Laminate may be the best option if you like the look of wood but are looking for something cost effective and easy to install. It is easier to take care of then wood floors. It is durable and kid-friendly.
Wood is a great option. It fits in nicely with any design or style that you have throughout your house. It will give any room a nice warm feeling. Please remember there will be maintenance if you choose wood floors. Consider this when deciding which type of wood you would prefer . Some are more durable then others. Wood is nice and easy on the back compared to stone or marble floors.
Ceramic tile is a great choice for a kitchen. It is very durable and comes in many textures and colors to go with almost any design. There is some maintenance however when it comes to keeping the grout clean.
Here are some tips on keeping the grout clean:
Slate is a beautiful choice, but while slate is really aesthetically pleasing, but is very pourous. There will be some special maintenance to keep it clean.
Here are some tips on taking care of your slate floors.
Environmentally Friendly Floors
Here are some things to consider:
- Using recycled flooring reduces our dependency on oil.
- Recycled flooring can last longer than conventional flooring.
- Using Eco Friendly Flooring will contribute to a better world.
- This type of flooring is safer for your family and environment.
Cork and Bamboo are great floors to choose if you are trying to be "green."