Different types of flooring for your home


The type of flooring can make a huge difference in your home. Appearance is essential as well as looking at the prospect of selling your home if you do not intend to stay there indefinitely. Different types of flooring to consider installing in your home can add value to your house.

When you need to waterproof your home ceramic tile is the best choice to make. You can use ceramic tile as floor tiles, indoors or as countertops. Using ceramic tiles with an unglazed finish is the best flooring to use when you are considering outdoor flooring. Grout lines can be coarse and challenging to clean though and using low-quality tiles can cause them to chip.


Hardwood flooring is a prevalent type of flooring that enhances beauty in the home. This type of flooring is very durable and comes in different varieties. You will be able to choose from, Hickory, Walnut, Birch, Pine, Oak, Cherry, Beech, Pecan or Maple. This flooring is wearing resistant and has a long-lasting finish. You can refinish the floor multiple times.

Marble tiles are most durable and versatile. These tiles are very easy to clean and to maintain. You can have them engraved and decorated as well. These tiles are easy to install and have been used for sculpture and architecture.

Laminate flooring is the cheapest flooring type on the market, and easy to clean. This flooring can resist scratching, burning and chipping. If you have high traffic areas in your home, it is a good idea to install laminate flooring. Where you have high-moisture rooms make sure to choose the lamination designed for this use it can become slippery when wet.

Cork flooring is a beautiful choice for commercial spaces and when you need to stand or walk a lot. Depending on the features and colour of the material, the costs involved in installing this flooring can either below or higher. It is known as an expensive flooring material.

Bamboo flooring is an excellent choice for eco-friendly homes. It is incredibly durable and elegant. A variety of colours is available on the market from a light tan colour to a honey brown colour. Bamboo flooring can darken when exposed to sunlight for a length of time. The planks can be pressed laminated from side to side that gives it a uniform lined look.

Rubber flooring is best to install in playrooms, basements and garages. Not everyone likes the smell of rubber, but it is a very durable type of flooring that blocks sound. It is also moisture-proof and comfortable to walk on.

Ultimately the choice of flooring that you will install must be one that will look not only lovely but also be durable. We have given you the different flooring types that you can use so now you have significant choices to make.