Few surfaces take as much abuse as your floors, so it pays to install the best you can afford. While natural products like stone and hardwood are the most elegant and popular, the alternatives are just as exciting, thanks to technology. Let’s take a look at the most popular flooring types, average costs (uninstalled), what to look for, and new innovations.
Be prepared. When you’re planning a home remodel, it pays to take this tip from the Boy Scout manual and do as much planning in advance as you possibly can. The more you know about what you want and how you hope to achieve it, the smoother your remodeling process is likely to be. Use these do’s and don’ts to guide you.
A new floor can do wonders for your home, both in terms of resale value and your comfort. A great deal on new flooring is even better. No matter what floor type you choose, however, make sure you know all the costs involved. In other words, read the fine print.
If you’re looking for eco-conscious building materials for a home improvement project, sustainable flooring installation is one of the easiest ways to lighten your carbon footprint. Remodeling a house? Building a new home? Consider these six unique floor choices to go green.