If you are looking to either build a new home or just renovation of the existing one and you have a complete carte blanche in your flooring options, two of the most common options are probably wood and tiles. While both solutions have their pros and cons, choosing between them can be a tough decision. While writing this article, we tried to offer you a general description of both floor coverings as well as ideas for different situations in which one can work better than the other.
If you've carried out a flooring research at this stage, you will know that there's a fair amount of wooden flooring options on the market these days. From economical solid wood to top-notch engineered wood flooring, there's something for everyone, either on High Street or on the net. When it comes to selecting a wooden floor that could best work for your project, the key questions to ask yourself are: Is the temperature and/or moisture in your room significantly and regularly fluctuate? Do you have underfloor heating in your room? If the answer to one of the two questions is yes, then your best option is definitely a wooden floor. If no, you can choose between solid or engineered wood flooring.
• It's very affordable. • Available in different types, qualities, colors and sizes of planks so you can make almost any type of interior look like what you expect. • It's easy to maintain • It has stood the test of time, A preferred choice in many French chateaus, as well as in magnificent homes. • Depending on your selected option, you can re-sand and refinish your floor several times during its lifetime use. • By choosing an unfinished hardwood floor, you can create what you want and even change it in the future by sanding and refinishing. • There are stunning "aged" looking wooden floors, and this will give you the look of your true legacy without waiting for centuries! • It's warm under your feet. • It looks great.
Ceramic tile flooring are very popular in the hot countries and have certainly attracted great interest in the US in recent years. Along with the ceramic tiles available in all shapes, sizes, and colors, you can again create almost any interior you expect.
• It is available in many options so you can select your ideas. • It's affordable. • It's easy to maintain • Waterproof in nature. • Suitable for DIY type installation.
• It seems to be cold under the feet. • You cannot alter it once installed, unlike wood, which can be re-sanded and re-finished. • If you have children especially babies, falling over the tiles is expected to hurt the more.
If you have trouble choosing between wood and tiles flooring for your home, why not choose tiles to be used in kitchens, bathrooms, and utility rooms or even in rooms where you want warmth under feet. Working in this way means you can really have the best of both options. For more information and Free Consultation please contact us at 408-206-0832