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