How to Choose the Right Flooring for your Custom Home

Deciding on what type of flooring you should have in your custom home is a fundamental decision that should be given time and research. Yes, you should spend some time dreaming about the floors adorning your new Homeworld built home. See all the types of flooring out there that’s available to you.

Remember, floors are forever. Once installed, it stays… Well, until you decide to renovate, that is. But still, it would be great if you make the best decision for the right type of floor early in the build. This is why you should not hesitate to open up and consult Homeworld, we know what works well and have relationships with our flooring partners, second to none.

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There are a lot of flooring options out in the market from natural materials to engineered durable floor laminates that can be easily installed. Significantly, think about coverage, how much of your home should be covered in a certain material- let’s say – in hardwood? Should it be just in the living room, all throughout the bedrooms, or the whole house?

Flooring affects the look of your interiors considerably; it can create a mood for each room, or cohesively pull together the style of your custom home.

More than looks, flooring also has a major impact on your daily activities. Hey, you’ll be stepping on it every day, right? So, of course, you want your flooring agreeable to your lifestyle. You want a durable type of flooring that can withstand scuff marks from your kids playing and running around. Kids tend to drag around furniture, so the last thing on your mind is, do you want to constantly worry about scratches on your floor surfaces? So think about the level of foot traffic your custom home will have.

If you live solo or with a significant other, perhaps lush floor carpeting might just be your thing. But if you’re a very busy homeowner then you may want floors that are easy to maintain and clean.

With these many scenarios in mind, it’s very important for you to choose the right flooring and finish to keep your custom home functional and stylish. Truth is, no one wants to end up with old, worn-out floors in just a span of a few years.

Here are a few quick tips to keep in mind when choosing the ideal flooring:

  1. Your personal style and aesthetic.
    The type of flooring detail can make a room feel larger. It can also make your interior design impressively pop out. That said, always choose flooring material that’s definitive of your personal style.
  2. Foot traffic patterns and lifestyle requirements.
    A busy home means your floors will take a pounding, so consider sturdy flooring material that can endure a beating from occupants and guests.
  3. Floor budget.
    Though floors are essential, they are not the only part of your custom home construction they are an important expense. So keep your flooring costs in check as this can eat up a large portion of your design and build. Never sacrifice quality flooring for a trendy bargain.
  4. Floor installation experts.
    Flooring is expensive and in New Zealand you’re paying per square metre for quality installed flooring. So you definitely want the right custom professionals doing a fantastic job on your flooring, you don’t want to see any warping or weirdly-installed pieces breaking your floor pattern.

In Whangarei, you can have the best flooring for your new build home, when its built by Homeworld. Get the flooring you want in your custom home. Consult with Homeworld today, call us at 0800 86 89 86 or leave a message through website’s contact form, and we’ll get in touch with you right away.


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