Choosing Flooring for Your Home

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Your floors are one of the first things you and others notice when they walk into your home. Upgrading your floors will greatly enhance your interior’s aesthetics, improve your home’s comfort and even boost your property value. Choosing flooring for all the different rooms in your home is an exciting but challenging task. Your decision should take in account your personal taste, the use and traffic of each room and your budget. Quality Red Tag Floors in Calgary gives some great options for new flooring for your home.

Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood floors have been a popular flooring choice for hundreds of years! Not only do hardwood floors provide a timeless, warm and beautiful style to the room, if it is properly maintained it can last a very long time. Hardwood flooring is also a great investment, not only is it attractive to home buyers it will also increase the resale value of your home.

Hardwood also comes in a wide variety of wood choices. Choose between wood species, stains, colours and finishes to create a style that is custom to your home and personal taste. Hardwood flooring is a sustainable flooring option, is recyclable and is better for the environment that laminate or vinyl flooring options. Unlike carpet, hardwood flooring does not trap allergents like dust, pet hair and other debris making the air quality in your home easier to breath for those with allergies or health issues.

Engineered Hardwood

Engineered hardwood is made up of a core of hardwood, plus plywood or HDF and a top layer of hardwood veneer that is glued to the top surface of the core. You can get the veneer in almost any hardwood species. Like solid hardwood floors, this flooring product is very durable and easy to clean. Because of how it is made, engineered hardwood is less likely to warp or twist than solid hardwood and is a good choice in climates that might have fluctuating humidity levels.

Because the top layer is made of real wood, no one will know that your floors are not actually 100% solid hardwood. Like hardwood, this product is available in a variety of wood species, stains, colours and designs.

Vinyl Flooring

Vinyl is a great flooring option that fits every budget and home style.  Vinyl is a more affordbale flooring option compared to hardwood or engineered hardwood, but you won’t have to give up style, durability and longevity. When installed correctly, vinyl flooring is incredibly durable and resistant to stains, scratches and dents. Styles of vinyl flooring has come a long way, offering a variety of textures, designs and colours. You can even mimic the look of authetic wood or stone flooring.

Vinyl can also muffle sound so it’s great for noisy rooms like the laundry room. Since it stands up to wear and tear, you can install vinyl flooring in high traffic areas too.

Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring is affordable, versatile, easy to clean and maintain. Laminate flooring can stimulate the look of dozens of different hardwood materials as well as natural stone and tile flooring, without the expensive price-tag. Simply cleaning using soap and water and laminate is naturally resistant to the growth of mold or bacteria. Just like other solid surface floors, laminate doesn’t collect dust and other allergens making it a good choice for those with allergies or respiratory issues.

Flooring Company in Calgary

Quality Red Tag Floors specializes in supplying high quality flooring at affordable prices which is suitable for the harsh climate changes in Western Canada. They specialize in a wide range of hardwood flooring, engineered hardwood flooring and laminate products that are available in a variety of sizes, finishes, and colors to satisfy all your job specifications and custom needs.

Visit Quality Red Tag Floors today!

 

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