Basement flooring must withstand cool, humid conditions and the occasional leak. The typical basement tends to have humid air with a cool, if not cold, hard concrete floor. Because they’re usually below grade, basements are also prone to the occasional leak or flood. Even if the walls and floor appear dry, a significant amount of moisture is present in the air. The amount of water wicked through a concrete basement wall can measure out to gallons per day.
Your choice of basement flooring also depends on how you intend to use the space. If your basement will be a place to relax, watch movies, or even include a spare bedroom you should consider wall-to-wall carpeting. Otherwise, you might consider the following for basement flooring:
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Depending on your choice of flooring, the experts at Floor Coverings International, Cincinnati East, can recommend the appropriate backer material or underlayment to deaden sound and to make the basement floor softer under foot. Schedule your free in-home consultation today.
Schedule a free in-home basement flooring consultation with Floor Coverings International of Cincinnati today! Our design consultants can help you make the right flooring decision for your home.