Choosing The Floor Beneath Your Feet

When you consider flooring for your home, you need to take into consideration factors such as comfort, costs, function, maintenance and durability.

Hardwood Flooring

Timeless and durable, hardwood is available in two types, one is the solid hardwood and the other engineered wood. The former is made of 100% real wood while the latter has layers of wood from top to the backing. Unlike Luxury Vinyl Tiles, hardwood flooring cannot be installed in the bathrooms because of the high level of humidity. While it is highly durable it can show wear and tear over time which can then be refinished to restore its shine. The finish of the wooden surface lasts according to the traffic it needs to sustain. Depending on the wood you can choose from a wide selection of colors, styles, and textures

Luxury Vinyl Flooring

This flooring is also known as LVT and is often available in a wood or stone finish. Luxury Vinyl Tiles are moisture resistant and are a great option for high traffic areas as well as bathrooms and basements. Not only is it 100 % waterproof, it is also easy to clean. It can also resist scratches and dents and will not buckle when exposed to water. Most come with a lifetime guarantee and are available in rustic, marble or traditional finish. Newer models are inspired by a wooden or concrete look.

Laminate Flooring

Affordable and aesthetically appealing, Laminate flooring can give the type of flooring feel you require. While it can be installed in just about any room, this type of flooring is specially constructed to withstand almost any kind of force and traffic. Not only do its layers protect the surface from scratches and spills but its core never loses its stability and resistance to moisture. New design technology enables, laminate flooring to be created in every possible color, design and inspiration. So whether it’s a stone floor or a wooden floor, you can have it all.

Engineered Tile Flooring

Made primarily of limestone, engineered tiles are an excellent alternative to natural stone or ceramic. Not only is it extremely durable but it is also warm and soft to feel. Similar to laminate floorings, its moisture resistance allow it to be installed in any space on the floor or even on the wall. With a lifetime warranty, these tiles are made in many styles such as marble, slate and terracotta, even resembling linen fabric.

Whatever you choose for your flooring be sure that they suit your family’s needs, the aesthetics of your home, the maintenance requirements and your budget.

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