Comparing Flooring Types Hardwoods vs Other Flooring Options2017-07-21T11:37:16+00:00

Comparing Flooring Types
Hardwoods vs Other Flooring Options

Making a flooring purchase is a big decision. If you’re on the fence about purchasing a hardwood floor, we’re here to help! Comparing flooring types and what factors are most important to your needs will help you to make an informed and confident decision. Take a look at some of the most common comparisons to see if hardwood is the best option for your home and family.

  Laminate Hardwood Vinyl Carpet Tile
Fade Resistance High Low Moderate Low High
Wear Resistance High Moderate High Low High
Stains Resistance High Moderate High Low High
Dents Resistance High Low Moderate Low High
Scratch Resistance High Low Moderate n/a High
Moisture Resistance Moderate Low High Low High
Care Easy Moderate Easy Difficult Easy
Installation DIY Friendly Professional DIY Friendly Professional Professional
Price/ sq.ft $0.65- $4.00 $1.99- $12+ $0.79- $4.00 $.65+ $.75- $12+

Detailed Comparisons

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