The buying process to remodel your floor can be a long, involved and time-consuming investment. But that is exactly what it is; it is an investment for you, your home and your family.
We’ve all experienced the hype after watching Fixer Upper on HGTV, but before you go an rip up your floor and try to install the distressed vintage oak you just have to have, take a look at what you can actually install by yourself.
Let me guess, you’re here because you heard that vinyl is a great waterproof option for your home?
Perhaps you are looking to install a floor that can handle heavy foot traffic in a commercial or business setting?
No matter what, you heard correct! Vinyl is the largest growing segment of the flooring industry because of its resistance to moisture; it also offers many designs that you can match seamlessly into any space in your home or business.
... I wish it was that simple.
Although the answer depends on the situation, we can give you an estimate of how long it will likely take to install your new floors.
Either way, we are going over the cost of maintenance and what you should expect to pay for the annual and regular upkeep of your carpet.
Thankfully, the process is simple and straightforward so that anyone can maintain their carpet so long as they stay on top of it.
The biggest thing we have to look out for, of course, is spills. Wine, juice, radiation, pet urine, there are plenty of things that will damage your carpet if left to absorb into the fibers or worse, into the padding underneath.
Whenever I try and find information through the internet,
I immediately get a case of option paralysis.
As a kid, one of the assignments my dad gave me as we moved into a new house was to make sure each chair in the living room had pads on their feet.
“These floors are brand new, Rob. And they’re wood! They can get scratched if we don’t put these pads on the chair’s feet. So, that’s your job. Put these pads on the foot of each chair.”
Seemed easy enough. I was able to lift all the chairs and put on all the pads, except for one extra. I checked and I didn’t miss any so it must’ve been an extra. Right?
Later that night, my dad put some boxes on one of the chairs and moved it out of his way when-
So you’ve decided that you need to replace your floor - great! It’s about that time, right? Now it’s time to move on to the planning phase. Here we are with the million dollar question: How much will it cost?