Buying Tips

The most important part of a flooring project is proper installation.

The most important part of a flooring project is proper installation. A poor installation can reduce the floor’s life span significantly. Choose a reputable Pittsburgh flooring store.  Take samples of fabrics, wallpaper and paint swatches to the flooring showroom. Take a cabinet drawer for kitchen projects.

Before you visit a Pittsburgh flooring store, ask “What’s My Mental Picture?”

Try to get an idea of what you want before you visit the Pittsburgh flooring store by asking yourself the following questions. It will help the sales consultant understand your needs during your showroom visit. Finding you the right product is our priority.

  • What is the room used for?
  • How much traffic?
  • Children or pets?
  • Do kids play on the floor?
  • Is comfort important?
  •   Is the room the center of activity for family OR is it used for entertainment?
  • Is there direct access (soiling) from outside?
  • Is there anything I liked/disliked about the existing floor that I am replacing
  • What is my color scheme? How much natural sunlight does the room get?
  • How long do I plan on staying in the house?
  • Is resale important to me?
  • Have I ever had a negative experience with a flooring project in the past?
  • What needs to happen to avoid that problem again?