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What are the best flooring options for your bedroom?

carpet in bedroomWhat kind of bedroom flooring is best for your home? The answer: depends on what you want, and what the purpose for that bedroom is. For example, if you’re using the bedroom as an office with a rolling chair, a hard and smooth surface works best so you can move around at your desk. So what’s the best flooring options for your bedroom? Here’s some of the most common, and a few unique flooring ideas for your bedroom:

Hardwood

Pros: Beautiful, INCREDIBLY durable, perfect for high traffic areas, adds value to your home

Cons: Water spills can damage (be careful if you want to extend the wood floor into your bathroom or in a kid’s room), price, can feel cold on your feet, requires protection on furniture to prevent scratches

Carpet

Pros: Durable, soft to the feet, can take high-traffic areas (make sure you buy the right high-traffic carpet)

Cons: Not as easy to clean as hard floors, requires annual carpet cleaning, can be challenging to clean with pets

Tile

Pros: Can look like wood, easy to clean, durable, can feel very warm if over radiant/underfloor heating, perfect for installing in a master bedroom and bathroom, can take high-traffic

Cons: Very cold without radiant/underfloor heating (would not recommend installation in a bedroom without)

Radiant flooring (underfloor heating that warms your feet under the floor)

Pros: Very warm to your feet

Cons: Price, still have to purchase flooring to put over the top, can be expensive to run

Luxury vinyl

Pros: Looks just like wood, can be installed as a do-it-yourself project, VERY durable, can take high-traffic like a pro

Cons: Cold to the feet

Laminate

Pros: Looks just like wood, very affordable, can be installed as a do-it-yourself project, very durable, perfect for high-traffic areas

Cons: Can scratch, does not take water spills very well

Do you have any other questions or want to see your options for bedroom flooring? Email us or ask your questions on Facebook. You can also visit one of our Y’s Way Flooring location, where our experts can help you decide the best option, and give you design ideas for your bedroom. If you want a flooring product that you can install yourself, visit our Lake Mills location where you can purchase flooring in bulk to install. We’ll give you the information, and the flooring, that’s best for your bedroom and your budget.