Flooring Trends For 2022

Updated: Jun 4

Flooring trends for 2022 continue to push in the direction of selling more and more luxury vinyl tile and plank flooring. Retail floor covering stores continue to bring in new hard surface product displays, featuring wide and long plank boards. Calendar year 2022 will continue to see stores promote waterproof, stain resistant and easy to clean products. Carpet remains a consistent product, with homeowners wanting carpet for their bedrooms and basements. Engineered hardwood will grow in popularity, as more and more customers look for affordable and durable hardwood products. With the world forced to stay at home during the pandemic, homeowners will be looking to remodel their homes and get a fresh new look.

Flooring Trends for 2022

Flooring Trends For 2022 - Jump To Your Interest

Luxury Vinyl Tile & Plank Ceramic

Carpet Hardwood

Mohawk SmartStrand Questions & Answers

Shaw R3X 1. Carpet

Vacuum Cleaners 2. LVT

Carpet Pad 3. Hardwood

Best Rug Prices 4. Ceramic

The next calendar year will be here before we know it. As each new year begins, we all look forward to a fresh start, including looking at our homes and wondering if it is time to finally start that flooring renovation project. With the pandemic of last year, more and more homeowners will be looking to remodel.

Each year, flooring manufacturer's come out with new products they show-off at tradeshows and conventions. Meanwhile, each year, it seems customers in stores seem to gravitate toward product lines that have been popular throughout the current year, but they also look toward those product lines that are growing in popularity, and about ready to explode with massive sales. Our goal in this article is to take out our crystal ball, and predict the direction of flooring, and talk about some of our hot product bets.

Flooring Trends for 2022 Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) & Luxury Vinyl Plank (LVP) Flooring:

Customers always ask, "Is LVT a good product for my home value?" Even though vinyl tile and plank flooring has become extremely popular, many customers still don't understand the product or if it will last. Many customers confuse LVT with the old laminate products from 20 years ago.

If you shopped for flooring 15 years ago, you might remember the cheap laminate products that every store sold as a cash and carry product. These old products used to sell for $0.99 a square foot. For the most part, these type of cheap products are no longer being sold. There were just too many problems. The claims that developed wore out the marketplace, and put a quick end to cheap laminate. Besides looking cheap, the laminate products of old were not very durable. Fast forward to 2022, customers should understand the vinyl plank of today is nothing like this old cheap laminate.

LVT/LVP continues to explode as a product category. Manufacturer's have made their product lines to be very durable, waterproof, and are offering incredible warranties. LVT/LVP is great for every area of your home. Being a waterproof product, home builders have now started using the wood-looking products ("LVP," luxury vinyl plank) in every room of the house.

One area of concern that we have with display products is in product marketing. Due to the high level of product competition, manufacturers tend to be very loose with placing "hot button" marketing terms on product samples. Customers will continue to see terms like:

  • Stain Resistant

  • Waterproof

  • Dirt Resistant

  • Pet & Kid Friendly

The problem is: companies put these labels on their samples, but they never really explain what they mean. For example, many customers would read "waterproof," and assume a product is impervious to water. Unfortunately, that would not be the case. In order to truly understand what is covered in a product warranty, customers need to print and read the entire warranty document.

In 2022, we think companies will get more vague on sample language and display information. As a consumer, it will be very important to conduct your own product research.

Credit: Best Vinyl Floor

Hot 2022 Luxury Vinyl Tile & Plank Products

LVT & LVP come in a variety of styles, colors and price points. Customers will be attracted to both inexpensive LVT products, as well as very fancy and expensive products. As we look at some of the products currently available, here are some of our selections for 2022 hot sellers:

Shaw, Uptown Now

If you're looking for an affordable luxury vinyl plank flooring product, Shaw Uptown Now might just be the one. This product comes in 12 colors. Each board is 7 inches wide x 48" long. Shaw Uptown Now Plus comes with an attached pad, and is a waterproof product. It has a 20 mil wear layer, and has a click-together installation method.

For all 12 colors, please visit the Shaw Floors Website

This product is wonderful for all rooms of the house. The attached pad helps with durability and sound, and the 20 mil wear layer gives the customer a solid product, while also not spending a ton of money.

Not every store will carry Shaw Uptown Now. Customers will want to call ahead and ask their local store if they have a Shaw LVT Display.

Shaw, Endura Plus Vinyl Plank

Shaw Floors describes the Endura Pro Series to be a 100% waterproof product. They state it is a high performance floor, with enhanced durability and dent resistance. Other features (according to the Shaw literature) include:

  • Minimized telegraphing (this means any imperfections in the subfloor won't come through on the material).

  • It requires a minimal amount of subfloor preparation

  • It has improved dimensional stability. For example, if you have a room that gets intensified heat from sunlight, this product will have reduced expansion and contraction.

  • It has an attached pad for sound reduction.

Shaw Endura Pro 0736V comes in 20 wood-looking colors. It is a 12 mil product (more about what "mil" means later in this article).

You can purchase this product with a click together installation system (Style 0736V), or you can purchase this product for a glue down installation (Style 0802V).

This product is mainly used in residential applications

For a complete description and color line, visit Shaw Floors

Axis Prime Vinyl Plank Flooring

Axiscor is a great vinyl plank product line that is perfect option for your home. The line has 3 different collections: Prime, Pro & trio. There is 30 colors within all 3 collections.

The Axiscor product line has the following features:

  • Waterproof flooring

  • Pet Friendly

  • Direct Sunlight Protection

  • Durability

  • Easy Installation

The "Prime" Collection is a 12 mil product that comes with an attached pad. This collection is a valued engineered product that is suitable for any room of the home and will meet the demands of multi-family housing.

You can get more information about Axiscor on their website at: Axiscor.

Karndean Vinyl Plank

The original U.S. Karndean facility was established in 1996 in Massachusetts. Since then, Karndean has produced some of the finest vinyl tile and plank product sin the marketplace.

Karndean offers three types of products: glue down, loose lay and rigid core. All of the Karndean products offer the following benefits:

  • Waterproof

  • Lifetime Warranty

  • Low Maintenance

  • Phthalate Free

  • Hygienic

The glue down product line offers the widest choices of products and colors.

"Features such as textured emboss or our premium handscraped finish, wide bevels or flat edges make each range unique to Karndean and serve to highlight the faithful replication of the original wood and stone that inspired each of our products."

The loose lay product line is an excellent choice for bathrooms, kitchens or bedrooms. Likewise, it is a wonderful product for quick and projects that need an easy installation process.

