When choosing your solid timber flooring houses often use a type of oak floors as they fit with the neighborhoods style and the areas culture. Though the types of oak flooring vary depending on the area, European oak floor is by far the most common. The reason behind this is European oak flooring has a subtle yet sophisticated look making it very appealing to those interested in adding a refined taste to their house during their remodel. Even if you are only interested in increasing the resell value of your house, oak flooring houses sell for much more than the cost of the investment. If you are not interested in installing oak floor buyers may also enjoy the textured look of Distressed Wood flooring. So dont be afraid to experiment and deviate from the traditional method as the distressed look may go well with the rest of your interior.
The floor is one of the most important parts of a house. The type of floor you have may not only determine the aesthetic appeal of the home in general but also how comfortable it looks and feels. Hardwood floors are some of the most popular today, maybe because they offer both benefits. Some of the options you have with this flooring are walnut, maple, oak, beech and Brazilian cherry. Engineered hardwood flooring options are also available.
Laminate floors -Laminate floors are floating floors. Laminate is fake - it looks like hardwood, but its not - its a digital picture of hardwood and it clicks together. (There are also versions that look like tile) One of the advantage of laminate is that is less expensive than hardwood - both material-wise and labor-wise and it can often be placed on top of existing flooring without needing to rip it up, so this saves more money in labor.
It can be slippery because the flooring surface is very smooth. Because of this laminate flooring should not be used in a bathroom. There is a possibility of the flooring becoming chipped. High-heeled shoes or sharp objects can scratch it. If you move appliances or heavy objects can make the flooring full of scratches and hard. Laminate flooring tends to rise in the corners, known as peaks. The flooring can even be spoiled by changes in the weather.
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