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What playroom flooring?

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Noisygirls Tue 28-Feb-17 20:09:18

So, tail end of massive house renovation where we are have a small playroom. Need to decide on which flooring to go for. We were thinking of an oiled wooden floor, but won't it get scratched and marked? 3 small children, lots of toys, dogs claws..don't want to be constantly nagging them to be careful in it so it doesn't scratch, but I can't think of an alternative. What do you have please?

Stripyfeet Tue 28-Feb-17 20:27:52

We had a similar dilemma at the end of our renovation. Opted for cheap carpet in the end so that we wouldn't get stressed if/when it gets trashed and carpet also seems cosier to play on. It won't be a playroom forever either, so this also influenced our decision - we'll replace the carpet with something better when DD is older and the room becomes something else!

Sugarpiehoneyeye Tue 28-Feb-17 20:33:08

Hi OP, some good quality carpet tiles, would do the job. Also, they can be replaced easily.

Noisygirls Tue 28-Feb-17 20:38:48

Thank you, hadn't thought of floor tiles, though we had considered carpets. will have a look at carpet and c tiles. We are having carpet fitted elsewhere so wouldn't be hard to just extend it into this room. So much to think about!

reallifegetsintheway Tue 28-Feb-17 20:42:51

We had carpet but it got very dirty. We had B and Q laminate put down by a carpenter inside much better choice. They have some nice modern colours e.g. greys, so if you don't want it as a playroom later on, the floor is ok

Chasingsquirrels Tue 28-Feb-17 21:12:15

Mines got carpet running through from the lounge as there are double doors between the two rooms. Not had any problems with it getting trashed.

MumOfTwoMasterOfNone Tue 28-Feb-17 22:18:30

Karndean or similar?

AliMonkey Tue 28-Feb-17 22:26:12

We have Amtico Spacia (the cheapest range that Amtico do). Very practical and looks good (ours genuinely looks like wood until you get close but they do lots of others). You can always add a rug to make it more cosy.

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