Natural Stone vs. Porcelain

Whether to choose natural stone or porcelain for surface flooring has been hotly debated for many years. Both natural stone and porcelain have their legions of ardent fans – but which one is right for your own home remodeling project? Fortunately, here at Claghorn Custom Flooring, we’re experts at installing both! Here’s a closer look at how these two tiling options compare to each other.

Porcelain vs. Ceramic Tile

When looking to remodel their homes, whether to choose porcelain or ceramic tile is something that many homeowners debate extensively. Both types of tiling have their own unique advantages, and each typically works better in different situations. Here at Claghorn Custom Flooring, we have plenty of experience working with both types of tile. Here’s a closer look at both, and their respective advantages and disadvantages.

Stone Countertops vs. Quartz Countertops

Home remodeling is full of great debates that have raged for years. Should you get carpeting or hardwood floors? What color should you choose for your home’s interior? These have all been asked countless times, as have whether homeowners should select stone or quartz countertops. Here at Claghorn Custom Flooring, we have plenty of experience with both materials! This guide offers a quick look at the details, and some of the pros and cons of both stone and quartz countertops to help you decide which is best for your home.

Polyester vs. Nylon vs. SmartStrand Carpet

Choosing the right carpeting is one of the most critical aspects to interior home design and making your house feel like a home. For years, polyester and nylon have been the most popular carpet types to choose from. However, both have new competition from SmartStrand Carpets, which have quickly established themselves as one of the most popular types of carpeting in homes across the United States. Here at Claghorn Custom Flooring, we offer extensive experience in carpet installation for all of these and more. Here’s a quick overview of each type of carpet to help you decide which is the best for your home.

The Pros and Cons of Solid vs. Engineered Wood Flooring

It’s no secret that hardwood floors remain among the most popular types of flooring in the United States. The natural beauty, timeless appeal, durability, and minimal upkeep required for hardwood flooring make them widely popular among homeowners of all tastes and budgets. But should you invest in solid wood or go with engineered wood when it comes to the actual materials used in the flooring? Here at Claghorn Custom Flooring, we’ve examined both materials in detail to help you and your family decide what’s best for your home.

Choosing the Right Countertop for Your Home

Undertaking a renovation project in a bathroom or kitchen is no small task. You need to hire the right contractors, choose the right design, and decide on the right material for your countertops. Here at Claghorn Custom Flooring, we offer extensive experience working with all types of countertop materials for bathrooms and kitchens alike. Here’s a quick look at just a few options to consider.

Invest in Air.o Hypoallergenic Flooring

Looking for a new type of flooring that’s safe for allergy sufferers but affordable in price and high in quality? Now, there’s an answer: Air.o hypoallergenic flooring. Air.o flooring is a new, cutting-edge type of flooring that offers a great alternative to traditional carpeting. A superb option for allergy sufferers and homeowners simply looking for quality flooring that’s very easy to clean, Air.o flooring is always a must. As always, Claghorn Custom Flooring is your go-to expert when it comes to Air.o flooring. Here’s a quick look at what it is and what its benefits are.

The Benefits of SmartStrand Stain Resistant Carpets

New homeowners often face a dilemma of whether to use carpet, tiles, or hardwood when it comes to flooring. For those exploring carpeting as an option, a superb new type of carpet is now available: SmartStrand Stain Resistant Carpets. These carpets offer a unique combination of quality, durability, and stain resistance that’s hard to find elsewhere at an accessible price. Here at Claghorn Custom Flooring, we offer the experience and professionalism you need to install this type of carpeting quickly, economically, and hassle-free.

Protecting Your Floors during Summer

It’s hard to believe, but summer is right around the corner.For most people, that means it’s time to relax, enjoy the warm weather, go on vacation, and the like. But for your floors, it’s a whole different story. Indeed, the summertime, as great as it is, can be very tough on your floors. The sunlight, humidity, elements from outside, and much more can all do quite a number on your flooring – while you’re probably oblivious to it. Fortunately, following a few simple yet effective tips can help ensure that your flooring stays safe during the summer months. Here at Claghorn Custom Flooring, we’ve offered up a few things to keep in mind as summer quickly approaches.

Why You Should Put Padding under a Carpet

So, the custom flooring project in your home is finally complete. That’s great! Now it’s time to choose what type of carpeting to put over it. Before you get too far ahead of yourself, it’s important to pause for a minute and consider why padding should indeed be placed under your new carpet. Sure, it may seem like an unnecessary expenditure, especially after a time-consuming flooring project. However, the investment is definitely worth it! Here at Claghorn Custom Flooring, we’ve assembled just a few reasons why padding should always be placed under carpeting on your floors. Read on to find out why.Comfort While WalkingPlacing padding under your rugs and carpets can greatly increase comfort while walking on them. This is especially important if children or the elderly reside in your household.Ensuring SafetyPadding can also prevent carpeting from shifting and bunching up after usage. This can pose a safety hazard to … Continued