Flooring 101: About Floor Types

Flooring for your home can be divided into two categories: soft-surface, such as carpet and hard-surface. Armstrong is America’s most trusted brand for hard-surface flooring – hardwood, laminate, vinyl, and linoleum. Each type of flooring has unique characteristics and advantages. We’ll help you understand the differences.

Do you need a little more background to help you choose a floor type? Beyond style, there are other considerations--like performance and lifestyle factors. We'll tell you about the benefits and tradeoffs of all of our flooring types, so you can decide if hardwood, laminate, vinyl or linoleum is the best choice for your room..

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Flooring Type -– Hardwood

From elegant to rustic looks, hardwood is a floor type that has become a hallmark. No one offers a greater selection of hardwood floors than Armstrong. Armstrong hardwood floors are not only beautiful but durable. Explore the variety of finishes, colors, and wood types available. You are sure to find a look you’ll love.

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Vinyl Tile

Flooring Type – Vinyl Tile

Vinyl tile is a great type of flooring for do-it-yourself projects. Some are so easy to install, you can transform your room over a weekend. Like vinyl sheet, tile is durable, affordable and low-maintenance.

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Need help choosing which flooring type works best for you? Answer a few simple questions and we’ll help you find your floor.

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