We love the historic appeal of floors covered with wood, stone, or ceramic. But let's face it: These materials can be high in cost, low in comfort, and often require more care than we have time or energy for. That's why the smart money is often on vinyl. This durable flooring shrugs off street grit, pointy heels, and sloppy spills while providing a slip-resistant and often cushiony footing that doesn't cost an arm and a leg. No wonder you find vinyl in almost every American home—usually in kitchens, baths, and entryways.
Who doesn't love the idea of an easy to clean, durable flooring option? Life gets busy, and the maintenance required by wood floors or carpet can be too much to handle for the whole home. Vinyl flooring has improved so much in the past decade and continues to do so. This is an overall good option for parts of your home because it is easy to manage and it looks great!
Popularized in the mid 20th century, vinyl flooring is still evolving. It's more durable—many companies offer lifetime warranties—and can be installed faster than earlier versions. Patterns and textures convincingly mimic their old-school competitors or boldly go...
Written by Long's Carpet on Apr 06, 2017
Decisions, decisions, decisions. We love having lots of choices, but when it comes to choosing what flooring to put in your house there is a lot to consider. Whatever you choose, you want it to last a long time. You will see it and walk on it every day so it has to be something you really love. It also needs to be functional, easy to take care of, and cost effective. So how do you choose a flooring that you will love and is perfect for all your needs?
Picking the Perfect Floor | This Old House When choosing a new floor for your home, asking yourself a few key questions at the beginning can dramatically increase your satisfaction in the end. Choosing the right flooring for a particular room in your home may seem like a daunting decision. It's a process that combines your personal taste with careful thinking about practicality. After all, it's a surface you, your family and friends will walk, stand and sit on, your kids will spill, play and grow up on. But asking yourself a few key questions at the beginning of the process should help reduce your worry,...
Long's Carpet & Flooring is located in Dalton, GA, the mecca of the carpet & flooring industry. We use our proximity to the mills along with our personal relationships to make large truckload buys of carpet. This gives us the ability to sell carpet products to you at wholesale prices.