5 Flooring Myths: You Might Be Surprised!

MYTH #1: Engineered is inferior to solid wood”
Not true! Actually, engineered wood is in many ways superior to solid wood. It is much better suited to basements, or anywhere that there is moisture.

MYTH #2: “All engineered wood is the same”
Not true! Unlike solid wood that changes mostly according to species, there is a huge range in engineered wood depending on the thickness of the top layer, so that’s why you’ll see a huge price variation. There are better-quality engineered woods with prices to match. Remember, you get what you pay for.

MYTH #3: “Laminate looks cheap”
No more! Come in and take a look at all the new laminates: in so many cases you’ll have difficulty believing that they’re not real wood. Laminates are difficult to scratch or dent, and they tend to be quite long lasting! Also, the prices are sure to make you smile!

MYTH #4: “Vinyl flooring is dead”
Not true! Actually, vinyl is more alive than ever. The new vinyls have nothing to do with those your mom had. It’s luxury vinyl that’s versatile, with every look you can imagine. Vinyl floors are particularly great for laundry rooms, kids’ playrooms, kitchens, and all high traffic areas. They don’t scratch easily, they’re super easy to clean, and feel so nice to walk on!

MYTH #5: “Carpeting is bad for allergies
Not always true! Some of the carpets made today are so advanced that they help trap allergens that are floating in the air, keeping your air cleaner. The carpets have anti-bacterial and anti-stain technologies that make them super easy to clean, and long lasting. So you can still have the plush feeling under your feet without the negatives of yesteryear.

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