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Flooring Contractors In Your Area

As a homeowner, one of your most important investments is flooring. Trying to decide on a type of flooring can be overwhelming for many people. Even more challenging can be finding the right installer. Do you need help finding a good floor installation service near you? If so, all you need to do is enter your zip code to be connected today to a local floor installation company. Here are some basic considerations, regarding choosing flooring for your home.

Types of Flooring

There are several types of flooring, each with their own pros and cons.

  • Hardwood floors are exceptionally durable, lasting a long time.
  • Laminate flooring, which is cheaper than hardwood, has a protective layer that provides protection from normal staining.
  • Vinyl floors come in a wide range of patterns and colors, are more affordable than other types of floors and only need minimal upkeep.
  • Tile flooring, which comes in a huge selection of styles, colors and patterns, is exceptionally durable.
  • Carpeting is ideal for keeping out drafts that seep through the floor, besides feels soft and is a better choice for reducing noise coming from an upper or lower floor.

Questions and Considerations Before Deciding on Flooring

  • Consider the room where your flooring will be installed. For example, basements and ground-level rooms are more vulnerable to moisture than rooms on higher levels.
  • Ask yourself how your new flooring will go with your existing decor and other types of flooring in your home.
  • Think about the amount of foot traffic that will your new flooring will have to endure. If it will be installed in a room intended for pets or children, you'll want to select a durable material that can handle a significant amount of wear.
  • Consider any elderly people in your home who could be at risk for slipping on your floor. In other words, you don't want to have tile floors that could become wet and cause older people to fall and be injured.

Cost to Hire an Installer

Costs for floor installation can vary, depending on the type of material, square footage, and floor quality. Installation can range from $1,521 to $4,266 with the average cost being $2,862. Upgrades can add to the functionality, value and aesthetics of your floor. The distance to a job site is another factor. Of course the further you live from a company, the more you'll have to pay. A sales tax is included on materials.