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The Best Flooring for Amarillo Homes with Children

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