Tiles or timber flooring? You have a battle on your hands!  

Whether you’re building or renovating out of all the decisions you will make flooring choice is one of the most important.

Tiling and timber are the two most common flooring options. Both are easy to clean and have aesthetic appeal, so which should you choose?

We list the pro’s and con’s of each flooring option to hopefully make your decision a little easier.

Timber flooring pro’s

  • Feels soft underfoot
  • Retains heat and is warmer underfoot
  • Is timeless and compliments almost any decor
  • Can be re-sanded to look new again

Timber flooring con’s

  • Can scratch quite easily 
  • Can creak until fully settled 
  • The colour will change slightly over time, areas in high foot traffic will look worn over time 
  • Requires regular maintenance such as sealing 
  • Expensive 
  • Not suitable for high-moisture climates or rooms 

Tile flooring pro’s

  • Tiles are available in a range of budgets, styles, sizes and colours to suit any wall or floor
  • Hard wearing and long lasting
  • Low maintenance and easy to clean
  • Suitable for all rooms as non-slip textures are also available for bathrooms etc.

Tile flooring con’s

  • Harder and colder underfoot compared to timber
  • Styles can be discontinued which can cause issues if you damage any or need extra
  • down the track
  • Textured tiles tend to be harder to clean as they trap dirt and dust

Consider the decor, your lifestyle and budget before making your flooring choice. It will then be a matter of weighing up the pro’s and con’s to make an informed decision for your lifestyle.

If tiles are your choice, NRA Tiling offer a friendly, professional, and reliable bathroom and kitchen tiling services and come with rave reviews.

Additonal Information


NRA Tiling is a tiling business based out in Edens Landing, south of the Brisbane CBD. Servicing clients in 100 km around their base, Gold Coast, Brisbane and up to Sunshine Coast, we can handle everything, when it comes to tiling.

Whether your kitchen is looking a bit dull and is in need of a faceliftment, or you are renovating your bathroom, or in need of a reliable commercial tiling services, look no further than the expert team at NRA Tiling.

NRA Tiling Pty Ltd

Phone: 0478 840 015

Monday to Saturday – 6:30 am to 5:30 pm
Sunday – Closed

ABN: 61 623 892 026
QBCC Licence 15082177 


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