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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:


Functionality

Your flooring choice should be functional for the type of activities to be carried out in the space.


Durability

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.


Your budget

Consider the available amount before embarking on your flooring project.


Maintenance

You should also consider what it takes to maintain different flooring types before choosing.



Different types of flooring and their features


Concrete floors

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

  • Environmentally-friendly

  • Several designs to choose from

Cons of concrete floors

  • The floors are very hard

  • They crack easily

  • Low tolerance for moisture

Tile floors


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


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


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


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.


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