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YOU REALLY FLOOR ME!

One of the most dramatic changes you can make involves flooring. If you're considering creating a new look underfoot, then "YOU REALLY FLOOR ME!" may offer some assistance with choice and selection. Updating, upgrading or replacing old, worn flooring can help you add value to your home. It's considered a worthwhile home improvement task if you're selling your home.

Each choice offers advantages and disadvantages, requires distinctive care and maintenance, and is ideally suited for different areas of the home. So, as they proclaim is formal meetings, "The floor is yours!" and in this case, your room will receive the attention and focus.



 

WOOD                                                                                                                                                YOU REALLY FLOOR ME!

Types:  Solid Strip, Solid plank, Laminated Strip, Laminated Planks, Solid Parquet Tiles, Laminated Parquet Tiles

Advantages: High Quality, Natural Beauty, Eternally Fashionable, Long Life

Disadvantages: Scratches, Not Waterproof, Magnifies Room Noise

Cleaning & Maintenance: Sweep-Vacuum-Dust Mop Frequently, May Require Refinishing After Years Of Use

Ideally Suited For: Throughout The Home Except In, Moist Areas

Caution: High Heels Can Dent

 

 

VINYL TILE

Types: Mastic, Peel-And-Stick

Advantages: Practical, Easy To Install, Low Maintenance, Simple To Repair

Disadvantages: Seams Between Tiles Collect Dirt, Traffic Areas Show Wear

Cleaning & Maintenance: Vacuum-Dust Mop-Damp Mop

Ideally Suited For: Kitchens, Baths, Laundry, Playrooms

Caution: Can Be Punctured Or Torn

 

 

SHEET VINYL                                                                                                                                   YOU REALLY FLOOR ME!

Types: Solid Vinyl

Advantages:Practical, Low Maintenance, More Forgiving For Slight Subfloor Imperfections, Comfortable Underfoot

Disadvantages: Rips & Tears Difficult To Repair, Traffic Areas Show Wear

Cleaning & Maintenance: Vacuum-Dust Mop-Damp Mop

Ideally Suited For: Kitchens, Baths, Laundry, Playrooms

Caution: Can Be Punctured Or Torn

 

 

CERAMIC TILE

Types: Glazed, Unglazed

Advantages: Luxurious, Extensive Color & Design Options, Timeless Appeal, Superb For High Traffic Areas, Long Life

Disadvantages: Scratches, Chips, Cracks, Hard On Feet, Slippery When Wet, Grout Collects Dirt, Magnifies Room Noise

Cleaning & Maintenance: Sweep-Vacuum-Dust Mop-Damp Mop, Re-grout As Needed, Re-seal Periodically

Ideally Suited For: Entrance Areas From Outdoors, Kitchens, Baths

Caution: Light Color Grout Attracts Dirt, Keep Inventory Of Spare Tiles For Replacement Needs

 

 

STONE                                                                                                                         YOU REALLY FLOOR ME!       

Types: Marble, Slate, Natural

Advantages: Low Maintenance, Enduring Beauty, Luxurious, Extensive Color & Design Options, Timeless Appeal, Superb For High Traffic Areas, Long Life

Disadvantages:Requires Subfloor, Can Be Slippery When Wet, Hard On Feet, Magnifies Noise

Cleaning & Maintenance: Vacuum-Dust Mop-Damp Mop

Ideally Suited For: Entrance Areas From Outdoors, Kitchens, Baths

Caution: Light Color Grout Attracts Dirt, Keep Inventory Of Spare Tiles For Replacement Needs

 

 

CARPET                                                                                                                                      YOU REALLY FLOOR ME!

Types: Cut Pile, Cut-And-Loop, Berber, Frieze

Advantages: Comfortable Underfoot, Diminishes Room noise, Wide Variety Of Colors Textures And Patterns

Disadvantages: Requires Regular Cleaning, Wears In High Traffic Areas

Cleaning & Maintenance: Vacuum and Shampoo Or Steam Clean Per Manufacturer's Recommendations

Ideally Suited For: Throughout Home - Avoid Moist Areas

Caution: Susceptible To Pet Damage And Odors

 

 

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