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Alternatives to Hardwood Flooring

Whether you’re working with a tight budget, want an easy-care flooring type or are just interested in what’s new, there are many other products to consider when choosing flooring for your home.

Bob Vila gives us seven different ideas for low-cost alternatives to hardwood, including porcelain, cork and bamboo.


Another alternative to hardwood that looks great is vinyl plank flooring, from companies such as Stainmaster.  This hard-working surface is great for kitchens and mudrooms due to its water repellent capabilities.


If you want something a little more unique, head over to Pinterest, where there are plenty of people showing off creative flooring ideas.


Another flooring alternative to consider is a decorative tile rug. The sky’s the limit to how creative you can get with these!