How to decide on a floor covering
There are a few important factors to consider when choosing your floor covering:
- How will the room be used?
- u Will there be much foot traffic?
- Does the material need to be waterproof?
- And, of course, among other considerations, what is your budget for floor materials?
To ease the process of navigating the floor-covering maze, the World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) offers consumers an educational Web site, www.wfca.org, featuring detailed information about the kinds of flooring that are available, as well as the pros and cons of each.