Top Choices for Traditional & Modern Flooring Options

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There are several popular options for Traditional and Modern Flooring to choose from when remodeling your home. For the flooring, you need something that compliments your style and that you like and that fits your budget. For this, you need to look at the different types of floor materials available today. This can give you some idea about what to expect financially but you also need to know what style and materials you might be looking for. You should know that floors are made out of dozens, perhaps even hundreds, of different materials.

Create a Mood Board

When you are thinking about what materials would best compliment your style, a good place to start is with the room colors. This is going to depend hugely on the type of room style you want to decorate. You will most likely want to stick with a neutral color that matches what you like in another room of the house or perhaps even throughout the entire house if you go that option. You can always take a palette cloth or paint sample of the walls with you when choosing the flooring color and material. This can give you a nice idea of what your overall palette would look like. Take it one step forward and create your own mood board to help you express your vision of the room you are remodeling.

If you are looking for a traditional room design, you may want to go with a darker color. If you are looking for some warmth and character, you may want to go with a lighter color and use fabric to give you some warmth and character.

If you are looking for modern flooring, you would want to stick with a solid or light color. This works great in contemporary rooms and will give you a clean-cut design.

As you can see it is important to know what type of room you are trying to add flooring to. If you want to create a formal room or a fun and colorful room, you can use any of the different flooring materials available for these rooms. When trying to achieve a traditional or modern flooring style, you can also go with tile.  You can use colorful tile flooring in a formal room to give the room warmth or just use it to add some color and fun to any room.

Example of a mood board for a living room remodel project

When Choosing Flooring Options

  • The material and furniture you choose will also give you a clue as to how you want the rest of the room to look. You will see that adding new flooring will give an entire room a finished look.
  • Wood is a natural material and it works great in most rooms whether you are going for a more traditional look or modern style. It can be used in every room of the house and then you can accessorize each room individually with area rugs for more character.

This will help you select the right material for your floor. You will need to know a few things about the flooring material before you start shopping.

    1. You will need to know how much you would be spending on the flooring and how it will fit into the room’s style.
    2.  You will need to know the material, its texture, and how it will affect the style of the room. It is important to make sure that the flooring material you are looking at can give you the look and feel you need. Whether you are looking for traditional or modern flooring options you will find many choices for either.

You can also use the mood board you created with the color schemes for your paint colors, area rugs, and furniture when shopping for flooring materials. It is a good idea to choose the color schemes BEFORE you start shopping around. You will want to know how the flooring will fit and match the style of your decor. When shopping, get samples of each piece of flooring you like and test them in the room, and see visually how it affects the room’s style.

photo of traditional flooring style used in a living room


You will be amazed at the possibilities you will discover. With the right flooring, you can change the entire feel of the room and create a whole new look for your remodel project. The flooring material you choose will help create that vibe of how you want your home to look and feel. If you need help installing the new flooring material or paint finish for your home, contact FD Remodeling for help with your remodeling project.

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