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Questions to Ask at a Flooring Store

Whether you go to a flooring store for inspiration or you already know what type of flooring you want for your project, there are a few questions you should ask that will enhance your purchasing experience, as well as the end result and enjoyment of your new flooring for years to come. Compile a list before you go, and you’ll be sure you don’t forget anything. Here are some common questions to get you started.

  1. What flooring manufacturers do you offer products from, and what do you like about them? A flooring store often chooses based on a variety of factors, and some of those will interest you, such as how good their warranty is and how well the product holds up.
  2. What preparation work is needed for the flooring type I’m looking at? It pays to learn ahead of time what is involved during installation, such as whether your current flooring should or will be removed prior to installing the new flooring. You’ll also want to know what any potential added expenses will be.
  3. Why are there different prices for similar-looking products? Some types of flooring have wide ranges of prices, and there is always a reason involved. For example, you’ll pay more for a solid hardwood than an engineered one, so you’d want to know just what you’re getting for the higher price tag before deciding which way to go.
  4. Is the type of flooring I’m interested in suitable for the location and usage involved? Just because something looks great and matches your décor doesn’t mean it will hold up if it isn’t the right material for the situation. It is better to learn this up front and find out what options you have than get an unsatisfactory result or realize problems down the road.

Here at Complete Kitchen & Bath, we want you to be 100% satisfied with your new flooring from the moment we install it and for many years to come. We will make sure you have realistic expectations of the performance of the flooring you choose and fully understand its advantages and drawbacks. We aren’t a flooring store looking for a quick sale – we want to build relationships, so you’ll be happy to return when you need other renovations, such as a new kitchen or bath. Call today or stop by to get inspired by our showroom. Feel free to come by with a list of questions, and we’ll be happy to answer them all!