Best flooring for Laundry Room?

We have old original linoleum. Need new washer so thinking this is time to replace floor, too. The rest of house has luxury vinyl. Should we stick with that, or go with ceramic tile like we would in a bathroom?

  6 answers
  • Nancy Turner Nancy Turner on Mar 25, 2018
    Use whatever would stand water in case of a water leak. The vinyl should withstand some water without a problem, but do you want to spend that much on the laundry room.
  • Carol Marszalek Carol Marszalek on Mar 25, 2018
    Ceramic tile is best for laundry rooms. Certainly long now Linoleum is not bad, But tile will be truly waterproof. You don’t run the risk of water getting underneath the tile because it’s been grouted and adhered to the subfloor.
  • Rachel Rachel on Mar 25, 2018
    laundry room I don't think good vinyl or even the supposedly luxury vinyl. We had a leak and we wound up putting tile so if water leak no problem you will be able to see it right away. no damage to floor and all the mess of cleaning and replacing it. But you also want to match your decore

  • Laura Cooper Laura Cooper on Mar 25, 2018
    Vinyl is waterproof, however it tears easier than tile. When you move your machines, there's less risk of damaging the flooring with tile. I would suggest inexpensive tile.
  • Caseyem11 Caseyem11 on Mar 25, 2018
    A large size ceramic or porcelain tile.
  • Barb Adams Barb Adams on Mar 30, 2018
    I would go with ceramic tile for durability, service life and ease of cleaning.