Your dining room isn’t just where you eat your meals — it’s where you spend quality time with your family members, host game nights with your friends, and set up your laptop when you need to get out of the home office to feel productive. Such a versatile room sees all types of traffic: children’s toys, high heel shoes, pet paws, and furniture. This means that you need sturdy floors that can handle the high traffic, but you also want beautiful flooring that makes your house feel like a home.

2 Day Flooring in Tampa offers a variety of flooring styles to make your home feel more comfortable, but still work with your lifestyle. In today’s post, we’ll be exploring the best types of flooring for your dining room. If you’d like to learn more, contact us today.

Best Choice: Hardwood

By far, hardwood flooring is one of the most beautiful flooring options you could choose for any room of your home. It’s a classic look that stays beautiful for years with the right care and maintenance. It can also be refinished after several years to revitalize the look of your dining room.

Hardwood flooring is available in a variety of colors, wood types, grains, and plank styles. Choosing different stains and finishes also helps personalize your dining room and make it feel more unique — even if you’re going for a more traditional flooring option. Hardwood flooring is a great way to make your dining room feel more formal and adds value to your home.

On the flip side, hardwood flooring is a greater investment than other types of flooring. Since hardwood is a limited natural resource, it’s more expensive to obtain. It also requires special care and cleaning for it to remain in good condition, so keep that in mind with your lifestyle when choosing a flooring option for your dining room. Our floor installation techs can also talk to you about different hardwood flooring options and come up with a solution that works for you.

Better Choice: Laminate

If you love the look of hardwood flooring but want something a little more durable, laminate flooring is your next best option for your dining room. Laminate flooring is manufactured to look like genuine wood, but without the cost of having to harvest actual wood. Since it’s manufactured, you have a greater  ability to customize the appearance of your flooring. You can choose from different colors, textures, and plank sizes to personalize the appearance of your dining room.

Laminate flooring is also an incredibly durable flooring option, as it’s water-resistant, stain-resistant, scuff-resistant, and easy to clean. This makes laminate flooring a perfect option if you have little kids running around, pets who tend to track in messes, or mealtimes that are generally chaotic. 

Since laminate flooring is manufactured, it doesn’t cost as much as natural resources like hardwood. It’s a great option if you’re looking for beautiful floors but don’t want to make the investment in wood flooring.

Good Choice: Tile

Another good flooring solution for your dining room is tile flooring. While tile isn’t ideal in every home, it’s great for warm climates like ours in Tampa. Tile doesn’t absorb heat the way other types of flooring do, making it a great option if you’re trying to keep your home cooler. Tile is also a great option if your dining room exits out to the patio as tile can easily be installed out into this area as well for a cooler surface.

The most popular types of tile for dining rooms are porcelain and ceramic because of their durability and low maintenance. Tile flooring is resistant to moisture and stains, and is also easy to keep clean. Tile flooring is easy to customize, with different tile types, tile colors, tile sizes, tile shapes, grout colors, and grout widths available.

While tile flooring may not the the most popular choice for dining rooms, it doesn’t mean it’s not the best option for you. Talk to our team at 2 Day Flooring today to discuss your flooring needs for your living room. We’ll be able to find a solution that’s both functional and beautiful in your home.

The Only Choice: Top Rated Local®

Whether you opt for hardwood, laminate, tile, or another type of flooring, working with the best flooring installers in Tampa should be non-negotiable. 2 Day Flooring is a Top Rated Local® company dedicated to our customer’s satisfaction from the start of a project right up until the end. Our team focuses on finding the most beautiful, most affordable, and most functional type of flooring for you, your home, and your lifestyle.

If you’re looking at having new floors installed in your dining room or any other area of your home, contact us today.