How to Choose the Right Flooring for Your Home

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How to Choose the Right Flooring for Your Home

Flooring is often overlooked when people are choosing the style and finish of their homes, but it can really contribute to great looks and a welcoming, comfortable home. This is an area where you have various choices, from patterned rugs to simple, elegant wood flooring.  So what should you choose for the floors in your house?

Different floorings have different benefits, so let’s take a look at some options and why they could work for you.

Wood

Wooden floors are a great way to add simple style to your home and a fantastic way to achieve a natural look. As long as you choose good quality wooden flooring your home will be sure to benefit from it. Opt for your favorite wood from pine to mahogany or rosewood for the tone that best suits your colour scheme.

Stone

Stone flooring is another obviously hard wearing option for flooring that requires very little maintenance. As with wood there are various shades you can choose from with stone flooring and again like wood it gives a lovely natural finish.

Carpet

For comfort, coziness and warmth a carpet is your best bet. A nice thick carpet makes a living room extra welcoming and is very comfortable to walk on in socks or bare feet. A multitude of colors and patterns can be chosen too to suit your taste and the style of your home perfectly.

Rugs

Rugs offer the colors, patterns and comfort of carpets but they can be used to brighten up a room with wood or stone floors. A good rug can really tie a room together and is a truly versatile option to enhance your flooring. They are also available at various prices from very expensive to very affordable, so every home should be able to acquire one or two.

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