As we shift from winter into spring, there’s no better time to consider making changes to brighten up our homes.
While we so often focus on colour schemes, artwork, and room layout, possibly one of the most prominent features of our homes is our flooring. In this article, we explore a few tried and tested tips and tricks to revamp your flooring this season.
Rugs are a great way to add texture and colour to any room. There are countless styles, sizes, and designs to choose from. Whether you’re looking for a big textured rug for your living room or a narrow runner for your hallway, each can bring a room to life adding depth and dimension. In busier rooms, you may wish to opt for something more minimal to tone everything down slightly – so as not to overpower your living space. On the flipside, patterned rugs can look great in simplistic rooms, injecting richness and a pop of colour.
If you have old floorboards that are a little lacklustre, you’d be amazed how a simple coat of floor paint can completely transform a room. Not only is this much more cost-effective than replacing flooring altogether, but it can also prove to be a great alternative to carpets for those who suffer from dust allergies.
Wooden flooring can be easily maintained with regular mopping, whereas allergens and pet dander can live deep within carpet fibres for months at a time. Just ensure you opt for a long-lasting premium paint that is sure to stand the test of time within your home.
If you fancy a change why not add some bold tiled flooring to your home? Tiles can look particularly striking in hallways and bathrooms. Adding a traditional touch to selected areas of your living space, there are tonnes of tile designs to choose from – so you’re sure to find something that perfectly aligns with your desired home aesthetic.
Whether you opt for classic plain tiles that blend in seamlessly or an eye-catching mosaic style – these are sure to create a great talking point within your home.
If you’re working on a small budget, floor vinyl will be your new best friend. Not only is this incredibly affordable but it’s also super easy to install, with its stick and peel feature. Floor vinyl can be vividly life-like, so you can easily create the illusion of expensive wooden flooring without the hefty price tag attached. Equally, this can be a great option for bathrooms due to the easy upkeep of this waterproof material – simply wipe down with a damp cloth or floor mop and it’ll look as good as new again.