So you are on the look out for new flooring in your home. You don’t want to have to spend the money again in a couple of years’ time, so you want a floor that is durable. If you have either children or pets or both, you will have more reasons to want to ensure that the floor lasts and remains as good-looking as it did on installation day. Here we provide a rundown on the most durable home flooring available today.
Yes, you read that right: concrete is the most durable type of flooring available. It is currently on-trend in restaurants and bars, and when polished or stained can look very good, if rather industrial. However, it is a cold material without sufficient heating, and being very hard under foot makes it less appealing for those with children.
Bamboo flooring can be extremely attractive. If you choose the strand woven type, you will be choosing flooring that is more dense than redwood.
Of course, stone that weathers well in the great outdoors is bound to last and last in your family bathroom or well-traversed kitchen. It can also look great with pretty much any decor. The only sticking point for many people is the cost.
Ceramic or porcelain tiles are resistant to spills and scratches. However, they will crack if you drop something heavy on them. So as far as durability goes, they will last as long as you’ve got …