Best Flooring for Kid-Friendly Rooms

Kids bring a lot of joy into life. But they also bring a lot of spills, sickness, dropped toys, temper tantrums, and other things that can cause chaos for your floor. Here are a few good ideas for kid-friendly flooring:

  1. Carpet
  2. Carpet can be great because it’s soft, it helps with noise reduction, and it can add nice texture to the room. It will also be relatively unharmed by constant dropping and rolling and running and other kid things. Keep in mind, though, that it can be stained, so in a kid’s room make sure to use dark-colored, textured, durable carpet. Also, consider using carpet squares, because then any damaged section can easily be pulled up or replaced. Area rugs are also great for kids. Note: if your children are allergic to dust particles or similar allergens, carpet is not recommended.

  3. Cork
  4. This is another popular choice. It’s cost-effective, fairly soft under foot, and can look really nice in the right setting. Keep in mind, though, that it’s not quite as durable as many other options.

  5. Vinyl
  6. This is a very good choice for children’s rooms, as it’s durable and relatively inexpensive. Also, it typically comes in fairly small planks, making damaged sections fairly easy to replace if need be. Make sure to avoid low-quality vinyl products, though, because some of them can contain harmful toxins.

  7. Hardwood
  8. This is not a highly popular choice for children because it can be fairly expensive, but it is one of the most durable forms of floor. Also, any dents or scratches can be sanded down and refinished, so it is a long-term investment. Make sure to avoid soft woods like pine in high-traffic areas.

In the end, have fun! This is all for your kids. Whatever type of flooring you choose, make sure that it’s exciting and creative to help fuel your child’s imagination. Try different varieties of color and texture to mix things up and keep it interesting. As always, once you’ve got an idea in your head, Perfect Flooring can bring it to life!