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

Best Floor Types for Your New Home

It’s no secret that a lot of work goes into building a new home. One critical, but sometimes overlooked, factor is which type of flooring to choose for your home. There are certainly plenty of great options to choose from. Do you pick hardwood flooring for that classic, traditional feel? Or how about some tiles or laminate? Each one offers its own advantages and drawbacks to consider. At Claghorn Custom Flooring, we have extensive experience with all sorts of flooring for customers in the Zionsville area. Here’s a quick look at just a few types of flooring to consider for your new home.

Protecting Your Floors during Winter

 Winter is coming!For most people, it’s a great time of the year to ring in the holidays with cheer and merriment. But for your floors, it’s a different story entirely. Cold temperatures, mud, dirt, snow, and more can all wreak havoc on your home’s floor, turning even a well-kept and tidy floor into a complete mess. Here at Claghorn Custom Flooring, we know how tough the winter months can be on your floors. Fortunately, there’s a number of ways to protect your floors during the messy winter months ahead. Here’s a quick look at just a few of them.