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Green Flooring Options

If you’re trying to be more eco-friendly around your home, consider starting with the flooring! Here are some green flooring options that you should take a look at:

Vinyl Planks vs. Sheet Vinyl

Vinyl flooring comes in two different types – Planks/tiles or sheet vinyl. Which type is correct for you and your home? Here are the pros and cons of each to help you decide:

Bedroom Flooring Options

Your bedroom is supposed to be your sanctuary in your home, so picking the right flooring to make the perfect room is essential. Here are some of the most popular options for bedroom flooring:

Vinyl vs Laminate Flooring

Vinyl and laminate flooring are two of the most popular flooring materials today because of their durability and low cost. However, they do have differences – so which one is right for you? Let’s take a look:

Which Flooring Width is Right for Your Wood Floor?

So you’ve decided on hardwood flooring and even picked out which species of flooring you’re using – think you’re done making flooring decisions? Nope! Now it’s time to decide on the width for your flooring planks.

Basement Flooring

If you’ve decided to install flooring in your basement, finding flooring that is moisture-resistant to a degree or relatively easy to replace if necessary is the first step in picking a basement flooring option.

Engineered Hardwood vs Solid Wood

Installing hardwood flooring adds appeal and increases the resale value of your home. You can choose between solid wood flooring and engineered hardwood flooring. Both options give you beautiful floors, but there are differences between the flooring types including construction and humidity resistance.

How to: Choose Flooring for Your Home

Is 2015 bringing a renovation or new home into your life? If that’s the case, the first step for each room should be the flooring! With so many materials and colors to choose from it can be hard to know where to start. When shopping for flooring start by answering these questions to help determine which flooring you should choose:

Buying Flooring: Vinyl Flooring

Vinyl flooring has come a long way in the past few decades – Nowadays, it is of much higher quality. Vinyl is the perfect choice on a budget as it comes in all colors, styles and patterns - it is even able to mimic the look of hardwood, ceramic or other more expensive material. Vinyl is a popular surface for most rooms in the house, especially in kitchen and bathrooms, because of its durability, relative ease to clean and maintain, and moisture resistance (Vinyl is usually moisture resistant, but check the moisture rating for the specific type of flooring before purchasing).

Buying Flooring: Bathroom Flooring Options

When choosing flooring for a bathroom you need to take into account more than just style and looks. Bathroom floors need to be functional – stain resistant, impervious to water and ideally, warm for your bare feet. So what are your options?

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