Quality you can walk on
With so many styles, features and materials available, selecting the best flooring for your home can be overwhelming. The team at Dodgson Floor & Window Coverings offers some insight regarding the top four flooring choices in homes today. With new advancements in technology, every type of flooring is within reach, no matter your taste, budget or lifestyle. One of the best ways to instantly enhance the look and value of your home or business is to install new flooring. Here are some things to consider when choosing a flooring type:
1. Luxury Vinyl Plank (LVP)
This cost-friendly flooring is 100 percent waterproof. It does not fade easily and handles sand and dirt brought in from the beach. Another big perk of LVP is that clean-up is a no-brainer. This versatile flooring works in any room and can be installed over tile. This is a great option for rental properties.
Pros: Water-resistant, durable, affordable, beautiful, easy to maintain
Today’s carpets are built with nylon and polyester to resist stains and pet accidents. Don’t worry if you have frequent company; these carpets have you covered. They are resistant to dirt and have a high memory twist. If you are unsure, some carpets even come with lifetime warranties. In short, don’t be afraid to get carpet if you have children or pets.
Pros: Quiet, comfortable, versatile, inexpensive, hides dirt
Currently popular are large-format tiles, porcelain with less than 5 percent absorption rate, tiles with different colors, veining and minimal grout joints. Tile is a classic option that never goes out of style.
Pros: Durable, long-lasting, low maintenance, water resistant
4. Engineered wood
Engineered wood has a core of plywood and a veneer top layer that looks like solid wood. It comes in multiple widths and lengths, is pre-finished and is generally sold as interlocking planks. Engineered wood is the perfect hardwood choice for any home.
Pros: Compatible with underfloor heating, it’s temperature and moisture-resistant, environmentally conscious, less costly than solid hardwood flooring