So, I’m thinking about a little upgrade for our bathroom flooring and who’d have thought it, good old vinyl flooring is coming up trumps. I’m loving all the Moroccan tile print vinyl flooring flashing about on Pinterest at the moment. So pretty with plain neutral walls and a bit of natural wood. Still can’t get the idea of your Granny’s kitchen floor out your head? Read on…
When we first bought our house it had nothing but a concrete floor in the bathroom and some remnants of an old bit of thin and rock hard lino, oh, and fag butts, I kid you not. After a
massive industrial cleaning effort we changed the clog bath for one you could actually fit your backside in and replaced the non flushing loo with one from this century. From there, all hygiene options covered off we set about laying a terracotta tile floor – which was fine, for a while. The problem is, now that we are a sensible family of three and have become used to the comfort of a nice squishy carpet underfoot, we want the same in the bathroom area too.
Choosing the right bathroom flooring is a bit of a headache in an old house, do you go rustic with the tiles or cosy with the natural wooden floorboards? I like both but the thing is, a nicely styled room is nothing without the basics dealt with, ie, keeping the water at bay and keeping toes nice and toasty when you first step out the shower.
After removing that revolting old lino all those years ago I can’t even believe I am considering it all over again. But, things have changed, vinyl is no longer just vinyl. It’s soft, luxurious and often twice the price of a luxury tile so things are going up in the world of off the roll flooring it would seem.
So, with all this in mind, I am veering at 100 mph towards buying a nice patterned vinyl floor for the bathroom and keeping everything else nice and simple with clean lines and a fresh colour palette. Here are the reasons why –
- Vinyl flooring is soft and warm underfoot
- Both vinyl tiles and rolls of vinyl are super easy to lay
- Rolls of vinyl come in amazing patterns with a smooth texture
- A vinyl floor is hardwearing and waterproof
- Vinyl flooring is a great way to add colour and style to a bathroom
Here are five beautiful vinyl floors I’m loving right now –
Saint Maclou 9.99e per m2