Whether you are building your own new home or moving into one that is older, flooring is one of the biggest things to take into consideration. You will want to choose flooring that is of the highest quality and is beautiful, while also being efficient and worth the money you spend on it. At Flooring Liquidator, we have plenty of flooring tips that will help you out!

At Flooring Liquidator, we have numerous different flooring styles that you can choose from. Some of these styles include vinyl, carpet, hardwood, and laminate. The style of flooring that you choose can make-or-break your home in terms of design, so it is important to closely consider your options. There are many questions that you must consider when choosing your flooring, and we have the answers to some of the most important ones right here as well as helpful flooring tips.

Flooring tips and questions

How much do you want to spend?

Depending on the size of your home and the number of rooms, the cost of a flooring project can greatly vary. Before you even begin looking at flooring options, it is best to establish your budget and try to stick to it throughout the project. Add up the total number of square feet that you will need and then begin looking at what types of flooring you can afford. Flooring can range from anywhere to $1.00 per square foot to more than $10 per square foot for premium options.

How much work do you want to do?

The cool thing about flooring projects is that many of them are possible to complete without professional help. However, some types of flooring including ceramic and porcelain tiles may be more challenging than vinyl or laminate options. If you are not the crafty type, there are many companies that will eagerly install your wonderful new flooring. This is a very important step to consider in the flooring process as doing the installation yourself can potentially save more than half the total cost of the project. Whether you want to do hard work on pass it on to a professional is your choice to make once you decide which flooring option is for you.

What special factors are in your home?

Houses contains many different rooms that fulfill different purposes, and sometimes those purposes may require different types of flooring. For example, you may want a different type of flooring for your bathroom or laundry room in case of water damage. You may also want different flooring for a room that pets frequent, so their claws do not accelerate wear damage. Specifically for pets, consider our vinyl tile options that are very durable and long-lasting.

How often do you want to maintain your flooring?

A key factor that you have got to consider is how often you want to touch up or replace your flooring. Some materials including hardwood or any other type of wood are very high maintenance. Hardwood floors trade durability for beauty and while it may be worth it to you, there are many other options to consider. Tile, plank wood, or laminate last much longer and look gorgeous when maintained correctly. Consider this point before choosing your desired material to avoid potential headaches in the future.

Is now the right time to install flooring?

The time of the year can have a big effect on your flooring project. Depending on the material that you go with, but especially if you go with wood, the changing of seasons can affect your flooring. Wood floors may separate more in colder seasons while they may become moister in hotter months. This is an important point to think about before deciding what material you’ll go with for your new flooring.

Making your decision

Now that you have learned more about some of the most important questions to ask yourself before deciding which flooring fits your needs, we hope that you will be able to make a more effective decision. Please contact us to for more flooring tips and to learn more about the different types of flooring that we offer. We are more than happy to ask any other questions you may have!