Tips For Choosing The Right Flooring For Your House

Your flooring makes a pretty big impact on the way your home looks.

Naturally you want your floors to meld with the look of the rest of your house and be attractive and durable at the same time.

If you’re considering new flooring on the Gold Coast, there is a whole range of options at Totally Flooring GC.

That includes carpet, tile, wood and laminate. Use the following considerations to help guide your choice.

Consider Your Preferences

One of the biggest things to consider when you choose flooring for your home is your personal style and what you like best.

In addition to the kind of flooring you want, whether that’s tile or wood, you should also take into account the colours, patterns and styles you like best.

Maybe you want a neutral grey tile for your entryway or a parquet pattern for your dining room.

Have a look at what’s available to help guide you on the right path toward choosing what you’ll love seeing in each room of your house.

Your Lifestyle Plays Role

How you use each room should play a role in what flooring you choose as well.

Do you have kids and pets? You may want to consider tile, which can withstand heavy foot traffic and the spills and messes that go with having children and animals in your home.

If you stand a lot in a given room, say the kitchen while you cook, you may want something that isn’t as hard as tile for comfort reasons.

If you have a room you don’t use as often or that is more for looks than function, consider doing something a bit fancier that might not withstand higher use areas.

Think About Your Budget

Obviously, the amount of money you have to spend on your flooring plays a big role in your final decision.

Put together your budget so that you have a number you’re comfortable with before you get started.

Once you know what you want to spend, you can determine the cost per square footage of the room you’re choosing flooring for.

This allows you to choose something that you can afford, but that you also like.

Make sure you factor in the cost of under floor materials and the tools and items necessary to properly lay the flooring.

Make sure you have a bit of wiggle room too, just in case.

If you need new flooring on the Gold Coast, we’re here to help.

Browse our range online or give us a call.

Of course, we’re happy if you want to pop into our showroom to discuss your flooring project.