Lifestyle considerations are one of the major factors to pay attention to when choosing new
flooring for your home. After budget, it's probably the most important. One of the most important
things to think about when making those considerations is, as in all things, your children.
Homes with children require flooring that is durable, safe, and easy to maintain. With those three
criteria in mind, here are the best flooring installation options Amarillo flooring purveyors can
SmartStrand™ Silk Carpeting
This flooring material hits all of the high marks of our criteria for safety, durability, and ease of
maintenance. This carpet is so durable, that even a week in a rhino enclosure couldn't destroy it! It
has built-in stain fighting power that is a result of the physical structure of the carpet, instead of a
chemical treatment. That means it will slough off stains in 5 years as easily as it does on the day it
is installed, without having to reapply chemicals to maintain it.
SmartStrand™ is also the softest carpet on the market, making it one of the safest when it comes
to slip and fall accidents. Put all that together, and you have a kid's flooring superstar on your
Luxury Vinyl Tile
If soft-surface flooring isn't your thing, you'll probably want to go with luxury vinyl tile, also
known as LVT. LVT is an inexpensive way to get the look of wood flooring, without some of the
less kid-friendly traits that come with it.
LVT is waterproof so liquid spills won't be nearly as disastrous as they could be on natural wood,
and the flooring is a bit softer than wood, making a bit safer in the event of a fall. Dropped
breakables are even less likely to crack or shatter on LVT, than they are with traditional
Do You Live in Amarillo? Is Flooring on Your To-Do List?
If so, Gowdy Flooring is here to help! We've been in the business of flooring for over 20 years,
and our impeccable reputation for quality work and customer service, are what make us the
Amarillo's most trusted name in flooring!
If you would like a free consultation and estimate, call, email, or stop by our flooring store in
Amarillo, TX, to have a look around and discuss your options with our expert team of flooring