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What Kind of Flooring Should I Put in my Home Addition?

What Kind of Flooring Should I Put in my Home Addition?

When it comes to flooring for your home addition, there are many popular options to choose from. Nonetheless, a prime factor driving your decision making should be the purpose your home addition will serve. There are practical considerations when it comes to selecting the best flooring material. Regardless, there are ways to make things work.

Consider for a moment that many people love the look of hardwood in a bathroom addition or remodel. However, practical reasoning would determine wood is not the best option. By their very nature, bathrooms are moist areas, prone to mold and mildew. Regardless, pre-finished wood flooring, specifically designed for a bathroom, or wood flooring that is a properly treated and professionally sealed, can resist these moisture problems. That said, most times it is better to go with another choice, like tile made to emulate wood.

Regardless, when choosing the flooring for any home addition or remodel, you will discover many options are available, In fact, the choices can become overwhelming. When making your decision, consider three factors: style, function, and cost. When you do this, the responsibility of picking the right flooring becomes simpler.

Common Home Addition Flooring Options

1. Ceramic Tile - If you are seeking the designer look, you can't go wrong with ceramic tile floors. The tiles come in many different styles, and provide you with many design options for creating a beautiful floor.

2. Carpet - There is a wide assortment of carpets available that are designed to meet the needs of virtually every room in your home.

3. Vinyl Floors - At one time, vinyl was considered cheap. But today's vinyl floors have a real designers touch. In fact, high-end vinyl uses photographic images that can fool the eye.

4. Hardwood Floors - Classic and beautiful, hardwood floors are one feature emphasized with many home sale listings. People love a home with hardwood floors.

5. Laminate Floors - Easy to install, laminate flooring provides an almost endless spectrum of styles and colors. The choices include simulated wood, tile, and stone. Best of all, it is astonishingly durable.

What haven't we covered yet that is important to you? If you would like to talk about what kind of flooring to put in your home addition, or other related topics, please contact us.

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