Vinyl vs Ceramic Flooring


While there are a number of options in choosing the right tiles for your home; you have to consider its efficiency as much as its aesthetical value. Ceramic Flooring is among the most popular flooring material nowadays. And why not? It is classy, comes in different colours and patterns and not to mention, it’s easy to clean and maintain.

If you wish to use Ceramic Flooring indoors, you must be weary of the best choices in size. If you’re planning to have a big room with Ceramic Flooring, you must use bigger sized tiles; as these will be able to give a less busy effect to the room due to the spaces it creates. However, if you have a smaller room, you must remember to use smaller sized tiles so it would not overshadow the design of the room as well as the fixtures. Local tradesmen from tilers to designers, will be able to give you some advice and consult with you regarding any designs you may have. This way, you would still be able to glorify the room with whatever design you may have in mind without throwing off the balance.

There are also a few pointers you can use when installing Ceramic Flooring; you can either use different sized tiles to create a pattern to fit a more elaborate design, or perhaps having the chosen tiles laid in a diagonal pattern to provide a unique look and effect in the centering of the floor. It is also best advised that when you buy your tiles that you purchase some extra pieces just so you can be assured that you have contingency supplies in the event that some of the pieces get broken during or after it has been installed.


Do you know how to properly care for it or repair it in the event that it gets damaged or worn out? Although there are different kinds of Flooring, Vinyl is another common choice. It is economical and requires very little maintenance.

There are a number of ways you can care for your vinyl Flooring. You have the option to place mats or rugs in the room to protect the surface from the weight of your furniture. However, if you prefer to expose the vinyl surface to display its beauty, you can always put felt adhesive tapes at the base of your furniture to keep it securely placed in your room without fearing the notion that it may scratch the vinyl surface. Simple cleaning like sweeping it with a broom will do the trick to clean up dust and dirt settlement in your floor. For more stubborn dirt and spills, you can always mop the floor with warm water and wipe it dry.

On the other hand, if the tiles have eventually become worn out and need to be replaced, it is not much of a problem as you can have individual Flooring Vinyl tiles or boards installed without having to take out all the pieces. It can be cleaned and prepped to be installed with a new piece with the use of special adhesive. The best way to prevent further damage on the first sign of tear is to simply cover it until such time that it is ready for repair.