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9 different types of flooring for houses in Charlotte, NC.

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One of the most important things we should take into account when thinking about remodeling or building a house is the flooring we want to use since some types of floors are more adequate than others depending on the place where we are going to install them.

In Charlotte, NC. you can find a vast array of possibilities when it comes to choosing the flooring you need.

Nevertheless, it is recommendable to seek advice from the experts in this field to help you go for something you really like, something that merges perfectly with the general design that you chose, durable, and also tight to your budget.

9 types of flooring you’ll find in Charlotte, NC.

 

  1. Ceramic tiles:

It’s a functional and versatile floor that comes in many colors and sizes, adaptable for interiors and exteriors, and can be either corrugated or smooth. They are classified for you to choose them according to their usage and the space assigned for them. It’s a truly practical, easy to clean, and low maintenance option.

 

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  1. Wood:

There are different types of wooden floors:

  • Hardwood: this floor is made of solid wooden planks from cherry, walnut, or oak trees and they are of different sizes and thicknesses. They can be purchased ready to install as well as unfinished but in this case, the smoothing out and painting of the planks would have to be completed.

 

  • Engineered wood: also hardwood, it is composed of different layers of overlapping boards covered by a thin layer of wood, it can’t be worked in the same way as hardwood due to its thinness, and it only needs to be installed without any extra work. It’s a good option for those areas in the house where there is a lot of humidity and greater chances of wearing out.

 

  • Laminate floors: they are cheaper than solid and engineered wood because they are less hard; they’re basically photographs of other types of flooring material such as wood, concrete, stone but still durable and safe.

 

  • Bamboo: This is also hardwood flooring, nevertheless it is different from others because bamboo isn’t categorized as a real tree, its reproduction occurs in 5 years without watering it, the use of pesticides or extreme cares, it simply germinates. This makes bamboo floors the ecological and sustainable option of the moment.

 

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  1. Linoleum:

 

It’s a type of ecological flooring made of linseed oil and cork, all-natural products. It was very popular a long time ago but it declined when vinyl appeared in the scene. It is trending again thanks to its resistance to water and also because it’s biodegradable and easy to clean.

 

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  1. Cork:

This relatively new kind of flooring deals perfectly with humidity and it is trending now because it offers a different and fresh look, in addition to easily adapting to any style. It’s an ecological alternative since it is obtained from tree barks that reproduce quickly.

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  1. Stone:

Stone floors have always been preferred for exteriors but they are also wonderful for interiors, they look amazing in both spaces. Apart from being beautiful and functional, what makes them a favorite is the durability they offer. It’s undoubtedly an excellent option.

 

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  1. Concrete:

 

Polished concrete is always a great option. It’s durable, low maintenance and it especially gives a modern look to every space.

 

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  1. Vinyl:

They are flexible and padded tiles that can be found in many colors and varieties; its usage is recommended for less crowded places to avoid wearing it out. With proper care, it can last up to 15 years.

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  1. Epoxy resin:

This type of flooring is made of a material composed of resin and hardener. It is used on extremely durable floors and its presentation is beautiful.

 

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  1. Carpet:

And for those who prefer using carpets for their rooms, there’s also a great variety of materials such as wool, nylon, acrylic, polyester, polypropylene, etc. Let’s keep in mind the importance of looking for advice before selecting the appropriate product.

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Step up and contact Dream Home Builders and Remodelers for that advice you need from the most qualified experts in construction, we will send you a quote so you can choose what you need for your new floor.

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