Bathroom Flooring – Wood - Cozy Home Resource

Bathroom Flooring – Wood

There are quite a few people who advise against installing a wood floor in a bathroom, citing primarily the potential problems that moisture can cause. I’m not one of them, though. I think that, in many situations, wood floors are perfectly appropriate for bathrooms. Though moisture-both in liquid form and as water vapor-can cause problems in wood floors, the presence of enough water to damage a wood floor indicates a more severe problem that will eventually cause problems with any type of floor. For example, if there is a leak around a toilet’s closet bend or excess condensation dripping from the tank, then that water will eventually work its way into the subfloor anyway, regardless of the floor covering.

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Bathroom Flooring – Wood