Home Improvement

Flooring Options for Bathrooms

You can change the look and feel of your bathroom by replacing its flooring to maximize the style and flow within that area. The color, size, and material you choose for your bathroom flooring will elevate the quality of your home.

You can choose to install flooring that adds some dramatic effect to your bathroom. Some repeating patterns or appealing texture can play well with light from the windows. All these features incorporated together can help carve a comfortable look for your bathroom.

While choosing to floor ensure that they are durable, easy to clean, and have that visually aesthetic appeal that will stay beautiful for years to come. Let’s look at some luxury flooring options that can work for your bathrooms.

  • Ceramic Tiles. 

Ceramic tiles have been there for ages, available in a wide range of colors and shapes. They have a high-end look, plenty of visual appeal without being costly.  No matter how much traffic your bathroom receives, ceramic tiles won’t wear out. They are very easy to maintain and larger tiles can make your bathroom look spacious.

  • Cork Tiles.

 As the name suggests, cork tiles are made from the bark of oak trees. They can visually improve the aesthetics of your bathroom and also satiate your eco-friendly self. Cork tiles are hypoallergenic and are impervious to mold and mildew. Traditional flooring like porcelain, ceramic or natural stone may feel cold under feet but cork tiles remain warm due to their thermal properties.

  • Laminated Flooring.

 Laminate flooring is an affordable and easy to maintain option for bathroom flooring. They mimic marble or wood and are very attractive because of their similarity with hardwood or stone without the hefty price tags or arduous installation. Laminated floorings are easy to clean, comfortable, and last for years. This flooring option will elevate your living standard without causing major damage to your bank. 

  • Luxury Vinyl Tiles. 

If you are willing to spend a hefty sum of money to give your bathroom the look of royalty and luxury, search no further and get luxury vinyl tiles which are traditional flooring options combined with high-end appeal. Luxury vinyl tiles are water, damage, stain, and scratch-resistant. They won’t degrade due to foot traffic or the presence of moisture in the bathroom. These luxury items can be found in hardwood, natural stone, or ceramic tiles.

  • Natural Stone Tiles. 

These tiles are natural, beautiful, and classic. Durability is their key feature and regular usage doesn’t wear them out. With a diverse collection of colors and styles, you will be spoilt for choice. Installing natural stone tiles in your bathrooms will increase the property value because these tiles are an expensive investment.

  • Porcelain Tiles. 

Porcelain tiles are the most affordable of all the tiles and are highly waterproof, easy to care for, and a durable choice for humid bathrooms. There is a wide range of porcelain tiles that mimic wood, marble, natural stone in various colors.

These were some of the best flooring options for bathrooms and one of them is likely to suit your preferences.

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