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Choosing Durable Flooring

Choosing Durable Flooring

Imagine your home renovation is about to begin and it’s time to pick out your new flooring. You’re weighing all the different options – price, style, aesthetics – and then you arrive at an important question, “What sort of durability am I really going to need.”

Here at ACo, we like to tell our clients that when considering flooring durability, think about your lifestyle. If you have kids, pets, or a high-traffic home prone todurable flooring spills, falls, and any other possible damage to your floor, chances are you’re going to need a more durable flooring option.

But not all durable flooring options are created equal. So, to help you with your flooring journey, below are the top five, most durable flooring options along with their pros and cons.

There are many choices and decisions to make. Don’t let the unknown be frustrating and overwhelming. Let ACo guide you through our proven and worry-free approach to create luxurious flooring spaces so your family can truly love where you live.

Wood Vinyl

Pros

  • Waterproof and dirt resistant
  • Easy maintenance
  • Affordabililty
  • Aesthetically pleasing

Cons

  • Not the most eco-friendly
  • Can’t be refinished

Durability Rating: 8/10

durable flooringLaminate

Pros

  • Aesthetically pleasing
  • Affordability
  • Easy Maintenance
  • Resists scratches, dents, stains, and fading
  • Long-lasting

Cons

  • Cheaper grades won’t last long
  • Can’t be refinished
  • Not suited for high-moisture rooms

Durability Rating: 8/10

Bamboo

Pros

  • Aesthetically pleasing
  • Eco-friendly
  • Works in arid and humid climates
  • Affordability
  • Variety

Cons

  • Few trusted manufactures to choose from
  • Not suitable for outdoor or high moisture rooms

Durability Rating: 7/10

Hardwood

Pros

  • Aesthetically pleasing
  • Collection of styles
  • Easy maintenance and repairs
  • Investment value

Cons

  • Costly
  • Susceptible to scratching
  • Not suited for high-moisture rooms

Durability Rating: 6.5/10

Tile

Pros

  • Extremely durable
  • Easy maintenance
  • Eco-friendly
  • Design options
  • Affordability

Cons

  • Cold
  • Can be slippery when wet
  • Cost

Durability Rating: 9/10

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Article by Joe Golc

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