Types of Flooring

Types of Flooring


Carpet is one of the most popular choices as it is durable and very versatile. Carpet makes the floor comfortable and is especially good for kids to play on. Carpet can make the room feel luxurious and homey while also keeping the rooms warmer in winter, creates sound insulation, saves energy and is comfy to walk on.

Hardwood Floorboards

Hardwood flooring  is definitely one of the most favoured types of flooring. Wooden floorboards are very durable as it is made out of a long-lasting product that is very resistant to wear and tear. Not only is it enduring but it also beautiful, as it can be made out of the following wooden materials; maple, cherry, oak, pine, hickory, birch, and walnut for example.

Floor Tiles

Floor tiles are another popular choice for homeowners particularly ceramic and porcelain tiles. If you are after a denser and water-resistant option, porcelain tiles would be the best choice and are suitable for both indoors and outdoors areas. Ceramic tiles are best for the interior of bathrooms or laundries and are very easy to install.(https://www.gulvxtra.no)

Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring is one of the most cost-effective forms of flooring available. It is strong and durable that can resist most burns and chips and is an excellent choice for the busiest rooms in your house. However, laminate flooring can be scratched easily. Despite this, it is easier to install and maintain and accordingly has become a very popular choice for many people. Furthermore, there is a huge variety of laminate designs with different colours, finishes, textures and grains, that can suit any room in your house.(https://www.gulvxtra.no/Tarkett)

Vinyl Flooring

Vinyl is another cheap and low maintenance option for flooring. Not only is it durable to wear and tears such as scratches, it also highly water resistant therefore can be used in any room in the household such as the kitchen, bathrooms and the laundry. Vinyl flooring is easy to install and can even be installed over the top of other floor types. (https://www.gulvxtra.no/Laminat)