||Flooring (main) : Flooring FAQ
Here you can find some quick answers to some questions you may have about Flooring.
What kind of flooring can I install in my home?
This will vary according to the building, space and your own needs, budget and lifestyle. Be sure you choose something suitable for your room and its uses. Consider foot traffic, children and pets in this decision.
How do I choose the right kind of flooring?
A flooring specialist will help you choose the right flooring for your needs. They will take into account the room location, use, style and budget to identify the right floor covering.
Why hire a professional?
A flooring specialist is trained to assess your room and help you choose the right flooring, and may be able to spot any problems that may arise. They can take you through the entire process of choosing a new floor, removing the old and installing the new.
Can I do it myself?
You can do it yourself. However, hiring a flooring specialist means the standard of your flooring will be professional and guaranteed. A professional will also be able to complete the task much faster thanks to skill, experience and the right tools.
How do I choose the right person for the job?
Make sure you hire a specialist who understands your needs. You have agree on flooring choice, the price and the time of completion. Choose a specialist with a record of high quality and reliable service.
What else does a flooring specialist do?
A flooring specialist can do any number of things. They can assess your home for moisture or mould damage, help you choose the right flooring and, of course install your floor.
Can a flooring specialist get rid of my old flooring?
Most flooring specialists handle the complete project, from removal of your old flooring through to completed installation.
How long will it take?
This will depend on the size of the room and flooring you choose. It could be anything from a few days to a few weeks.
How long before I can walk on my new floors?
This depends on what kind of surface is being installed. Carpets can be walked on immediately, but it may be a few days before you can walk on new parquetry or a hard floor. Talk to your flooring specialist to find out how long you will have to wait.
What can I do to prepare for my flooring to be installed?
Remove all furniture from the room and make sure the whole floor surface is free of obstruction. You should ensure there is a clear path from the door to your room. That way your specialist can move freely with flooring materials and tools ... and avoid damage.