Adding a conservatory to your home can be a wonderful decision for many reasons, but it’s vitally important that you consider the smaller details. It’s the little parts that make your house a beautiful living space that’s inviting and welcoming, and the same applies when it comes to your conservatory. So, what’s the best option – ceramic tiles or laminate flooring? Here, we weight up the pros and cons.

Firstly, let’s consider ceramic tiles. Their main selling point is that they’re super durable, and when correctly installed, can last a lifetime. You needn’t worry about dropping anything on the floor, and you can be sure that they’ll stand up strong against any accidents. They can also be really attractive, and give you the opportunity to add a splash of color to your home.

Unfortunately though, having ceramic tiles laid can be quite labor intensive. This means that you’ll have to embark on an extensive DIY project yourself, or pay for the services of a professional. Of course though, you’ll be rewarded with a floor that doesn’t need much maintenance.

Next up, what about laminate flooring? If you’re looking for something that’s easy when it comes to upkeep, this could be the choice for you. It’s easy to clean, and any spillages can be quickly rectified, making it an attractive choice for those with young families and those who host a lot of parties.

Some though would argue that the finish isn’t quite tceramic-tiles-or-laminatehe same. Though laminate flooring is increasingly popular, it doesn’t have the same versatility as its ceramic counterpart. Ceramic tiles tend to look classy and sophisticated, and many would argue that this isn’t the case with laminate. Don’t forget though that the rest of the décor can make a huge difference. It’s possible to completely change the feel of the room with some furnishings, so with either option, you won’t be limited to just one look.

All things considered, there’s unfortunately no definitive answer when it comes to deciding on which flooring option is best for you. It’s just a case of weighing up your needs and choosing the right solution based on how you live and the day-to-day goings on in your home. As long as you give your decision plenty of time, you’ll come up with the best decision for your conservatory.


Jennifer Joplinn currently works at giving professional editing assistance. When not working, Jennifer spends her day decorating her home with the help of her cute and bubbly kids. You can check out Jennifer’s Google+ and talk to her about writing and home decorations.