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Flooring Options Over Concrete

Adorn Your Home With These Flooring Options Over Concrete

There are many options for flooring over concrete that can transform your home or your basement completely. Let's find out what they are.
Sujata Iyer
Last Updated: Jun 5, 2018
Concrete floors tend to get very hot in summers and very cold in winters. Therefore, covering them up is necessary. At the same time, you need to make sure that your home looks welcoming and presentable as well.
For this, you need to explore as many options as you can, before you settle for a flooring option that suits your budget, and more importantly your house itself. Here are some ideas that you can try out for covering your concrete floor.
Options for Flooring over Concrete
As said earlier, there are various options that you can explore to cover a concrete floor. Here are some of the most popular ones that have been widely used for the purpose of covering concrete. They are easy to lay and readily available at all major home improvement stores.
You can read them, think carefully which one will suit your home the best, and then make a trip to the store to pick out the winner.
Installer Using Carpet
The easiest, and probably the least expensive way to cover your concrete floor is to have a carpet spread over it. There are many stores that offer beautiful carpets for homes. 
Plain carpets look the best, but you can also experiment with printed carpets if you wish. Another popular practice is to have stick-on carpet tiles. They are easy to use and remove. The only trouble is that cleaning carpets takes quite a while.
Painting The Floor
Painting concrete is also a good idea. Instead of covering it up, you can take it up as a painting project in one part of your home, try your hand at it using all your creativity, and if it works, go on with the rest of the house. 
Try your hand at different patterns and designs using a mixture of different colors and techniques.
Installing laminate flooring on concrete is another good idea. Laminate flooring is eco-friendly, it is easy to install, easy to clean, very durable, and looks good too. It improves the overall appearance of your home, giving it a more contemporary and modern look.
Wood flooring
One option you can never go wrong with is wood flooring. It feels amazing, it is durable and brings into your home a very cozy atmosphere. Especially dark wood. Other options that you can try out in wood are plywood or hardwood.
You can also try out bamboo flooring for your home. It may not be the best option, but when used in your house with appropriate furniture and accessories will definitely make your home look inviting.
Ceramic Tile
worker placing tile
Ceramic tile is the other favorite for covering a concrete floor. Laying ceramic tiles can take some time to complete and dry, but the final result is pretty. 
You'll be spoiled for choice by the many designs, patterns, and styles of ceramic tiles that are available in the market. The best part is that cleaning ceramic tile floors is much easier than any of the other options.
So, decide which option you want to go for, because it is going to be with you most likely for the rest of your life.