What are some inexpensive but attractive options for floor covering replacement?

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  1. breathe2travel profile image80
    breathe2travelposted 6 years ago

    What are some inexpensive but attractive options for floor covering replacement?

    We are looking for durable, inexpensive but attractive flooring options.  Do you know of any?

  2. Shelly McRae profile image80
    Shelly McRaeposted 6 years ago

    Tile is inexpensive, but labor intensive. If you have it installed by a professional installer, the labor is likely more expensive than the materials. Laminate flooring is more expensive per square foot than tile, but not by much. It's easy to install; you could probably do it yourself.

    Carpeting is the more expensive option, and I would advise you to have it installed. Getting carpet pulled just right is an artform.

    If you have existing tile, laminate or hardwood, and just want to cover it up, get large area rugs. Good ones aren't cheap, but there's no installation costs.

  3. handymanbill profile image78
    handymanbillposted 6 years ago

    If you are a do it your self then Tile is the best option. But it does take a lot of time to do right. Ceramic tile around here goes on sale a few time a year for as low as .65 cents per sq foot. In several different colors. You can also get heavy Linoleum tile for about the same price but you need to glue it down. it too looks real nice. Peel and stick tile is cheaper but it tends to sometime come back up it the floor get damp over time.

  4. Kadmiels profile image56
    Kadmielsposted 6 years ago

    I guess the most popular answer would be linoleum its cheap and looks great with certain styles

  5. rhammond64 profile image54
    rhammond64posted 6 years ago

    https://usercontent2.hubstatic.com/6625033_f260.jpg

    My wife and I bought a house that was built in the 70's and every room in the house except for the kitchen was installed with wall to wall pink carpet.  It had to go, we wanted wood floors but couldn't afford it at the time.  At the recommendation of a friend we installed self stick vinyl plank flooring that looks as good if not better than wood laminate flooring.  It is easy to install, ours cost about $1 / sq foot, and is better than either wood or laminate in that it is not squeeky like laminate, is warm on bare feet and you can mop it.  We tried it in one room and eventually put it in every one.  Here is link to a similar product http://goo.gl/vw5uY.

    I have included a picture of my dog...but you can see the floor underneath him.  This is vinyl plank but looks just like real hardwood.

 
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