Pets are a great addition to any Orange County, Middletown, Goshen, and Warwick area home! While you may love your pets, you probably won’t love the damage they can leave on your floors. This is why it’s important to install flooring that will hold up to your pet’s nails, accidents, and playing around. The experts at Floor Coverings International Orange County NY have outlined their 3 favorite flooring choices for Middletown pet owners below!
If you want the look of solid hardwood but also want something that is easier to maintain, laminate is a great alternative! Laminate is made up of many layers of a synthetic flooring material with a 3D photographic image of the wood you’re trying to imitate on top. The clear protective layer makes laminate water resistant, scratch proof, and very durable. This makes it easier to clean and maintain your floor when accidents occur.
Luxury vinyl is another popular flooring material that can emulate the look of other flooring types such as hardwood or tile. Like laminate, luxury vinyl is water resistant and durable but feels softer underfoot. Another benefit is that it can be installed in planks or tiles, making it easy to remove one piece if damage does occur.
Bamboo is a popular choice for eco-friendly homeowners who want a stylish floor. Bamboo has a similar look to hardwood but is softer and more resistant to moisture. If any damage does occur, they can be sanded and refinished a few times (like hardwood) to get rid of this. Remember to clean up any spills right away and use area rugs or pet beds to further protect your floor.
For more information on the best pet-friendly flooring options for your unique home, schedule a free design consultation with the experts at Floor Coverings International Orange County NY! We proudly serve the greater Orange County, Middletown, Goshen, and Warwick areas and look forward to working with you!
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