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What Goes into a New Flooring Estimate?

Some flooring companies offer free in-home estimates while others ask for the room’s dimension and provide an estimate but don’t guarantee that price until after you’ve signed a contract. It’s logical that the actual cost of the material is included in the new flooring estimate, but your flooring company will need to account for additional...
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When Should I Consider Porcelain Tile?

Porcelain tile is slightly different from ceramic in both composition and strength. Manufactured from a sand-like material using heat and pressure, porcelain is both stronger and denser than ceramic tile. The Tile Council of North America differentiates these two tiles based on the amount of water absorption, with ceramic tile being one that absorbs more...
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Love the Look of Wood Flooring but Want Tile Floors?

Many Tampa Bay area homeowners love the look of wood flooring but because of their lifestyle or the pool in the backyard, they know that tile floors are a better option. Tile manufacturers have taken notice and created incredible lines of wood plank tiles. Seer Flooring has extensive experience installing tile flooring including wood plank...
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Best Bathroom Flooring Options

Bathroom flooring is different than flooring in other parts of the home. You need something that can withstand water without damage. If you’re undergoing a bathroom remodel, now is a great time to consider a better flooring option for your bathroom floors. Tile Perhaps the most popular option today for bathroom floors is porcelain or...
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What is Overage in My Flooring Quote?

Overage is the flooring purchased in excess of your actual square footage of the room you’re installing new flooring in. Once you decide the type of flooring you want for your home and how you want it installed, your flooring company will provide you with a quote. Your flooring installation company may talk to you...
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Things to Consider About Wide Plank Flooring

When discussing floor planks, we’re no longer talking about just hardwood floors. Tile, LVT, and wood floors all come in different styles of plank flooring. The term plank flooring originally referred to any hardwood floors wider than 3”, anything less was strip flooring. Homeowners who want a contemporary look often choose wider plank floors. Fewer...
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Your Flooring and Home’s Resale Value

Many home improvement companies tout the benefits of various home improvements on resale value. Your choice in flooring will also affect your home’s value when it comes time to sell. If you know you will be selling your home in the next five years you should consider what comparable homes in the area have for...
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Wood Look Tile Flooring

As much as we love real hardwood flooring, there are places in homes that real hardwood may not be the best choice such as laundry rooms and bathrooms. There are also homes where wood isn’t the best choice for a space because of the proximity to the pool or your family’s activities. When that is...
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Choosing How to Lay Your Tile Flooring

How you lay your tile flooring is best determined by the size of your space, the shape of the tile, budget, and your personal preferance. Although patterns you can choose are virtually limitless, the most common ones include the straight lay, diagonal, checkerboard, brick, and herringbone. Within these main styles are many variations that we’ll...
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How a Flooring Company Differs from a Big Box Store

As a small business owner, I’ve been asked why I started my flooring company, Seer Flooring, when there are already so many places to buy new floors. I can assure you that we don’t compete with the national or home improvement stores because there is such a difference in what we sell, how we work,...
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