For your clients who are looking to incorporate new flooring into their home, whether in the kitchen or living room, there are some factors that come into play depending on each individual. For instance, the needs of a large family as opposed to a single owner will vary dramatically. Take a look at these considerations in choosing the best type of flooring material for your clients’ needs.
A good choice for high-traffic areas, laminate is an affordable, versatile and durable option that stands up to toys scattered across it, pets’ claws, dirty feet and lots of coming and going. It’s scratch resistant and won’t fade even after many years of direct sunlight exposure. If your customers have kids or pets, or just want a durable flooring option for a high-traffic area, such as the kitchen or a playroom, this is an ideal option.
Homeowners on a budget will love the economical features of vinyl flooring. It also happens to be durable, easy to maintain, easy to repair due to scratches and other marks, is resistant to UV light, and is incredibly resilient, says Better Homes and Gardens. It’s usually available in patterns, which can easily mask scuff marks and dirt spots, plus it’s fairly easy to clean with just a quick mopping. If your clients opt for Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT), you can offer them a variety of application options, such as traditional glue down, grip strip, click-together and loose lay.
An affordable alternative to natural stone, tile is not as absorbent as hardwood and therefore makes an ideal addition to kitchens, entry ways and bathrooms. While big on aesthetics and appearance, tile can get rather cold to walk on, especially in the winter, plus it has no give and can be prone to chipping and cracking. This is why it’s not best for high-traffic areas or for families who have small children that like to play on the floor (it can get slippery when wet).
Those with allergies do best with hardwood over carpeting because there is nowhere for allergens to hide, such as dust mites and dander. Hardwood is a versatile material for any kind of homeowner, as it looks beautiful, has a classic feel, is easy to clean, and improves the value of your home. It is also durable and long-lasting, with the best acoustics around. And as a natural material, it poses the greatest advantage for those looking to go easy on the environment.
Made from natural vegetation, bamboo is a type of grass that is an extremely renewable resource because it is fast growing. Homeowners who are eco-friendly and environmentally aware would do well with this type of flooring, which also happens to be surprisingly durable and easy to clean. It has a distinct appearance that elevates the elegance of any home. It’s probably not the best flooring material for busy households with children and pets, as it gets discolored, scratched, or marred easily.
It can be daunting for your customers to choose the right material for their home’s flooring. That’s why you can count on Adleta as the most trusted hard surface flooring distributors in the nation, offering innovative flooring products, service, sales distribution training, and credit and financing knowledge. Contact us today.
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