Flooring

Choices in Flooring

When remodeling your home, you’re faced with so many decisions. Flooring is usually one of the last items to be installed. Which flooring will you choose? We offer many choices in flooring at Builders Surplus and here’s a quick overview that might help you with your decision. Choices in Flooring: Hardwood First, choose your favorite …

Benefits of Luxury Vinyl Flooring

Vinyl flooring is seeing a resurgence in popularity recently. And we’re not talking about the vintage black and white linoleum tiles your grandmother may have had in her kitchen. We’re talking luxury vinyl plank flooring!   Luxury Vinyl The luxury vinyl flooring offered at Builders Surplus is a rigid core plank style flooring. Rigid core …

How to Lay Tile in a Bathroom or Kitchen

Today, we are going to look into how to lay tile in a bathroom or kitchen. While it may seem like a difficult task for most, if you follow these steps, your inner do-it-yourself-er can get the task done! As with most remodeling projects, you might want to check in with your local city or …

About Porcelain Tile Flooring

Versatile, durable, and elegant, porcelain tile flooring is an innovative product that is gaining popularity among homeowners, builders, and interior designers. Tiles are created from super-fine porcelain clay and fired at a higher temperature than ordinary ceramic tile. Porcelain tiles are dense, tough and made for today’s demanding applications both indoors and out. Porcelain’s toughness …

Maintaining Your New Wickham Floors!

So, you’ve just installed your beautiful new Wickham Hardwood Flooring from Builders Surplus. Lucky for you, the work doesn’t stop there! You want that new flooring to stay in the best possible condition for as long as possible. Which means maintaining your new Wickham floors. Treat and clean them to keep the smooth, polished look …

Understanding Hardwood Flooring Grades

When you are picking out your hardwood flooring, you will notice it comes in different grades. Included here is a brief guide of understanding hardwood flooring grades. These grades are given to each floor to distinguish what bundle of hardwood flooring is better than another. In addition, grades are based on the different characteristics and …

Laminate vs. Vinyl Flooring: What is the Best Option?

Laminate and vinyl appear similar. They are priced almost the same to each other. Regarding installation, both are quite easy to install for the casual Sunday warrior. But that’s about all you’re going to find in terms of similarities between laminate vs. vinyl flooring. Laminate flooring is made up of high density fiberboard, which comes …

Hardwood Floors: Cleaning Tips To Remember

Did you recently get hardwood floors installed? Or have you had them for awhile? Either way it’s important to know how to clean your hardwood floors. Here are a few tips to help make the process a little easier. How to Clean your Hardwood Floors: Preventive Maintenance: Cut down on some hardwood floor cleaning by …

Hardwood vs Laminate Flooring

So, you’re thinking about upgrading your home. Look around. What is something you’ve been wanting to renovate for a while now? How about the floors? Are they in serious need of an upgrade? Let’s talk about two different types of flooring used in remodeling: hardwood and laminate flooring. These two types of flooring are valuable in their …

Wickham Hardwood Flooring: A Great Choice

Looking to upgrade your home? Enhance almost any room with the beauty of all natural hardwood flooring. Like Builders Surplus, Wickham Hardwood Flooring has been a company leading its industry for more than 20 years. Builders Surplus loves to partner with other companies that know the ins and outs of their product. We knew the minute …