Tag: Flooring

Hardwood or Laminate Flooring? Which Floor Is Better?

How to choose hardwood or laminate flooring: Hardwood flooring is one of the most popular types of flooring. But, it can be expensive to install and maintain. That’s where laminate flooring options fill the gap. Laminate flooring offers the same …

Types of Commercial Flooring

The 6 main types of commercial flooring used in buildings are terrazzo, quarry tile, vinyl tile, epoxy flooring, carpet, and rubber flooring. Terrazzo Flooring Terrazzo is the most durable flooring material used for commercial buildings. Not only is it durable, …

Types of Synthetic Flooring Materials

Synthetic flooring material is made by combining man-made substances with natural substances. Different types of synthetic flooring materials include laminate floors, vinyl, linoleum, and rubber. Synthetic floors can be sheets, planks, or tiles of material. Laminate Floors Laminate flooring is …

9 Main Types of Carpet Materials

The 9 main types of carpet materials are wool, silk, cotton, linen, Tencel, jute, bamboo, polypropylene, and nylon. As can be seen, carpet fibers can be animal fabrics, plant-made fabrics, and synthetic fabrics. Wool Wool is the most popular type …

6 Main Types of Carpets

The 6 main types of carpets are woven carpets, needle felt carpets, knotted carpets, tufted carpets, flatweave carpets, and the hooked rug. Popular carpet materials are nylon, polyester, acrylic, and wool. Main Carpet Types Woven Carpet Woven carpets are made …

12 Main Types of Tiles

The 12 main types of tiles are ceramic tiles, porcelain tiles, glass tiles, cement tiles, marble tiles, mosaic tiles, granite tiles, limestone tiles, travertine tiles, quarry tiles, metal tiles, and resin tiles. Ceramic Tiles The most popular type of flooring …

6 Main Types of Rubber Flooring

The three main types of rubber flooring are sheeted rubber floors, tiled rubber floors, and matted rubber floors. They can be made using recycled rubber, synthetic rubber, or natural rubber. This type of flooring is easy to maintain and very …

The 6 Main Types of Stone Flooring

The most popular natural stone flooring types are slate, marble, limestone, travertine, granite, and sandstone. Each type of stone flooring has different properties and uses. Stone flooring costs between $2 – $10 per sq. ft. The average cost is $6 per …

5 Main Types of Concrete Flooring

The 5 main types of concrete flooring are stained concrete, epoxy, overlays, polished concrete, and quartz. Each of the different concrete flooring types has specific purposes. Stained Concrete Flooring Stained concrete floors can be outside or indoors. Exterior stained concrete …

3 Main Types of Tigerwood

The three main types of tigerwood are Lovoa Trichilioides, Goncalo Alves, and Astronium Fraxinifolium. Different species of tigerwood have several names such as African walnut, Brazilian Koa, Zorrowood, Congowood, and Bototo. Tigerwood has a modest tan brown color with a …

3 Main Types of Vinyl Flooring

The three main types of vinyl flooring are vinyl planks, vinyl sheet, and peel and stick (tile) vinyl flooring. This type of flooring is can be wood-look embossed planks to ceramic-look tiles. Vinyl flooring is also available in a wide …

13 Main Types of Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood for flooring can be of several types of wood. For example, the most popular types of hardwood species are cherry, walnut, and oak. But, there are 9 other wooden flooring types. There are two main types of hardwood floors: …

5 Main Types of Bamboo Flooring

There are 5 main types of bamboo flooring: Solid strand bamboo, solid strand “floating” bamboo, tongue and groove engineered bamboo, click-lock engineered bamboo, and solid horizontal and vertical bamboo. Solid Strand Bamboo Solid strand bamboo (tongue and glue) is perfect …

15 Different Types of Flooring Explained

The 15 different types of flooring include popular choices like tile flooring, hardwood flooring, and concrete flooring. But, floor types such as glass, marble, and rubber are on the rise. Here are the main types of floors for your home …