Are you ready for new floors in your home, but aren’t sure what type you need? Choosing new flooring is an important decision for a homeowner. Here’s a quick quiz to help you find the right flooring for you, your family and your lifestyle.
Tip: Take the quiz more than once if you’re replacing floors in more than one room, to help you choose what type of flooring is best for each room.
Then, you’ll be ready for the next step: style and color selection. Overwhelmed by options? Don’t worry − visit a local showroom and consult with trusted flooring experts who are there to help!
In which room will you be replacing flooring?
A. Living room
What is most important to you?
A. Timeless look that won’t go out of style.
B. Comfortable, soft, warm floors.
C. Easy care.
D. Durable, will last a very long time.
How many kids and pets (combined total) live in your home?
D. 6 or more
Is moisture a concern?
A. Floor will not be exposed to water.
B. Would only get wet if I had a flood.
C. Sometimes the floor will get wet.
D. Water gets on the floor every day.
What is your budget?
DIY or professionally installed?
A. Professional. I’m making an investment; I want the job done correctly.
B. I don’t have the right tools. I might need a professional.
C. My floor is uneven; I need a pro that knows how to correct the problem.
D. I dabble in DIY, but a professional crew that does this everyday can do it much quicker than I could.
Now, tally up your answers. If you got more of this letter:
A. Hardwood floors are a great choice for you. They are beautiful, timeless, but require more care than other floors.
B. Carpet — budget-friendly and cozy — is for you.
C. Luxury vinyl or laminate is what you should browse. They are scratch-resistant, water-resistant, and come in a variety of wood and tile looks.
D. Ceramic/porcelain tile is what you need. Durable and waterproof, it’s the best choice for a bathroom.
– Elisabeth Stubbs is one of the owners of Enhance Floors & More, one of Atlanta’s top-rated flooring dealers, located in Marietta.