Pros and Cons of Flooring Materials
While style, color, and ease of cleaning are major factors in choosing flooring, so are potential health hazards associated with a flooring material, as well as environmental concerns in your home that would create unfavorable conditions for certain materials. The following table highlights the pros and cons of specific types of flooring:
▼ Pros and Cons of Flooring Materials
Choosing a flooring material is not something that should be done quickly just because a store is having a three-day sale. Flooring can be a major expense, so you do not want to have to install a new floor several years down the road after you find out that your first choice wasn't a great fit for your home or your family. With so many potential health hazards associated with certain flooring materials, as well, a little bit of research and thought can go a long way in creating a healthier home.