Five Flooring Tips For New Customers

Author: Siena Flooring Inc. | | Categories: Calgary Flooring Company , Carpet Flooring , Carpet Installation , Carpet Tile , Flooring Design , Hardwood Flooring , Laminate Flooring , Luxury Vinyl Plank Flooring , LVP Flooring , Tile Flooring


During a home renovation, flooring is often overlooked as more focus is given to paint, furnishings, and other elements of décor. However, keep in mind that flooring can have a significant impact on the overall look and feel of your home. Wooden floors can create an ambiance of luxury, and give the impression of a rustic setup, while other flooring alternatives can mimic looks similar to these and introduce a modern contemporary style into your home.

Each type of flooring material has a separate function and purpose. Moreover, their variations in features, usage, and pricing can make it a confusing choice for first-time home buyers. At the same time, choosing the wrong option for your house could leave you with unnecessary expenses and floors that do not complement the look of your home. 

To help you steer clear of similar situations and make the right choice, the flooring experts at Siena Flooring Inc. have listed five flooring tips for new customers.

Tip #1: Understand how you’ll use each room.
To get the most out of your new flooring purchase, consider the use of each space. Will you have children playing on the new floors in the upcoming years? Do you or will you have pets, if so, will they have access to this space? Will it be a high traffic area, or is it just a spare room that gets used a few times a year? Based on your answers, you will be able to find the ideal flooring for your home.

Tip #2: Think about the future.
If you plan on selling your home shortly, you will need flooring products that are current and appealing to different buyers. That includes young families, elderly couples, and young professionals. If you’re unsure, consult an experienced flooring company and do a bit of research online to see the latest trends and the different preferences of homebuyers.

Tip #3: Consider the area of flooring.
Before purchasing flooring products, you need to ensure they are appropriate for the area you are using them in. You don’t want to make the mistake of installing carpet floors in your washroom, which was a common practice back in the day.

Tip #4: Ask your flooring store for help.
Try taking advantage of the free design help offered by your local flooring store. Although you may think that your selections will work beautifully together, when the time comes, the outcome may be disappointing. Unfortunately, by then, it will be too late to turn back and revise your selections.

Tip #5: Research your flooring experts.
Do your homework when selecting a contractor or flooring store. Like all things, you can always check them out on the internet, or you can seek references from your neighbors and colleagues. This way, you’ll be able to decide which professionals can help you best.

If you’re looking to work with a reliable flooring company in Calgary, Alberta, reach out to Siena Flooring Inc. As a locally owned and operated business with sixty-five years of experience, we are skilled to help you install stunning floors in your home. We guide you at every step of the way, from selection to installation, while ensuring your needs are thoroughly met. Our in-house design team will help you make the right choice when it comes to style and function, while our installation crew will bring your vision to life.

We offer hardwood, carpet, tile, laminate, and luxury vinyl plank flooring services to clients across Calgary, Chestermere, Okotoks, Airdrie, Cochrane, Black Diamond, and Bragg Creek, Alberta. To learn more about our flooring services, please click here, or get in touch with our experts here.