Time for an Update? 5 Bathroom Flooring Options to Consider

Home renovations are on the rise in 2019. Americans will invest in over 12 million projects each worth $1,000 or more.

Bathrooms are one of the most popular renovation projects. They offer a good return on investment when it's time to sell.

Are you planning a bathroom remodel? There are so many options for bathroom flooring.

Check out this guide to bathroom flooring options.

Natural Stone Tile

Natural stone is an expensive option for the bathroom. But it's also one of the best choices. There are several types, some of which include:

  • Granite
  • Marble
  • Travertine
  • Limestone

All these natural stone options are waterproof, making them perfect for the bathroom. Well-maintained natural stone lasts many years. It's durable as well as beautiful.

Natural stone also holds its value making it a great investment when it comes to selling your home.

Porcelain Tile

Porcelain tiles are another great option for the bathroom. The tiles are stylish, but also inexpensive. Certified porcelain absorbs water at a rate of 0.5% or less making the tiles quite waterproof.

There are so many types of porcelain, you'll get the exact look you want. There are porcelain tiles that look like stone or even wood.

The tiles come in a variety of shapes and sizes too.

Ceramic Tile

Ceramic is a classic bathroom choice and looks much like porcelain. Like porcelain, it's waterproof and rugged. It's long-wearing and holds up well against dents and stains.

Ceramic tilesĀ are a good choice for a busy bathroom. Avoid white grout between the tiles since grout stains and needs regular cleaning.

Ceramic is more expensive than porcelain, but it holds its value. Like porcelain, there's a large variety of sizes, colors, and textures available.

Sheet Vinyl

Sheet vinyl is practical and popular. There are so many styles available.

It's a great option for a busy bathroom. It's waterproof and tough.

It comes in large sheets making it a seam-proof option for small bathrooms. It's now also available in luxury planks.

If you're handy, you can install it yourself. But watch out for gaps, they'll ruin the floor. If you're not sure, spring for professional installation.

Sheet Linoleum

Linoleum is made from wood products such as cork. Linseed oil is another ingredient. The linseed oil means linoleum is tough, antimicrobial, and eco-friendly.

It's also water resistant as well as fire resistant.

Linoleum comes in tiles, planks, and sheets. Use sheets for the bathroom since they cover more of the floor with fewer seams. This keeps water on top of the floor where it belongs.

There are many different linoleum brands and products. You'll have this flooring for a long time. Spend a little more up front for a high-quality product.

The Best Bathroom Flooring Choices

Now you know what the best bathroom flooring choices are. It's time to decide which one works for your bathroom.

From natural stone to linoleum, there's a large variety of choices. Look at the type of bathroom and how much use it gets. Determine the look you want.

Then choose the bathroom flooring that works best for your space. Ready for a great new bathroom floor? Let's work on it together!

 

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