What should you put on your floor?
Read this Flooring Information Guide to decide whether carpets, wood or laminate flooring, tiles or vinyl, are best for you.
Look at hints, tips and helpful advice for your flooring purchase.
Read this before you buy anything
Our Flooring Information Guide
You also need to consider the materials that you want for your flooring...
Of course we all want a quality floor, but we do need to weigh this against cost too.
Particularly for high traffic areas, like halls, stairs and kitchens, you do need to make sure that your flooring is durable - hard wearing and long-lasting.
It will likely get a lot of wear and tear, so you want to make sure that your flooring can stand up to it.
A more expensive flooring choice might actually work out the better option here - if it lasts longer, you won't need to replace it so soon...
...if it lasts twice as long as a cheaper option, you could sensibly spend twice as much on it.
You should also make sure that your chosen flooring is appropriate for the room you want to use it in.
Our flooring information guide, will hopefully be able to help you with this...
Think about Materials
...and however clean you actually keep your home, carpets in kitchens, and especially bathrooms, always have unhygienic perceptions attached to them...
...which again, isn't the kind of association you want people to be making about your home!
There's lots to consider when choosing your ideal flooring, so do take your time over it, read over our helpful flooring information, and make the right decision!
What sort of flooring information do you need?
Floor covering for Stairs
Ever wondered about the difference between hessian or felt-backed carpets? Jane asked the question - read the conclusion, here...
Laminate or Wood Flooring
Trying to decide between laminate vs wood flooring? Get practical information and advice here.
Tiles and Vinyl Flooring
What about vinyl flooring and tiles? Get tiling and flooring information here.
Why not try something very new, and totally versatile? Have a look at this concrete flooring idea - concrete is not just for outside these days!
Readers' Flooring Q&A
Andrea asks about what color flooring she should use in her Craftsman style home
Daniel asks about which color and tone of carpet to use with dark wood flooring
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