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What Kind of Flooring Should You Install If You Own a Dog
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Are you planning to install new flooring at your place? If yes, you need to take a lot of things into consideration before you make up your mind and decide on what kind of flooring you’ll like to have in your house. You need to think about the foot traffic that your house gets; you need to think about the kids in your family; and you have to think about the dog you own.

That’s right; your furry friend also needs some comfort in your home. And you need to make sure that your dog feels happy and comfortable inside your house. It turns out that installing flooring that is good for a dog is also good for you. You won’t have to worry about your dog scratching and ruining your flooring at all.

This article will shed light on a few types of flooring. These must be your first priority when you’re getting the floors of your house done and if you own a dog.

1 - Porcelain or Ceramic Tiles

Yes, it’s true. Your dog will slip a lot on a porcelain or ceramic tile floor, but if that’s what you want for your house, there’s something you can do. You can install porcelain or ceramic tiles with thick grout lines. That would provide your dog the traction it needs to walk on it. The best part is that such tiles will allow your dog to run as well!

2 - Vinyl Flooring

This is the flooring option that is good for both you and your dog. Firstly, vinyl flooring is very affordable. And secondly, it’s very comfy for a dog because vinyl surface stays cool during summers and warm during winters. That’s because vinyl is a good conductor of heat and accepts the heat from the heating coils underneath the floor. Moreover, vinyl flooring won’t let the paws of your dog slip at all, even if it runs all over it.

3 - Bamboo Flooring

Dogs simply adore bamboo flooring, especially during winters. As it turns out, the natural warmth of bamboo flooring is enough to make your dog feel comfortable without radiant heating.

4 - Carpet

A house can’t get more comfortable for dogs if it already has carpet flooring. Carpet is the best choice for flooring if you have dogs. They just love to roll all over it. The best thing about carpets is that it allows you to sit down on the floor and play with your pet dog. It provides the right grip for dogs, and they can run all over the house as much as they want.

If you own a dog, you might as well make your house comfortable for it. And by installing the right type of flooring, you’re actually doing your dog a huge favor. For the best variety of flooring, contact CDC Distributors and choose the best flooring that benefits both you and your dog today!



 
 
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