Four tips for choosing flooring

Four tips for choosing flooring

Flooring isn't something we buy often, but it is a significant investment in your home. That means you want to choose your new floors wisely.

Think of your needs

Before you even start to shop, think about the size of your family and the amount of foot traffic. Do you need something that hides dirt and is easy to clean? Do you have pets?

Also, think about the room in which it's to be installed. How do you plan to use it?

This story sums it up. A woman walked into a carpet store with four rambunctious little kids and then looked at white carpeting. White!

Bottom line: Be sure to tell the professional at our flooring store about your needs. Don't get distracted by all the colors, designs, and styles.

Consider budget

And keep an open mind for alternatives. You might want wood, but there are much gorgeous and realistic wood looks like luxury vinyl, laminate, or wood look tile.

Carpeting has many designs and styles. There's something for everyone. If you see something you like that isn’t in your budget, you’ll most likely find something similar in another fiber or construction!

Discuss your budget, needs, and desired style with our flooring company professionals. Then, we'll guide you to the proper selection!

What’s your home’s overall style?

If you choose a color or style that will clash with your overall decor, you won’t have a cohesive look.

Yes, selecting the right flooring is a personal choice; after all, you like what you like. Keep in mind, however, that not narrowing it down could also result in replacing furniture.

Your Atlantic Canada flooring experts

Since 1966, Ritchie's Flooring Warehouse has been providing the area top-of-line new floors and installation services. We carry the brands you know and trust, like Mohawk, Daltile, Karastan, American Olean, and more.

We have locations in Moncton, NB & Dartmouth, NS, so we're just a drive away. Visit us today, especially if you live or work in Moncton, Dieppe, Riverview, Shediac, and Amherst.