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DIY Saturday #132 Choosing the Best Warm Bedroom Flooring

Entry #2006, January 12, 2012

Finding the right flooring for your home can be a challenge. Today on DIY Saturday we are going to find ways to help you decide on the right flooring for your bedroom. The winter is the perfect time to install flooring because labor could be cheaper and installing a warm flooring may save you on your energy bill! Take a look at this video to give tips for choosing a flooring material. Then see examples from cork flooring to linoleum and carpet. See which ones are right for your bedroom.

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Bedroom flooring idea

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Out of so many options and so many criteria to consider, choosing the right type of flooring for a home can be quite difficult. The choice varies based on the space the flooring is for, the kind of materials you like, the members of the family and their age, the amount of foot traffic, etc.

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What type of flooring fits your bedroom best?

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However, the task seems becoming a bit easy when you have to choose for a particular space for a particular season. Bedroom is such a place that many people use only for sleeping. However, this is not true for all the families, especially for those who have children or pets in the house. Now, take a look at these flooring options that can ensure warmth and comfort for your family during this winter:

Cork Tiles

Cork tiles are a great flooring option during this winter season, especially if you have children aged under six years. It gives warm feeling under feet and is soft enough for your toddlers’ heads and knees. Cork tiles are not too expensive and are suitable for noisy areas because of their sound-absorbing quality.

Carpets

Because of the warmth and color patterns it offers, carpeting is the most regular type of bedroom flooring. A wall-to-wall carpet can be a good option for a bedroom given that it is a less traffic area and is located far from any entrance from outside. Moreover, you are likely to step on it with barefoot. So, the carpet will less likely to get damaged or worn out fast.

Carpet flooring

Carpet flooring

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If you want to have something that is warmer, softer, and more flexible than the regular carpet fibers, you had better use wool carpet. These natural fiber-made carpets are more acceptable, as they are anti-allergic and free from emitting harmful gases.

Rugs

Area rugs can be used on the top of other flooring options to add warmth. If the bed is not located at the center of the room, you can use small rug on any side of the bed. Otherwise, you should use a big rug that covers an equal amount of space on both sides of the bed. On top of existing rugs, you can use throw rugs and runners. They will let you to start your day with a soft touch under your feet if you place them on both sides of the bed.

Linoleum

Another option to make your bedroom radiate with warmth is linoleum. Its hypo-allergic properties and availability in various colors make it a good choice for bedroom flooring. It can coordinate with almost any décor with vibrant, subtle colors and different patterns.

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Marmoleum linoleum flooring

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Whichever flooring option you choose, just make sure that it perfectly fulfills your needs. Use these helfpul tips to ensure your bedroom is kept warm and toasty this winter!

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