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Factors to Consider Before Hiring a Flooring Company

Flooring is a significant part of any construction or renovation project that you might be considering so it’s smart to make sure that you’re hiring the right company do get the job done. The type of flooring you choose will depend on many factors, including your budget, the intended use of the space, and the style of the overall project.

Choosing the right flooring service is also vital to ensure your floors are well-maintained and look their best. There are a few things to consider when selecting a flooring service, such as the following:

 

Type of Flooring & Service You Need

The first thing you need to determine is what type of flooring you need. There are many different types of flooring available, many of which can be seen on our flooring page, and each has its own advantages and disadvantages. You will need to decide what type of flooring is best for your specific needs. Our friendly showroom staff love helping customers understand all of the factors in the decision.

Some flooring services only offer basic cleaning and maintenance, while others may offer more specialized services, such as polishing and sealing. You will need to decide what service you need to choose a company that can aptly provide it and do a good job.

A male worker puts laminate flooring on the floor.
A male worker puts laminate flooring on the floor.

How Much Flooring You Need

Over purchasing or under purchasing the amount of flooring is all too common in the interior design industry and customers are the ones who pay the price. You will want to determine how much flooring you need as accurately as possible and allow at least a 10% surplus for unexpected scenarios. Talking with McHenry Interiors will help you determine the cost of the project and the amount of time it will take to complete it. Your budget is an important consideration when choosing a flooring service. You will want to determine how much you can afford to spend on the project and what type of flooring you can afford.

The Company’s Reputation

Not all remodeling / floor installation companies are created equal and choosing a repeatable one might be the best decision you can make. You will want to research the company’s reputation to ensure they are reliable and trustworthy. You can check online reviews or ask friends and family for recommendations to see if there have been any complaints against the company.

McHenry Interiors, a McHenry Remodeling company, has served Oregon with the highest quality standards for over 25 years and are proud of the reputation we’ve built.

The Company’s Experience

This is very similar to reputation but adds and extra layer of insurance that your project will be done right. You will want to choose a company that has plenty of experience in the flooring industry. The more experience a company has, the more likely they are to provide high-quality services.

Hardwood Flooring Panels
Hardwood Flooring Panels

Service Price

You get what you pay for right? Well, yes and no.

It’s no secret that good flooring installation companies know what they are worth and charge it, however, some companies like McHenry Interiors saves their customers hundreds of dollars on their projects by simply cutting out middle men and supplying the materials at lower prices. However, you will want to get quotes from several different flooring services to compare prices. Be sure to ask about any discounts or promotions that may be available.

Customer Service

The most overlooked item on our list is customer service. You will want to choose a company that is polite and professional. You should feel comfortable communicating with the company’s representatives. It is also good to choose a company that offers a money-back guarantee. This will ensure that you are satisfied with the company’s services.

The Style and Schedule of Your Project

Are you an interior designer or contractor? Even if you’re not, many people know that the overall design of your project is important and often warrants the help of a professional. (our representatives are trained in design as well)

Additionally, if you work in this industry you know it’s plagued with scheduling nightmares. It is common that one vendor is unreliable and bottlenecks the entire project.

The style of your project is another important consideration when choosing a flooring service. You will need to determine what type of flooring would best complement the overall style of your project.

In addition, you need to know when you need the flooring installed and how long it will take to complete the project.

 

Conclusion

When choosing a flooring company, you should consider various factors such as the company’s experience, reputation, and price. Experience is important because it shows that the company has a good understanding of the flooring installation process. In the same way, reputation is essential because it shows that the company is reliable and trustworthy. 

If you need a flooring company in Albany, rely on McHenry Interiors. We are Albany’s favorite store and showroom for countertops, tile, and flooring supply and installation. Call us today.