Solid hardwood flooring — There's really no way to justify the cost of a solid hardwood floor for a below grade installation. Engineered hardwood flooring looks and feels nearly identical to its solid hardwood counterpart and will hold up under basement conditions much, much better.
Cali Bamboo Flooring When installing a floor in your basement, moisture and humidity always have to be a concern. Since below grade locations are prone to moisture issues, solid hardwood flooring is not recommended for these environments. Bamboo flooring is a material that looks very much like hardwood, but which is made from a type of grass.
Two of the best options for waterproof flooring for basements are epoxy paint and sealed concrete. Not only are both affordable, but they are durable and allow for adequate waterproofing. Epoxy paint dries thick and hard, providing the necessary durability that goes hand-in-hand with maintaining a basement floor.
Installing solid hardwood flooring in a basement that is below grade generally voids the warranty, so if you really want the look of hardwood there, choose engineered over solid planks. Their
Vinyl plank flooring is more durable than either cork or bamboo, making it a great choice if your basement floor gets a lot of foot traffic. Some luxury vinyl planks have an extra thick top layer that's even more durable and resistant to scuffs and minor scrapes. If you have pets, this added durability will be a blessing.
Good Looking Waterproof Laminate. For a beautiful laminate flooring finish, with all the waterproofing qualities needed for a basement and cellar, our Millcreek waterproof wood flooring is the perfect solution for a basement conversion that will be used as communal space.. Much stronger than traditional wood and laminate floors, our waterproof wood flooring is a decorative solution that will