Frequently asked questions about flooring installation

Welcome to our Flooring installation FAQ page! Here, we aim to address common questions and concerns that customers often have when considering installing flooring. Below, you'll find answers to many frequently asked questions, including information on costs. If you have any additional inquiries, feel free to contact our team for personalized assistance.

What types of flooring do you offer?
We offer a wide range of flooring options, including hardwood, laminate, vinyl, tile, carpet, carpet tile, and engineered wood. Each type has its unique benefits, so you can find the perfect match for your lifestyle and design preferences.

What brands of flooring do you carry?
We carry all the major brands of flooring including: Shaw Floors, Mohawk Flooring, Engineered Floors, Dixie Home, Pergo.

What are the benefits to buying in stock flooring?
We are one of Spokane, WA largest stocking flooring dealer. We stock hundreds of the newest trends in carpet and a large selection of beautiful hard surface flooring. When you choose in stock flooring, it saves you time and money.

Why don’t I see prices on all your products?
We want to address why you won't find specific pricing on our website. This is due to the policies of certain Mills which prohibit advertising prices below their established minimum. Our commitment to transparency means that we'd rather discuss your unique requirements and provide accurate, personalized quotes. This way, we can ensure you receive exceptional products and services while adhering to industry guidelines. Feel free to contact us for pricing information tailored to your preferences and budget. Your satisfaction remains our top priority.

How do I determine the right flooring for my space?
Selecting the right flooring involves considering factors like foot traffic, room usage, maintenance requirements, and aesthetic preferences. Our expert team can guide you through the selection process to ensure you make an informed decision.

How much does flooring installation cost?
The cost of flooring installation varies based on the type of flooring, the size of the area to be covered, subfloor condition, and additional services required (e.g., furniture removal, subfloor preparation). We offer professional measure services to provide you with an accurate estimate for your specific project.

Should I measure my space myself?
As most rooms and homes are somewhat unique, we recommend having our professionals measure the space professionally. We guarantee our estimates are accurate.

Is it better to install flooring myself or hire a professional?
While DIY flooring installation may save money upfront, it can be challenging and timeconsuming, leading to potential mistakes. Hiring a professional ensures precise installation, saving you both time and long-term costs. Carpet Barn fully warranties all professional installation services.

What factors can affect the overall installation cost?
Several factors can influence the total installation cost, including the type of flooring material, room size and layout, removal of existing flooring, additional preparation work, and any customization or intricate patterns.

Do you offer any warranties on flooring installation?
Yes, we 100% guarantee for 1 year on our flooring installation service. Our team will be happy to discuss the details with you during the consultation.

How long does the flooring installation process typically take?
The installation time can vary depending on the size of the area and the complexity of the project. Smaller installations may take a part of a day or an entire day. Entire home projects may or intricate designs could take a few days to a week to complete.

Do I need to prepare the area before installation?
We recommend clearing the space of any furniture or personal belongings to allow for efficient installation. We offer professional furniture and appliance moving services. Additionally, we may advise you on specific subfloor preparation requirements depending on the chosen flooring material, which our professional team can install.

What should I expect during the installation process?
You will receive a text the day before your scheduled installation day with an estimated arrival window. Our professional installers will arrive with the necessary tools and equipment to complete the job efficiently and to the highest standards. They will carefully install the flooring while minimizing disruptions to your daily routine. Upon completion, they will remove all debris and sweep or vacuum your new floor.

Can I install new flooring over existing flooring?
In some cases, new flooring can be installed over existing flooring, but it depends on the condition of the current floor and the type of new flooring you choose. Our team will assess your situation and provide recommendations accordingly.

How do I maintain and care for my new flooring?
Proper maintenance varies depending on the flooring type. We will provide you with detailed care instructions, so you can keep your flooring looking beautiful and ensure its longevity.

Do you offer financing options for flooring installation?
Yes, we understand that flooring projects can be a significant investment. We offer various financing options to make the process more affordable. Contact us for details about our current financing plans.

For further assistance with this important decision, please reach out to our friendly team via email, text or phone call. We look forward to providing you with exceptional flooring services!

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