How to Choose the Best Flooring for Your Space
Are you building a new home or renovating it, or do you just want to change the look of your space? If you are, you'll have to consider changing the floors. Just like every other aspect of a home or building, serious thought needs to be put into choosing the type of flooring to get for your space.
Factors to consider when choosing flooring for your space
However, there are certain things you should consider before making a choice, and they include:
Your flooring choice should be functional for the type of activities to be carried out in the space.
You should choose durable flooring that will last a long time so you don’t spend money on constant repairs or changes.
Style and theme of the space
You should get flooring that matches your space's style and theme to increase the space's aesthetic value.
Consider the available amount before embarking on your flooring project.
You should also consider what it takes to maintain different flooring types before choosing.
Different types of flooring and their features
Concrete floors are very hard and great if there is lots of traffic in the space. It is also good for driveways and streets.
Pros of concrete floors
Minimal maintenance requirements
Several designs to choose from
Cons of concrete floors
The floors are very hard
They crack easily
Low tolerance for moisture
Tile floors are usually made of clay or ceramic, and they could either be porcelain or non-porcelain, with the porcelain floors being denser than non-porcelain tiles.
Pros of tile floors
They are durable
Require very little maintenance
They are water resistant
Cons of tile floors
They are expensive
Proper care and attention should be paid to the grout between tiles
They are hard and uncomfortable
Hardwood floors are usually made of quality wood like oak and timber.
Pros of hardwood floors
Promotes good air quality in the home
They are made from quality wood
They are easy to maintain
There’s a wide variety of materials and designs to choose from
Cons of hardwood floors
It is expensive
Easily affected by pests like termites
It is not water-friendly
Vinyl floors are synthetic floors that are made from PVC (polyvinyl chloride) or plastic.
Pros of vinyl floors
They are affordable
They are easy to install
They are comfortable
Cons of vinyl floors
They are not eco-friendly
They are difficult to maintain
They don't add to the value of the property
Carpets are very popular flooring options
Pros of carpet floors
They are available
They are soft and comfortable
They are easy to install
There's a variety of designs to choose from
Cons of carpet floors
They are easily damaged
They have to be changed regularly
It requires a lot of maintenance
Are you ready to choose your new floor? Luxury Commercial Contractors can guide you in choosing and installing the right flooring for your space.