If you’re looking to renovate a home or taking a look at new places to live, you should know the pros and cons of various flooring types. This visual guide covers nine different flooring types and how they rate when it comes to cost, durability, difficulty of installation, and how easy they are to clean.
The guide comes from Direct Buy, and lays out the pros and cons for ceramic or porcelain tile, floating wood tile, carpet, hardwood, engineered wood, bamboo, cork, stone, an vinyl flooring. Installing flooring can be an incredibly difficult task to take on, so it helps to know what you’re getting into, and whether the flooring type you like is actually worth it.
One type might be easy to install, but is hard to clean. Another might be durable and easy to install, but is more expensive. Check the guide below to see what flooring might be best for you and your home.