What are the right floors for your family home?
As you know, there are many different flooring styles, designs, brands, textures and options out there for you to choose from. You can even have multiple types of flooring in your home. If you live alone, picking out the floors you like may be easier. But if you have a family or pets, it may be more difficult to decide. Instead of searching and searching over and over again or picking the wrong floors, check out this guide to figure out the best ones for your house.
Review these reasonings before you make your decision.
Consider Your Wants
The first thing you need to do is figure out what you want from a floor. Do you have a specific color or style in mind? Do you want specific technology features like dent-proof, waterproof, sun protection, etc? The more questions you ask yourself, the clearer it will come with what you want. As you go through your wants, make sure to jot them down so when you do begin your search, it will be easier to filter them in.
Consider Your Needs
After you figure out your wants, it is time to add your flooring needs. Figuring out your needs will also narrow it down to what you truly need in your home. While it is nice to get our wants, it is our needs that must be fulfilled. Therefore, you need to think about your daily life. Do you have children or pets? Do you like to host parties? Are you rarely home? Are you always home? Do you live in a humid environment? Do you live in a dry environment? These are just a few questions to help you figure out what you need in your home.
Accommodate for Children
Not all flooring is great for children. Some may cause potential harm to babies and toddlers while some flooring just cannot handle the daily life of children. That is why you have to find the flooring that is not only safe but can also handle spills, constant wear and tear and other accidents. To better help you figure out what flooring works well with children, read this guide.
Accommodate for Pets
Just like children, not all flooring is great for pets. While we all love our furbabies, they do have accidents, cause messes and create damage over time. Therefore, you need flooring in your house that can withstand or handle your four-legged loved ones. To better help you figure out what flooring works well with pets, read this guide.
Think About Your Budget
Your budget will play a huge role in the type of floors you can afford. Flooring costs range from the type of floors you want to the brand and style as well. And remember, flooring is not cheap. You will be spending hundreds to thousands of dollars depending on how much you need and what you go with. While you may want the flashy, luxury styles, you may not be able to afford them. Instead, you have to shop around to find something that fits your style as well as keeps your wallet happy. We recommend heading over to our Free Resources page to take a look at our product catalog for inspiration. You never know, you may find something you just might like.
Think About Durability
Overall, it would be best if you always thought about durability and longevity when installing new floors in your home. What’s the point of adding new floors for them to only be damaged or worn in less than 10 years? Instead, you want to find the right kind that not only fits your personality and tastes but can also withstand years and years of use.
After following this guide, you should have a better understanding of how to determine what floors are best for your family’s home. However, if you have more questions or are ready to book, call the best stress-free flooring company in your area — Valor Home Services. We have been installing and repairing floors for over 25 years, and we’re happy to help you with your next project.