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How Local Flooring Shops Are the Wise Choice

As the popular saying goes, When you know better, you do better. Of course, this applies to almost everything in life. As humans, we spend years learning from our mistakes, especially once we enter homeownership. It’s amazing how much difficulty and hardship one must go through just to reach what’s simple and easy.

But live & learn, right?

Take flooring, for example. The most common mistake homeowners make is choosing a Big Box store or a large national online retailer for both the flooring product and installation. After all, it seems cheaper on the surface. Maybe even easier. That is, until you learn there’s a long game to all of this. Turns out, a cheap floor is just that: a cheap floor. Having to replace it, or repair it, is where the real cost comes in. Live & learn.

Local floor shops see this all the time: fast and loose flooring installation, sometimes literally, from a Big Box store or online retailer that is tall on promises and small on follow-through. There’s a better way, though. Here are just a few reasons why shopping local is the way to go for flooring.

Know-How: When you are family owned and operated, your livelihood, reputation, and time all center on your craft. For local flooring shops, that craft is flooring, flooring installation, and flooring service. It’s not just a job, it’s who they are. They know all the ins and outs, ups and downs, pitfalls and catch-alls in the industry. And because they know better, your flooring will do better…for many years to come.

Service: It’s no secret that flooring installation often comes with a few snags. If you don’t have a service-minded company right there to help, those few snags can turn into a full-blown flooring debacle. Local shops are front-and-center when it comes to service – they couldn’t survive otherwise. The result? Less headaches and regrets, more value and satisfaction. Most local shops will even bring the showroom straight to you for additional ease and convenience.

Quality: Cheap flooring often leads to cheap performance. If the whole point is to one-and-done beautiful flooring that will stand the test of time, look to a local shop to deliver first-time quality with service you can trust. For example, USA Flooring oversees every aspect of the installation process from beginning to end in order to provide quality control and ensure customer satisfaction.

Focus: When you shop at a local flooring store, the sole focus will be on flooring. It’s everything they do. It makes a world of difference for those who are serious about getting quality flooring that lasts, and a wide variety of beautiful styles and quality installation to boot.

Community: When we all collectively know better, we do better for our community. Local shops support the local economy we need to thrive and survive. Without local shops and retailers, we lose the heart and lifeblood of our community. So, if you’re enhancing your home, make sure you do it in a way that also enhances your hometown.

Still not sure? Call us for our take. We’ll help you compare pricing, value, and provide an honest perspective based on your flooring goals. With over forty years of expertise in flooring and installation, USA Flooring is your local shop ready to help. Contact us to speak with one of our flooring professionals today.