Gorgeous Flooring Ideas for Every Area of a Modern Home

Give your home an instant makeover with new flooring! Here are some beautiful design-approved ideas!

Modern homeowners are no stranger to the trend of having different floorings for each area of the house. Skeptics may think of this as an unnecessary design choice but it a great way to improve your home’s interior.  Floorings should be compatible to what the area’s purpose is. With that being said, here are flooring ideas for every area of your modern home. 

Kitchen

The kitchen is one of the house the is constantly used morning, afternoon and night. Consider wear resistant and easy to clean flooring for this one. A decorative concrete floor option such as overlay application is the best choice. Choose a polymer-modified overlay that will provide wear resistance and aesthetic quality.


Photo: Mahowak Design Gallery

Bathroom

Bathroom flooring options need to be water resistant with minimal texture to avoid mold and mildew growth. Wouldn’t it be ridiculous to extend the hallway wood flooring to the bathroom? A time-tested option for this would be ceramic tiling. Opt for sleek styles in neutral colors to add contemporary flair to this timeless classic.

Living Room

The living room is where you welcome and entertain guests most of the time. With that being said, living room floors should be made to impress. Nothing leaves an impression like a polished marble floor. Don’t be intimidated by this idea, concrete staining can achieve this by mimicking the extravagance of polished marble for half the cost.

Photo: The Home Co.

Bedrooms

Bedrooms are made for optimum comfort to sleep and wake up to cozy mornings. Because organic materials retain a little more heat than others, wood floorings are an ideal choice. Since most of the time in the bedroom is spent on bare feet it helps that wood floors are smooth and warm to walk on. 

Patio

The patio is an oasis to homeowners who want to enjoy the outdoors without leaving the comfort of their own home. The floors should complement the elements of nature. Floorings with a subtle yet eye catching patterns in earthy tones is ideal for bringing life into it. This can be achieved with the endless material and texture options of concrete stamping.

Photo: John Kraemer & Sons

Garage

Garage floors endure heavy traffic from vehicles and have to be resistant to chemicals stored in the area. The question is, how can this be achieved without compromising aesthetic value? The answer: Epoxy floor coating. Epoxy coating can be decorative while it protects your garage floor from normal wear and tear.

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