Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Why You Shouldn't Buy Hardwood Floors From A Carpet Store
Most carpet salesmen are not wood workers. If they were they would not be selling something like this:
They'd be selling you something like this:
(Photo above is showing a comparison between Figure A and Figure B.)
True wood workers/ floorwrights should have direct relationship with wood mills in their local area that can mill wood to homeowners and builders' specs. Purchasing a floor through a reputable wood flooring contractor will ensure the investment of a quality floor will last the lifetime of the home.
Carpet stores will tell you that a veneered ware layer with a 50 year warranty is sufficient...DON'T BUY IT. The quality of a wood floor is in the sandable surface.
I also find it hard to trust a carpet store salesman who cannot identify the species of wood they're selling without the label on the sample- that should be a red flag.
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(Post by Ally Hiester, Social Media Advisor for Todd's Hardwood Flooring.)