It’s amazing what a difference new floors can make in your home. Often, we don’t even consider the impact they have. They’re just floors… right? Wrong. New floors can make a world of difference.
Over the years your floors take a beating. I don’t care how careful you are on your floors, stains and scratches are bound to happen. If your old flooring has become difficult to clean, and the stains aren’t going away – new flooring is the solution for you. Did you know carpet can accumulate up to 40 pounds of dirt in a year? If you have kids or pets that number may be doubled! There are several amazing new options like this waterproof, scratch resistant LVT! New technologies with stain resistant carpet, water proof LVT and scratch resistant flooring make cleaning a breeze over your old flooring. Spills wipe up with ease and you don’t have to worry about staining!
First impressions make a lasting impression. Your floors are one of the first things guests will see when entering your home - What are your floors saying about you? Is your flooring dated? Do you need to bring a fresh new look into your home? New flooring can not only increase your satisfaction with your home, but also increase functionality because they are easier to maintain! If you are looking for a new look and wanting to redecorate – new flooring will make a big impact!
This is Fayetteville. We are a huge military town. Chances are, at some point you will be selling or renting out your home. New flooring can go a LONG way towards increasing the value of your home. Its one of the first things people notice when entering a home, and wear and tear is easily noticeable. Upgrading your flooring is a great way to attract potential homebuyers, and it makes your home look well taken care of and newer! In the case of a rental property, LVT or Laminate will last longer and reduce the cost of carpet cleaning, patching and replacement that comes with multiple renters! The best flooring to increase ROI in your home, however, is hardwood flooring. According to ProBuilder.com, “The average return on investment (ROI) for installing hardwood floors in one's home ranges between 70–80 percent, potentially adding up to 2.5 percent to the sale price” and Realtor.com says that refinished hardwood flooring ranked as one of the most appealing projects to homebuyers in a recent survey.
Lower energy bills
Some flooring options are not only there to cover your subfloor. They actually serve as insulation, which helps preserve the temperature in your home – keeping it cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter by preventing air from escaping! Your flooring and cushion provide an extra layer against the elements, and over time these can wear or tear, thus reducing their effectiveness. You would be surprised how new flooring can lead to lower utility bills!
The oldest known carpet was found in the 1940’s and is believed to be 2000 years old! While your carpets may not be quite that old, they may look that way! Have you been having health issues? Allergies? Asthma? Have you noticed a bad smell overall? Your flooring may be the culprit. This is especially true if you have old carpeting in your home. That dated carpet may be storing dust, dander and general grime – not to mention mold or mildew! Scientists believe thousands of dust mites can survive in one ounce of carpet dust. The Norovirus, linked to causing stomach flu, can survive on an uncleaned carpet for more than one month. Installing new flooring will make a world of difference in your home and your health.
If you are tired of your stained carpet, ripped vinyl or buckling laminate – give us a call for a FREE estimate! Fall in love with your floors, with Cape Fear Flooring & Restoration