Best Flooring for Every Room in Your Home

Best Flooring for Every Room in Your Home

Best Flooring for Every Room in Your Home

Looking for flooring for different rooms in your home? Not every room is built the same! Each has unique aspects and purposes that you as the homeowner need to consider before you go looking for new flooring.  

For some rooms, comfort is key, you want the floor to be warm and soft underfoot. For other rooms, water and spills are the enemy, you need a floor that you can clean easily and won't absorb liquid. Selecting different floors not only serves different purposes for each room but also adds a unique style that can speak to your personal tastes.  

Not sure if your floors need to be replaced? Check out this guide to discover how you can tell when it is time to get new floors! 

Let's look at a few different rooms in the house and discuss some flooring options that fit best for those spaces.  

carpet in living room

Living Room 


Sometimes called the family room, the living room is all about comfort and warmth, it’s the room where people tend to spend most of their time. Often the room where people will relax with their families, kick up their feet, and spend time watching TV or practicing hobbies.  

To maintain comfort and warmth, here are a few suggestions for flooring in your living room. 

  • Carpet 
  • Hardwood 
  • Vinyl 

Carpet is the most popular choice for a living room. Soft, cushy, and warm, carpet is comfortable to walk on and easy to clean. Also, because it comes in so many different styles, you have a lot of options when it comes to finding a match for your home. 

Hardwood flooring is a timeless choice that adds elegance and sophistication to any living room. It is perfect for a living room because it retains warmth and easily pairs with an area rug to make the perfect cozy space. 

Vinyl is a great choice for living rooms as well, albeit one that is sometimes overlooked. It has all the advantages of hardwood but comes with a lower price tag and is a little warmer than its wooden counterpart. 


flooring in kitchen



The kitchen is another room in the house where people spend a lot of time. However, the kitchen has more utility than the living room, and because of that, you need flooring that is easy to clean and water-resistant.  

Here are a few top options for kitchens. 

  • Tile
  • Vinyl
  • Laminate 

Tile, it is so often forgotten when flooring is considered. However, it is one of our top choices for kitchens for a few reasons. First, when it comes to visual appeal, tile is unmatched. Tile allows you to create color patterns all while facilitating a floor that is easy to clean and repellant to water.  

Vinyl provides a hardwood look-alike with none of the risk. When hardwood gets wet, the spill can ruin your flooring if not quickly cleaned up. Since vinyl is made from synthetic materials, it does not damage as easily, but you still want to make sure you clean up any spills in a prompt manner. And if something does spill, vinyl's hard surface makes for an easy clean-up.  

Last but not least, laminate. A warm and stylish option, laminate flooring offers many of the same benefits as vinyl, but it often comes with a reduced price tag. Not only that but laminate can be changed out more frequently than other flooring options, allowing you to keep up with trends.  

Playroom with carpet

Playroom or Home Office 


While it might seem unusual to pair playrooms and home offices together, at first, they are the same. Both have the same needs and often after children grow up, parents decide to convert their old playroom into an office, so we will cover both in this section.  

These rooms both need warmth and comfort underfoot. However, they also need to be ready for a little mess. Whether it be spilled juice or spilled coffee, you want your floors to be easy to clean. 

Here are our top choices. 

  • Carpet
  • Vinyl
  • Any soft flooring 

Carpet is the most popular choice for playrooms and home offices alike, because carpet is comfortable and retains warmth. However, be aware that carpet does stain, and playrooms tend to see their fair share of stains. If you choose carpet, we recommend choosing a synthetic option, ideally one that can be easily cleaned. Ask a flooring professional what type of carpet is recommended for your family as every family's needs are different.  

Vinyl is another great choice. Surprisingly soft and warm, vinyl provides a smooth surface that is great for play and the rolling wheels of an office chair. Vinyl pairs very well with an area rug, to provide you with some versatility. 

Whatever type of flooring you choose, we recommend soft flooring that retains warmth and absorbs sound. 




Every home has a bathroom, and every bathroom needs flooring. Bathrooms see their fair share of water, and because of that, you want floors that are water-resistant and easy to clean.  

Here are a few of our top flooring options for bathrooms.  

  • Tile
  • Laminate 
  • Vinyl 

We said it once and we will say it again, tile is one of the most beautiful flooring options that you can choose. Tile resists water and is compatible with many cleaning solutions. However, tiles are known to cause echoes, so if you are going to sing in the shower, be ready to be heard.  

Laminate is another great option for bathrooms. Cheaper than most other bathroom flooring options, laminate can mimic other flooring options and is water-resistant so you don't have to stress if you spill water on the floor.  

Vinyl is another great option. Similar to laminate, vinyl mimics hardwood flooring but since it is made of synthetic materials, it is more resistant to water damage and easy to clean. It is also warm and absorbs sound well.  

Don’t forget about slip resistance! Check out this blog to learn more about which floors are best for preventing slips! 


carpet in bedroom



Bedrooms are a cozy place where people want to feel safe and warm. You want flooring that is soft underfoot and helps create an inviting atmosphere. Additionally, you want flooring that helps reduce noise, making the room feel more peaceful. 

Here are our top flooring choices for bedrooms. 

  • Carpet
  • Hardwood 

Carpet is one of the best choices for bedrooms because it checks all three boxes of warmth, comfort, and sound absorption. Not only that, but you can also choose from a range of different carpets to find one that is perfect for your sense of style. 

Hardwood flooring is another popular choice. Hardwood floors provide a classic and elegant look that can elevate the aesthetic of any bedroom. While not as soft underfoot as carpet, hardwood flooring can be made more comfortable with area rugs or carpet runners. 


Flooring for Every Room at A Step Above Flooring 


No matter what room you are looking to find flooring for, you have options. Whether you want something hard and sleek, or soft and cushy, there are numerous options for you to choose from.  

Not sure where to start, stop by the showroom at A Step Above Flooring! We have thousands of different flooring options from carpet to hardwood. Not only that, but our team of flooring experts will guide you through every step of the process to ensure that your needs are met, and your voice is heard.  

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