Designing a bathroom in accordance to your distinctive style can be a very satisfying experience. There are numerous styles of flooring options for the bathrooms that can offer both durability as well as aesthetic appeal. The most essential component of bathroom flooring is its resistance to moisture and being skid free at the same time.
Stone or Tile Flooring
Natural stone or ceramic tiles are the most popular option for bathroom flooring. Tiles have been used for times immemorial due to their being durable, stain resistant and waterproof. A textured tile that is slip resistant will be a very practical choice to avoid slip and fall accidents. Tiles should be installed over floor heating system so that they do not feel cold underfoot.
Vinyl Sheet Flooring
Vinyl flooring is an excellent choice for a bathroom due to its superior water resistant property. It is stain proof and very easy to clean besides being very easy on your pocket. For a longer life vinyl is engineered with fiberglass structure. Vinyl has a felt or foam backing that gives a soft feel under your feet and will also prevent any slip and fall accidents. Vinyl flooring comes in such striking designs that capture the enhanced dimensions of hardwood and stone.
Engineered Wooden / Laminate Flooring
Engineered wood is actually real wood veneer plywood that is capable of resisting humidity better than solid wood so is a feasible option when designing a half bath or powder room. Laminated wood on the other hand gives the look of wood but is budget friendly and resistant to scratches and stains. On the whole hardwood floors are a classic and timeless choice for a bathroom. Cork and bamboo are other options for bathroom flooring that can be easily installed while being easy on your budget.
Once the bathroom flooring has been installed a right bath rug is a necessary accessory. Bath rugs made of cotton, recycled yarn or organic cotton are excellent for any floor space in the bathroom, whether it is in front of the mirror or near the bathtub or the shower. These durable rugs are made of a highly absorbent material that is very soft underfoot and keep the bathroom floors in good condition and also prevent accidents. Bath rugs if matched with shower curtains will complete the look and design of your bathroom.