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Questions About Hardwood Flooring

Published on October 20th, 2016

When you are in the process of remodeling your home, one of the biggest considerations is flooring. There are thousands of choices, and it can seem overwhelming. Once you decide on the type of flooring, whether it is carpet, tile, laminate, etc., it is important to speak to experts about the perfect fit for your home, from color choice to the best brand for your needs. Assuming you have determined that hardwood flooring is going to be installed in your home, read through these questions!

What Are Your Living Habits?

Whenever someone has kids, multiple pets, hosts parties, etc., we recommend a harder wood. You will want something much more durable than someone who is single and travels often. Homes that endure high traffic are wonderfully lived in, but their floors do take a beating. Investing in more durable and harder wood will be worth it in the long run.

What Is Your Home’s Style?

This is an obvious consideration, yet many don’t think about it until it is too late! Making sure that the hardwood floors you choose match with the style of the home or room is high up on the list. Fortunately, you can discuss this with the experts at Best Buy Carpet and Granite and they can help determine the right hardwood floor style for your home. Surprisingly, there are many decisions to make, from type of wood to size of plank!

Where Will It Go?

When it comes to hardwood floor installation, where the wood is going is important. The installation process is actually much different from floor to floor, particularly when basements are involved. Whenever the room or space is below grade, solid wood is not a good fit because of moisture. You also need to determine what the subfloor is made of; concrete slab, plywood, or particleboard. Discuss with our team your options based off of what your answers are.

Anyone renovating their home, whether a small or large renovation, will tell you the amount of decisions one has to make. If you are overwhelmed, or just want some help with choosing the perfect hardwood flooring, contact Best Buy Carpet and Granite today!

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