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Best Flooring For Rental Properties

Being a landlord is not a walk in the park – last-minute plumbers for fixing busted boilers, wrangling rent out of difficult tenants, and more. However, there are ways to make your life easier.

They are all about thinking ahead and taking steps in the present which will make it easier in the long run; such as arranging regular maintenance of crucial equipment, and installing fixtures and fittings to go the distance.

In this article The Flooring Group will be examining the best possible flooring for rental properties, that combine durability and performance with affordability and easy maintenance.

Carpet

Cheap and warm,it is good for muffling noise and a good choice for many rental homes. Available in a wide range of shades and patterns to suit many tastes, it is an affordable option, but has a few downsides including:

  • Not much of a stain resistance and visible wear and tear
  • Moisture retention – not suitable for kitchens and bathrooms
  • Needs regular professional cleaning
  • Harbours dust and allergens

Laminate

A flooring which closely resemble the luxury look of tile, real wood or stone, and is also highly resistant to scratches, bumps or scrapes. This durable option is very fast and surprisingly simple to install, making it a quick turnaround.

On the downside, laminate is not as hard-wearing and can be noisier, also not idea for high moisture areas as it can become slippery.

Vinyl

It is widely used by land and is still one of the best low maintenance flooring options. Easy to clean, and also noise absorbent and comes in a wider variety of shades and style. Yet, it has the susceptibility to scrapes, tears and scratches – specifically from dragged furniture or high heels. And finally not very easy to replace