Flooring for Your Bathroom

Some ideas for flooring in your home

bathroom flooring

While considering the flooring options to be installed in the different rooms in your house, it is important to consider all important factors such as durability, applicability, style, aesthetics and cost. With so many options available in the market, it is easy to get overwhelmed and confused while making a decision or reaching a conclusion. Flooring in each room and portion of the house is important and it is indeed very important to select suitable flooring for your home. Bathrooms are also a very important part of your home and you should take good care while deciding and selecting the flooring for your bathrooms. There are numerous factors that need to be considered while choosing the flooring, particularly for bathrooms. If there are, for instance, elderly people in the family, you need to select such a flooring which does not get slippery and is easier to clean, maintain and kept dry.

Other than that, there are several other factors that you need to consider like the color, appearance and design of the flooring and also what is trending these days. This article is focused on providing you information and ideas regarding the selection of flooring for the bathrooms in your home. This article provides insight about the pros and cons of the different types of flooring too so that it can ease your problem and difficulty of choosing the best flooring for your bathrooms. These tips and ideas are based on the experts’ and professionals’ views and will help you decide the best floor for the bathrooms in your home.

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Hardwood floors that are sealed will combat moisture damage and can provide a uniform look if the rest of the home has wood flooring. And basic vinyl is easy to wipe down and highly affordable.

As for carpet, while the same soft pile you put in your master bedroom is a no-no (unless you want to grow mildew), there are carpet options that are water-, mildew- and stain-resistant with backing that will not allow water to seep into the padding. There are carpet tiles on the market that make removing single panels for cleaning easy (such as FLOR).

Other flooring trends to consider include:

Mix-and-match sizes. To add interest, some designs combine large and small floor tiles. “We are doing staggered patterns where we use multiple tile sizes on the floors—it’s very attractive,” Miller says. Also, think beyond the square. You can incorporate octagonal, hexagonal and 2-inch or smaller mosaic tiles in a pattern.

Tile “carpet”. Create a rug of tile in front of the vanity or surrounding a toilet, or in the space where you step out of the shower. “There’s more use of tile to create spaces and areas in a floor instead of having one continual tile throughout the room,” says Brian Johnson, principal, Collaborative Design Architects, Billings, Mt. he describes a tile border and mosaic area rug with tile.

Author: Kristen Hampshire

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