Choosing New Floors for Your Portland Home

When heading to the store to select new flooring for your Portland home, it is crucial to remember that the floor is the most used part of any home’s interior. A good Portland flooring store will have many ways to ensure that new flooring is not only strong enough to handle the traffic, but be beautiful as well. Homeowners want nice looking floors, and don’t want to have to replace them every few years.
An important step in selecting new flooring is to consider the type and amount of traffic for that specific area. Choosing carpet flooring for the interior most rooms of the home; bedrooms, dens, and living rooms, ensures comfort for bare feet and less chance for carpet stains. Rooms that have exterior doors aren’t a good match for carpet flooring because these areas of the home have a higher instance of dirt, mud, and other debris that is tracked in on the bottoms of shoes. It’s important to visit your local Portland carpet store to get a feel for the various texture and styles of carpet for your home before you buy.
Tile flooring is a terrific choice for bathrooms and kitchens. There are many beautiful and durable types of tile to choose from including ceramic tile, slate tile, and marble tile. When making a tile selection, considering things like water permeability and skid resistance can help. Tile is probably the most versatile type of flooring on the market. It’s splendid for indoors and also outdoors and envelops such a vast diversity of materials from natural to manufactured. No matter where you put tile flooring, it is sure to last.
Hardwood flooring is an excellent choice when aiming for a classical look with a warm feel. Hardwood floors might sound expensive, but new technologies have changed this market drastically. With the emergence of hardwood laminate and other hardwood alternatives, homeowners now have the ability to have hardwood flooring in the home without the fuss and maintenance of traditional hardwood. Visit your local hardwood flooring store to get a sense of your different wood types and stains for your home.

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We are a wholesale flooring store that has been serving the Portland Metro and surrounding areas for over 40 years. Come in today to experience what Beyond the Surface truly means....

Posted on August 10, 2011, in Interior Design Talk. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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