Your Essential Guide to Flooring

Are you confused or wondering what type of floor to use for your new home? Then this article is for you. 

The type of flooring you choose in your home is essential because it acts as a backdrop for the rest of your interior decoration scheme. The flooring is not only about the looks, but choosing the right flooring will have a practical impact on how well it performs in the future too. 

And to help you select the perfect flooring for your home and lifestyle, here’s an easy guide. 

Porcelain tiles 

Porcelain tiles are hardwearing, and they are available in a variety of different finishes and styles. They are budget-friendly and low maintenance. There price range and demand are between stone and ceramic tiles. 

Ceramic tiles 

Ceramic tiles can be made in a variety of colours and styles. It can also be designed to emulate stone which has the advantage of being lighter in weight and cheaper at the same time. 

Linoleum and vinyl 

When we think of Linoleum or vinyl, we automatically imagine flimsy yellow coverings. But to your surprise, these two materials now offer a variety of different flooring options, being extremely cheap, water-resistant, durable, and easy to maintain. Vinyl, in particular, can also mimic stone and wood. 


If you love keeping your toes on soft flooring, then the best flooring option for you is the carpeted floor. This is perfect for families with kids as it is safe, and you don’t have to worry about injuries. You can also go with carpet floor in some areas or specific areas of your house areas that are all about connection and relaxation, such as the bedrooms or guest rooms, etc. There are many carpet options like polypropylene, polyester, nylon, solution-dyed nylon, pure wool. 

Engineered timber floor 

An engineered timber floor is a multi-layered floor composed of lamination and timber veneer. Engineered timber flooring has some design benefits and practical impact, like it is more movement and water-resistant and is the best alternative to solid wood flooring. 

You can learn more about your flooring options and upgrades by contacting our Varaich Homes team.