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Picking the Perfect Hard Surface Floor: A Flooring Guide for Homeowners

Building a new home, renovating your current one, or just wanting to spruce things up a bit? There are lots of choices to make!

Choosing the colour of your hard surface floor might seem like a piece of cake. But once you start exploring, you'll find there are so many options that it can feel like a maze. Without someone to guide you, you might end up picking based only on colour and price. But what if the floor doesn't last as long as you hoped?

That's where we come in and we're here to help you make the right flooring decisions from the start. At Floorboards, we know how important it is to pick a durable floor that performs well. To help you out, we've created a free guide that tells you everything about different hard surface floors and how they might perform in your home.

Who can use our flooring guide?

Our flooring guide is perfect for anyone who's just starting their project and has questions like "Where do I start?" or "What's the best floor for me?". Here's who will find our advice helpful:

  • People planning to build a new home or renovate an existing one

  • Homeowners looking for tips on improving their homes

  • Anyone unsure about what to consider when choosing a hard surface floor

  • Those who don't know where to begin when searching for a hard floor

What flooring types do we talk about?

At Floorboards, we know all about different types of hard floors. Our guide talks about these popular choices:

  • Timber/Wood flooring

  • Laminate flooring

  • Cork flooring

  • CorkWood flooring

  • Hybrid flooring

  • Leather flooring

What's in our flooring guide?

Our free guide takes a deeper dive into the world of hard floors. It focuses on important things that will help you make your decision. Here's what we cover:

1. Why floor performance is most important decision

We think how well your floor performs is super important, even more than its price or colour. Our guide tells you why focusing on durability to withstand your lifestyle is crucial.

2. Matching your lifestyle

Every homeowner has a unique lifestyle. It's essential to choose a floor that can handle your daily activities. Our guide explains how things like foot traffic, pets, and moisture levels can affect your flooring choice.

3. Comparing products 

We take a closer look at different floor surfaces and how they might perform based on your lifestyle factors.

4. The details matter: 

We go beyond just the floor. We also talk about other things you need to consider before choosing a floor, such as installation type, trims, underlay, sustainability and aftercare. 

Visit our showroom to collect a hard copy, or sign up for our free e-guide below. You'll get helpful insights and expert advice to make a better-informed decision, so you can narrowing your choice down to the best type of flooring to suit your home and lifestyle. 

Floorboards are your hard flooring specialists with over 20 years supplying and installing hard surface floors in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions. We know what makes a good hard surface floor, so talk to us first - just give us a call, pop by our showroom, or arrange a consultation. 

Hamilton & Waikato
Phone 07 959 1861

Tauranga & Bay of Plenty
Phone 021 977 548


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