Whether you’re replacing the flooring in a single room or making over your entire home, it’s important to consider what material will best meet your needs. If you own pets, you’ll need to think about what type of flooring can best withstand pet damage while still providing a comfy surface on which to walk. At S&G Carpet and More, we stock a wide variety of flooring products designed to meet the demands of homeowners throughout the greater Sacramento area. If it’s time to shop for pet-friendly flooring, check out the tips below and then come talk with the pros at one of our local showrooms.
Stone & Tile
Natural stone and tile floors are a great choice for pet owners. These surfaces are incredibly durable and are available in a variety of textures to improve grip for pets. If your pets have accidents on tile or stone floors, you can clean them up in a matter of seconds. You won’t have to worry about stains or about urine soaking into the floor. These floors can be cold, so opt for throw rugs or use a whole-home radiant heating system to keep your pet’s paws warm.
Laminate floors are incredibly popular among pet owners because they’re durable and offer the best in comfort. They’re a great option for those who want to use hardwood floors but are hesitant because they have pets. While laminate offers great durability, it’s important to remember that it can also be incredibly slippery. Choose a textured floor and use throw rugs to ensure pets are comfortable.
More pet-friendly flooring tips on the next post!