People often neglect all the flooring options available in the market and just go for Marble or Tile Flooring, but why, because people are unaware of the fact that there are lots of flooring options available some are well known and others are not. Flooring is an important part of the house, it contrasts all four walls and the ceiling therefore it is important to select the best for your house interiors
Different types of flooring have different advantages and disadvantages of their own in terms of, appearance, quality, budget, and durability. In general, households use, wooden flooring in some areas such as Master Bedroom, Granite in driveways and pathways, commonly used tiles in bathrooms, and Marble for a lavish look in the living area or the main connecting room where most of the gatherings happen.
Flooring Type 1: Vitrified Tiles
Vitrified tiles are one of the most common and durable options for flooring. It is also most commonly used because of its texture, lesser rate of water absorption, aesthetic look, and longevity. Vitrified tiles are available in different finishes such as matt, gloss, and anti-slip finishes. In general, they are affordable and can cost you approximately Rs 120-150/sqft with installation. Installation costs can vary as per the location and other factors.
Flooring Type 2: Granite
Granite Stone; is very famous in India and commonly used in driveways, or pathways because of its texture. Granite is kind of a natural stone and comes in various colors and patterns. It is highly durable and stain resistant. Granite gives a sophisticated look to your floor and can enhance the beauty of the whole area. It is easy to use and maintain and only requires protection from nailed objects. It is the best flooring type in India and is affordable in Cost. Granite installation including the labor can cost you approximately Rs 150 to 200 Rs per sqft and granite will itself cost you approx. 200rs to 1500 rs per sqft.
Flooring Type 3: Marble
Marble is used as flooring in various parts of India very frequently to give the flooring a more lavish feel. They can be maintained easily and are available in light colors. They are highly porous and can turn yellow over time if used with low-quality stone. They are expensive in cost and give a luxurious feel to the house.
Flooring Type 4: Wooden Flooring
In wooden flooring, people use wooden planks and strips and then set them on the floor. They are high maintenance but popular because of their substantial nature. They are available in the market in all-natural wooden shades and can enhance the beauty of any kind of interior theme. They are popular nowadays but comparatively more expensive than other flooring. They are not easily destructible but can create unusual noise when cracked or torn.
Flooring Type 5: Laminate
Laminate flooring is gaining rapid popularity across the globe. Laminates are available in various patterns, textures, and colors therefore they are preferred over other flooring. Comparatively affordable laminates provide long-lasting durability as well, but once damaged it is of no use. It has to be entirely replaced in case damaged as it can’t be fixed or polished again. Laminates also safeguard the floor from stains because of their epic stain resistance capability. While purchasing laminate does take care of the texture, better to ask for an anti-slip finish type.