Renovating the floors of your home is an easy and rewarding project. There are a variety of different types of flooring ideas to choose from, ranging from hardwood to concrete, however the easiest floor material to install is a floor covering. Floor coverings can describe any type of flooring, however they mainly consist of floor materials that are installed over an existing structure. Floor coverings are materials that are loosely installed and can be removed relatively easily such as home mats, carpeting, rugs, and various flooring tiles. Floor coverings are best installed over a hard surface, but the type of covering you choose will depend on what is already laid down. Carpeting is one of the easiest flooring materials to use because it can be installed over virtually any floor type. Carpets are great for every room, but should not be installed in the kitchen and bath because of the moisture effects of these rooms.