Remodeling your home with the help of Samcon by taking out those old flat panel doors, floor, plain baseboards, and outdated window trims. Hanging new doors, installing some fancier baseboards and maybe even crown mouldings, will greatly enhance the look of your home.

When it comes to choosing to the floor for your home, you know you’re facing a pretty big decision. It is a big surface area that you are trying to cover and what you will choose will have an impact on the overall appearance of the room.

Here are various types of flooring and where they would be best placed in your home.

Laminate

Sturdy laminate can resist warping, and the tough plastic layer can shrug off any scuffs and scratches. It can mimic any type of flooring, such as wood and ceramic. It is easy to install. However, the super hard surface can feel artificial, and it could be slippery when wet.
Laminate is best for living areas, kitchens and playrooms.

Hardwood

It’s a highly sought-after type of flooring that is durable and can be refinished multiple times. However, it can be susceptible to moisture, which makes it less than ideal to have in bathrooms, laundry rooms, and basements.
Hardwood is best for main living areas, hallways and kitchens.

Vinyl

Tough vinyl flooring is impervious to water and the construction of it feels good underfoot. This flooring can mimic real wood and tile. However, vinyl still gives off that synthetic look and it is not exactly eco-friendly.

Bamboo

Although bamboo is not wood flooring, it has a similar warmth and beauty to it. It has hard flooring, but you can look for the best quality types to ensure its durability. It is also environmentally friendly since it is renewable. The cheaper varieties of bamboo are prone to dents and scratches.
Bamboo is best for main living areas, kitchens and family rooms.

Ceramic Tile

Ceramic tile flooring comes in a wide variety of colors and styles. It can be durable when the ceramic is glazed, and it is also impervious to moisture, stains, and scratches. To some, the hardness of ceramic tile is not their preference, and the grout lines do require constant maintenance.
Ceramic tile is best for kitchens, bathrooms, and sunrooms.

Cork

Cork flooring is a renewable product, which makes it eco-friendly. It has a warm and vibrant look and it is naturally resilient, making it feel good underfoot. It can come as tiles or planks, depending on the preference of the owner. However, sharp objects can tear it, and it needs to be refinished with sealers on a regular basis. It is also susceptible to moisture, so keep this flooring out of bathrooms and laundry rooms.
Cork flooring is best for living areas, kitchens, bedrooms and playrooms.

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