The rigid core product line has a click together installation method, similar to the majority of other vinyl plank products. Karndean does a wonderful job of offering products that are unique in design and realistic in appearance.

We have a blog article, Ideas For Basement Remodel, that discusses more about vinyl plank tile & flooring. If you are interested in a hard surface floor, this would certainly be a good article to read.

For more information on Karndean, please visit: Karndean Design Flooring

Flooring Trends For 2022 - Carpet

While there is no question that luxury vinyl tile & plank has captured more of the floor covering market share, carpet still remains the king of the flooring products. We believe that in 2022 this trend will continue to remain the same. Bedrooms and basements will be the popular rooms of the house for carpet.

Being stain resistant and water resistant are the key buzz words in carpet sales. More and more carpet products will be coming out with new technology to make carpet more durable.

Customers are moving away from the traditional solid color carpets, instead leaning toward more of a multi-color look. Frieze carpets are popular with most carpet mills, and will continue to grow in popularity.

Carpet warranties are becoming increasingly more important to customers. When deciding on a flooring product, customers balance the fine line of determining their budget, along with the quality of the product. Price is no longer the ultimate driving force behind a product selection. Customers want to know the product they pick will be durable and last for a long time.

In 2022, manufacturer's will seek to gain a competitive edge in the market place by offering quality warranties/products at a lower than normal price.

Hot 2022 Carpet Products

Mohawk SmartStrand Carpet

The first thing you should realize about carpet is: not all carpet comes from the same place. Similar to every other type of product, there are many competing brands. In the world of carpet, you have: Shaw, Mannington, Mohawk, Engineered Floors, Fabrica, and many, many more.

They all compete to sell you their products. Each company does their best to develop products to get that leg up. To get that competitive advantage.

Launched back in 2006, SmartStrand Carpet was introduced as the most stain resistant carpet in the market place. SmartStrand is made with DuPont Sorona fiber, a PTT polymer—not to be confused with PET polyester. PTT (polytrimethylene terephthalate) was recognized by the Federal Trade Commission in 2009 as a separate subclass of fiber, known as Triexta. What are the benefits of SmartStrand?

  1. Excellent Stain Resistance

  2. Made in part with annually renewable plant based materials

  3. Dirt Resistant

  4. Odor Resistant

  5. Wear Resistant

  6. Protection from crushing and matting

We have a great blog article, "SmartStrand Carpet Cleaning Guide, that really dives in to more of the benefits of this type of carpet.

We think in 2022, Mohawk SmartStrand will continue to be one of the most popular carpets in the market place.

“SmartStrand is our exclusive and differentiated soft surface offering,” said Denise Silbert, vice president of marketing, soft surface. “We are renewing our focus and simplifying the message of SmartStrand to reinvigorate the collection and support our retail partners to drive trade up sales in a category where hard surface is stealing from soft and there is a growing divide between value-priced and premium carpet.” Floor Covering Weekly

Shaw R2X Carpet Stain Treatment

In 2001 Shaw Floors introduced the R2X Stain Treatment Program. Fast forward to 2022, and we believe this system will become even more popular with buyers.

The stain treatment is the most innovative program in the market place for protecting carpet from dirt and stains. Here is a great video that shows how this treatment system works:

Credit: Shaw R2X Test

Shaw Floors has many different carpet styles that offer the R2X Technology. As we move in to calendar year 2022, customers are going to be more concerned with durability and performance than price. Because of this attitude, we think Shaw R2X products will be extremely popular with buyers.

Bonus Tip #1: Mohawk SmartStrand Carpet Vacuum Requirements

Mohawk is very particular about the type of vacuum cleaner that should be used on their SmartStrand carpets. You should pay close attention to the warranty guidelines.

In the warranty information, Mohawk Flooring actually has a page on their website dedicated to this information.

We have a blog article, "SmartStrand Carpet Cleaning Guide," that really dives into the details of the SmartStrand warranty. In particular: in order to adhere to the carpet warranty, you need to use an approved vacuum cleaner. Obviously, if you don't already own one of these vacuum cleaners, this will be an added expense to your carpet purchase. Here is the list of approved vacuum cleaners:

Soniclean SFC-7000 Soft Carpet Upright Vacuum Buy Now On Amazon

Bissell Big Green Commercial BGU6000 Ultra Soft Carpet Vacuum

Bank Vacuum The Bank Vault with Soft-Clean Power Brush

Bissel Lift-Off Multi Cyclonic Vacuum 89Q9

Bissel PowerGlide 1305

Carpet Pro CPU-2T Buy Now On Amazon

Eureka Airspeed AS2013A, AS2030A, AS1001A

Fuller Brush Heavy Duty Upright FBMM-PW.4

Kirby Sentria

Maytag M500

Maytag M700

Miele S2 Series Compact Canister “Delphi”

Miele S6 Series Deluxe Canister “Topaz”

Miele S7 Series Upright S7210, S7260, S7280, S7580

Miele S8 Series Premium Canister “Kona”, “Uniq”

NACECARE Henry - Soft Clean

Oreck Magnesium LW100 SP

Oreck Magnesium LW1500 RS (Swivel) Buy Now On Amazon

Panasonic MC-UG729

Shark Rotator Lift Away NV650 Buy Now On Amazon

Shark Rotator Lift Away NV651

Zelmer 1500, 2500, 4000, 5000 w/ Soft-Clean

Air-Way CVAC Kit PT 250

Canavac LS central vacuum kit

Cyclo Vac EBK 360

Dirt Devil Edge Powerhead with Soft-Clean Technology Power Brush

Electrolux Serenity Central Vacuum Soft-Clean

HP Products Edge Electric Powerhead

Miele Electro Plus SEB 228

Nilfisk Palace Collection PA10M

The Villa Collection Central Vac Ensemble

Vacuflo Electric Power Brush

Wessel-Werk Soft-Clean EBK 360 Power Brush

Wessel-Werk The Villa Collection with Soft-Clean

Riccar Vibrance Series Bagged

Simplicity Symmetry Series

Lift-Off Multi-Cyclonic Pet Upright Vacuum with HEPA filter and

Turbo Brush for Stairs and Upholstery

Bagless Kenmore (sears brand) Kenmore®/ MD German Made Quick Release Electric

Brush with Telescopic Wand

Eureka AS1051A

Eureka AS2030A AirSpeed One Pet

Hoover UH70120

Hoover UH70205 Windtunnel T Series

Riccar Supralite

Riccar Brilliance

Wessel-Werk Powerhead with Telescopic Wand

Oreck Magnesium

Oreck Magnesium RS

Oreck Quest Pro

Bonus Tip #2: Flooring Trends 2022 - Carpet/LVT Questions & Answers

1. Are vinyl floors going to be popular in 2022? Yes. The patterns that seem to be hot are those planks and tiles that mimicking natural looks, like stone or hardwood. Wide plank boards are also very popular.

