Deciding on flooring is one of the first and most important steps in planning your home. Flooring sets the tone for your entire home and is a decision not to be taken lightly. It is also important to remember that you are likely to keep the same flooring for the entirety of your residence and therefore must be something which you are going to love for the long term like the Amtico Parquet Flooring above in Noble Oak available from https://falkirkcarpets.co.uk
High traffic areas such as kitchens and hallways should use durable flooring options such as hardwood and tiles as these will be the most walked upon areas of your home. The Chelsea Chevron hardwood oak flooring from The Flooring Superstore as shown adjacent is an ideal option for high traffic areas.
Deciding whether to use natural materials such as wood or to use man made flooring options such as linoleum can be a tricky one and of course everything comes down to budget however flooring is an investment which will last and certainly pay off in the long run.
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For rooms such as bedrooms and living rooms carpet can be used to offer up a softer look and add a warm feel to a room. The Somerton Twist Carpet from Carpetright as shown is a highly durable and ideal for busy homes. Carpet allows you to play with textures and colour but can be a tricky one when dealing with children and pets which can often or not result in spills and mess. If you are not keen on using carpet throughout your home a rug can easily bring warmth to any space.
Over recent years there has been a resurgence of vinyl which has taken on a modern feel and not the 70’s style of years gone by with styles such as click flooring offering a luxury look without the luxury price tag. Vinyl offers a durable, water resistant and undemanding flooring option suitable for any room. The Carpetright Tegola Elite Click Plank offers a chic wood flooring look without the price tag.
Tiles have long been the main flooring option when it comes to bathroom and there is a reason why, they are long lasting, durable and water resistant. Tiles can transform a room whether it is through colour, shape, pattern or texture there are thousands of options available to really make a splash! These Hexagonal Bleu Kromatika Tiles from Tile Mountain are perfectly on trend for 2021!
Over recent years materials such as marble and polished concrete have become an increasingly popular flooring choice amongst minimalists due to their chic and contemporary look. While they are not known for their warmth both marble and concrete work perfectly with underfloor heating to keep your home warm in the colder months. Contact your nearest Concrete flooring specialist for a quote for polished concrete floors.
When it comes to flooring there are thousands on options available to suit any budget and style. There is only one rule when it comes to flooring- carpet does not go in the bathroom!
By Zoe Johnston