If you’re looking to resell your home, we know you don’t want to make investments that won’t return to you in the sale price. Interior design represents a huge factor in a home sale, and updating old flooring is one of the most cost-effective options you can pursue to improve your home’s appearance and value. Of course, prospective buyers may have other trends besides floor color and texture in mind when viewing a house, such as concerns for health and safety, so the best style choices will account for all of these qualities.
Making High-traffic Areas Highly Appealing
In high-traffic foyers and hallways, you can raise your home’s value by upgrading from dingy old laminates and threadbare carpeting to hardy yet stylish materials such as stone and ceramic tiles. At the same time, you don’t want to install high-gloss tile floors where wet feet may slip on them, especially during South Carolina’s rainy season. For these areas, the best tiles will have a touch of texture with a matte finish. For color, both cashmere and pewter continue to ride waves of popularity.
Buyers Want You to Lighten Up
A number of interior design publications, including Floor Trends Magazine, have observed the current trend toward light and white woods for flooring in crisp, bright color palettes. White oak, for example, can help brighten a previously drab room while still providing the rustic charm of hardwoods. It’s probably no coincidence that the most popular hues for today's floors reminisce of the dazzling white sands and ocean vistas that have made Myrtle Beach such a famous getaway locale.
The Carpeting Dilemma
Due to the increasing incidence of allergies, carpeting has begun to lose its appeal in real estate listings. Old carpets don’t just show stains and wear, but they also provide a haven for mold, dust and pet dander. Rooms where carpeting may still find favor, as long as it’s deep cleaned and replaced regularly, include:
- Family Rooms
- Home Offices
- Play Rooms
The selection at our floor center covers your needs when it comes to timeless yet current style trends. Contact Young Interiors today for help in choosing from a large array of the soft tones and earthy colors that reflect all of these modern preferences.