2. Will wood-Looking vinyl flooring be popular? The current trend is for manufacturer's to product more items that look like real hardwood. These types of floors have become the new "neutral." Customers are wanting to find unique products that have that special wood design.

3. What type of wood-looking vinyl plank floors will be popular? Handscraped & wire brushed looks are in style, along with wider board widths and distressed looks.

4. What are some of the more popular vinyl tile looks? Marble and limestone looks are extremely popular. The larger format tiles continue to sell more than the traditional 12" x 12" tile look. We also think slate looking tile will be hot in 2022. Concrete vinyl tile pattern sells are growing, and will be trending in 2022.

5. Will sheet vinyl flooring be trending in 2022? No. Sheet vinyl flooring continues to decline in sales. Vinyl plank and tile have captured most of this market share.

5. What are the latest trends in carpet? Gray colors have become extremely popular. Neutral colors in general are on the rise. Carpet warranties are a big deal, and will drive a lot of the 2022 sales.

6. Are area rugs popular? Area rugs are extremely popular. Online sales of affordable, everyday area rugs have exploded. Most of your local flooring stores have gotten out of the area rug business, forcing buyers to search for rugs on the internet.

7. Are DIY carpet tiles trending? Many stores have purchased carpet tiles as a cash & carry item. We believe this product will be a huge failure. While the intention was to capture the DIY customer, stores are finding the product is too expensive, and not enough variety in color for their regular customer.

8. Is stain-resistant carpet popular? As stated earlier in this article, we believe home trending flooring in 2022 will focus on warranties and and durability. Stain resistant carpets will be trending upward in sales.

Bonus Tip #3: Buying The Right Carpet Pad

Rebond Carpet Pad

The most popular type of residential carpet pad. Rebond pad is made from recycled materials, and has a multi-colored appearance. Rebond pad is usually the best priced store pad, and comes in a variety of different specifications.

Memory Foam Pad

One of the more popular types of upgrade pad that a store will sell. Similar to a memory foam bed mattress, with a memory foam carpet pad, you get that thick, sinking feeling when stepping on it. Many customers love this type of feel, while others do not.

Fiber Pad

Fiber carpet pads are great for berber carpets or for other types of carpets that require fiber padding in their product warranty. Fiber pads are not very thick, and usually are used when the carpet requires a thinner, more firm pad.

Rubber Pad

Rubber pad was popular many years ago, but these days, rubber pad can be quite expensive and other types of padding hold up just as well.

Frothed Foam

A very durable pad that could last for a long time. It is on the upper end of the price scale, and for this reason, many customers end up selecting cheaper options.

What Do Carpet Warranties Say About Carpet Pad

You can't look at the back of a carpet sample to see what is covered on your carpet warranty. In order to see the real information, you have to look at the entire carpet warranty, which can only be found on the companies website. Shaw Floors, one of the largest and most popular flooring companies, has several different carpet warranties. Picking one of these warranties (at random) from their website, it states the following about carpet pad:

Carpet must be correctly installed in a proper indoor installation using a pad that meets FHA/HUD requirements, following the current Carpet and & Rug Institute installation Residential standard CRI-105. Consult your retailer for details. Shaw Floors

If you enjoy reading incredibly lengthy and in depth government information, you can read all about carpet pad, by visiting: the FHA/HUD carpet pad requirements pdf form.

So, what does all of this mean? In a nutshell, it means that you need to pay attention to the carpet pad that you use. Without going in to great detail, if you stay within the following guidelines, you will be okay with 99.99% of all carpet warranties:

Residential Use: Density: Thickness

Bonded Pad 6.5 lbs to 8lbs 7/16" to 1/2"

Frothed Foam 10lbs to 12lbs 7/16" to 1/2"

Credit: Choosing The Right Carpet Pad

Flooring Trends For 2022 - Ceramic

Over-sized tiles seem to be the popular trend. Ceramic is used in mudrooms, bathrooms and kitchens. One of the more popular trends for ceramic is in the master bedroom shower. Ceramic walk-in showers are extremely popular and add quite a bit to the value of a home. With all of the options available in ceramic, picking out materials for a shower can either be quite fun, or very exhausting, or both.

Hot 2022 Ceramic Products


In 2020, Daltile, introduced a revolutionary new product called, RevoTile. RevoTile is a porcelain tile floating floor system. Installation involves placing underlayment down, clicking together the tiles and grouting. The click together installation method opens up the DIY market, as well as expands retail stores installer base for porcelain tile installation. RevoTile is a waterproof flooring system, which is currently sold through retail flooring stores across the United States.

Back in January of 2020, Daltile introduced RevoTile in to the marketplace. The idea was to develop a product that would sell to the DIY marketplace, as well as provide a product that retail stores could install without the hassle of finding a qualified ceramic installer. For retail stores, ceramic and porcelain tile installers are difficult to find. If stores could utilize installers that typically work with luxury vinyl tile and laminate, that would increase the ability to sell and install more porcelain product. According to Scott Maslowski, senior vice president of sales for Daltile:

RevoTile also expands the applicable professional installation labor pool, because this revolutionary system can be easily installed by any of a retailers’ available installers: tile, LVT, laminate, and hardwood installers,” Maslowski said. “Daltile’s ground-breaking RevoTile opens up a new frontier of sales possibilities for flooring and tile retailers - Floor Trends

Credit: Daltile Revotile

Happy Floors Tile

Happy Floors, located in the Greater Miami, Florida Area, is an importer and distributor of premium Italian and Spanish porcelain tile. With a focus on the higher-end tile segment, Happy Floors distributes products across the United States through various floor covering retailers. Happy Floors has been in business for over 30 years.

Ceramic and porcelain tile continues to be very popular in both new home construction and in remodeling projects. Homeowners install hard surface tile in any room of the house, especially rooms that could take on water.

Mudrooms from the garage, kitchens, laundry rooms and bathrooms are the most popular area for tile. Happy Floors has a wealth pf products that will fit quite well in these areas of the home.

