Construction & Renovation

Choosing Between the Wooden and Marble Flooring for your Home

Wooden floors and marble flooring are two of the most popular types of flooring at home. Both of them adds an elegance and timeless appeal. But what will work best in your house, with the constraints and limitations of your walls? We do a detailed analysis of both options below, so read more to make an informed choice.

Marble Flooring

Marble flooring is one of the best option due to its elegance feature. Besides this, it can be easily maintain.But keep in mind that a strong stain is not easy to remove from it. So vigilance is a must when using marble in areas like your dining room, or the kitchen (though it is strongly advised not to use marble in the kitchen).

Disadvantage of Marble Flooring

Due to its “coolness” factor, this type of flooring are not suitable for the areas in your home which are generally cold. The second disadvantage is the expense. If you plan to have marble floors in your entire house, the cost may be way beyond your estimated budget. Also, since marble is heavy, it needs to be compatible with the existing structure.

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Wooden Flooring

Wooden flooring comes in many options – hardwood, laminated flooring, engineered flooring, or bamboo flooring. Hardwood floors are the ones used widely and they are considered a very old world and country in style. The whole house attains a very ‘warm’ feeling when hardwood floors are installed.

Disadvantages of wooden flooring

Wooden flooring needs to be cleaned with special wood specific cleaners only. The flooring is not fir or dust resistant and in fact has a tendency to collect dust if not cleaned properly. Scratches and stains apart, wooden floors also have a tendency to get spoilt in high usage areas. They are prone to mite attacks, and you need to be on the lookout for an attack all the time.

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