Overview of common features and criteria
– Cost and budget;
– A type of installation;
– Installation height;
– Health aspects;
– Personal preferences;
– A type of use of the room,
– Impact sound insulation.
Vinyl: cheap floor with long life
Laminate: The middle ground
Unlike vinyl, laminate is largely made of natural materials, with only the top and bottom covered with a thin layer of plastic. Laminate is therefore a good choice if you are looking for a floor that is as healthy to live on as possible, but very hard-wearing. In addition, laminate is particularly easy to install thanks to modern click systems. It is also a good choice if you want a wooden floor that looks as real as possible without wanting to pay the price of real parquet.
Parquet: real wood for your living space
Parquet is usually much more expensive than vinyl or laminate, but it also offers the longest life. Of the three flooring options, a parquet is the only one that can be sanded down and restored from the ground up. The investment in a parquet floor therefore usually pays off. The second major advantage of parquet is its very high-quality appearance, which usually suffers little damage over the years. Therefore, parquet is a good choice for stylishly furnished living rooms, where you and your guests want to feel completely comfortable.