Flooring is an integral part when you are making your dream home. Cement is the base at which the whole décor and your home will stand. In this post, we shall give you a brief about the types of flooring and their characteristics. It will help you in understanding which household flooring will be the best option for the particular need you have. Shedding light in the types of flooring, in general categorization, the household flooring is divided into three main categories that are Hard and Medium flooring and the soft flooring. Each category has its characteristics and useful purpose. In each class, you will find different flooring options. Each of the flooring options has its pros and cons.
The important thing while choosing to the floor is as per your need, preference and the whole décor and look you desire for home or a particular room.
Hard Flooring: as the name is suggesting the flooring is hard, that is hard wearing, this flooring option is extremely durable, and suits all the areas and in the rooms for the house. Examples are:
Natural stones flooring
All types of tiles are hard flooring which ceramic
The pros and cons are these floorings are a bit noisy to walk, in case you drop something even the downstairs neighbor will know about it. They are quite cold to walk barefoot and are not easy to keep clean.
Medium: linoleum, vinyl floorings are the examples which are medium hard flooring. It’s easy to maintain and handle drops and spilling quite well. These types of flooring offer flexibility and are warm underfoot. These medium floorings are natural in cleaning and maintenance.
Soft flooring is the Carpet which covers the floor, woven and felted from the natural fibers or human-made fibers. The Fitted carpet is attaching to floor structure, extending to the wall to wall and cannot be moved from one place to another. There is underlay which is for extending the carpet life and also improves comfort. Carpet needs proper cleaning and maintenance.