How to choose the flooring for your house?

How to choose the flooring for your house?

F looring is one of the most important things when it comes to decorating the interior of your house. There are multiple reasons why you should be extra thoughtful when it comes to choosing the type of flooring for your house. Flooring is something that has to be long-lasting, easy to maintain, and also easy to blend in with the rest of the cosmetic touches of the house.

Choosing the right flooring for your entire house can be very tricky and yes, there should be different types of flooring for every purpose (or should we say every part of your house). More often than not people just consider the aesthetics while deciding on the type of flooring. However, there are way more important aspects of flooring than just the look of it. Here are a few things to consider while choosing the flooding of your house. 

Durability

You just can't change the flooring every other year or so.  Changing the floors of any room can be very costly as well as hectic. Even if you don't have to change the entire floor, replacing a section can be an even bigger issue given you can find the exact tiles or marbles later. 

Keeping this reason in mind, make sure you have a durable solution for the cause and go for materials that are durable and easily available in the market. In any household where there are kids or pets, it is important to find tougher materials that can last longer and withstand damage. Children and pets are always clumsy and in such cases, it will be wise to choose a material that can be water resistant. Having a wooden floor in such cases may not be the best way to go. Whereas, tiles, vinyl, or laminates can be your best options. 

Serve the purpose

The type of flooring must serve the purpose of the particular section of your house. For example, think of your bathroom and decide what is the most important thing you must decide while choosing the flooring. A material that can be extremely slippery on the water can be dangerous for you. So the gripping of the floor is important when it comes to your bathing area, and not the aesthetics. Your drawing room or the living room is where you will have your guests, so the first impression is important. You can spend a little more and get something durable and good-looking material for the flooring.  On the other hand, if you have a laundry room or walk-in closet, you can opt for a cost-effective material as you won't be welcoming your guests there. 

Centerpiece or not 

If you are not sure about the entire decorations of your house before choosing the flooring and are skeptical about how it will blend in later, try to find something that has adaptability. Getting a type of color that can easily be matched with almost anything can be very helpful. This way you will have a lot of open options while decorating the rest of your house. However, if you want the floors to be the centerpiece of your house, you can be bold about your options. 

Maintenance

This is probably the most important thing about the flooring. Maintenance is something we don't always consider and later realize how hard we have made it for ourselves. A light-colored floor will require high maintenance, so will be something that is not easy to clean or dry. When deciding on the material for your floors make sure you know the purpose of the room and how you will keep it clean and dirt-free. If you don't have enough spare time in your daily life for scrubbing, vacuuming, or scrubbing you should go for a low maintenance material. 

Here are a few ideas for flooring from Asense Interior that can be helpful for you. 

 

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