What Flooring Do I Choose?

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As you begin building your new custom home in Fredericksburg or any other location in the Northern Virginia area, you face a lot of decisions. One of them being the kind of flooring that you want. Flooring is truly an essential part of your home, not only because of the purpose it serves but also because it elevates the style of your home.

Choosing the right flooring for your home depends on a lot of factors. Are you looking for more functionality? Or is it about style? What about adding value to your home? Whatever it is, flooring is a key decision in your home’s building process. If you are still deciding, take a look at the flooring options that you can choose from:

Wood Flooring: Wood flooring is beautiful and classic. Its sleek design is perfect for any style. You can choose from solid hardwood or engineered hardwood floors. The engineered hardwood floors are designed to last longer and to withstand temperature changes.  Wood flooring is also available in a variety of finishes; Birch, Maple, Hickory, Oak, etc.

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Tile: The popular choice for bathroom flooring has always been tile. While you can add hardwood floors to your bathroom, tile is still a better option for moisture concerns. But if you still want wood, you can get tile that is designed to look like wood, so you get the best of both worlds.

Stone: Stone flooring provides a variety of designs. The natural and gorgeous stones can give your home a unique look. You can choose from mosaic to sandstone. Depending on the stone, this option can help you achieve a more mediterranean or modern look.

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Carpet: Carpet is practically in every home, and this is due to its great benefits such as its comfort and warmth. If you are looking for a more cozy look, carpet is the way to go.


Remember that you don’t always have to go with solely one option. You can add hardwood floors to your kitchen and living room and assign carpets to the bedrooms. We want our clients to feel cozy but also glamorous in their homes. If you are ready to design your home, Fredericksburg Custom Homes is here to guide you through the whole process. We want to design a home that matches your personality and lifestyle.