10 stylish flooring ideas

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From traditional carpet to chequerboard vinyl flooring we have a stylish and beautiful range of options to suit all the rooms in your home. Good interior decorating starts from the floor up so it is vital that you make the right flooring choice. We have a gorgeous selection of flooring ideas that will have you walking on the wild side and will leave you spoilt for choice.

A hallway has a very high footfall, so stone, or terracotta tiled flooring can be a great option in this area. Use flagstones in a range of sizes for a relaxed look to create a fabulous country-style rustic look.

Victorian tiled flooring is a great option, especially if you own a period home. Limestone, marble, basalt and granite are also ideal for heavily trafficked areas. Stone is porous and can stain, so use a sealant to protect it.

Kitchens need hardwearing flooring that can cope with spillages and stains. Concrete is hardwearing and can be poured onto an existing floor with no need for leveling. It only needs resurfacing every seven years. If you’re looking for a modern look to your kitchen, concrete flooring is a great choice.

Nothing can beat real wood flooring if you are looking for a long-term investment and timeless style. It looks better with age and you can transform a dark room quickly be painting existing floorboards white. Add a gorgeous rug to complement the classic country look.

Chequerboard vinyl flooring or ceramic tiles will add vintage charm to any bathroom. Team with traditional fixtures and fittings for a chic country style.

Rubber flooring is a great option for the kitchen or bathroom as it is water resistant and is easy to keep clean. It comes in a wide range of colours, so why not add a pop of bright colour such as bright pink or blue.

Carpet is a timeless and classic option for flooring and provides warmth and cosiness in the home. It is great for absorbing sound and provides insulation, which saves on heating bills.

Flagstone flooring

Limestone, marble, basalt and granite are ideal for heavily-trafficked areas, such as hallways

and kitchens

. Stone is porous and can stain, so use a sealant to protect it.

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