Vinyl flooring comes in either tile or sheet form. One of the least expensive forms of flooring, vinyl is very popular among homeowners, because it offers great value.
Available in a wide range of colors, designs and styles, vinyl tiles are easy to cut and install by the average do-it-yourselfer, especially when the tiles feature self-adhesive backing.
Sheet vinyl, on the other hand, can be very difficult for homeowners to install, and therefore, it should be installed by a seasoned professional for the best results.
Of course, before choosing vinyl for your floor’s surface, you should carefully weigh the product’s pros and cons to ensure you’re getting exactly the type of floor you’re expecting.
Pros of Vinyl Flooring
- Vinyl flooring provides a slightly softer surface than options like tile or wood, because the product is backed with a thin layer of either felt or foam—depending on the manufacturer…
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Do Not Spend Your Money
Do not make any large purchases 3 to 6 months prior to buying a home as this affects your credit.
Get Pre-Approved For a Mortgage
Before you start your home search, you need to know how much you can afford. Consult with a mortgage loan officer for pre-approval for a loan. And remember, besides the cost of the home there are other monetary factors such as insurance, taxes and home maintenance costs.
Get a Copy of Your Credit Report
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The Biggest Home
The biggest home on the block make look enticing, but it may not be the best investment. The home you buy will only go up in…
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