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Things to Ponder in Choosing Your Flooring

When choosing vinyl flooring for your home, you will need to consider a few points that make your choice both beautiful and functional in equal measures.

Whilst you may get caught up in the overall mental image of how your floor, here are some things you need to think about to make sure you have the right choice.

The Room, Not the Look

It is important that the central focus not be on the flooring, but on the actual room, you are applying it to.

Every room within your house serves a different function, so it is crucial to explore which style of flooring will complement this. Whilst a fluffy carpet may be ideal for a living room setting, it is not acceptable for a kitchen or bathroom where water is a high risk for damage. Before choosing flooring that looks ideal, you need to research if it is ideally suitable for the room in question.

Preferred Tastes

Flooring trends and fashions come and go every year, so we recommend that you choose flooring that suits your tastes so that it will last much longer in style.

There is no point in purchasing patterned tiles spotted in a magazine if you are likely to go off them in a couple of months. You need to think about the current design you plan on keeping or an intended plan you are wanting to implement and choose a vinyl flooring that fits in with those plans. If you live alone and have a lot of pride in your home being spotlessly clean, or have a home with many family members running through the house, you would be better off choosing Invictus as a floor that can be maintained with minimal effort.

Flooring styles that won’t stain easily, such as Luvanto luxury vinyl flooring, are a top choice for busy households.

Durability and Budget 

How long will it last and how much is it going to cost? Those are the two big questions with your flooring choices.

Your budget is going to dictate a lot of your decisions because you don’t want to spend more than you can realistically afford. With the right care and maintenance, your vinyl flooring choice should look great for decades to come. With vinyl flooring, you are given plenty of protective safeguards such as anti-scratch, anti-stain and moisture resistance – as well as heat resistance so that they can effortlessly be laid over underfloor heating systems.

Your budget will also need to compensate for installation charges for a professional fit, but with vinyl flooring it is pretty simple to install by yourself, saving on your budget.

For more information regarding luxury vinyl flooring, contact the team at Floorbay today.



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