Flooring is easily the most used surface of any custom home, but can also be overlooked when it comes to designing a luxury home interior. Choosing the right type of flooring can be a difficult decision to make, but with high quality floors you can add both value and aesthetic appeal to your home.
Why Should You Invest In Higher Quality Flooring?
As you select interior home finishes, custom flooring should have a higher priority than you may think. Floors are constantly used throughout the day and must stand up to foot traffic and daily activities in addition to handling spills, scratches, children, pets, and much more. Because of this, flooring should be a longer-lasting, permanent selection that will be as durable and reliable as it is stylish and attractive.
By investing in better quality materials, you can ensure that your floors will look good and remain in good condition for years to come. Keep in mind the idea that you get what you pay for. Price may not come hand in hand with quality, so focus on the materials that will be durable, maintainable, and will complement with the design of your home.
Five Types Of Custom Flooring To Consider For Your Custom Home
Regardless of the style of your home, you are sure to find a flooring option in a material, color, and design that will complement other interior home finishes and the overall look and feel of your home. Here are five types of custom flooring to consider:
Hardwood floors are undoubtedly one of the most sought after flooring for any home, because they offer a classic, timeless look that can fit any style home. Hardwood is durable for high amounts of foot traffic, but will also be resistant to stains. Hardwoods come in an extensive variety of finishes, styles, plank size, and colors. From white oak to Brazilian cherry, hand-scraped to reclaimed wood, solid hardwood to engineered hardwood, there is surely an option available with wood flooring that will provide character, beauty, and durability.
Tile is another versatile flooring option with selection that will meet the design of any custom home while meeting performance concerns. Tile is incredibly moisture resistant making it an ideal option for bathrooms, laundry rooms, and kitchens. To add style or sophistication to your floors, you can choose from a variety of products including mosaic, ceramic, glass, or antique tiles to create a beautiful and unique floor.
Natural Stone Flooring
Natural stone flooring is often considered one the most elegant selections for a luxury home interior. From marble and granite to slate travertine, natural stone is beautiful, hard, dense, and durable. It offers a timeless option that will create a stylish look to the design of your home while simultaneously providing an option that will add value and last.
When you think of laminate floors, you likely do not associate it with luxury or quality, however the high quality laminate available today is one of the most durable options on the market. Laminate flooring can mimic both the look and feel of other materials such as wood, stone, tile, or brick and come in an extensive variety of colors and textures. High quality laminate will resist stains, scratches, and dents well and are also easy to clean and easy to maintain.
Although more and more homeowners prefer hardwood or laminate flooring throughout the house, carpet is still a popular option. Carpet is most commonly chosen for bedrooms, second-floor rooms, or basements because it adds warmth and coziness, but it can also help to reduce noise. A low quality carpet however, will stain easily, wear quickly, and lose color, making it extremely important to be careful in your carpet selection. There are many high-quality, long-lasting, stain-resistant options that will enhance and complement the design of your room.
NoCO Custom Homes has worked with an extensive variety of high quality flooring options that have beautifully fit the individual design styles of our clients and fit the needs of their home. Contact us today to learn more about the endless possibilities in custom flooring.