At Floor Coverings International of Piedmont Triad, we’re not just flooring installation experts; all of our staff members are intimately familiar with the process of planning a project.  Everyone at FCI Kernersville is here to help you set up a project that is sure to end with the flooring of your dreams. Whether you’re looking for hardwood, laminate, tile, or carpet flooring, FCI Winston Salem has exactly what you’re looking for at a factory direct price. If you’re considering a new flooring option for your home, there’s plenty of planning to do before the renovation begins, which is why we’ve gathered a few tips for getting yourself organized before your project. Read on to find out what you need to do in advance in order to make sure your hardwood flooring installation goes as smoothly as possible.

Nail Down Your Budget

It may seem obvious, but many homeowners fail to set their budget before they begin putting their project together. If you’re thinking about installing new carpet flooring, make sure you know exactly how much you’ll be able to spend, as it is sure to inform what type of flooring option you choose. If you figure out your budget in advance, a flooring professional will have a much easier time helping you make choices in determining the scope and style of your project. Furthermore, with a determined budget in mind, setting up a schedule will be a breeze.

Selecting A Flooring Option Right For Your Budget

Most of your flooring project’s budget will rest on the type of flooring you select, so product choice is definitely a major piece of the planning stage. Consider the space that you’ll need to covers, as well as what flooring option will work for your home. In recent years, there are a number of affordable products that mimic some of the more expensive flooring options on the market, which should help you work within that budget you spent. If you love the look of hardwood flooring, but don’t quite have the budget to make it work, look into laminate flooring and engineered hardwood flooring. Similarly, if you’re interested in the look of natural stone flooring but need to keep spending down, look into great products like Luxury Vinyl Tile.

Set Your Plan, and Stick To It

Now that you’ve determined your budget and flooring option, it’s time to cement your plan with an installation professional. Whether you’ve had one of our Design Associates help you in selecting a hardwood flooring option, or you’ve done the research on your own, you’ll want to nail down the final schedule for your project. Making changes in the middle of a renovation always causes added costs and headaches, so all of your prep work is sure to pay off down the line when you finally have the carpet flooring of your dreams. If you’re able to craft a thorough project plan, the rest of your remodel will go as smoothly as possible.

Prepare For The Unexpected

Last but not last, be prepared for the unexpected. From the beginning you’ll likely want to purchase slight overage with your flooring option in case any of the product becomes damaged or is difficult to work with. Also, there’s always the possibility that when you pull up your previous flooring option you may find issues with the sub flooring you didn’t know about beforehand. Even with the best-laid plans, unexpected turns can occur, so plan in advance for potential roadblocks.

If you’re in the market for laminate, tile, carpet, or hardwood flooring, contact FCI Piedmont Triad today for a free in-home estimate!