The main role of your living room or lounge space is to create a cosy, relaxing, warm, welcoming atmosphere for your family and friends’ gatherings. So, when you design your living room flooring, it must deliver style, cosiness, suit your lifestyle, stay beautiful and serve for years and years. Ecohardwood engineered hardwood flooring is perfect for the living room. It gives a luxurious, but warm look and at the same time reflects a relaxed and inviting environment. Moreover, the oak hard wearing surface will survive easily the busy traffic.

Pros and Cons of Engineered wooden flooring in a living room

Advantages:

Durability and long - lasting. Usually living rooms experience heavy foot traffic. A good oak flooring from reliable manufacturers easily can last a lifetime. Contrary, the carpet, the other popular choice for living room floors, must be replaced every 8-10 years and if it gets stained even quicker. If your hardwood flooring is damaged, it can be sanded and refinished, saving you the cost of replacing it.

If you decide one day to put your property for sale, the wooden floors increase the value of your property, which makes it much easier to sell compared with some cheaper options for living room like carpet, vinyl, laminate available for sale online or in retail shops in the UK

Easy to clean and look after.

Looks beautiful and timeless. Wooden flooring is always related with elegance, style and richness combined with natural appearance and warmth underfoot – exactly what you need for your living room floors. Moreover, hardwood flooring works with all styles of decorating, from traditional to modern and never goes out of fashion.

Suitable for underfloor heating. One of the major benefits to choosing engineered hardwood flooring is that most of them are suitable (always check with the manufacturers or suppliers first) for underfloor heating.

Please check our company Premium Balance Engineered 3-layer Oak Flooring, which unique symmetrical, true balanced, 3 Layer construction (top and bottom layer Oak, between birch plywood) ensure maximum all dimensional stability and is ideal for underfloor heating.

 

Disadvantages

There are not many disadvantages in having engineered hardwood flooring.

While, hardwood isn’t cheap and is more expensive to buy and install, compared to carpet, vinyl, and other lower price alternatives you can find online or in retail shops for sale. Nevertheless, the result will not disappoint - you will have beautiful, sturdy living room flooring for life. And remember, if it happens that you need to sell your property the hardwood floors will increase your property’s value.

Wooden floors doesn’t absorb as effectively noise and sounds: adult walking, kids or dogs running around and etc unlike the carpet. It is especially relevant if you’re living in an apartment and your downstairs neighbours can hear your every step. However, it is easy to resolve with sound proof underlay or putting a rug to mute your steps.

 

What colour wood flooring is the best for your living room

A gorgeous Ecohardwood engineered oak flooring will make a statement with any living room style, giving a rich warmth and elegance. We have a wide spectrum of colours to choose from.

Light, pale, greyish colours as our Nordic White, Extra White, Frosty, Waterfall, Ocean Breeze will help to create you a Scandi look living room. Moreover, the light colours help create an airy, breezy and bigger space. However, there is a risk if you go too white and pale in your living room interior, that it might look cold and bland. The main tip would be to play with different textures, tones, colours or patterns of furniture, walls and decorative items as cushions, curtains. Light, pale or grey colours wood floors work with almost any colour you may choose to match with.

Dark colour wood flooring is a classic choice and continues to be astonishingly chic, timeless, bringing rich, luxury and polish look to the living room, when it is matched with the right colours, furnishing. However there is a risk of making your family room too heavy and dark. Our advice would be to choose the wooden furniture, a few tones lighter, play with contrast as an example - put whitish, light colour rugs and paint walls in crispy white colour. Ecohardwood has a great selection of dark wood flooring from dark brown as Ebony, Aqua Ebony, Cognac, greyish brown as Antique or Aqua Antique, to Deep Black.

Warm, honey oak wood flooring as our Colourless, Pure Nature, Oak colour flooring– perfect idea if you aim to bring warmth, cosiness to your living room. It is more for a traditional design, but in most cases, colours stand out against the wood warmth and give your family room a contemporary look. Also, black and white furniture looks astonishing together with honey toned colour flooring.

 

Ecoharwood oak flooring for a living room design ideas

Ecohardwood company Engineered Oak flooring also goes in many different patterns, grades, width and finishes, which must suite to any style and size living room. Our flooring particularly stands outs from other suppliers and manufacturers of hardwood flooring in United Kingdom not only with wide selection, but also with unique construction & outstanding quality.

Please explore the images of our oak flooring for living room design ideas and contact our team for advice and help you decide on the perfect living room wooden flooring.

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