Which bathroom flooring you choose can be a difficult choice to make, as your bathroom floor will naturally encounter a lot of water spillages and humid conditions. Therefore, the flooring you choose needs to be able to withstand a harsh, bathroom environment.
If you’re finding the decision difficult to make, then keep reading to discover expert advice on which flooring materials are suitable for a bathroom and what you should take into consideration before making your final decision.
What should I consider before choosing my bathroom floor?
All bathrooms will encounter a lot of water and humidity, which are the most important things to take into consideration when choosing your bathroom flooring. In the bathroom, it is very difficult to avoid spillages, so it is especially important to make sure the flooring you choose is slip resistant, especially if you have younger children or elderly people with your home.
As well as wanting to make sure you choose the most practical and safe product, you also need to make sure you love the look of your new bathroom flooring. Many people like to go for the traditional tile effect, but now there are many other design options available, such as wood effect, mosaics and many abstract modern designs.
We are sure you will be able to fall in love with a design that also caters to the specific needs of the bathroom environment! So let’s see what material options are available!
What bathroom flooring options are available?
Bathroom Luxury Vinyl Tiles
Our number one recommendation for bathroom flooring would always be Luxury Vinyl Tiles. These are water resistant and slip resistant, which makes them perfect for an area with spillages!
Luxury Vinyl Tiles can also be installed over underfloor heating, which is a massive pro if this is something that is being considered.
Along with having all the safety and practicality features needed, Luxury Vinyl Tiles are available in all different shapes, colours, sizes and designs, and certain brands such as Amtico even offer a bespoke design service, so you can create bathroom flooring that is one of a kind! View Best at Flooring’s full range of Luxury Vinyl Flooring.
Palio Express by Karndean water resistant laminate flooring
Most laminates can be used in a bathroom, but come with the risk of the water soaking into the boards and causing issues with warping and problems to the design layer. But now we have Palio Express by Karndean, which is the perfect laminate product for your bathroom!
Palio Express is one of the best water resistant laminate in the market, which is perfect for residential and commercial properties. So, whether the spillages are small from children splashing in the bathtub, Palio Express will be able to cope with all of this, which just puts your mind at ease.
The range consists of warm wood colours and also modern tile effect designs, so chances are you will find something suitable for your bathroom.
View Best at Flooring’s full range of Palio Express by Karndean.
Quick Step Water Resistant Laminate
Although these ranges are not 100% waterproof, they are water resistant, and with the use of Quick Step’s HydroSeal water-repellent coating, they can withstand sitting water for up to 24 hours.
The ranges which are manufactured using the HydroSeal coating include; Cascada, Impressive, Impressive Ultra, Majestic, Eligna. These ranges include both modern and traditional wood effect designs, making it nice and simple to find a product which will complement your interior.