One of the areas of a home that have become very popular for tile is in the master bedroom shower. In particular, with new home construction, almost all custom homes are being built with some sort of ceramic in the shower. Happy Floors has many unique products that provide a unique color and style look for the shower area.

Flooring Trends For 2022 - Hardwood

Wide boards and multiple width boards are trending in 2022. Engineered hardwood products are hot, with durability and design as the driving factors behind product selection. Customers want products that look unique, that are easy to install and can go over existing floors. Grey and brown continue to be hot colors, as these colors go with other colors in most rooms.

Hot 2022 Hardwood Products

Mullican Hardwood

Founded in 1985, Mullican Flooring offers both solid and engineered hardwood flooring products. They are a charter member of the National Wood Flooring Association’s (NWFA) Responsible Procurement Program, and they have earned multiple other certifications demonstrating their support of proper forest management.

According to the Mullican Website:

No part of a harvested tree goes to waste at a Mullican plant. The tree bark is processed into mulch. Wood chips are ground up and used for heating fuel at each of the company’s facilities. Sawdust is packaged and sold to particle board and decking manufacturers. Leftover wood blocks are made into charcoal. - Mullican Website

One of the nations top hardwood manufacturer's, Mullican Flooring operates facilities in Tennessee, West Virginia, New York and Virginia.

Mullican Flooring manufacturer's both solid and engineered hardwood flooring. They offer a variety of width board options, as well as products that have random board lengths. Mullican Flooring sells its products through regional distribution. According to their website, they have 40 distributors and 5,000 retail stores across the U.S. that sell their products.

Somerset Hardwood

Based in Somerset, Kentucky, Somerset Flooring has been in business for over 30 years. All Somerset Flooring products are made in the U.S.A. Somerset Flooring harvests their wood from the heart of Appalachia. Somerset Flooring is one of the largest suppliers of kiln-dried Appalachian hardwoods.

Somerset is privately owned, and they promote a "vertical integration policy." All of their operations, from the lumber manufacturing, to the drying, milling and finishing, are controlled from within their organization.

Somerset is a very "green friendly" company. They support the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, which requires them to be a responsible steward of their managed timberlands by adhering to independent monitored and established policies and objectives.

Credit: Engineered Hardwood vs Real Hardwood

Flooring Trends For 2022 - Questions & Answers


#1 Is carpet going to be a trending product in 2022? In recent blog articles, we have made a point of talking about how popular vinyl tile and plank products have become with consumers. Having said that, many customers are wondering if carpet is still a good purchase? We think the answer to that question is...yes! Carpet will continue to be a wonderful and popular purchase for your home.

In one of our recent articles, Home Flooring Trends, we talk about how carpet manufacturer's are coming out with cutting edge technology, in an attempt to get that competitive edge. Manufacturer's have realized the importance of warranties and performance. Calendar year 2022 will be no different. Manufacturer's are not only producing very durable products, but also products with flashy colors and unique designs.

Flooring Inc has a great article, "2021 Carpet Trends," that will continue to be a trend in 2022. In the article, Jamie Sanford, from Home Flooring Pros, quotes:

“Carpets and rugs are already seeing a resurgence in popularity, and this will become even more the case as they offer homemakers the chance to really showcase strong design statements – especially in vibrant colors – with the ideal being handmade rugs that are truly one-of-a-kind.” – Jamie Sanford, Home Flooring Pros

If you are looking at purchasing new flooring for your home, and you can't decided on what type of flooring to get, we think carpet will still be a good purchase in 2022.

#2 Should we purchase one color of carpet, or different colors for different areas of the home? We will answer this question in a few different ways. If you are trying to sell a home, we would recommend buying one color of carpet, and using the same carpet throughout the project. Realtors have told us it is much easier to sell a home with one color of carpet, preferably with a neutral color and one that has no design. If you are living in a home in which you have no plans of moving, then we would say the color option is whatever makes you happy. The bottom line is: there is no right or wrong answer to this question. Pick the carpet that is going to best suit your project goals.

#3 What color and style of carpet is trending in 2022?

Customers with a flair for color might not like our answer, but "gray" seems to be the hot color. We have noticed more and more carpet styles being introduced with an entire line of grayish colors.

While the word on the street is consumers are wanting flashy, vibrant colors with big patterns, at the end of the day, most of these customers end up picking out a neutral color.

We have found that foot impressions on carpet seems to be a big deal. Customers don't like to look at their carpet and see a bunch of foot marks. Therefore, they are looking for tight woven yarn or carpet that has a pattern. Frieze carpet continues to be trending. While customers like the neutral colors, they also like two-tone carpet that will hide dirt and spill marks.

2022 flooring trends in carpet will also focus on warranties and performance. Customers are willing to spend money on remodeling, but they don't want to spend money on products that won't last. Manufacturer's recognize this, and are using some incredible cutting-edge technology to introduce products that meet this criteria.

#4 Will area rugs be popular in 2022? With hard surface flooring (mainly vinyl tile & plank flooring) taking more and more market share, we think area rugs will be extremely popular in 2022. The affordable, everyday area rug (that costs between $75 - $200), we predict will be a very hot item in 2022. Customers will be looking for those unique designs and colors in all different sizes and shapes.

It's very interesting that a few years ago, retail stores moved out of the area rug business. If you try to find an area rug in your city, these days, it can be somewhat of a challenge. Most everyday area rugs are purchased online.

We would not be surprised to see more and more floor covering stores offer an area rug program on their website. Competition in the area rug business is fierce, and this makes it a great situation for buyers. If you are at ease with buying items online, you can find a very nice area rug, at a very affordable price.

#5 Is it better to purchase carpet at a retail flooring store or at a large box store? Surprisingly, we get asked this question all of the time. Products that you find in the large "box stores," are quality products, usually priced extremely well. These stores buy in bulk, and get some incredible deals from the manufacturer's. However, one of the downsides is: once their inventory runs out, you might find it extremely difficult to get more of the same product.

Installation on your flooring from the large box stores can also be a challenge. It is common practice for the large box stores to employ local sub-contractors to do their installation work. Many times, these sub-contractors are just individual installers that work on their own, many times on a cash basis. While many of these installers do outstanding work, others do not. As a customer, you never really know what sort of workmanship you will get.

The other installation concern at the box stores is with the installation warranty. If you hire an individual sub-contractor to install your carpet, what happens when that installer moves out of town?

With local floor covering retail stores, you will find different products (as compared to the box stores), that will usually be a little more expensive. Depending on the store, they will either have in-house installers, or they might also employ local sub-contractors.

