Humidity Control Is the Key to Long-Lasting Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors are a classic choice for nearly any home because of their sturdy and attractive qualities. Even still, Claghorn Custom Flooring wants you to know that hardwoods can easily lose their luster if not properly cared for. One of the primary elements that affects the lifespan of hardwood floors is humidity. Take care to protect your wood floors by carefully controlling your home’s temperature and humidity year round.

Carpet Comparison Guide: Which Type of Carpet Is Right for Your Home?

Selecting the right type of carpet for your home or commercial property is a big decision. There is much more to carpet than just color: cost, durability, stain resistance, and texture all come into the mix. For help choosing between the many varieties of carpet available today, visit our showroom at Claghorn Custom Flooring in Zionsville. We have served our community for more than 30 years, and we will gladly help you select the right product to meet your needs.

5 Undeniable Benefits of Luxury Vinyl Flooring

As winter in Indiana approaches, so does the precipitation. From sleet to snow, we see it all in an Indiana winter. Choosing the right flooring for your home and lifestyle is an exciting task, but with so many flooring options to choose from it can also be overwhelming. If you are looking for a waterproof and durable option that can handle an Indiana winter but also match your home’s style, look no further than luxury vinyl flooring. The experts at Claghorn Custom Flooring have put together a list of the 5 benefits luxury vinyl flooring offers. Resiliency Luxury vinyl flooring is resilient to water, mildew, and stains making it an excellent option to keep up with whatever life drops on the floor. Adaptability Vinyl flooring can imitate wood, stone, granite and marble making it a versatile choice to match your personal style. Durability If your vinyl flooring is installed properly … Continued

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.

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.

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.

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