Choosing vinyl floors for a child's bedroom
Vinyl floors are a popular choice for children’s bedrooms because they have so many characteristics that make them tough enough to deal with anything a child can throw it. They’re comfortable and quiet underfoot, resistant to scratches, stains and moisture, easy to install and maintain, and they’re affordable.
Vinyl floors are also available in a wide variety of designs and colours. Our luxury vinyl tile (LVT) designs, for instance, are focussed on perfectly reproducing the look and feel of wood, while our vinyl roll offers a much broader range of design options including graphic effects. So whether you want the look of natural wood, or something a little more contemporary and colourful, vinyl offers almost unlimited potential to recreate any style of flooring in your child's bedroom.
Benefits of vinyl flooring in children’s bedrooms
Pros of using vinyl flooring in children’s bedrooms
• Comfortable and warm underfoot
• Easy to clean
• Easy to install
• Available in many designs and colours
Comfortable and warm underfoot – Vinyl’s thermal properties provide a warm feeling underfoot. And, depending on the product you choose, they can also feel cushioned underfoot. Both of these are important considerations, especially if you plan to spend a lot of time sitting on the floor, playing with your children.
Easy to clean – Children can be messy and unless you want to spend many hours cleaning, finding a low maintenance floor is essential. Vinyl is one of the easiest floors to clean and to keep dirt and dust-free. Vacuuming, sweeping or wiping is all that’s needed to keep your kid’s bedroom hygienically clean. Tougher stains can be cleaned with a damp mop moistened with warm water and a neutral detergent.
Easy to install – Vinyl flooring is so easy to install that you can have a whole new floor in your child’s bedroom in just one day. Exactly how to install your vinyl floor depends on the type of flooring product you choose. In the case of vinyl roll flooring, the size and usage of the room also influence the installation options available.
Durable – Vinyl is a highly durable flooring material, which can easily stand up to family life with children. Spills, muddy feet and thrown toys are of little concern to vinyl.
Affordable – Vinyl is relatively inexpensive when compared to most alternative flooring options such as hardwood, laminate flooring and cork flooring.
Available in many designs and colours – Vinyl’s enormous design potential gives parents and children the freedom to explore and experiment with the latest trends in children’s bedroom flooring.
Drawbacks of vinyl flooring in children’s bedrooms
Cons of using vinyl flooring in children’s bedrooms
• Difficult to repair
Difficult to repair – It's fairly difficult to rip, tear or damage vinyl but if it does get damaged it can be difficult to repair, and in most cases, the entire floor would need to be ripped out and replaced.
To reduce the risk of damage, we recommend our luxury vinyl tile Starfloor Click 55 , Starfloor Click Ultimate 55 and Starfloor Click Ultimate 30 collections for flooring in children’s bedrooms. They are extremely durable and easy to maintain so you can enjoy stylish home office floors for even longer.