Choosing the right flooring for these high-traffic areas is hard. Learn about Different Types of Flooring, Material Properties, Making the Choice: The Best Options (Pros & Cons).

Different Types of Flooring Ceramic & Porcelain Tile: Super durable and water resistant, these tiles are often the go-to for these splash-prone areas.

Smaller vs. larger tiles? Smaller tiles can add visual interest and are great for creating intricate patterns.

Larger Tiles

Larger tiles, on the other hand, can make a space look bigger and are quicker to install, but they require a level floor base.

Natural Stone Tile

Marble, granite, slate – they each have a unique, high-end look that can be incredibly striking. Stone flooring are more porous and may need sealing to prevent staining.

Hardwood and Bamboo Flooring

This hardwood option brings warmth and character to any room. Bamboo, a more recent addition to the flooring scene, is hailed for its eco-friendliness and durability.

Real wood vs. look of wood Real wood has the benefit of being able to be refinished over time, but  ‘look of wood’ tiles so convincing that you may not mind the difference.

Laminate Flooring Laminate flooring is essentially a photograph of wood (or any other material) that is covered with a protective plastic layer and mounted on composite wood.

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