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Stylish, durable, and resistant to moisture are the three considerations you should be most mindful of when selecting bathroom flooring. Although there are numerous choices for flooring such as concrete, stone, wood, or tile, etc., there are advantages and disadvantages to each type. Below is a simple chart outlining the main benefits and drawbacks of the most popular types of bathroom flooring options.

Floor Types Benefits Drawbacks
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Concrete Stone Industries
Victoria, Australia Concrete Flooring
  • Can be designed for any budget
  • Is a prime option for incorporating the warmth of radiant heat
  • Requires little maintenance
  • Resists moisture and stains
  • Reduces allergens
  • Requires occasional resealing
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Straws Sticks & Bricks
Lincoln, NE Ceramic Tile
  • Comes in a multitude of designs
  • Is limited by certain-sized squares with grout lines
  • Grout lines can stain and must be sealed
  • Tiles can break or chip
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Trendir
, Hardwood Flooring
  • Has a charming old-world appeal
  • The need for refinishing increases in the moisture-ridden area of a bathroom
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Elite Wood Flooring
, Laminate Flooring
  • Probably the cheapest option
  • Offers the look of tile or wood at a lesser cost
  • Is not ideal for areas with a lot of moisture or where water damage could occur
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L'Atelier 13
, Stone Flooring
  • Adds a dramatic, rich look to bathroom floors
  • Are hard-wearing and durable
  • Likely the most expensive option
  • Requires sealing
  • Can be noisy under foot
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World Floor Covering Association
, Carpet
  • Adds comfort and warmth
  • Makes the least practical sense for bathroom flooring
  • Can stain, mildew and need to be replaced in moist conditions where it's likely to endure spilled water or liquid hygiene products

Why Choose Concrete?
Becoming mainstream is the option of customizing concrete bathroom floors. With concrete already pre-existing in most homes, exposing it and applying effects such as coloring, engraving, staining, or dyeing makes concrete a viable option. Concrete provides a surface that is stylish, long-lasting, and can withstand the elements in a bathroom including moisture, spills, stains, etc. In price comparison, concrete can be customized within any budget. It is a cost-conscious, environmentally-friendly option that offers freedom in design and freedom from extreme maintenance. View 68 videos with concrete expert, Bob Harris as he explains common questions about concrete floors.

Bathroom Floor Examples

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Simply Concrete
New Richmond, WI

Concrete Overlay Transforms Bathroom Floor

The linoleum flooring in this bathroom was outdated and plain, now thanks to a concrete overlay, the floors have a unique Tuscan-inspired custom tile design.



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