Category Archives: Types of Flooring

Tips for Laying Vinyl Plank Flooring

Helpful Tips for Laying Vinyl Plank Flooring Surface Preparation The surface you are installing the vinyl plank flooring over must be flat. Remove the existing flooring and examine the underlying surface carefully to see if it can be reused. If not, it will have to be removed using a pry bar. Any nails left behind […]

What you Need to Know Before you Buy Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Benefits of Choosing Engineered Hardwood Flooring Versatility in installation: Floor can be glued down over concrete slabs or stapled down over a wood subfloor Engineered hardwood can be used in areas with higher moisture than solid hardwood, including basements Engineered hardwood adds beauty and the same level of value to your home as installing sold […]

Why Vinyl Flooring is Back in Style

Why Choose Vinyl Flooring for your Home This style of flooring is highly durable and will stand up very well to daily wear. Several manufacturers offer warranties for their products for at least 15 years and it’s not uncommon for a vinyl floor to last for 20 years if it is well maintained. Vinyl flooring […]

What are Some Options for Basement Flooring

Ideal Basement Flooring Material Wish List If you were going to make a wish list of materials for basement flooring, it would include the following characteristics: Mold-resistant: The last thing you want is to have mold from a damp basement penetrating into your floor, which can lead to health issues for you and your family. […]

Difference Between Vinyl and Linoleum Flooring

Basic Difference Between Vinyl and Linoleum Flooring Vinyl is a manufactured product that is made from petroleum, which is a non-renewable resource. Large amounts of energy are required to extract and process chlorine, which is a key component used in its production. Linoleum is made from linseed oil, a natural substance derived from flax seeds. […]

Hardwood Floors vs Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood floors vs engineered flooring: what is best? If your flooring were a movie it would be an old spaghetti western, and hardwood flooring would be Clint Eastwood and engineered hardwood flooring would be ‘Angel Eyes’ Lee Van Cleef. The two types of wood flooring have become arch nemesis, with hardwood flooring representing the high-quality […]

Advantages of Leather Flooring for Your Home

Why Choose Leather Flooring for your Next Decorating Project Versatile Since it does not conduct heat or cold, leather is warm in winter and cool in summer. It feels soft to the touch and provides some sound insulation. This makes it a good choice for living rooms, bedrooms, home offices, and libraries. Available in Several […]

Ceramic Tile: the Natural Flooring Choice that is Hypoallergenic, Too!

Tile or Plank: Which Vinyl Floor is Right for You?

Advantages of Wool Carpet