Today’s bathrooms are artistically decorated and often reflect the owner’s personal taste. The ultimate goal is to create a cozy room that will create a welcoming ambiance for you, when you retire for the day. Of all the bathroom furnishings, bathroom flooring is one that has a great impact upon the bathroom decor. Bathroom flooring is also one of the essential elements of a renovation project. Far and away the most popular option for the bathroom is ceramic tile. When installed properly, the tile creates a smooth and solid surface that is easy to clean and will remain looking new for many years. While some different types of bathroom flooring require a great deal of maintenance, ceramic tile requires nothing more than a quick cleaning with the same types of cleansers used for the kitchen tile. While the installation process involves setting and grouting the floor, the end result is well worth the effort.
On the other hand, wood floors in the bathroom may be a concern for some home buyers. Wood can be used successfully as bathroom flooring, yet spills have to be cleaned up immediately. If a wood floor is going to be used in a bathroom, it should be hardwood rather than softwood because softer wood absorbs moisture more easily. Some popular types of hardwood flooring include walnut, maple, cherry, oak and hickory. Another choices of great bathroom flooring including laminate, vinyl, and stone floors. Choose the best for your bathroom according the pros and cons.