by Todd Ellner
February 28, 2017 Interior Design

Choosing the ideal type of flooring for a particular room can be challenging: you have to achieve the perfect combination between your personal style and practicality.

Most importantly, you have to make sure that you invest in high quality materials that will last for a long time.

However, there are a few questions you have to ask yourself before rolling your sleeves up and getting to work. Knowing details such as how much traffic will there be in the room or if the floors will be exposed to moisture on a regular basis, will help you invest wisely.

Still no idea what is the best flooring option for your home? This may be helpful:

How to choose flooring for different rooms in your house



When shopping for your kitchen flooring, there are two aspects you need to pay attention to:

  • Durability: because there will be a lot of walking in the kitchen at all times of day (and even night).
  • Ease of cleaning: because out of all the rooms in your house, the kitchen floors are the most prone to get messy (but you already know that).

Some may think hardwood is an unusual choice for kitchen floors, especially now that there are so many flooring options. If you ask us, we think the opposite. Hardwood is an excellent choice for the kitchen flooring and we can prove it:

  • It is easy to maintain
  • It is available in a wide variety of colors and models
  • It makes your kitchen feel cozy
  • It is resistant to high traffic volume
  • It is beautiful

Tip: when installing hardwood flooring in your kitchen, make sure to add a good protective finish to guard them against moisture.



Getting water on your bathroom floors is inevitable and there is not much you can do to avoid it. There will be water on the floors every time you get out of the shower and you know it. Just make sure you install the best type of flooring for this particular room.

For example, ceramic or vinyl tiles are a great choice for your bathroom flooring. Working with these types of materials is relatively easy, as you can install the flooring by yourself. There is no doubt that ceramic tiles can make your bathroom look amazing.

If none of the above work for you, then you can go with an even higher-end material such as marble. You may want to call the pros for this, as installing marble flooring is a job that requires skills and knowledge. It is a big investment, so you want to make sure everything goes as planned in the installation process.

Living spaces


Choosing the floors for the rest of the living space in your home is a matter of personal choice. Some people think tile is the best flooring option, others prefer hardwood or carpet. There are people who combine all three options because they can not decide which looks best.

If you are looking to create a warm, cozy atmosphere throughout your house, our advice as professionals is to choose hardwood floors. This type of flooring has a natural beauty and elegance. It is a high quality material and it never gets out of style, thus adding value to your home.

Key Takeaway

Flooring equals big investment, so you want to make sure you choose a long lasting, high quality product. Your flooring choice means combining your personal style with your needs, thus creating a warm atmosphere in the entire house.

Schedule a consultation

If you are going through a renovation process, Gialluisi Custom Homes is ready to help. Our professional teams of designers and dedicated workers will get the work done in no time. You will absolutely love your new floors.

You can also check out our homes for sale  in Westfield and the surrounding areas.

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Enjoy the benefits of our Built To Suit program:

  • Build your home on a lot you already have (or we can help you find the perfect one)
  • Customize everything about your home
  • Enjoy reduced downpayment (only 10% upfront)
  • Get assistance in finding the best financing solution for your needs

 All initial consultations are free at Gialluisi Custom Homes. Schedule yours and let’s talk about your new flooring.

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