The local store is going to give you more of a "personal experience," and more than likely, they will sell products that you would be able to re-order. Likewise, the local store will do a better job with handling any warranty issues.

At the end of the day, there is no clear cut answer to which type of store is best. Customers should buy based on whether or not they like the product, price and their comfort level with the sales people and store.

#6 Will residential carpet tiles be popular in 2022?

As a brief explanation, broadloom carpet that you get for your home comes in 12' wide rolls. Many years ago, for commercial applications (schools, hospitals, offices, etc...), carpet mills started making carpet tiles. These tiles came in either 24" x 24" square pieces, or 12" x 24" rectangle piece shapes.

Fast forward to 2022, carpet mills have started making residential carpet tiles for he DIY home projects. You will find many stores stocking these type of products for cash & carry sales. The carpet tiles are installed with a peel and stick method. This makes it a very easy installation.

While in commercial spaces, carpet tile is the future, for residential use, we don't think this type of product is going to be trending in 2021. These products are limited in style and colors, and we don't think consumers are ready for residential carpet tiles.

#7 Is stain resistant carpet a 2022 flooring trend?

As mentioned earlier, consumers are willing to spend money on home remodeling projects, they just want the products they purchase to last. Stain resistant carpet will be extremely popular in 2021. For example, Mohawk SmartStrand carpet and Shaw R2X will be in high demand. We have some great blog articles that discuss these two different types of carpets:

Pet friendly carpet will remain popular with consumer. As households get more and more pets, carpet that offers easy clean-up from "accidents" is an important carpet benefit. You will find product stain resistant warranties and information on the back of most carpet samples.

#8 Will carpet costs go up in 2022?

Most stores never really know the answer to this question. Carpet mills usually announce price increase once or twice a year, depending on their costs for raw goods.

The question that most consumers should be asking is: how do I go about getting the best price for my carpet? We have a great blog article, "I Need To Buy New Carpet," that does a wonderful job of walking you through our recommended buying process. As companies try to recover from a horrible sales year in 2021, our prediction is the competition in the marketplace will keep prices somewhat stable in calendar year 2021. Customers always ask, "when is the best month to buy carpet?" The answer to that question is: there is no best month to buy carpet. Follow our buying process procedure, and you will always get a fair market price.

#9 Is there a trending carpet manufacturer for 2022?

No. Shaw Floors & Mohawk Flooring are the two U.S. companies that dominate the marketplace. However, there are several other carpet mills in stores that offer wonderful products.

Our advice for shopping in 2022 is to make a buying decision based on color, style, price, and project goals. Each project is different. Each project has different goals. Base your buying decision on what you are trying to accomplish, along with the price of the product. Keep in mind that not all stores will sample the same products. In fact, stores go out of their way to sample unique items (so customers can't price shop). In 2022, the products that will sell, are those products that are competitively priced, that have good colors with excellent warranties.

#10 Will stores offer big "free installation," and "no finance charge" sales in 2022?

Yes. But, keep in mind, whenever you see these big sales being advertised, they are not really good deals for the customer. For example, it is very easy for a store to offer you free installation, when they are hiding the costs somewhere else in the purchase.

If it costs a flooring store $1.00 a square foot to purchase a carpet, and they sell it for $10 a square foot, they can offer you all sorts of stuff for "free." These promotions are simply sales gimmicks to get customers in their store. Likewise, it is very easy for a store to offer you a great "no finance charge" plan, when they are simply adding the costs associated with the financing in to the overall carpet price. The costs are there, the store just shows it in a different line item of the purchase. In 2022, the best way to buy carpet is to follow our buying process, as outlined in our blog article: I Need To Buy New Carpet.

Credit: Choosing Carpet

Luxury Vinyl Tile & Plank

#11 Are luxury vinyl tile & plank products trending in 2022?

Luxury vinyl tile (LVT) and luxury vinyl plank (LVP) have become the hottest selling products in the floor covering world. Go in any retail flooring store and look at the sample space dedicated to these products. LVT & LVP will take up a huge percentage of a store retail space. Why? Because these products sell! Customers want products that are realistic to hardwood styles and colors. They want clear and distinctive looks. Wide boards and long boards are extremely popular.

“Better technology is constantly being created and used to make vinyl flooring look more like real hardwood. Whatever you see trending in engineered hardwood, whether it is a rustic oil-finished Oak or a more contemporary smooth maple, the vinyl flooring industry will be quick to create a visual that will be nearly impossible to tell apart from the real deal. ” – Carly Notcha,US Floors Taken from FlooringInc article

LVT & LVP products are going in all types of homes, ranging from the starter home to the multi million dollar mansion. We believe this product line will continue to grow in 2022, and will continue to gain floor covering market share.

#12 What are the hot colors in vinyl plank for 2022?

As we look ahead, the lighter tone colors seem to be popular with consumers looking for hard surface flooring. Lighter colors tend to make rooms look bigger and brighter, and they hide scratches and dirt. The warm, lighter color brown's and gray's continue to gain popularity. These products compliment trending paint and furniture fabric colors. The hand-scraped and distressed-looking vinyl planks continue to be popular with customers. Manufacturer's will be introducing more and more of these patterns in 2022.

#13 Is luxury vinyl plank a good product for kitchens in 2022?

LVP is being made as a waterproof product. More and more homes are installing plank flooring in their kitchen. In 2022 look for this trend to continue. Luxury vinyl plank is a wonderful choice for homeowners looking for an easy to clean and durable kitchen floor.

#14 Which manufacturer in 2022 will have the best LVT & LVP products?

There is not a "best" manufacturer of vinyl products. There are many manufacturer's in the marketplace that make quality vinyl tile and plank flooring. Each manufacturer has their good, better and best products.

Unlike 15 years ago, when there was some issues with quality of several hard surface products, in today's market place, quality is extremely important. With the cutting edge technology that is being used to produce both LVT & LVP, products are extremely well made and durable. For this reason, we can not recommend one manufacturer over another for calendar year 2022. Customers should pick a vinyl product based on their project goals, style/color and price.

#15 Will vinyl tile or vinyl plank hurt or help my home value in 2022?

As we stated earlier in this article, vinyl tile & plank products are the fastest growing products in the flooring covering business. You can find a quality vinyl product for homes at every price level. Certainly, these products will not hurt your home value.

In fact, installing a nice vinyl tile or plank floor in a home just might help you sell your property. Unlike laminate products from many years ago, that were made cheap and that had limited colors and styles, vinyl tile and plank is a very attractive product that sells.

