Which Flooring Should I Choose?

Carpeting

Carpeting is undoubtably the warmest flooring product that you can install.  It's beauty and comfort is still an ecomonical decorating alternative.  With many styles to meet your tastes and needs.

 

Care Tips:

  • you can never over-vacuum your carpet.  Frequent vacuuming will keep the fibers from matting down.
  • cleaning of stains as they occur
  • ask us for one of our carpet care kit with your purchase
  • periodic professional cleaning to maintain beauty and luster.  

Resistant & Natural: Tiles

Ultimately, ceramic tile is a functional and practical choice for floors, countertops, or walls. Tiles offer versatility in application as well as beauty from their design potential.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Advantages

  • Durable - professionally installed ceramic tiles outperform and outlast just about every other floor covering material created for a similar application.
  • Easy care - glazed ceramic tiles resist odors, stains and dirt, and they can be cleaned easily with a sponge or a damp mop, and most ordinary household cleaners.
  • Scratch-resistant – tiles with a PEI rating over 3 are very resistant to scratches and scuff marks.
  • Resistant to fire - ceramic tiles will not burn or give off toxic fumes.
  • Water-resistant - glazed ceramic tiles will not absorb moisture, meaning that common liquid spills in the kitchen are of little concern.

 

Care Tips

  • Clean your tiles with a broom or a steam vac. Caution: Uncovered suction cups can quickly scratch up your tiles.
  • Tiles can be cleaned with water and a special, mild cleaner.

 

Fashionable & Cozy: Hardwood

Hardwood guarantees a pleasing, warm, and natural living atmosphere. The color of the wood can be matched with the existing furnishings, but it is important to remember that the color is going to change a little as the wood matures. We would be pleased to advise you in this regard.

 

 

The Systems

  • Solid nail-down only - use for above ground, or sub-floors; requires correct expansion allowances between vertical walls
  • Longstrip float, and/or nail-down - used for all grade levels on wood sub-floors and/or concrete slabs
  • Engineered float, or nail-down - use for any grade level on wood sub-floors and/or concrete slabs


Care Tips

  • Sweep or vacuum regularly to remove debris and accumulated dirt from the floor.
  • Never use a wet mop, or attempt cleaning a hardwood floor with water.
  • Water can dull your floor's finish and permanently damage the wood.
  • Although hardwood floors can be scratched, any scratches to the finished top layer are usually easy to repair.
  • Over time, sunlight will change the color of most stained hardwood flooring to some degree.
  • Hardwood floor finishes can be restored to their original luster.