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Flooring Ideas and Designs For Your Next Living Room Project

I think we can all agree that having a beautiful living room is what really makes an interior distinctive and quite often sets the tone and flow for the rest of the home. The living room is typically the largest area and can have the most impact on the look and feel of your entire house.

As humans we spend a lot of our time in the living room, from watching TV, playing with our kids, having a coffee with friends and family. It only makes sense to put time and effort in finding the right floor that will fall in line with the vision that you have.

This is why we created this post, to help you, inspire you and give you suggestions and ideas that will make the decision making process a little bit easier for when it's time to upgrade your living room floor.

In this post, we are going to display a variety of living room flooring ideas and designs that will motivate you to find the best possible flooring solution for your home.

Let's get started!

Hardwood - The Holy Grail of Living Room Flooring

If budget isn't an issue and you're interested in growing the value of your house, putting hardwood in the living room is always a great option.

When someone thinks of hardwood, they think of elegance, class, and value. Hardwood has always been the holy grail of flooring as it always provides a beautiful finished look and can last a lifetime before it needs to be replaced.

Below are a couple different snapshots of living rooms using hardwood.


Carpet - Bring Comfort and Coziness Back to Your Living Room

If you want a living room that feels cozy, symbolizes comfort and makes you feel at home, then you can't go wrong with carpet.

Some quick benefits of using carpet:

  • It's more affordable than most flooring types.
  • It's softer and more comforting.
  • It quieter and absorbs sound more effectively than other flooring types.

Have a look at some of the snapshots below and see for yourself if carpet is the right choice for your next living room floor.

Laminate - When You Want Elegance at A Better Price Point

If you're on a budget, but still want the classy, elegant look of hardwood flooring, then laminate might be your next best choice.

With a variety of colours, textures, finishes, and sizes, finding the right laminate flooring will never be an issue. It all comes down to your personal preference, but if you need help deciding, have a look at some of the beautiful laminate living room scenes below. You'd never know that it's actually laminate!


Tile - Adding a Unique Touch to Your Living Room

Having tile in the living room doesn't win the popular vote, but it can add a unique touch to your home nonetheless. If you're looking for something different, and have a budget, tile is an excellent option worth considering.

Some other great benefits of utilizing tile are that it lasts a long time, it requires less maintenance, and it comes in a variety of designs. If you're considering tile for your living room floor, have a look at some of the awesome designs below.


Cork - For those Who Care About The Environment

Again, not a go-to option for most people. Cork is a unique option that most people overlook. However, cork does have a variety of designs and tints which make it another great option for the living room floor.

If you care about the environment and have an eco-conscious mentality than cork might be right for you. Aside from the feeling of contributing to the environment, cork does have a nice feel and finish which can last a long time if treated and maintained properly, making it another viable option for your living room. Have a look at the images below to gain a better grasp on how cork will look and feel in your house.


Areas Rugs - The Missing Piece

If you are considering a hard surface flooring product for your living room, an area rug will without fail adds instant warmth, colour, and style to your space. It may just be the missing piece that completes your design.

Area rugs have many great benefits that can make a room uniquely appealing. They can add contrast, comfort, and coziness, and since they come in all shapes, colours and designs, they can create a focal point, serve as an anchor, or tie all of the elements of your space together perfectly.



As you can see, there are many different options to choose from when you are trying to find the ideal flooring for your home. We hope that after reading this post, you are inspired to update your living room floor, because we know that it can have a huge impact on the way that your house looks and feels.

If you have any questions or want Flooring Advisor to help guide you in the decision-making process for your next project, simply visit or call your nearest End Of The Roll Flooring Centre and we will be sure to take care of your flooring needs.