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How to Make a Cozy Living Room

A cozy living room can mean many different things, depending on the family and what you do most in your living room. Setting up the right furniture and color patterns is key, but a cozy living room can also be created with the right residential flooring

Here are some ideas to make your living room more cozy and perfect for your family’s needs.

Flooring companies often recommend residential carpeting for living areas, but hardwood flooring or vinyl hardwood flooring have gained popularity. These types of flooring are especially ideal for homes with kids and pets. Whether you live alone or with several other people or animals, the right flooring will make your life easier, and you will be better able to maintain it so that it can reach its full lifecycle. 

Some of the features of the most popular types of flooring include:

  • Residential Carpeting: Soft to the touch and perfect for families or people who like to relax in their living room and enjoy talking or watching TV. Vacuuming at least once a week is ideal.

  • Hardwood Flooring: Timeless and easy to maintain. This stunning flooring type will never go out of style but isn’t always recommended for families with kids, pets, or high-traffic living areas. They are simple to clean but must be maintained, and you can’t use abrasive chemicals. These are ideal for small families, singles, or couples, who love a classic look and enjoy spending time relaxing or having light traffic in their living area.

  • Vinyl Hardwood Flooring: This type of flooring is versatile. It isn’t as expensive as real hardwood flooring but offers the same look and feel. Whether you are a single-person household or have a high-traffic living room, vinyl hardwood flooring is an excellent option since it is easy to maintain, relatively cheap to replace, and offers an updated look. 

How to Make a Living Room Homey

Acoustic Ceiling Tiles

Flooring isn’t the only way to make your living room cozy. Ceiling tiles are an option when you’re hoping to give the space a homey feel, updated look, and seal sound into the room itself. 

Ceiling tiles reflect light, which can save your family energy costs but also allow you to control how light hits the space. Since lighting is a huge component of the aesthetic feel of your living room, acoustic ceiling tiles are a great way to control how the light affects the room and what it says about the vibe of your home. 

Acoustic tiles also effectively block or reduce noise. These even work in rooms with suspended ceilings. If you have an open living area but don’t want that sound traveling to the rest of the home, acoustic tiles are perfect for keeping the great room homey but the main area for entertainment. 

Work With Ozburn-Hessey Company

If you are in the Nashville, TN, area and are ready to make sure your living room is cozy and welcoming, adding the right flooring and ceiling tiles is a great way to do so. Contact Ozburn-Hessey today to get started and achieve the look you desire!

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