Helping you make the right choice in flooring

MB Carpets & Flooring, LLC understands that the right flooring can make or break your home's décor and change the way customers perceive your business. Our experienced representatives will help you make the right choice and educate you about why a particular type of flooring would be your best option.The frequently asked questions below address some of the most common concerns we hear. To learn more about any of our flooring options, please call us or visit our showroom.

What carpet style is best for a high-traffic area, for example, a main entrance?

Dense with a tight twist and the best stain protection.

Can you have hardwood floors in a bathroom?

Real wood is not advised.

Does a laminate floor have to be resurfaced?


How do you replace laminate floor sections if they are locked into place?

Hire a professional. Contact MB Carpet to schedule an appointment.

I have three children and three dogs. What type of floor is best for my kitchen?

Luxury vinyl tile (LVT).

How do I select a carpet?

We have made selecting carpet easy! Ask yourself these 3 key questions.

1st – How long will I be living in this house? -Helps determine what type of durability & warranty you need.

2nd – Do I have kids or pets? -Helps to determine how much stain protection you need.

3rd – What color & thickness do I like? -Determines if you want solid or speckled carpet, high or low pile carpet. Do you want something that soft & plushy or short & dense?

Once you answer these questions, selecting your new carpet will be easier to pinpoint.

What type of carpet is best for my stair case?

The best carpet for stairs is a low pile — ¾-inch or less — to be both more stable underfoot and resilient to traffic. A plush style in twisted or cut pile is always a safe option, while a looped style like Berber is occasionally avoided, if you have pets, their claws may catch in the carpet loops.

Where can I install laminate?

Laminate can be installed in almost any area, as it is a versatile product with hundreds of colors & styles. Bedrooms, living areas, hallways & media rooms are ideal.

Laminate is not recommended In wet areas like bathrooms, washrooms, & kitchens.

Laminate is water-resistant, NOT WATERPROOF.

Is laminate expensive?

Laminate flooring typically starts at 2 per square foot. Thicker wear layers are more expensive.

What’s the difference between solid hardwood vs engineered hardwood?

An engineered wood floor is constructed of layers of both hardwood and plywood, where solid hardwood is a solid piece of wood with no layers. Engineered hardwood construction has durable, high-performance qualities. It is constructed with multi-layers of wood; each layer is positioned in a different direction.

How long does wood have to acclimate?

Wood can take up to 2 to 3 days to acclimate.

What should I expect during tile demolition?

During your tile demolition, there will be dust and debris, we encourage you to remove all your small Knick knacks, picture frames, blinds, ETC. We try our best to keep the dust levels at a minimum. Plastic protection is encouraged in order to cover all your cabinets.

What’s the best type of tile?

Porcelain and glazed ceramic tiles are the best tile flooring options for durability. They are equally easy to maintain. The tile grout needs periodic sealing to renew its look and prevent stains, especially if you rent your property. The cost of tiles varies considerably depending on the material, size, and design.

What’s the best flooring for my rental property?

Luxury vinyl plank flooring is the best choice for rental properties because it is durable, water-resistant and cost-effective. Vinyl planks and tiles can also look like wood or natural stone for a high-end look at a reasonable price.

Do I need to prep my floors for LVT install?

YES! When installing LVT your floors must be completely leveled & smooth, if they are not, Floor prep is required, our install team will sand your concrete floors to remove any residue or imperfections, they will then do a skim coat of floor prep mix to fill in any cracks & give the floor a smooth finish.

What’s the best pet friendly flooring?

When looking for a pet-friendly flooring, consider one that is scratch-resistant, and waterproof.

1. Tile & Stone Flooring
2. REVWOOD Flooring
3. SPC Click-Locking Floors