Choosing Flooring for The Winter in Texas

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When choosing flooring for the winter in Texas, it's essential to consider the region's relatively mild winters, which often experience fluctuating temperatures and occasional precipitation. Here are some flooring options suitable for Texas winters:

  • Tile: Tile is a popular choice for Texas homes. It's durable, easy to clean, and can help keep your home cool in the hot summer months. During the winter, tile can feel cold, but it can be warmed up with rugs or radiant heating systems.
  • Luxury Vinyl Plank (LVP) or Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT): LVP and LVT are excellent options as they can mimic the look of wood or stone while being more resistant to moisture. They are comfortable underfoot, warmer than traditional tile, and easy to clean.
  • Hardwood: While hardwood can be a beautiful and timeless choice, it's essential to consider engineered hardwood, which is more stable and less prone to warping due to changes in humidity and temperature. Keep in mind that hardwood can be more sensitive to moisture.
  • Laminate: Laminate flooring is budget-friendly and can offer a wood or stone appearance. It's relatively resistant to moisture, but it's best for moderate humidity conditions.
  • Carpet: In some areas of Texas, carpet can be a comfortable choice for winter, especially in bedrooms or living rooms. However, you should choose a low-pile, stain-resistant carpet to prevent moisture absorption.

Ultimately, the best flooring for Texas winters depends on your personal preferences, budget, and the specific climate in your region of Texas. It's also important to consider the durability, maintenance requirements, and how well the flooring handles moisture. Consulting with a local flooring expert can help you make the best choice for your specific needs and conditions.

At Simmons Floor Covering & Total Renovations, we are committed to providing excellent customer service with a focus on exceeding their expectations and have been doing it for over 36 years.

Simmons Floor Covering
400 N. Loop 288 Suite 104
Denton, TX 76209

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