When considering interior design, flooring choices create the backdrop for finishes and color schemes. Floors are a major influence on the overall style of a home. Floors often represent a large financial investment when considering options. At French Creek Designs, we carry tile, engineered wood, and luxury vinyl tile flooring.
Tile flooring a hard to beat option for durability. Professionally installed tile floors can last for decades. Tile has long been the standard for wet areas such as kitchens and bathrooms. Today’s tile manufacturers offer an abundance of choices in tile colors and sizes. Large format tiles are the latest trend, but intricate mosaics are still widely available. At French Creek Designs’ showroom, we have a large collection of floor tiles from all the major tile manufacturers. From wood look porcelain to the handmade look of encaustic tiles, we are sure to have what you are looking for.
Many of our clients are looking for a continuous flooring throughout the home. A time-honored flooring choice of solid hardwood is hard to argue. In addition, to the warmth and elegance of solid hardwood flooring. However, hardwood flooring is expensive, and costs continue to increase. Solid hardwood flooring a difficult product to replace if water damaged. Two less costly options for a hardwood look include engineered wood and luxury vinyl tile.
French Creek Designs carries a complete line of engineered wood flooring by Momentum Designs. Engineered wood has a core of layered plywood, topped with a layer of real hardwood. Wood species include maple, white oak, hickory, and birch. Stains cover the spectrum from rich and dark to light and beachy. Whether your taste is traditional or Scandinavian, we have an engineered wood to fit your style.
Momentum Designs engineered hardwoods are layered on a ½ inch core and feature natural beveled edges to produce a faithful solid hardwood look. Momentum Designs engineered wood flooring comes in 6-inch or 7-inch widths. In addition, to plank lengths that vary from 12 to 96 inches, ensuring a high-end custom floor aesthetic. This engineered wood can be nailed or stapled down to plywood subfloors, r glued down to wood or concrete floors. In addition, installed as a floating floor over wood, concrete, or vinyl.
Luxury Vinyl Tile
Luxury vinyl tile (LVT) comes in a wide range of wood look colors and styles. French Creek Designs carries LVT from MSI Surfaces and Momentum Designs. LVT is a great option if you want to update the look of your home and want to keep options open for changing the look in the future. Many of our clients appreciate the softer feeling and scratch resistance of LVT, especially if they have young children or pets. MSI’s residential flooring comes with a lifetime limited warranty and commercial options carry a 15-year light commercial warranty.
LVT also made on a wood-based core, but the wood look is an image printed onto a layer over the core and covered with a clear vinyl coating. The process results in unlimited options for colors and wood grain patterns. Rigid core LVT can be installed as a click together, floating floor. Glue down LVT can be installed over concrete or wood subfloors. The waterproof characteristics of LVT allow for having the wood look in kitchens and baths without concerns about moisture.
Today’s technology has created options for the look of solid hardwood at a lower price point with engineered wood and luxury vinyl tile flooring. The style and color options are amazing, and the new rigid core, floating, click together technology makes the beauty of hardwood flooring achievable for any room in the house.