Your hallway is the first thing you and visitors will see when entering your home. Make a good first impression or lift your mood as soon as you step into the house with flooring that is well thought out and which will stand the test of time and heavy footfall. For our top ideas on how to spruce up your hallway without breaking the bank, read on!
As we enter the winter season the first thing most of us want to do is keep our home warm. The easiest, and most cost effective, way to do this is by using carpets or rugs. If you have a long hallway, a winter runner is a great idea. It will not only keep you warm, but it can also brighten your space up. Make sure you keep an entrance mat at the door so that it doesn’t end up doubling up as mat for drying off wet and muddy shoes too. And, come summer time, you can either remove it or replace it with a more summery one.
Tiles give you a multitude of options. You can design a contemporary look with colourful or patterned tiles, or choose a more traditional one with more muted or neutral colours. You could even do both by using a neutral base and jazzing it up with splashes of colour across your tiles. Easy to care for, tiles are hugely versatile and whatever design you choose it will stand the test of time. Not to mention completely wow your guests!
Luxury vinyl tiles
Hugely adaptable and flexible, luxury vinyl tiles are suitable for any room in the house, but their durability and resistance to water make them a great choice for hallways and entrances. Add to that the fact that they are very easy to clean and maintain and it’s an easy decision.
Wood brings a timeless elegance to any home, no matter which room it is in. Bring that sophistication to your hallway with a wooden floor designed to beckon people in with its warmth. Darker hardwoods such as maple or oak are more hardwearing while giving the room an element of depth, whereas lighter woods such as bamboo are durable and eco-friendly offering a more modern twist to your home.
If carpet is more your thing or your home could use an extra helping hand to stay warm during the colder months, you could consider installing wall-to-wall carpet. Given its location, though, make sure to choose a hardwearing, denser weave that can withstand heavier use and won’t soil as easily. And don’t forget that entrance mat, or you could be vacuuming more often than you would like!
Looking for some advice on the right flooring for your hallway or home? Our Cherry Carpets experts are here to help! We are happy to advise and we also offer a free, no-obligation quotation service. All you need to do is give us a call on 020 8249 9726 or write to us at .