Each room in your home serves a different purpose, as does the flooring. You may be wanting to make a space look larger, feel more inviting, or protect a wet area, the right flooring is essential in how a room feels and functions.

Peninsula Flooring Direct has years of experience in home flooring and can offer you expert advise on your flooring choices.
Here are our top tips for selecting floors in each room in your home.

Entrance ways
Connect the outside of your home to the interior, entrances are subjected to water, sand, dirt, and more. Entrance flooring needs to be durable,functional and look great. Best options for entryways include hybrid flooring, water-resistant laminate. High-quality mats or rugs placed at the entry to help protect the flooring also.

Plush feel, cosy vibe, and warmth, is what your looking for in bedrooms, carpet is the obvious choice. Timber floors also look great in bedrooms, if you have timber floors throughout the rest of your house it creates fluidity throughout your space. A Rug can be used to cosy up timber floors.

Hallways endure more foot traffic than other rooms in the home. Hard flooring can make a great choice here. Timer look laminate or hybrid flooring can be particularly resilient and make a beautiful, durable flooring choice for this area.

Living Areas
Open plans are more common in modern Australian homes, everything often happens in one main area of the home. Flooring in these living areas should be inviting, comfortable, durable, and look good.

Consider what the area is used for. If simply for entertaining, reading, watching TV, then almost any flooring choice should perform well. If the space merges with the kitchen, a water-resistant or waterproof option such as laminate or hybrid flooring may be the best choice.

Kitchens, Dining Rooms, Laundries and Bathrooms
With wet areas such as bathrooms, laundries, dining rooms and kitchens it’s important to choose a flooring material specifically designed to withstand high moisture levels and spills.

Flooring options for wet surfaces previously have been extremely limited, advancements in flooring technology have added a variety of excellent choices. Flooring materials such as timber look laminate and hybrid flooring offer the visual appeal of timber flooring along with waterproof or water-resistant properties.

A kid’s playroom is their own special area where they can be messy, run around and play. Carpet tiles are a great choice here, comfortable, inviting, and durable. The huge advantage with carpet tile is you can remove and replace single tiles in the event of a spill or damage! Available in different colours and patterns, so making a fun, colourful design for your playroom flooring is easy.

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