Archive for September 19, 2013
New flooring can work wonders for a space, whether it comes in the form of a new carpet, tile, or hardwood flooring. When a new floor is installed, the effect is instantaneous and fantastic. Deciding which kind of floor to install, however, is not quite so instantaneous. There are pros and cons to each type that should be thoroughly considered before a decision is made. In this article, we’ll review the pros and cons of each, comparing hardwood, tile, and carpet installation estimates as well as practical benefits.
Historically speaking, hardwood flooring has been the most popular type of floor for centuries. Originally, it came in two varieties: plank, and strip. Plank floors, common in rural areas, had boards that were at least eight inches wide, while strip boards were seen in be