Flooring

Flooring in a home is like a good pair of shoes.

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Each pair is different and captures the personality and mood of the homeowner. Flooring is very similar because what works in the kitchen where a lot of spills happen, may not work in the bedroom where you’re trying to create a warm and inviting atmosphere. The trusted handyman service at Rusty Nail Renovations knows what it takes to take a house and turn it into a home. We cover a wide spectrum of different flooring styles for installation and repair. The different flooring options we have can help you to bring your home a new personality. ​

Flooring material can also be environmentally friendly and choosing a material depends on where the flooring will be installed. You may prefer a softer material underfoot in the bedroom, and durable flooring that is easier to maintain in the kitchen.

Bamboo Flooring
Bamboo flooring is made from the fast growing bamboo grass and can be harvested in 4 or 5 years. Bamboo can regenerate without seeding and is often grown without pesticides. As a flooring material bamboo is durable and dense, and wears as well as maple and oak. The natural density reduces the need to refinish as often as hardwood. Milled like hardwood, with a tongue and groove on all four sides, bamboo is easy to install. Your flooring handyman specialist can help you install this with a free estimate from Rusty Nail Renovations.
Carpet and Carpet Tiles
Carpeting offers warmth and softness underfoot and is often cheaper than other flooring options. Carpeting is also a good sound absorber. Covering whole floors may be best left to the professional flooring handyman at Rusty Nail Renovations but carpet tiles are also available and easy to lay. Carpet tiles can be installed in minutes and one damaged tile can be easily replaced.
Cork Flooring
Cork is a renewable sustainable resource and is known for its shock-absorbing comfort underfoot, as well as its vibration and sound dampening qualities. Cork also has insect-resistant and anti-allergenic properties. Often available in tiles, cork can be installed by your flooring handyman specialist as a floating floor or glued down.
Hardwood Flooring
Hardwood flooring is durable and made of solid wood all the way through. Wood choices include maple, oak, cherry, hickory, white ash, Mongolian teak, acacia and alder. Feel free to browse our flooring handyman specialist links.
Engineered Wood Flooring
Similar in appearance to hardwood flooring, engineered wood flooring is built differently. Unlike solid hardwood flooring, engineered wood has three to seven layers laminated or glued together. More resistant to moisture, engineered flooring can be used in every room.
Laminate flooring
Laminate flooring is created by fusing several layers of material together. The core is made of either high density or medium density fiberboard. Laminate flooring is hypoallergenic, stain, scratch and fade-resistant. Laminate copies the look of hardwood and more recently has been made to resemble stone and ceramic tile.
Hard Flooring
Concrete is a hard durable flooring material with a life expectancy exceeding other flooring. Thanks to new technology, the concrete surface can be made decorative by treating it with stains and colorants, or stamping and scoring it with a pattern. Easy to clean, and if properly maintained, concrete will never have to be replaced. Talk to your flooring handyman specialist today to pursue this exciting option. Also stone flooring is available as travertine tile, marble, granite, slate, limestone and sandstone. Ceramic and porcelain tile is also available.
Linoleum Flooring
True linoleum is a durable flooring choice that has been around for over 100 years. Sold in sheet form or tiles, linoleum is available in a wide range of colors and patterns. The main ingredient in linoleum is linseed oil. Other materials include wood flour, pine rosin and jute. Linoleum is also antibacterial. Our flooring handyman specialists are ready to show you this exciting alternative as an addition to your home.
Vinyl Flooring
Vinyl is a flooring material made primarily of polyvinyl chloride. It is available in sheets or tiles, and comes in a wide range of styles and colors.
Rubber Flooring
Rubber flooring is also available in a variety of colors, as well as textures, designs and configurations like pavers, tiles and snap-together panels.