Whether you are building a new home, renovating or just redecorating; choosing the right flooring is essential for any flooring project.
For pet owners, however, this decision is even more critical as your furry friends will undoubtedly cause more wear and tear (scratches, stains, dirt) over time. Our pet-friendly Designers will provide you with flooring guidance to help you find the best flooring option for your home by examining the pros and cons of different flooring types.
When you come into visit us keep in mind there are four primary considerations to consider when looking for pet-friendly flooring options. No matter what option you ultimately decide on, keep these qualities in mind when talking with us:
Resistance to scratches
Resistance to damage
Here are our top Pet-Friendly Flooring Options that we sell, install and service for our Clients:
LVP (Luxury Vinyl Planks) - LVP flooring looks similar to hardwood flooring and it provides a much easier clean up after your pet. It has a great hardness and durability level. It's best to select an option that has a textured or embossed finish to reduce slipping, or layer an area rug with rug pad over the flooring to provide extra traction for your pet.
It is easy to clean
Most types of LVP flooring is water-proof and some are water-resistant
It is harder to scratch and is typically less noticeable if it does scratch - awesome for pets!
Carpeting - Carpeting offers a comfortable landing with great comfort for our furry friends. Low-traffic areas, such as bedrooms, are ideal locations for carpet in a home with pets. We offer PetProtect that has a cushion system that reduces odors, releases pet hair, and resists stains. Be sure to look for carpet varieties without loops, as your pet's nails may snag by getting caught on the loops.
It is comfortable
It has great traction
It is available in various colors and styles
We offer an extensive collection of PetProtect carpet in our showroom. STAINMASTER® PetProtect® carpet is ready, featuring built-in stain protection against even the most beastly pet stains. This pet-friendly carpet is color safe and fade resistant,so when accidents happen, you can clean them thoroughly without worry.
Resists pet hair
Reduces pet odors
Easy to clean
Exceptional durability and comfort
Hardwood/Engineered Hardwood - The harder the wood, the more likely it is to resist scratches from your furry friend's nails, so when purchasing hardwood flooring as a pet owner make sure that it is well coated as this will make your floor more scratch and stain-resistant.
Hardwood Floor is available in various colors and finishes
Hardwood Floor is easy to vacuum or sweep
Engineered Hardwood Floor is designed to reduce the moisture problems that can be associated with conventional hardwood.
Its layers block moisture and provide added stability to your floor.
Engineered flooring it is not going to swell and warp as easily as solid wood flooring.