Top Bathroom Flooring Ideas

Like it or not, the main things responsible for the wow factor of your bathroom are bathroom vanities and flooring. But flooring is basically the foundation of your bath and – so, it must be durable, stylish and suited to your lifestyle and daily routine.

However, finding the ideal flooring for your bathroom is not an easy task – after all, there are hundreds of types of flooring that you could choose from!

As such, in today’s article, we’ll present you with a couple of bathroom flooring ideas that may help you find the perfect style for you!


  • Stylish Slate Flooring


Slate comes with a traditional look that can create a quite pleasant surface for any modern/contemporary bathroom. However, if you are going to choose slate, keep in mind that it requires regular cleaning, as well as resealing when it shows any signs of wear.

Still, slate comes with both the pleasant surface mentioned above as well as with a classy look, especially if you choose darker colors. 


  • Classic Porcelain


Even though porcelain is one of the cheaper alternatives to stone, it’s still a popular option when it comes to flooring. Why?

Well, it is much easier to maintain than stone and it’s highly customizable as well, as it is available in almost any color and finish. On top of that, porcelain doesn’t require sealing after grouting. 


  • Bamboo or Teak


As you may know, laminate and solid wood flooring will never work for bathrooms, as the humidity will ruin the material. However, you can have hardwood flooring – bamboo or teak recommended – in your very bathroom.

You could also opt for specially engineered wood or bathroom-specific laminate if you like their look more. 


  • Granite, Marble, Travertine, Limestone


All of these natural stones are quite porous – however, if you seal them well, they’ll last for many, many years. One of the main reasons why people opt for natural stones is the fact that they come in a wide variety of colors, as well as distinctive patterns.

Moreover, natural stone offers a uniform color to bathrooms, as well as interest via their random patterns.


  • Stone or Concrete


If you want to have a stylish and chic bathroom, then polished stone or concrete would probably fit you the best! However, keep in mind that these materials are very slippery when wet – as such, they may not be ideal for family bathrooms.

Still, if you want a look to mimic stone or concrete but have more grip, you could go with acrylic flooring. However, the latter is harder to obtain. 


  • Rubber and Vinyl


Even though not that popular, Marmoleum, linoleum, vinyl, and rubber still see their fair share of use. Why?

Well, mainly because they keep your feet warm, are waterproof, affordable, and very easy to keep clean as well. On top of that, you can also equip vinyl flooring with your own personal design – no matter what you have in mind. 


  • Bath Mat or Carpet


As you may know, carpet isn’t really sought after when it comes to bathrooms – after all, it’s something people used a very long time ago. In fact, fewer and fewer households see carpets in living rooms or bedrooms. 

However, we must all agree that a small-sized carpet or a bath mat can provide us with warm footing that may be required in chilly days. Therefore, even though we don’t recommend a carpet as your entire flooring, we do advise you to have at least one very fluffy bath mat to greet your feet when you get out of the shower. 

The Bottom Line

As you can see, there are a lot of options you can choose from when it comes to bathroom flooring. Among the plethora of natural materials that you can use there are also several synthetic ones – vinyl, rubber – that you can rely on for a more unique look.

On top of that, keep in mind to consider underfloor heating as well, especially if you don’t want to get a bath mat! For example, if you choose stone or concrete, your flooring will probably get very cold during winter. So, it’s always best to choose options that will make you feel comfortable.

So, what will it be? What suits your style the most? If you are looking for more interesting tips, visit the website:

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