Often we think of flooring in terms of rooms – tiles in the bathroom, carpets in the bedroom and vinyl or laminate in the laundry room. However, as flooring becomes more advanced, and floor plans become more open and streamlined, a single type and style of flooring used throughout the home is becoming more popular.
While it’s easy to choose a flooring style for your house based on personal taste, you also have to consider functionality. If a single flooring type for your entire home is the right fit for you, try out one of these flooring options for their looks and functionality.
Before you have flashbacks to the thin, flimsy laminates of years, think about some of your favorite contemporary homes you may have walded in recently and chances are s at least some of these homes have laminate flooring – and for good reasons. Laminate flooring checks most of the boxes when looking for a total home flooring solution.
Laminate floors have become quite advanced in terms of their looks, and because it is a manmade product they’re very durable, making it a functional solution for your family. Best of all, laminate is affordable, so it is a cost efficient solution for large spaces. Laminate comes in a variety of styles, the most popular being a hardwood floor replica. It is possible to give your home a modern look, while still keeping it highly usable and affordable for your family’s lifestyle.
If hardwood floors and their lookalike neighbors (like the laminate floors we mentioned above) don’t fit your personal style, consider porcelain tile as a flooring solution for your entire home.
Like laminate, porcelain tiles comes in a variety of styles, as well as a variety of shapes and sizes to fit any personal tastes. Porcelain tile is durable, although it can crack if a significantly heavy object falls on it (which shouldn’t be a problem in most homes). Porcelain tile is not as affordable as laminate, but it is a cheaper option than other tile options available – like marble or travertine – the best part is, some porcelain tile options mimic those more expensive options.
While laminate and porcelain tile floors are certainly not the only two flooring options you can choose from when looking for new floors to outfit your entire home, they tend to be some of the most popular because of the highlights we mentioned above.
If you’re interested in learning more about flooring options for your entire home, contact us today with any questions you may have! If you’re ready to start the process, give us a call for a complimentary quote!