Interior design
9 lipca 2021

Which type of wood flooring should you choose for your space?

​As the wood flooring supply is more and more diverse, choosing the perfect flooring for a space can be a difficult and overwhelming task. There are multiple factors to take into account: the budget, the features of the space, the thermal conditions of the rooms and even the technical details of your design.

As the wood flooring supply is more and more diverse, choosing the perfect flooring for a space can be a difficult and overwhelming task. There are multiple factors to take into account: the budget, the features of the space, the thermal conditions of the rooms and even the technical details of your design.

Hard wood, engineered wood, parquet or laminate - which type of wood flooring supply should you opt for? Here are some of the most important factors you need to take into account:

1. What’s your budget?

One of the most important criteria for choosing the right wood flooring remains the budget. From this point of view, we can say that the large variety present on the market offers alternatives for every pocket. 

The most affordable option remains laminate flooring, a wood flooring made mostly of wood byproducts. For an average or high budget, you can opt for engineered wood flooring or solid wood flooring, both made of 100% wood. Although initially these types of flooring require a larger investment, their value is maintained over time, increasing the price of the property in case of resale.

2. What is the functionality of the space?

We must make a distinction between a commercial and a living space, but also between rooms with heavy traffic or unfavorable conditions (high humidity, predisposition to stains and scratches) and the ones with a light footfall. 

Depending on these criteria, you can opt for a laminate flooring (resistant to scratches, stains and moisture), engineered wood flooring (resistant to expansion and contraction caused by temperature variations) and solid wood flooring (a parquet with special aesthetic and value, but quite sensitive to the factors mentioned above).

3. For how long do you plan to use the space?

The lifespan of your wood flooring is certainly a factor you must take into account. If you are making a lifetime investment or you want to resell property, a solid wood flooring will be a smart choice. The hardwood flooring retains its value over time, and its lifespan is up to 70 years. Approximately the same longevity is present in the case of an engineered wood flooring, which lasts up to 60 years. In contrast, a laminate flooring lasts up to 25 years.

In choosing a wood flooring for your space, we advise you to rely on the recommendation of the specialists. Talk openly with your wood flooring supplier and you will surely find the best option!

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