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What flooring should you choose for your baby’s nursery?

nursery flooring

There are so many things that need to be thought about when planning a nursery. The wallpaper and paint, the furniture, changing tables, cribs, cots etc. But flooring might not be anywhere on the list. However, it’s important to have the right flooring as it can have an effect on your babies development as they start to learn to crawl and walk and grow.

So where do you start when looking at flooring for your nursery? Well you need to choose a flooring type that doesn’t harbour dirt and bacteria. You also need a flooring type that is easy to keep clean and that can stand up to wear and tear whilst being quiet at the same time. You may also be thinking about your budget if you’re creating a brand new nursery from scratch.

There are multiple choices when it comes to flooring, some of those include carpets, Karndean flooring Warrington and laminate. So we’re going to talk you through the options that you have.

Nursery Flooring

  • Carpets

This is the standard flooring type. Yes it’s comfortable, budget friendly, and quiet, however it can stain and harbour dirt more than other flooring types. Of course you do have the option now of purchasing carpets that are stain resistant and bleach cleanable.

  • Hardwood / Karndean Flooring

If you’re looking for a floor that is long lasting and easy to clean then this is the one for you. You can choose from different shades and tones of wood depending on how you’re decorating the rest of the room. It’s a classic flooring type that is hygiene as well as being stylish.

  • Laminate

Laminate gives you the budget of carpet with the cleanliness of hardwood. You have a huge colour and wood design range to choose from that you don’t with hardwood or Karndean flooring Warrington. If you want to bring some softness into the room they why not look at adding a rug into the nursery?

Can you paint Karndean Flooring?

For making a room extra special, of course you can paint Karndean Flooring! Painting a vinyl flooring will not damage the flooring in any way, even applying to luxury vinyl, just make sure to use any cleaning products to clean your floor. If it is a more domestic setting, like a living room, your floor will be a lot likely to experience foot traffic, meaning painting the floors will have to be done more. Fortunately to paint vinyl flooring is an easier alternative to replacing the flooring, as vinyl tiles will last a long time.


Karndean Flooring Warrington

If you would like any more information on any of the flooring styles that we have talked about above, then why not visit our Karndean Flooring Showroom Warrington today?