Selecting the Right Bathroom Flooring

American Flooring offers a variety of choices for your bathroom flooring needs, including Ceramic Tile, Laminate, Hardwood, Vinyl, and even Carpet! Check out this article from Heather J. Paper at HGTV to learn more about your bathroom flooring choices.

Carpet in the bathroom? You bet! Our expert shares advice on flooring options that are powder-room friendly.

When choosing the right flooring for a bathroom, there’s more to keep in mind than personal style. Some very specific factors come into play: Is your flooring, for instance, impervious to water? Will it stain easily when makeup takes a spill? Is it safe when walking across with wet feet? Given those considerations, here are some of the top contenders in bathroom floor surfaces:

Carpet: Many people think that carpet isn’t a reasonable option for potentially waterlogged bathrooms. However, all you need to do is make some careful choices. As long as your carpet is water-, mildew- and stain-resistant — with a backing that doesn’t allow water to seep into the pad — you’re good to go. And it’s worth looking for options within those parameters. Not only does carpet provide softness and warmth underfoot, but the color and pattern options are practically limitless, too.

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February 4, 2011 News