What’s the Best Flooring for Your Condo? — Buying Guide Included

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Condo owners are always on the lookout for different ways to improve their unit. And one of the things they always consider in their condo renovation is to change the flooring material.

Today, our team will talk about the best flooring options for your condo. Below are great options for you to check out.

7 Best Condo Floorings

Cork

Cork is derived from cork oak and made with natural materials. It’s easy to clean and maintain, perfect for anyone with a busy lifestyle. Not to mention, this type of flooring is better than other non-natural materials out there.

However, using cork has some drawbacks. For one, it’s a pricey option and tricky to install on your own. You’ll need to hire a professional to help you out.

Hardwood

Hardwood flooring always makes an excellent choice compared to other common flooring options.  

wooden stool on hardwood floor

It is milled from a single layer of timber, which gives that elegant and earthy feeling. Hardwood flooring is also one of the most durable options out there and it can last you a lifetime. 

However, this is one of the most expensive options out there, making it not as accessible compared to other materials.

Carpet

Carpet floorings are pretty standard. The beauty of using carpets as floor covering is the different styles and designs you can choose. It can even go over uneven subfloors; you’ve got nothing to worry about!

feet on carpeted floor

However, this material isn’t always the best option for high-traffic areas because it’s hard to clean. It can absorb water pretty quickly, and it’s not stain-resistant. Therefore, you need to be careful with where you plan to use this flooring type.

Engineered Hardwood

Engineered hardwood is a lot more durable compared to solid wood and other regular wood floors. It’s an excellent option for condos with frequent temperature changes.

Engineered wood looks like real wood, and you can use it practically anywhere in your condominium. Do note this material is susceptible to water damage. Don’t leave any spillage for too long to avoid the material from getting damaged any further.

Laminated

Laminate flooring always makes an elegant choice. It’s highly affordable and can transform condos into one sleek and beautiful living space.

ball on laminated flooring

This material is highly scratch-resistant, easy to maintain, and soundproof. It is one of the flooring options out there that comes with excellent qualities. The only drawback with laminated boards is that they aren’t the most durable option out there.

Tile

Ceramic tiles always make an excellent option for your bathroom and kitchen. You can choose between granite, ceramic, and more!

A small water spillage won’t cause you a headache, and all you have to do is wipe it. The only drawback with tiles is it doesn’t perform well in a colder climate. It can’t retain heat, and you’ll need to install heating elements under your tiles to make sure it holds well.

Concrete

In recent years, concrete floors have been one of the most popular options. It’s simple, modern, and elegant. Concrete flooring comes in different styles and designs to choose from. You’ve got radiant floors, acid-stained, and more!

puppy sleeping on concrete floor

The beauty of cement flooring is they’re extremely durable, versatile, affordable, and virtually maintenance-free. Your concrete floor will always look good.

(Weighing in whether to buy a condo? Well, we listed the pros and cons of living in condo here to help you with your decision)

FAQ

Can you change flooring in a condo?

Yes, you can change the flooring in your condo. Just be mindful of the policies of your HOA. Also, our team recommends you seek professionals help for installation. You can eliminate a lot of errors and save you the unnecessary cost in the future.

What color flooring is in style?

The colour flooring in style right now is light neutral tones and dark cozy tones.

Light tones always help with making space look bigger. In contrast, dark tones can transform a big room into something more homey and cosy.

What is the best flooring for a beach condo?

The best flooring for a beach condo are the crowd favorites: laminate, engineered hardwood, tile, and even hardwood. These flooring types generally help with tying up your overall look!

What color floors make the room look bigger?

The floor colors that makes a room look bigger consists of light tones. Want flooring ideas? Try colors like cream, cool gray, stark white, light taupe, blush pink, earthly ochre, and even sea green.

Is it better to have carpet or hardwood floors in bedrooms?

It’s always better to use hardwood [1] in bedrooms than regular carpeting. Although it’s one of the most expensive flooring options out there than the standard carpeting, you can enjoy many benefits with using it. It looks exquisite, easy to clean, and highly durable. 

Conclusion

Now that you’re familiar with the best flooring for a condo, all you need to do is to start your renovating project and get creative with the right flooring of your choice. These excellent options are almost available everywhere, so starting your creativity project involving your condo refurbishments and new floor is made easy.

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