Bedroom flooring is nonetheless one of the most important home furnishing item to choose wisely. Below are the points to take note when it comes to shopping for bedroom flooring.
#1 Comfortable for the Feet
Ever had the experience of morning sinus when stepped on cold flooring? Something that is not so pleasant when you need to get up early for work, right? Well, it is important to get bedroom flooring with high insulation and heat resistance properties. This will ensure your feet is comfortable and the flooring is not so cold especially in the morning. Good recommendation of flooring with these properties is wood flooring, laminate flooring, eco resilient flooring and vinyl flooring.
#2 Eco Healthy
Do you know that most building materials have a certain rate of formaldehyde emission? It is also important to check if the amount of VOC (volatile organic compounds) emission on a flooring, if any. Another thing to take note is the component of materials used to manufacture the flooring, are they safe for enclosed living spaces. One recommendation is to look for eco resilient flooring (ERF) or other types of flooring with certified eco accreditation such as the Singapore Green Label. Savvy customers will tend to look beyond that by asking the flooring contractor for the test reports.
#3 Good dimensional stability and durability
Another important factor for a bedroom flooring is to see if the flooring has good dimensional stability such that should there be any expansion or contraction due to temperature changes, it will not result in massive gaping the long term. One example is parquet flooring where you will see gaping appear months after installation. Hence, look for flooring with high dimensional stability and durability.
#4 Moisture Protection
Love to sleep in air-conditioned bedrooms daily? While you feel the comfy temperature, it is important to take note that flooring that does not have high water resistance will tend to be damaged due to poor moisture protection. Hence, it is important to check with the flooring contractor if the flooring has high water resistance, or better still, waterproof features.
#5 Design & Colour
Well, this may not be an important factor, however, the aesthetic look of the bedroom can change entirely due to the change in design or colour of the bedroom flooring. Anyway, a bedroom is a place where you stay long hours at, why not take your time to choose a good design such that you will feel good looking at it in a long term basis. Currently in the market, there are a lot of laminate flooring, vinyl flooring and clickable resilient flooring products which have quite a ton of colours and design for the homeowners to choose from.
There you have the five tips to look into a bedroom flooring. Please take your time and choose the best flooring for your home!