#16 Should I purchase a 12 mil wear layer product or 20 mil wear layer vinyl plank product?

What is a "mil wear layer, and why should you care?" Vinyl tile and plank flooring comes with a factory finish. This helps protect the floor from dents and scratching. A "mil" is described as one thousands of an inch. The thicker your mil layer is, the more protection you will have with your floor.

In residential environments, both a 12 mil and a 20 mil wear layer are perfectly acceptable products. The 20 mil product is going to give you better protection, however it is also going to cost you more money. Customers should make their buying decision based on the amount of foot traffic in the home, as well as the price of the product.

For example, if you have a house that is full of little kids and pets that are running around, you should probably lean toward a 20 mil product. On the other hand, if you have an empty nest home, and your foot traffic is light, a 12 mil product should hold up just fine.

Many flooring stores will stock certain colors/styles of vinyl planks as promotional sales items. In some cases, you can get a great deal on a 20 mil vinyl plank floor, just by purchasing an in-stock item.

#17 Are large format vinyl tiles trending in 2022?

The most popular size of vinyl tile sold is either an 18"x18" tile or a 12"x24" tile. Both sizes will continue to be popular in 2022. Many customers worry about putting a large tile size in a small space, like a bathroom. In fact, larger tiles work great in small spaces, as they make the room appear larger in size. The choice of a tile size is simply a personal decision. However, we will say the larger format tile sizes are currently trending upward, and we feel they will continue to be popular in 2022.

#18 We are building a new home. Should we put vinyl tile and plank flooring in our main living areas?

Home builders in general that work in new construction (and that build spec homes) are using more and more vinyl tile and plank products. It is very common to see vinyl tile in entryways, bathrooms and laundry rooms, and vinyl plank flooring throughout hallways, kitchens and family rooms.

Most home builders are using a 20 mil wear layer product that has an attached pad. These products have a click together installation method, and are usually a mid-range price point item.

Vinyl tile and plank flooring is very popular in new home construction. This trend will continue in 2022.

#19 Are consumers putting vinyl plank products on steps?

Yes. However, installing vinyl plank on steps can be a tricky situation. Steps can be a high traffic area, so using a click together installation method on steps is not recommended. Installers will need to glue down the planks on both the step and step riser.

Another issue that needs to be addressed with steps is the nose of the step. Most vinyl plank manufacturer's will make a matching color stair nose piece. Customers should be aware these stair nose pieces are not cheap. If you have several steps, all of a sudden your project price tag could take a beating. If you feel uneasy about putting vinyl plank on your steps, it is perfectly acceptable to put carpet on your steps, and vinyl plank on the main floor.

#20 Is vinyl plank flooring okay for my basement floor?

2022 flooring trends will show that vinyl plank is a wonderful option for a basement floor. As a waterproof product, vinyl plank is perfect for many basements that might have water issues from time to time. Vinyl plank is also very durable and a great choice for basements that get heavy traffic. Lighter color planks will be the trend in 2022. The lighter colors help brighten up the basement area, and make the space look more spacious.

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Hardwood Flooring

#21 Is hardwood flooring still a popular, trending product for 2022?

Hardwood flooring continues to be a strong product category in 2022. Customers are purchasing hardwood products in both new construction and for remodeling projects. While luxury vinyl tile and plank flooring is certainly making a marketplace impact, consumers looking for hardwood floors, want the real thing. They want a product that is timeless, elegant and that will last a lifetime.

Both 3/4" solid hardwood products and engineered hardwood products will continue to be popular in 2022. Hardwood products are great floors for main living areas, hallways and bedrooms.

Hardwood flooring will cost you a little more money than other types of flooring, but it continues to be very popular, and will certainly add value to your home.

#22 What are the popular colors of hardwood flooring in 2022?

This is a hard question to answer. Customers have different tastes in hardwood, and there is really not a clear cut answer to this question. Hardwood manufacturer's seem to be making styles of distressed hardwood, hand-scraped products, and products with light color tones.

In 2022, we believe the popular colors will be the white-washed color look, as well as the light to middle of the road brownish colors. The demand for dark color hardwood seems to be fading. Customers are looking for that unique, modern looking hardwood design.

Multiple width boards are becoming very popular. Products that offer a 3", 5" and 7" board width within the same box are trending upward. Likewise, long boards of 72" are beautiful when installed, and are growing in popularity.

The bottom line for 2022 colors is: there are no colors that are set in stone. With hardwood, you are buying a timeless, elegant product that will add value to your home. Pick a color that matches the style of home, and you will be in good shape.

#23 In 2022, what is a better buy, solid hardwood flooring or engineered hardwood flooring?

This is an impossible question to answer. Both products are real hardwood products, made in different ways, to serve different installation purposes. Solid hardwood is the staple product that has been around forever. Solid hardwood can be installed on the main floor of a home (that has a basement or crawl space), as well as on the second floor of a home.

Engineered hardwood can be installed on the main floor of a home (that has either a concrete or wood sub-floor), as well as on a second floor of a home. Engineered flooring was developed for homes that were built on a concrete slap foundation. With today's incredible cutting edge technology, both types of floors are excellent products. Both types of products offer beautiful styles and colors.

For new construction, builders will direct customers to the type (solid or engineered) of hardwood flooring they need to purchase. In remodeling projects, your local flooring professional is the best resource to make that determination.

#24 Should I buy hardwood flooring from a local flooring store or from a local box store?

We addressed this earlier in this article, when discussing vinyl plank flooring. Let's first talk about the box stores.

The large box stores have products at great prices. They also carry products excellent in quality. However, once you purchase a floor from a box store, understand that once their inventor runs out, it will be very difficult to find more of that same product. Likewise, getting that product installed can be a risky deal. Box stores typically have a list of local sub-contractors that you can call for installation. Most of these installers are individuals that work on a cash basis and have no local sore front. Many of these installers are excellent. However, some are not. If you use a local independent installer, and they move out of the area, as a customer, you end up being out of luck.

With a local floor covering store, you will typically pay more for your product. Local stores will either use in-house installers, local sub-contractors, or both. The difference is: with a local store, you will get more "personal service," and if you have an installation problem, you will be able to call the store to correct the situation.

The box stores and local flooring stores will sell different products. The question for the customer is: how much involvement do you want to have in the buying and installation process? If you are willing to jump in and handle a lot of the details yourself, buying from a box store might be a good purchase. On the other hand, if you want to write the check, and have other people coordinate the project, buying from your local store would be the way to go.

