In our previous blog, we began to introduce the flaws of carpet. While the shortcoming of carpet is probably common knowledge for most people, few actually realize the lack of appeal it has when compared to hardwood and tile floors. Check out the comparison below to see why many San Fernando homes are opting away from carpeting and hardwood for tile flooring:

 

Carpet Floors

Hardwood Floors

Tile Floors

Cost:

  • Initially inexpensive, may cost more over time
  • Potentially short life

Summary:

Carpet may cost less upfront, but could cost far more later

Cost:

  • Depends on material chosen
  • Lasts with maintenance and care

Summary:

Hardwood is a “timeless look,” but requires special care

Cost:

  • Depends on material chosen
  • Stands up to damage and lasts very well

Summary:

Tile floors are known for longevity and ease of care

Look:

  • Often quickly dated
  • Can become stained or dirty looking

Summary:

Carpet quickly becomes undesirable or ugly

Look:

  • “Timeless look”
  • Depends on wood/stain chosen

Summary:

Hardwood is a safe choice, just avoid trendy colors

Look:

  • Most versatile
  • Can be made to any tastes

Summary:

Tile flooring can look like just about anything, high potential

Maintenance:

  • Clean spills immediately
  • Requires regular professional cleaning
  • Avoid excess water

Summary:

Carpet is tough to maintain, and can often only be professionally maintained

Maintenance:

  • Pad furniture legs to avoid scratching
  • Regular dusting and mopping
  • Avoid excess water

Summary:

Wood flooring is relatively low-maintenance, especially with proper care

Maintenance:

  • Resistant to scratches and spills
  • Easily replace a damaged tile
  • Water resistance varies

Summary:

Tile floors come in various materials, many of which are entirely water and stain resistant

 

Tile Floors Outclass Carpet & Hardwoods Alike

With more and more tile families opting for tile flooring, the price has become comparable or less than hardwood flooring, making tile an attractive option for any San Fernando home. With versatility in look and design, tile has always been a desirable, yet pricey, flooring option, but is now more affordable than ever. When you consider the long term benefits, it becomes even more cost-effective to fit your home with floor tiles over any other flooring system.

San Fernando’s Tile Flooring Provider

Reach out to Transworld Tile to learn more about the affordability and versatility of tile flooring. Our selection includes wood looks, unique designs, and just about anything you can imagine. Take advantage of the many benefits that these incredible flooring options can provide your home today!