Factors to Consider When Choosing Flooring for Your Property

30 November 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog


There are endless flooring options for you to choose from when renovating your property. However, a great option for one property might not be suitable for another. There are elements such as geographical location of your property and function of the space that should influence your decision. Here are several things to consider when choosing flooring for your property.


Weather conditions should play a significant role in determining the perfect type of flooring for your home. For instance, if your property is located in an extremely humid area, you might want to go for tile flooring. Tiles are impervious to water and require little maintenance. Wood flooring is likely to get damaged in areas with humidity because wood absorbs moisture in the air. Carpet flooring is also not a good fit for warm weather since it retains heat and moisture resulting in mold and mildew.

Consider the space 

When choosing the best flooring for your property, it is imperative that you keep the varying needs of each room or space in mind. It is advisable to choose a different type of flooring for the kitchen, bathroom, garage, commercial and industrial spaces. Below are some space-specific tips to keep in mind:

Kitchen: The kitchen is often the heart of many homes. As a result, it gets a lot of traffic. Choose a floor that doesn't showcase too much dirt and requires little maintenance. 

Bathrooms: There is a lot of water involved. You will want to go for a floor that is water and mold resistant floor. Also, make sure the floor is slip resistant. 

Garage: while you need a tough floor in your garage in order to withstand oil drips, moisture, and chemical spill, it doesn't mean it has to have a drab look. Choose a garage floor that not only looks good but also one that does not deteriorate quickly. Epoxy flooring is a long-lasting and tough coating that you paint after concrete floor leveling. Epoxy floors are easy to clean and resist grease and oil. This makes them a perfect choice for a garage, commercial or industrial space. 

Style and Lifestyle

What type of style inspires you? Do you own a pet? How about children? When choosing your flooring, ensure that it not only matches with the vibe in your home but also with your lifestyle.

Flooring has a huge impact on the feel, look, and ambiance of any space. Therefore, when choosing flooring invest in longevity and talk to a savvy floor contractor to help you make an informed choice.