#25 Which manufacturer of hardwood will have the best products in 2022?

With today's competitive marketplace, as well as the marketplace technology that is being used, there is not a clear cut manufacturer that we would say is better than everyone else. Each company has their good, better and best products. Each company has unique styles to fit different likes.

The important thing to remember is: you can't go wrong with buying a hardwood floor. Base your buying decision on your project goals, color/style and price.

#26 Should I put hardwood flooring in my kitchen?

Many homes have hardwood floors in their kitchen. We are not a big fan of this practice. Hardwood floors and water do not get along. While it was typical in the past, for open concept homes to put hardwood flooring throughout both the living area, dining room and kitchen area, we do not support that concept. In 2022, we think customers will shy away from hardwood in kitchens, and move more toward vinyl tile or plank flooring.

#27 In 2022 will they make hardwood flooring that is waterproof?

While manufacturer's have developed technology that will prevent water getting in to the joints of the floor, saying a hardwood floor is "waterproof" would be somewhat of a stretch. Our best advice is: never put a hardwood floor in an area of your home that can take on water. This would include: basements, mudrooms, laundry rooms, and kitchens.

#28 Is hardwood flooring good for homes with pets?

You might want to consider a different type of floor, if you are concerned about scratches and "pet accidents" on your flooring. While all prefinished hardwood will come with a factory finish, if you have a 100 pound dog playing fetch on your hardwood floor, the floor is going to scratch.

Hardwood flooring is just not the best type of floor with a houseful of pets. A better option would be a nice wood-looking waterproof vinyl plank floor.

If you have pets, and you really want that new hardwood floor, make sure you pick a species of hardwood that is how on the Janka Scale. The Janka test is used mostly to measure the hardness of a wood species. You might also consider purchasing an engineered hardwood product, as they will tend to be more scratch resistant than a 3/4" product.

#29 What type of hardwood looks are going to be popular in 2022?

Customers wanting hardwood flooring are looking for that unique, one of a kind designer floor. They want the floor to be a discussion point when they have visitors and family over for dinner.

The new hardwood floor buyer is no longer satisfied with a simple, solid oak color floor. They want the wire-brushed, fancy wide plank floor that will grab attention.

So in 2022, look for products to sell that have wide planks, multiple width boards, long boards, and products that have distinct color variations. Hand-scraped products will continue to be popular. Any product that has that "wow factor" will be a hot product in 2022.

#30 Should I put one color/style throughout the house, or purchase two or more colors of hardwood flooring?

Since a hardwood floor will last for a very long time, we think putting one color/style of hardwood in your home is the best option. When you do get to a point of selling your home, one color will be better for selling.

If you are looking to replace just a portion of your floor, and your new hardwood will connect with an existing hardwood floor, then we recommend picking out a "complimentary" color/style floor.

If will be very difficult, if not impossible to match an existing hardwood floor, and not see where the new installation starts and stops. You are much better off to forget about matching a floor, and picking out something that will look good next to it.

Credit: Choosing Hardwood Flooring

Ceramic Tile

#31 Will ceramic walk-in showers be popular in 2022?

If you visit any new custom home construction site, it will be difficult to find a new home that does not have a ceramic walk-in shower. Ceramic walk-in showers have become one of the hottest types of projects in the new home construction industry. Customers are picking out all sorts of patterns and colors, everything from a basic 12"x24" solid color tile, to a fancy 24"x24" tile, with rows of accent tiles. Stores are including custom benches in the shower, wall niches for shower items, soap dishes, etc.. The installation of ceramic in a walk-in shower can be very tricky. It takes quite a bit of time to finish the installation, as well as a lot of time to pick out the products.

#32 What size of floor tiles will be popular in 2022?

Large format tiles continue to be the popular trend in the marketplace. Customers are buying 16"x16" tiles, 18"x18" tiles and 12"x24" tiles. The old fashion, 12"x12" tile is still sold, but is losing ground in the industry. You can see this trend when you walk in a floor covering store. Just take a look at the ceramic displays. You will notice a huge percentage of the samples are in the large tile format.

#33 What type of ceramic tile looks will be popular in 2022?

While wood-looking ceramic tile has been around for a few years, we think 2022 will be a year that sales for this type of product will be extremely popular. Customers are wanting that "realistic" look. They also want that floor that has that "wow factor." They are looking for that unique product that can't be found anywhere else in the neighborhood. The wire-brushed wood looking tile, hand-scraped looking tile and the rustic colors will be very popular. In kitchens and bathrooms the stone-looking larger format tile is very hot. Customers want that natural, clean and elegant feel.

Concrete-looking tile is making a dent in store sales. Look for this simple, clean look to be popular in 2021. Again, customers like the larger format tiles, that will give their space an elegant realistic design.

In new home construction, as mentioned earlier, the large format tiles are the popular trend. However, new construction customers are looking at basic tiles, that are budget items. In other words, they are picking tiles that are nice-looking, but tiles that are not going to break the bank account. Customers are making the decision to spend more of their flooring allowance on walk-in showers and in their main living area flooring.

#34 What colors of ceramic tile will be popular in 2022?

Surprisingly, while vinyl plank and hardwood colors are going to the lighter color side, dark colors are popular with ceramic tile. In floor tiles, Black and dark gray are extremely hot. Customers are looking for these colors in tiles that also have shading variation within each tile. Lighter color tiles continue to sell. Light gray is the hot color at the moment. In fact, "gray" in general is the hottest color trend in tiles. Customers are finding the grayish colors match well with cabinet colors and paint colors. Wall tile colors, except for kitchen backsplash tile, tends to be moving in the lighter color range. Off whites and light gray are the popular colors for 2021.

Kitchen backsplash tile is really up in the air on color. Customers are choosing both light and dark colors, depending on the style and colors of the kitchen. Glass tiles are also popular for kitchen backsplashes.

#35 What rooms of the house are people installing ceramic tile in?

Mudrooms, bathrooms, and kitchen floors seem to be the most popular areas for ceramic tile. Wall tile is being installed in bathrooms, showers and on the kitchen backsplash area. You also see ceramic tile being installed around the home fireplace. Customers are installing ceramic tile in main living areas, but carpet, vinyl plank and hardwood take up the majority of sales in these areas.

#36 Is ceramic tile a good floor for my kitchen?

