Floors are a major aspect of a home. Choosing new floors can seem like a huge, difficult task. After all, it’s an investment you are making in your home. It is important for you to be satisfied with the results. We have broken it down for you room by room to help you know how to choose the best flooring throughout your home.
Things to Consider When Choosing Flooring for Every Room
No matter which room needs flooring, there are certain factors that apply. Of course, each room will have specific needs to address. But some considerations remain the same. For each room, consider these key factors:
Consider your lifestyle. What kinds of activities are likely to occur in the area being floored? Your choice may depend on several features. For instance, will you be standing for long periods of time, or will pets be tracking in and out? Is it an area where you plan on entertaining guests? Is the floor is likely to get wet during daily activities? If so, you’ll want to take that into consideration as well.
Consider the room’s style. How to choose the best flooring for a room may depend largely on if you are redecorating or remodeling. If you are redoing the entire room, think about the colors and patterns you prefer. What floor texture do you like? If the room is just getting new flooring, you need to consider the current décor. New flooring should complement the present furniture and accessories.Consider your budget. Before shopping for flooring, set your budget. Once you determine what you plan on spending for new floors, you’ll be better equipped to decide which material and style you prefer and can afford.
Tips for Choosing the Best Flooring for Each Room
Choosing the Best Flooring for Your Kitchen
The kitchen is one of the highest traffic areas of the home with families spending a lot of time in this room. Spills are going to happen. Kitchen flooring will need to be durable and easy to clean, making waterproof flooring a great option. Our vinyl plank flooring is a great option for kitchens because it looks like hardwood, but it’s waterproof, durable, and less expensive. You may also want to consider laminate, which is resistant to stains and impact, plus easily cleaned and maintained.
Choosing the Best Flooring for Bathrooms
Bathrooms may be the smallest rooms in the house, but they have a lot of traffic day in and day out. One of the most important considerations when choosing flooring for bathrooms is the exposure to moisture. The room gets a lot of humidity, and the floor is likely to get wet. Since the possibility of floors getting wet is high in the bathroom, a waterproof material is one of the best choices.
Choosing the Best Flooring for Bedrooms
Choose flooring for a bedroom can be somewhat personal. Of course, you want to match the room’s décor and style. Carpeting is often a great choice for bedroom floors, but you will need to consider how much traffic the floors may need to endure. For instance, kids’ rooms will need a more durable option, where plush carpeting is a barefoot-friendly option for bedrooms of older teens and adults.
Choosing the Best Flooring Options for Utility and Laundry Areas
The hardest working areas of the home are the laundry, mudrooms, and utility rooms. Flooring in these rooms needs to be able to stand up to lots of wear and tear, be easy to clean, and handle both moisture and soil. The key to choosing the best flooring for these rooms is knowing how the room is used. Laundry areas can be humid, and flooring may be exposed to bleach, detergent, or other substances. You don’t have to give up style for durability. Waterproof plank flooring provides a modern, sleek look without sacrificing practicality.
You don’t have to decide on your own. Let the professionals at A Saberi Interiors help you choose the best flooring for each room. We are now available for virtual consultations. Contact us or call us at 650-376-7753 to schedule yours today.