Economical Flooring To Cover Tile?

Economical Flooring To Cover Tile?

Regina Yunghans
Jun 15, 2012

Q: I am hoping to get some opinions on economical choices for flooring to put over the PVC tile in the new apartment that I'm moving into. I plan to stay awhile, but don't have the funds for a major investment in flooring.

In previous places, I have invested in laminated click flooring (Pergo) to cover a PVC floor, and I wasn't super happy with the softness and "scratchability" factor of it. I need to budget myself even more this time around, if possible. I have about 400SF of living room space. What you see in the photo is a bedroom, and I might consider doing a super low pile carpet in that room only. I suspect a solid hardwood floor, even at a deep discount, would require a subfloor of some kind…

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