If you’re remodeling your bathroom, it’s crucial to explore your bathroom flooring options! After all, water, steam, and condensation can be tough on certain materials. But, while there are durable and beautiful options, how do you know which will work best for your home? Here are a few of our favorites to help you choose.
Porcelain or Ceramic Tile
Porcelain and ceramic tile are classic bathroom flooring options—for good reason! They’re waterproof, durable, and come in many sizes, styles, shapes, and colors that can mimic luxury materials. Since there are so many different kinds to choose from, they easily fit in with any décor and can be more neutral or a statement piece. While these types of bathroom flooring can be cold on your feet, they can also be installed with radiant, under-floor heating.
It’s also worth mentioning that even though ceramic and porcelain tiles are similar, they are not identical. Porcelain is made from more refined clay and fired at a higher temperature, so it’s less porous and even stronger than traditional ceramic.
Natural stone will instantly add a luxurious feel to your bathroom—and it can increase your resale property value! There are also a few options to choose from, from slate to limestone or marble, that can fit in well with your overall design. These bathroom flooring options are not entirely water-tight, so consider the amount of maintenance that may go into resealing your stone. They also tend to get cold, but like ceramic and porcelain, they can be used with a sub-floor radiant heating system. You can also opt to get a more textured stone since polished stone can be slick.
Recently, vinyl has become one of the most popular bathroom flooring options. There are many benefits, including water resistance, easy installation process, and cost-effectiveness. Because of its growing popularity, vinyl comes in an almost limitless array of styles, colors, sizes, etc. From planks and tiles to sheets, you have a lot of options for customization. While vinyl is a durable material, it can develop wear over time, like bumps, curls, or gaps between planks and tiles, and can be pierced with something sharp. However, this material is so cost-effective that it’s simple to peel up a tile and replace it when you need to. If you opt for vinyl would recommend buying a few extra pieces to have just in case.
Kitchen and Bathroom Remodeling from Kenwood Kitchens
Ready to get started on your next kitchen, bathroom, or closet project? Kenwood Kitchens can help. Since opening its doors in 1974, Kenwood Kitchens has made a name for itself throughout Maryland as a complete kitchen and bathroom remodeling firm.
We want our clients to get what they deserve: a quality installation with quality products at a fair price. Contact our expert planners today for a free consultation about your dream project.
Our showrooms are unparalleled, each has over a dozen full models for you to explore. With showrooms located in Lutherville, Abingdon, Columbia, or Annapolis, Maryland, Kenwood Kitchens is the place for all of your kitchen and bathroom needs. Don’t hesitate to give us a call at (800) 211-8394.