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What are the different types of flooring? Check out this guide

What are the different types of flooring? Check out this guide

Published on 28 July 2022, 09:37:59 AM

The flooring of your home can completely transform your space from dull to eye-catching. It plays a major role in setting the tone for your interiors and making your living experience more comfortable and enjoyable. Choosing the right type of flooring for the right room can be a daunting task. This is because what’s ideal for one room may be a disaster for another. So, before you get started, it’s a smart thing to check out different types of flooring and learn what can fit which space.

In this guide, we have covered the most popular types of flooring that can make your home more visually appealing and cozy. 


Hardwood is one of the most sought-after types of flooring because of its versatility and ability to complement all types of interiors. Whether you want a rustic look, polished or contemporary interior design scheme, hardwood can achieve it all and more. Available in varying tones, finishes and grains, it is a durable flooring option that can last for ages when maintained properly. Popular hardwood varieties include cherry, walnut, maple, and oak. 


Marble stands synonymous with opulence and grandeur. Available in a multitude of colors and patterns, this type of flooring can make your home look luxurious and straight out of a magazine. It is easy to clean which makes this natural material a preferred flooring option for many Indian homeowners. Marble flooring is suitable for ‘wet’ environments such as bathrooms and kitchens, where there is frequent exposure to water.


Vinyl is another popular type of flooring option that's favored for its plethora of design selections at an affordable cost. Most vinyl-type flooring options are durable as they are stain-resistant and water-resistant making the maintenance hassle-free for homeowners. Made from plastic, vinyl flooring is available in tile, sheet, and plank form. It is considered suitable for laundry rooms, basements, kitchens, and bathrooms. Being non-porous, it makes for a super comfortable floor to walk on.


If you are looking to mimic the look of natural stone or wood for much less money, this type of flooring would suit your needs. Laminate is a hard material that’s made to resist dents, stains and scratches which makes it an easy option to clean and maintain. Plus, it feels softer on the feet as compared to concrete or natural stone. A high-quality laminate flooring installed by professionals can last for as long as 20 to 30 years. 


Concrete is one of the most affordable types of flooring which puts it high in the priority list of homeowners on a budget. With countless designs and textures to choose from, you won’t have to compromise on the looks for less money. Just ensure you have the right kind of finish and anti-skid tiles if you plan to install them in your bathrooms or areas that are wet. 

Vitrified Tile

This type of flooring is similar to traditional ceramic tiles except it includes clay and silica in the mix. Vitrified tiles are a preferred choice of many homeowners due to their variety of styles, colors, and patterns. They serve as the best alternative to their slightly expensive counterparts, granite or marble. If you are looking to accentuate the look of your living room, vitrified tiles can help you achieve a cohesive look with minimal drama.

Looking to Restyle Your Floors?

Most homeowners feel there’s no job as cumbersome as replacing your old and worn-out floors. They think walls can be easily spruced up with a fresh coat of paint and furniture can be changed, but revamping the floors is a lot more demanding. Well, we at Welspun Flooring are here to change the way you think about flooring. 

Our Click-N-Lock tiles range comes with an advanced Wel-Lock technology that makes it easy to install the tiles in less than a day. What's more, is that it doesn't require any digging or breaking of your existing floors and can be installed on top of it because of its click and lock mechanism. Impressed much? Have a look at our wide range of flooring options available in different colors, shades, textures, and patterns to add visual interest to your floors TODAY!

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