Buying new floors is a significant investment and decision for your home or space. Before making a purchase, it's essential to ask yourself several questions to ensure you choose the right flooring material and style for your needs. Here are some key questions to consider:

  1. What is my budget for new flooring?
  2. What is the primary purpose of the room where the new flooring will be installed (e.g., kitchen, bedroom, living room, bathroom)?
  3. How much foot traffic does the room typically experience?
  4. Do I have any specific design or aesthetic preferences for the flooring (e.g., color, texture, pattern)?
  5. Am I looking for a low-maintenance flooring option, or am I willing to invest time and effort in upkeep?
  6. Do I have any pets, and will the flooring need to withstand their presence?
  7. Do I have any allergies or sensitivities that might affect my choice of flooring material (e.g., allergies to dust or certain chemicals)?
  8. Do I live in a humid or dry climate, and how might that affect the choice of flooring material?
  9. Are there any subflooring or structural issues that need to be addressed before installing new flooring?
  10. Am I open to DIY installation, or do I plan to hire professionals for the installation?
  11. What is the expected lifespan of the flooring material I'm considering?
  12. How important is eco-friendliness or sustainability in my choice of flooring?
  13. Will the new flooring be compatible with existing decor and furniture in the room?
  14. Are there any warranties or guarantees associated with the flooring product, and what do they cover?
  15. Have I considered the long-term costs of maintenance and potential replacements for the chosen flooring?
  16. Have I read reviews and sought recommendations from others who have installed similar flooring?
  17. What is the availability of the flooring material I'm considering in my area?
  18. Will I need to make any adjustments to the room's baseboards, trim, or doors to accommodate the new flooring?
  19. How will the new flooring affect the acoustics and sound insulation in the room?
  20. What is the resale value of the home, and how might the choice of flooring impact it?

Taking the time to answer these questions will help you make an informed decision when selecting new floors for your home or space. It's essential to consider your lifestyle, preferences, and long-term plans to choose the flooring that best meets your needs.

Westvalley Carpet and Flooring is your Calgary resource for new floors. Visit one of our Calgary showrooms to see a wide selection of  flooring.