Flooring Trends That Will Pave the Way in 2017

Flooring Trends That Will Pave the Way in 2017

Lydia Lohshini by Lydia Lohshini on Jan 9, 2017
Why you should care

The old favourites are getting new looks.

The flooring industry seems to be picking up steam with new trends paving the way for home and space owners.

Hardwood floors remain as a top contender but surprisingly carpeted and vinyl floors are becoming a popular choice among designers. So to make things easier, we’ve shortlisted the top flooring trends of 2017.

Wood

blonde hardwood

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2017 is all about going back to nature choices so wood flooring will be popular.

But it’s not going to be the same old wood flooring we’ve seen for years. In 2017 expect to see more blonde and grey floors with textured finishing. We will also see bamboo returning and new addition eco-friendly cork floors.

Carpet

home carpet flooring

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The world of carpeting is changing and more producers are creating environmentally friendly, softer, and easy to clean carpets. But this year we’ll see fewer plain coloured carpets and more patterns, especially since the cut-and-loop style has been making waves.

By using a technique that loops and cuts loops, manufacturers can easily create carpets with patterns.

Vinyl and Luxury Vinyl Tiles (LVT)

luxury vinyl tiles

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This flooring style is becoming the biggest trend to emerge from the industry. A more durable and affordable route towards achieving your desired floors,  Interior designers are encouraging space owners to give vinyl a go.

Technology has given vinyl a whole new look, allowing you to print just about anything onto your floors. If hardwood flooring is out of your price range and you just don’t want to put in the work to maintain them then vinyl flooring is the way to go.

Concrete

home concrete floor

SOURCE: home-designing.com

There was a point in time where concrete floors were a huge no no, and homeowners made sure to cover them up with carpets or vinyl, but it has made an impressive comeback.

With the industrial theme becoming trendy in commercial and domestic spaces, this durable and sleek floors are inching back into the game.

Why you should care

The old favourites are getting new looks.

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