Advanced search

help with flooring issue in multipurpose room

(5 Posts)
Thandeka Sat 15-Jan-11 15:31:10

We are buying a house with a room off the galley kitchen which is going to double as eating/kids play/my study and probably informal seating area (ie. will have a sofa and TV) so really its a family room. I am having issues deciding on flooring (I loathe laminate) but think it needs to be something easy clean (so not carpet) around the dining area but then a HUGE rug in the half of the room that isn't an eating area so its a bit cosier. (knowing what the area under DD's highchair is like under current carpetted area- then it just can't be carpet throughout the room- though DH thinks it will be fine hmm- he is anti any non carpet option.

Alternatively we have split flooring so have a "walkway" of easy clean lino/laminate or something on the half of the room from kitchen and to door opposite, then the other half of room capetted but I think this may look very odd?

Any ideas advice?

cece Sat 15-Jan-11 21:04:02

We have a large kitchen, dining, sofa area room, with access to the garden. We have Amtico. It is hard wearing and easy to clean. Where the TV and sofa is we have a rug to make it cosier and nicer for DS2 to play on the floor.

Waswondering Sat 15-Jan-11 21:06:39

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

HuckingFell Sat 15-Jan-11 21:12:54

proper lino/amtico/karndean stuff. under floorheating if cold an issue. large rug to define the seating bit as a sep area. carpet in it- burning money. Specially if the room has to be walked through from back garden to the loo.

DisparityCausesInstability Sat 15-Jan-11 23:05:05

I wouldn't split the floor up..have you considered engineered wood

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, watch threads, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now »

Already registered? Log in with: