Questions to Ask When Shopping for Flooring For Your Home

Buying New Flooring For Your Home Shopping for flooring can be an exhaustive process. There are so many flooring options available, which can make it difficult to narrow down your search and find the right one for your home. You can make your search slightly easier by asking the right questions to an associate when shopping for flooring. Check out several questions you should always ask below.

Which flooring will work best for my specific lifestyle?

If you have four kids, a dog, a cat, and a messy spouse, a white carpet is obviously not going to be the right choice for your living room. At the same time, a tile floor might not work, either, if you need something comfortable for your family to relax on. Talk to a flooring associate about which type of floors would fit your current lifestyle while you’re shopping.

Do I need to worry about any hidden fees with the flooring I want?

There are some flooring types that will have hidden fees not included in the price of flooring. For example, many carpets need to have padding installed underneath of them, and many hardwood floors carry delivery charges. See if you should expect to pay any extra fees for the flooring that you like best.

What is the installation process like for the flooring I’m interested in?

There are different installation processes that go along with installing carpeting, tile, hardwood, and more. See if you can find out what is involved in the installation process for the type of flooring you’re thinking about getting. Ideally, you should look for flooring that will go in easily without presenting any problems.

Is there a warranty that comes with flooring?

If your flooring is stained or scratched up within the first year or two of you buying it, is there a warranty that will allow you to replace it? Many flooring options have warranties that guarantee them for a certain period of time. It’s a good idea to learn about the warranties on different types of flooring before making a decision on which one to buy.

You can ask these questions (and more!) when you visit Carpet Closeouts and take a look at all the flooring options we have available. Come stop by or call us at 602-493-7700 today to have your flooring questions answered.