Usage governs the flooring ideas for the bathroom. But there are few important things worth considering for bathroom flooring. It should be anti-skid, not slippery, be durable and easy to maintain and clean. Moisture is the most important factor to be kept in mind. Generally, people prefer a flooring option that is low maintenance and hygienic. Fortunately, there are several options when it comes to covering the bathroom floor. New Bathrooms.
Types of Bathroom Flooring
Ceramic Tile: Ceramic type tile is the popular choice for most people for the bathroom. These days wide variations – sizes, shapes, matte decorated are available in ceramic tiles. Advantages:
- creates a smooth and solid surface and is easy to clean.
- Remain looking new for several years.
- Unlike other types flooring, ceramic tiles require minimal maintenance – just a quick cleaning with same type of cleaners used in kitchen.
Marble Flooring: Marble type is considered as the ideal material for the bathroom flooringe. The use of marble is also a popular option for bathroom flooring. It has own natural multicolor, wide varieties and original drawings on each piece. Marble adds a bit of luxury to the bathroom. The designer has the unlimited possibilities of using this material. Even though more expensive compared to some other types of bathroom flooring, using marble can be perceived as a home investment that your family generations enjoy.
Wood Flooring: Wood flooring accounts for some different types of bathroom flooring. Hardwoods such as oak or pine are commonly used when a wood floor is desirable. Some newer types of wood gives a simple elegance that is a ideal neutral background for you to decorate. The wood is treated and sealed to create a solid barrier that does not allow dirt and grime to seep into the grain of the wood. In case of laminated flooring which has the appearance of wood flooring, the laminated versions are sealed to prevent seepage of water into cracks.
Economic Sheet or Vinyl Tile: Low price and ease of installation are the key assets of this tile that made the choice for most homeowners. There are a number of different styles and levels of quality to vinyl floor covering. Because it is such an excellent water barrier, vinyl type of flooring is commonly seen in kitchens, bathrooms and laundry rooms. More over modern vinyl tiles require minimal maintenance.
Please call us for knowing more about bathroom flooring options for your Long Island remodeling project.