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Flooring FAQs

General FAQs

Is this product compatible with my lifestyle?

There are a wide variety of flooring options offered to match almost anyone’s lifestyle.

Typically, I will get to know the customer on a more personal level through a consultation to find out what type of flooring will best suit their needs.

What materials are best to use in a room meant mainly for active kids?

Sturdy upholstery, easy-to-clean flooring, soft surfaces, and no hard edges.

When using carpet, consider looped pile or tightly twisted textures with stain resistance.

How do I transition different types of flooring from one room to another?

There are many different types of transitions used to transition from one floor to another. T-molds reducers and thresholds.

There are many low profile customs transitions that can be used as well. Reach out – we’d love to show you all your options.

Hardwood FAQs

Is hardwood flooring suitable for all areas of the home?

Hardwood flooring is versatile and can be used in various areas of the home. It is commonly installed in living rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms, hallways, and even kitchens.

However, it’s important to note that solid hardwood may not be recommended for areas prone to moisture, such as bathrooms and basements, as prolonged exposure to moisture can cause damage. In these cases, engineered hardwood, which is more resistant to moisture, may be a better option.

How do I maintain and care for hardwood flooring?

Maintaining hardwood flooring is relatively straightforward. Regular sweeping or vacuuming with a soft-bristle attachment helps remove dust, dirt, and debris that can cause scratches.

Spills should be promptly wiped up to prevent staining. It’s advisable to use a damp (not wet) mop or hardwood floor cleaner specifically formulated for wood floors for occasional cleaning. Avoid using excessive water or harsh cleaning agents that can damage the wood.

It’s also recommended to place protective felt pads on furniture legs to prevent scratches and to avoid wearing high heels or shoes with spikes that can dent the floor.

Following these simple care guidelines will help preserve the beauty and longevity of your hardwood flooring.

What hardwood flooring options will I have?

There are numerous species of hardwood flooring available for homeowners, each with its own unique characteristics, colors, grain patterns, and hardness levels. Here are some of the popular hardwood species used for flooring:

  • Oak
  • Maple
  • Cherry
  • Walnut
  • Hickory
  • Ash
  • Bamboo

Carpet FAQs

How do I choose the right carpet for my specific needs and lifestyle?

Selecting the right carpet for your home or business involves considering various factors. Think about the level of foot traffic in the area where the carpet will be installed.

For high-traffic areas, consider durable carpets with stain-resistant properties. If you have pets or young children, opt for carpets that are easy to clean and resistant to stains.

Additionally, think about the style and color that best suits your décor and personal preferences. Consulting with our flooring experts can help you make an informed decision based on your specific needs.

How do I maintain and clean my carpet to keep it looking its best?

Proper maintenance and regular cleaning are essential for preserving the beauty and longevity of your carpet. Vacuuming your carpet at least once a week helps remove dirt, dust, and debris.

For spills and stains, it’s important to act quickly. Blot the affected area with a clean cloth or paper towel to absorb as much liquid as possible. Avoid rubbing or scrubbing, as it can damage the carpet fibers.

Professional carpet cleaning, recommended every 12 to 18 months, helps deep clean and remove embedded dirt and allergens.

Following manufacturer guidelines and consulting with our experts will ensure you have the right maintenance routine for your carpet.

Can carpet installation improve energy efficiency and reduce noise?

Yes, carpet installation can contribute to energy efficiency and noise reduction in your space. Carpets act as natural insulators, providing an extra layer of thermal insulation. They help retain warmth during colder months, reducing heating costs.

Additionally, carpets absorb sound, minimizing noise transmission between floors and rooms. This is particularly beneficial for multi-story buildings or areas where noise reduction is desired, such as bedrooms, offices, or common areas.

The choice of carpet padding can also enhance these benefits. Consulting with our team will help you select the right carpet and padding to maximize energy efficiency and noise reduction in your specific environment.

Luxury Vinyl Plank FAQs

Is luxury vinyl plank flooring suitable for high-traffic areas?

Absolutely! Luxury vinyl plank flooring is an excellent choice for high-traffic areas. Its durable construction and wear-resistant surface can withstand the daily demands of busy households or commercial spaces.

Whether it’s an entryway, hallway, or living room, luxury vinyl plank flooring offers exceptional durability and maintains its beauty even with heavy foot traffic.

It is designed to resist scratches, dents, and stains, ensuring that your flooring remains stunning and resilient for years to come.

Can luxury vinyl plank flooring be installed in areas prone to moisture?

Yes, luxury vinyl plank flooring is an ideal flooring solution for areas prone to moisture. Its water-resistant properties make it a great choice for bathrooms, kitchens, laundry rooms, and basements.

The layers of luxury vinyl plank flooring are designed to withstand moisture and prevent warping or damage caused by spills, humidity, or moisture buildup.

With proper installation and regular maintenance, luxury vinyl plank flooring can provide a beautiful and worry-free flooring option for even the most moisture-prone areas of your home or business.

How does luxury vinyl plank flooring compare to other flooring options in terms of cost and maintenance?

Luxury vinyl plank flooring offers an excellent balance between cost and quality. It provides the aesthetic appeal of hardwood flooring at a more affordable price point.

Compared to hardwood or natural stone flooring, luxury vinyl plank flooring is generally more budget-friendly, making it an attractive option for homeowners or businesses looking to achieve a high-end look without breaking the bank.

Additionally, luxury vinyl plank flooring requires minimal maintenance. Regular sweeping, occasional damp mopping, and prompt cleaning of spills are typically all that’s needed to keep it looking its best.

Its durable and stain-resistant surface reduces the need for extensive maintenance or refinishing, saving you time and effort in the long run.

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