Ceramic tile has been installed on kitchen floors for years. It is a wonderful option for a kitchen floor. It is easy to clean, it is waterproof, and will be a very durable floor, in a high traffic area of the home. However, on the downside, with ceramic floor tile in the kitchen, you do need to be aware that while ceramic tile is very durable, it can chip. for example, if you drop a can of corn on the floor, and the edge of the can hits the ceramic tile just right...the tile will chip. Repairing a chipped tile is not an easy fix. The other negative that people have with ceramic tile is the coldness factor of the floor. If your family walks around barefoot, you might find a ceramic tile floor to be cold on your foot.

#37 What color of grout will be popular in 2022?

There are many different grout colors available from many different suppliers. We suggest to pick a grout color that will be complimentary to the color of the tile. In 2022, the popular grout color will be those that make the grout line blend in with the tile. Customers are shying away from making the grout line stand out as an accent line.

#38 Should I purchase ceramic tile at a local floor covering store, or at a large box supply store?

Both types of stores have good products. Both types of stores will offer different products. The larger box stores (Lowe's, Menards, etc..) will buy in bulk, and will usually have some terrific pricing. Your local flooring store will have a much larger selection of tiles. Both options are fine. It really comes down to the comfort level of each customer.

#39 Will ceramic tile help my home value?

We think it all depends on the home. If you are doing a remodel project, to upgrade all of your flooring, then installing new ceramic tile would be a huge benefit to your home value. On the other hand, in new home construction, it probably won't make that much of a difference. If you have a walk-in ceramic shower, that will most certainly be attractive, and will help with your home value.

#40 How do we get the best deal on ceramic tile in 2022?

Many floor covering stores will have a ceramic tile stocking program. These tiles are usually priced better, simply because stores are buying these particular tiles in bulk. When shopping, we would suggest first asking about these type of opportunities. We have a great blog article, "How To Buy Flooring For Your Home," that walks you through our step by step process on how to get the best price. Don't fall for the sales promotions. "Buy one get one free," "free installation," "no finance charge for 12 months," these are all just sales gimmicks to get you to their store.

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Flooring Trends 2022 - Bonus Questions

#41 What is the best way to start shopping for flooring in 2022?

The internet is a great tool, and recently, most of the main manufacturer websites have come out with a wonderful tool called a "room visualizer." It's a great way to shop for products, before you actually visit a floor covering store. One of the comments we hear all of the time from customers, is how overwhelming it is to walk in a store and see rows and rows of samples. Customers never know where to begin.

Imagine if you had a tool that you could start your shopping experience at home, without worrying about getting overwhelmed at a store, or worrying about your kids, while you try to look at flooring samples. Well, now we have this hidden, secret tool that most customers don't know about. With the room visualizer tool, you can shop at home, narrow down your selections, before you even visit the flooring store. This tool will save you an enormous amount of time. We think this is an incredible tool that will take off in 2022.

#42 What are some 2022 flooring trends for a basement?

More and more homeowners are getting the urge to finish off their basement, or to upgrade the look of their old basement flooring. With basements, you always need to be concerned about moisture. Many floors will be ruined if they come in contact with a lot of water. In 2022, basement flooring will become very popular. There are 2 main types of products that are trending: carpet and luxury vinyl plank. We have a nice article, "Ideas For Basement Remodel," that does a nice job of giving you some great product ideas for a basement project.

#43 What are some trending products for a living room remodel?

For clarification, we refer to your main living space as a "living room." This is the room that everyone hangs out and watches television or plays games. In 2022, there are many different options customers are looking at flooring:

Luxury vinyl plank is a popular choice for remodels, as well as in new home construction. Customers are taking up their old carpet and replacing it with a new fresh looking hard surface floor.

Carpet remains a popular item for a living room remodel. Instead of purchasing a thick, slid color carpet, customers in 2022 will be looking for a frieze, multi colored carpet, or a pattern carpet that has a tight weave (and does not show foot traffic). Likewise, stain protection in carpet is extremely important to buyers. We have a blog article, "Living Room Flooring Ideas," that gives you some wonderful products that we think will be very popular in 2022.

#44 What are some trending products for a laundry room floor?

Don't forget about the laundry room. We have some great options for calendar year 2022.

You need something that is durable and easy to clean. Check out our recent blog article, "Laundry Room Floor Ideas."

#45 Does vinyl plank flooring look cheap?

Many years ago, you could walk in most floor covering stores and see pallets of $0.99 a square foot laminate being sold as a cash and carry item. These types of products were incredibly popular. They were basic colors, easy to install, and inexpensive. The problem: after about a year of being installed, these products start to fail. The industry had an enormous amount of claims and issues. Ultimately, this product category got a horrible reputation for being cheaply made and of little quality. Due to this product failure, vinyl plank was introduced, as a product that was not only waterproof, but also made in such a way that it would not have the issues of the $0.99 laminate products. Many times, older customers that remember the problems of the old laminate, associate these problems with today's vinyl plank. In reality, nothing could be further from the truth.

With today's cutting edge technology and fierce industry competition, vinyl plank flooring looks very realistic and elegant. Vinyl plank is installed in all types of homes, from the starter home to the multi million dollar mansion.

#47 When is the best time of year to buy flooring?

There is not a best month or time of year to buy floor covering. Many articles on the internet will tell you that December/January is the best time, but we do not feel that way. If you follow our guidelines in our blog article, "How To Buy Flooring For Your Home," you will always be in a position to get the best price.

#48 How do I clean my SmartStrand Carpet?

One of the 2022 trending carpet products that we recommend is from Mohawk Flooring called: SmartStrand Carpet. Carpet warranties and durability are hot trending topics in 2022. Mohawk is very particular about their cleaning guidelines, especially on how you vacuum the carpet.

We suggest that you read our cleaning guide article at: SmartStrand Carpet Cleaning Guide This article is a wealth of information on Mohawk SmartStrand, and will give you all of the information you need to be an informed buyer.

#49 Our top 40 flooring questions (that we get asked all of the time)

Have you ever felt like you need a reference manual on all of the floor covering information that stores will tell you to remember? Maybe you have an on-going project that you just need help with? We invite you to visit and read one of our more in-depth articles called:

"Top 40 Flooring Questions (that we get asked all of the time." This is a wealth of information on floor covering, that will answer many of your project questions.

#50 Do you need a quick reference tool for floor covering issues? On our website at: BestRugPrices, we have a section that we call "Ask The Flooring Pro." We take questions from our customers, and make short videos on each topic. We host all of the videos on our website. It's a great resource tool that our customers can use free of charge. The other cool feature of the program is: if you don't see your question, you can submit a question to us, and we will do a video about it. This service is completely free. We invite you to check it out.


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