Flooring is one of those things that can make a real difference to your work or home environment. It's so important to get it right and make sure flooring is installed correctly so that is both beautiful and safe.
There are so many choices when it comes to flooring. I personally love carpet but my friend loathes it. I also love area rugs which I think look particularly lovely and add contrasting texture to a hard floor.
Everyone knows that a wet room needs a tile floor but it can be trickier to decide what flooring best suits different rooms and environments.
There are some areas in the home you can lay cheaper flooring- low traffic areas like spare bedrooms for instance. But you have to be extra careful with what you choose for areas which are likely to be frequently used and for areas like kitchens, bathrooms and laundry rooms where the floor is likely to get wet.
Maybe you have pets - you should definitely take that into account when choosing flooring.
Tiles can be beautiful and practical and should last a long time but some people prefer vinyl which can give a similar look at a cheaper price. Hardwood is a classic favourite but you can get a similar look with a good laminate.
When it comes to choosing flooring for the workplace it's even more important to get it right. The last thing you want is for someone to get injured because the floor is either not suitable for the environment or has not been fitted correctly.
It's not as easy as you might think to install flooring. Carpet needs to be stretched and fixed correctly to avoid wrinkles and other trip hazards. Even the click-fit style hard floors need to be measured and cut to fit. Amateur mistakes can be expensive!
It's also hard work fitting flooring as by its very nature it needs to go on the floor which can make it tough on knees and backs.
For a pain-free perfect finish you are much better finding a professional installer who can ensure your new flooring is flat and fabulous.
It's always cool to shop local so head to your preferred search engine and type in flooring installation Mississauga, or whatever your city is called, and check out what options are available in your area.
A good installer will help you decide on the best options for your space and your budget. They should plan the installation making the most economical use of the materials.
Some installers will even remove furniture before fitting your flooring and although this service usually costs extra it's well worth considering it if doing it yourself would prove difficult.