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 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?
The enduring reputation of the strength, style, and stability of hardwood is undeniable and that continues to make it the most popular flooring choice.
Natural Stone is one of the most beautiful flooring options, yet it can be one of the most vulnerable. Depending on what type of stone you want, you have to watch out for moisture damage, cracks, scratches, and stains.