Carpet can make a dining room warm and inviting. With a wide range of color and a variety of textures, carpet has long been a popular choice for dining rooms. Be sure to shop for a carpet with added stain protection.
Dining Room Carpet and Flooring
Dining room flooring needs to endure the danger of spills from food and drinks and look good doing it. That also means it should be easy to clean or have stain protection – in case accidents happen. Since dining rooms can be informal areas that are used daily, or more formal places reserved for special gatherings, there are a wide range of carpet, flooring and window treatment styles that work well. Your flooring professional will work with you to select the best dining room flooring for your home.
Considerations for Dining Room Flooring
- Décor for formal vs. informal use
- Spills and stains from food and drinks
- Wear from chairs and furniture
- Easy care and maintenance
- Privacy and light control
Your flooring professional can help you choose the best dining room flooring options. During your FREE In-Home Estimate, your flooring professional will explain choices to fit your home, budget, and lifestyle.
Dining Room Carpet and Flooring Ideas
Hardwood floors and engineered hardwood floors are popular for dining rooms because they provide a classic, elegant look. A time-honored choice for formal dining rooms, hardwood’s wide assortment of species, colors, and finishes can add sophistication and style to your home.
Laminate flooring is a budget-friendly choice to bring the look of wood into your dining room. Laminate Flooring looks great, and it performs well – resisting stains, soil and fading.
Ceramic and porcelain tiles are durable, clean easily, and can bring a sophisticated look to your dining area. If you dining room is connected to your kitchen, tile flooring is a good choice due to moisture resistance and easy cleaning.
Vinyl tile and vinyl plank flooring offer style and performance at an affordable price. Vinyl offers visuals that emulate real wood or tile, which can complement both informal and formal dining rooms very nicely. Because vinyl is easy to clean, it’s also practical in busy eating areas.
Sheet vinyl is a practical choice for informal dining areas because it does not have grout lines, making it easier to maintain. The surface is also mold, mildew, and moisture resistant, and it can help resist stains too.