Well the most popular options for wood flooring replacement is white oak. Other good options are walnut, hickory and maple.
The condition of the floors is the biggest factor when making this decision. If there is slight damage that is superficial, a good refinish will do you good! If there is water damage, rot or other deeper damage, those boards at least will have to be replaced. The great news is that if the damage is more surface and superficial as we can just refinish it, it will save you money and hassle.
Hardwood, Laminate, Vinyl, LVP, Carpet, and Tile. We can help with all but the carpet, but if you need carpet, we can refer you to an excellent carpet installer!
Before installation, ask a few questions. Are they insured? How long will the job take? Can they provide references or pictures of past work? What will the clean up look like? What is the whole process? If they have recommendations on what you should have done? Is there anything else that will be affected by redoing floors like plumbing or pipes?
Oak is one the longest lasting wood flooring and is the industry standard. It is incredibly durable, available and strong. There are others that may be a bit stronger, but oak is great choice for a hard wood floor.
The best areas to put tile are areas that have a lot of foot traffic and are more susceptible to moisture like bathrooms and kitchens. However, tile can be put anywhere in the home including bedrooms and living rooms if you’d like.
Every room of your house or commercial space could have wood floors added to it for elegance, style, and use. But rooms that it works really well in are living rooms, kitchens, dining rooms bedrooms, or home office.
Basically all flooring can be installed DIY if you really want to take on the project. However, keep in mind that some will take longer to install than others, some are much more difficult than others, and even the easiest of them require some precise measuring, cutting and craftsanship and could result in having to eventually call in the professionals anyway to fix or redo your work. Save yourself the headache and give us a Call at 719-937-4427 from the start and we’ll get you taken care of!
Tile is the most durable, long lasting flooring material you can use. It is resistant to scratching, staining, and doesn’t wear out like other materials in the industry. Combine that with the fact that it is waterproof, yet slip resistant, and that it doesn’t fade makes tile an excellent choice for a flooring material.
Vinyl flooring is the easiest flooring to maintain. It is the easiest to clean and maintain and with it being available for a cheaper price combined with how long it lasts, it’s a great option. Most come with a 15 year or more warranty as well.
On average, counting only labor and not materials, you are looking anywhere from $.60 to $6 a square foot. We are typically in the $3-$6 range but there are factors that make up that number. To know for sure, give us a a call for a free quote.
Obviously the cost of the new floors, but also the cost to remove the old floor and any other demolition and clean up. Also any work that needs to be done on the sub floors, moldings, overage, finishes, installation guarantees if any. We also can let you know if any of your pipes and plumbing need to be updated before any floor work needs to be done. We are not plumbers, but we can refer you to a great one if your pipes need some updating and the best time to do this is when you are tearing out old floors and adding in new ones.
Adding in hard wood floors can add a little bit of value to your home, about 3-5% overall. If you are selling, prospective buyers like to see wood floors, but to make sure you are getting the most value out of your home, everything else needs to be updated as well. However, of all the flooring options out there, hard wood floors have the highest resale value and add the most value to your home. And if you have old hard wood floors and you can just have them refinished and buffed out, you may get the value without having the cost to replace.
The best is hard wood flooring. There are also other good options though too. Those being engineered hard wood, luxury vinyl plank, and tile flooring. And since we know you live in a dry climate if you are in Pueblo or surrounding areas, this should help you when deciding what type of flooring you are going to go with.
Vinyl tile is 100% waterproof. Surface water and spills will not affect it negatively at all. Making it the best for places like the kitchens, basements, bathrooms, restaurants, and cafes.