Bathroom Flooring Considerations

December 21, 2022

The bathroom may be one of the smallest rooms in the house, but it’s one of the most demanding rooms in the house as well. The bathroom is a place where you want to be surrounded by all the design elements you love but also with practicality. Flooring is a huge component of a practical, well-designed bathroom. So here are some things to consider when choosing bathroom flooring. 

 

 

Your Lifestyle

Your lifestyle plays an important role in deciding on a bathroom floor material. Consider who uses the bathroom, how frequently it’s used, and what features it includes. Is the bathroom your go-to room for your morning routine and evening wind down, or is it an extra bathroom for occasional guests to use? Evaluating your lifestyle and the functionality of your bathroom will help you determine the best flooring choice. 

 

Design Style 

Consider what you want from the baths in your home. Your master bathroom should be a reflection of your style, whether that’s spa-like tranquility or an energetic contemporary look with pops of color. There are traditional, rustic, modern, eccentric, and plenty of other design styles that anyone can use for their master bathroom. For guest bathrooms, try adding a bit of flare and veering away from your go-to design style. Your desired design style will help narrow down the type of bathroom flooring you want. 

 

Budget 

Bathroom flooring comes in a wide range of prices, so determine how much you are willing to spend. Stone flooring is by far the most expensive flooring option, and vinyl flooring is usually the most budget-friendly. However, if you’re planning to stay in your home for years to come, you may want to consider investing in more luxurious, lasting floors. If you anticipate selling your home shortly, think about floors that will offer a return on investment. Keep in mind that additional costs like delivery, installation, and necessary materials will contribute to the total cost of your bathroom floors. 

 

Waterproof

Besides the kitchen, the bathrooms in your home are exposed to the highest amount of moisture. When you step out of the shower or tub or even brush your teeth, water is likely going to splash on your floors. Because that’s the case, you need to have flooring that can withstand a lot of water. Porcelain tile and waterproof vinyl flooring are some of the best flooring options for bathrooms. 

 

Easy Maintenance

The last thing you want is to have bathroom flooring that requires plenty of maintenance. Instead, you want bathroom flooring that is easy to clean and will last a long time without much effort. Low-maintenance flooring should never need to be refinished and should not show dirt easily. Porcelain tile and waterproof vinyl flooring both have these qualities.

 

A Maryland Bathroom Remodeling Expert

These are just a few of the things you should consider installing new bathroom flooring. The bathroom remodeling experts at The Bath Doctor can help you choose the best flooring for your bathrooms. From luxurious stone to budget-friendly vinyl flooring, we have flooring options to meet any criteria. Contact us today to get started. 

<< Back to Blog

We Help You Through The Remodeling Process From Beginning to End

An Initial Design Meeting

You will sit down with a professional interior designer to go over your style, wish list and ideas for your new space.


Custom Design Plans

Based on your input and the in-home survey, we will draft custom design plans and get your approval.


Remodeling With Attention to Detail

Our crews will treat your home with respect and make sure they get every little detail of the project to your liking.


Project Profile

What Our Customers Say...

“Not only was your price way below that of competitors, your attention to detail and customer service was superior. Everything happened on schedule, and as promised. Each time I called your office, I was pleasantly greeted by a real person who took ownership of my question and saw that I got an answer immediately.”

-Gloria


Bath Doctor LLC, Kitchen & Bath  Design & Remodeling, Baltimore, MD trust angies

Transform Your Home with Bath Doctor

Click to View Service Areas

Baltimore County, MD including: Arbutus (21227), Catonsville (21228, 21250), Cockeysville (21030, 21031, 21065), Dundalk (21222), Edgemere (21219), Essex (21221), Garrison (21055), Lansdowne (21227), Lochearn (21207), Lutherville (21093), Middle River (21220), Milford Mill (21244), Overlea (21236), Owings Mills (21117), Parkville (21234), Park Heights (21215), Pikesville (21208), Randallstown (21133), Reisterstown (21136), Rosedale (21237), Timonium (21093), Towson (21204), White Marsh (21162), Woodlawn (21207)

Baltimore City, MD including: Pimlico, Charles Village, Glen Oaks, Johns Hopkins, Kenilworth Park, Mount Washington, Loch Raven, Lexington, Inner Harbor, Mount Vernon, Druid Heights, Westside, Station North, Waverly, West Mullberry, Fairmount, Mondawmin, Fells Point, Federal Hill, Little Italy, Canton, Patterson Park

Frederick County, Carroll County, Baltimore County, Baltimore City, Harford County, Cecil County, Montgomery County, Howard County, Anne Arundel County, Prince George's County

©2023 The Bath Doctor, All Rights Reserved.
Site Designed and Developed by: Advantage Internet Marketing

bath doctor logo