When remodeling your basement, one of the most important decisions you'll make is what type of flooring to put down. Basements can be prone to moisture and humidity, so it's important to choose a flooring type that will stand up to these conditions while also keeping your basement comfortable for your daily life. Here are four types of flooring that are ideal for basements.

4 Flooring Types to Consider When Remodeling Your Basement

1: Ceramic or Porcelain Tile

If you’re planning on using your basement as a space for entertaining, tile is a great option for basement floors because it's durable and easy to clean. Plus, tile can help to keep your basement cool when the weather is warm, making your basement an ideal summer escape. You can choose from a wide variety of colors and styles to fit your aesthetic. If you really want to create a luxurious basement getaway, you can install heated floors under the tile to keep your basement warm in the winter.

2: Vinyl

Vinyl is another great option for basement floors because it’s relatively inexpensive as well as durable and easy to clean. Vinyl is also more resistant to water damage, making it the perfect choice for the basement in case you ever experience flooding. There are many different types of basement flooring to choose from, so it's important to do your research and find the best option for your needs. Don't forget to take moisture and humidity into account when making your decision.

3: Laminate

Laminate is a great option for basement floors because it comes in many options, namely styles that resemble hardwood flooring. This means your basement can have the same look and feel as a space with real wood flooring without the cost. Laminate flooring is also great for the basement because it’s moisture resistant.

4: Carpet

When you consider moisture resistant flooring, we would bet that carpet is not the first flooring option to come to mind. However, carpet is a great option for your basement floors because it's warm and cozy. There is a wide variety of carpet styles and colors for all homeowners to choose from and there are even some carpet options that are rated for use in wet areas.

Ready to start thinking about basement flooring installation? Visit one of our showrooms in Oshkosh, Fond du Lac, Waukesha, or Sturtevant, WI to speak with our design consultants, or get in touch with the Quest Interiors professionals for a free estimate today!