January 10, 2019

Remodeling? Don’t forget to consult with a flooring designer

When it comes to the dos and don’ts of home remodeling, most people know successful renovations always start with smart planning. To turn your house into a dream home, you’ll need to choose the right tools and products.

Remodel and get the home of your dreams with help from a flooring design pro

If you haven’t been through an overhaul process before, you’ll probably start your home remodeling project by doing some research. Then, you move on to evaluate your floor plan, draft an initial budget, and hire experienced partners (e.g., interior decorators, suppliers, contractors, tradespeople, and architects).
Some homeowners even like to hire professional project managers to handle their renovations, but others decide that they would prefer to oversee everything themselves. If you fall into the latter category, you might have forgotten one critical part of the process: consulting a top-rated professional for expert flooring advice.

Whether you’re upsizing, downsizing or anything in-between, flooring will play a big part in your overhaul project. It’s crucial that you don’t overlook getting their guidance to make the most of your investment.

Your perfect flooring is out there

Home renovation projects are never easy, and flooring selection will be one of the most important decisions you make, but you don’t have figure out which type of new floors will work best on your own.

You have lots of choices when picking the perfect new flooring product for your home, and no one knows the ins-and-outs of getting perfect new floors like a professional flooring designer. Their advice will save you time and money (not to mention help you avoid unnecessary stress from potential flooring-related problems later on).

Find an experienced flooring designer—who is a good listener with a reputation for problem-solving—to help you find the perfect flooring solution based on your needs

What to expect

Never worked with a flooring designer before? Here are four things to prepare before your appointment to get the most out of your meeting with a flooring designer pro:

✓ Style inspiration

Check out interior design magazines and browse Houzz and Pinterest to collect decor ideas. These sorts of resources are a great way to help your flooring designer get a better idea of the look you’re going for.

✓ Samples

Have you already decided on other aspects of your home remodeling project? Get your flooring designer up to speed by bringing along relevant items—such as paint color samples and fabric swatches—to your meeting.

✓ Project specs

Experienced flooring designers will tailor their advice around how you live. Be prepared to answer questions about your lifestyle, project timeline, budget, and more. The more you share and the more open you are, the better your recommendations will be.

✓ Questions

Start a list of your most pressing questions, and we’ll tackle getting you the answers you need (and finding solutions) during our meeting together to discuss your project.


Kermans’ complimentary design services

Your home is your biggest investment. If you are remodeling and have questions, our experienced design pros are here to help.

Bring us your remodeling project’s flooring challenges, and we’ll give you customized recommendations for the best new floor options—without pressure to buy.

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