, please contact us today.