Three Waterproof Flooring Options
Here are the most popular waterproof flooring options for that space in your house that gets wet.
So you’ve got a room in your house that is liable to get wet, and you’re wondering what are good flooring options for this area. Whether it’s the kitchen, bathroom, basement, or a mud room, there are excellent choices in the market to choose. And the great thing is, these are also among the most affordable ones too. Here are the most popular waterproof flooring options.
• Vinyl - This type of flooring offers a lot of variety. Vinyl can be purchased as tiles, rolls, or planks and the colors and designs available are almost never ending. It’s easy to maintain, and almost impervious to staining. It’s very easy to install and is quite comfortable to walk on. Solid roll vinyl is extremely waterproof, tiles and planks can be too when installing with one of the available sealants. It’s one of the best choices.
• Linoleum - If you’re environmentally conscious, this may be the right choice for you. Linoleum is made entirely with natural materials, specifically linseed oil and powdered stone, along with other ingredients to create designs and colors. It can even be recycled. It’s been around for about 150 years. It’s very durable, and with care can last for as long as 40 years. It’s affordable and can be found in as many different types as vinyl. It’s also one of the most efficient of waterproof flooring choices.
• Tile - Ceramic and porcelain tile is impervious to water and moisture, as are many varieties of stone tile. With tile, the crevices between the pieces must be filled with a waterproof grout to prevent leakage. Tile comes in many beautiful varieties, is extremely durable, easy to clean, and is an excellent waterproof flooring choice for bathrooms and kitchens.
To learn more about all of your waterproof flooring options, consult with one of our flooring professionals for more information.