Want to read more? Here is a very good article written by TORLYS – one of the flooring lines we carry.
So…you’ve decided to renovate and you want a beautiful new floor. The next decision is “what to buy.” Hard surface or soft? Hardwood or laminate? Glue-down, nail down or floating? Engineered or solid? When you start out, it’s confusing. Everything is on the table.
Flooring is an investment. It should (and can!) last for many years, for decades if chosen correctly. Too often this long-term purchase is decided by short-term considerations. Purchase price is always important but low-priced flooring, especially those with in-your-face “low-low prices” can spell unhappiness for homeowners after the floor is installed.
Let’s take a look at two approaches to buying floors and see where they can lead…