New 2022 Floor Trends

Flooring Trends for 2022

The flooring trends for 2022 are here! This year, light gray flooring, rustic, and modern, sleek looks are all the rage. Whether you are renovating your home to sell or replacing your old floors for comfort and functionality, it’s pertinent to do some research and planning before you decide. There are many different factors to consider, like the size of the space, your home decor, interior color palette, and how you will use the room. With a plethora of trendy options, it can be exciting and overwhelming.

We are here to help you narrow down your choices.

Are you ready to start your new floor plan? Below we provide tips on choosing the right flooring for your home and information on the latest trends. Let’s get started!

It’s All About the Details and Careful Considerations

Before we dive into the latest flooring trends, let’s chat about floor types. The floor type you select will matter immensely. While you view different options, think about your lifestyle and home living space. If you have a busy household with children and pets, you’ll want to look at durable and waterproof floor types. Maybe you want a natural floor look that can take a beating and is easy to maintain, or you are remodeling a new home office and need an affordable option. 

Now, it’s time to think about your home space, like the size of the room, color, and budget. All the details matter before you decide on a floor type for your home because flooring is an investment, and you want to be sure you’ll love your floors for years to come.

Questions To Ponder

Which floor type will withstand heavy foot traffic? Do you want a dark or light color? Will this be your forever floor? Do you want unique patterns? What’s your budget? What’s your interior color palette? Do you want low-maintenance flooring? Does anyone in your home have allergies? Do you have pets? What is the square footage of the space?

Don’t worry if you don’t have all the answers to these questions. Our Design Center is ready to help you with the entire decision-making process.


Flooring can be either affordable or expensive, and it all depends on the size of the space, the material, and the brand. Before deciding on a floor type, it’s best to determine your budget.


If you replace floors in a small area, softer colors like light-colored wood or light gray Luxury Vinyl will make the room more spacious. Open concept layouts work best with waterproof, scratch-resistant, comfortable, and durable flooring.

Style and Color

Do you like bold colors with a dramatic flair or soft tones that open up the space? Think about your decor, color palette, furniture, and design preference while viewing different colors and styles. With careful consideration of color and style, your floors will seamlessly flow with the aesthetics of your home.

Floor Type

Engineered hardwood, solid hardwood, Luxury Vinyl Planks, and laminate are popular choices. Homeowners love the unique and natural styles of hardwood surfaces, featuring durability, color, and style selections. Budget-friendly options, like LVP and laminate, are great for busy homes and heavy foot traffic in the kitchen, bathrooms, mudrooms, and laundry rooms. If you are looking to increase the value of your home, hardwood and Luxury Vinyl Planks are excellent options.

2022 Trendy Options

Now that you have the details of your space in mind and maybe a floor type that could work for your home, it’s time to learn about all the hottest flooring trends. Be sure to note the ones you like best and add them to your new flooring design list.

Laminate: Laminate flooring is one of the trendiest for residential and business because it’s budget-friendly and has all the beautiful wood styles without the hefty price. Today’s trends consist of semi-gloss selections, light colors, high variation wood looks, and water-resistant and waterproof options.

Luxury Vinyl Planks: Lighter shades and decorative styles are gaining popularity with LVP. More and more people are working from home and homeschooling, which means durable and waterproof options are on the must-have list.

Hardwood: Wide plank hardwood, unique designs, bold colors, rustic textures, distressed and hand-scraped wood are very popular and will all continue to be through the next year and beyond. Popular colors consist of dark stains (close to black), dark or light-colored wood floors for a modern feel, bleached woods or whitewashed, natural shades, and mixed beige and grays. If you want a unique touch, there are many trendy patterns you’ll love, like chevron and herringbone.

What Floor Type and Trend Do You Want For Your Home?

Let’s chat about it! At California Carpets and Design Center, our design professionals will guide you through your new floor journey from beginning to end and answer your pressing questions. Are you ready to get started on your new floor project?