What types of flooring materials do you work with?

As flooring specialist, we work with a variety of flooring materials to meet the diverse needs and preferences of our clients. 

When working with these flooring materials, we consider factors such as the client’s preferences,budget, location, business needs, or residential lifestyle to help them select the most suitable option for their specific needs. Additionally, we provide guidance on installation, maintenance, and care to ensure that the chosen flooring material remains beautiful and functional for years to come.

How long have you been in the flooring business?

We have been serving the Tampa Bay area for over nine years during which we have worked on various commercial and residential projects. This extensive experience has provided us with a deep understanding of different flooring materials and their suitability for different spaces. We stay updated with the latest trends and technologies in the industry to offer clients the best recommendations. Additionally, we prioritize continuous learning to ensure we provide the most innovative and eco-friendly options available. Overall, our goal is to deliver exceptional craftsmanship and customer service to exceed client expectations.

Are you licensed and insured?

Yes, we are! Being licensed and insured reflects our commitment to professionalism, expertise, and client satisfaction.

Do you offer free estimates?

Yes! Our free estimates involve a thorough assessment of various project factors, including the area size, chosen flooring material, necessary preparations or repairs, and additional services required. By considering these details, we provide accurate and comprehensive estimates tailored to our client’s specific needs and preferences. We actively listen to our clients’ vision, address their concerns, and answer any questions they may have. This consultation allows us to establish trust and rapport while ensuring that client’s expectations are met throughout the flooring process.

How long does a flooring installation typically take?

The duration of a flooring installation can vary depending on several factors, such as the type and size of the project, the selected flooring material, the condition of the subfloor, and any additional preparations required. On average, a flooring installation typically takes about 1-2 days for spaces up to 1000 square feet.

It’s important to note that the timeline provided is an estimate and can vary based on project-specific factors. For larger spaces or more complex installations, the duration may be longer. Additionally, unforeseen circumstances, such as subfloor repairs or customization requirements, can impact the installation timeline. Overall, our goal is to complete the flooring installation efficiently while maintaining high-quality standards. We prioritize clear communication with our clients, keeping them informed about the process and any potential timeline adjustments to ensure a smooth and satisfactory experience.

Will you move furniture?

Yes, we offer furniture moving services as part of our flooring installation process. We understand that moving furniture can be a hassle for our clients, so we aim to provide a convenient and stress-free experience. We will discuss this with you during the initial consultation and estimate process.

Are there any restrictions or requirements for the preparation of the installation area?

No, there are no restrictions or specific requirements for the preparation of the installation area when you choose our services. We take care of all the necessary preparations as part of our comprehensive flooring installation package. Our team of experienced professionals will handle every aspect of the preparation process, saving you time, energy, and the need to coordinate multiple contractors. You can rely on our expertise to deliver a seamless flooring installation experience from start to finish.

Do you offer any warranties on your flooring installations?

Most of our material comes with manufacturer’s warranty.

Can you assist with selecting the right flooring material for my specific needs and budget?

Yes, we are dedicated to assisting our clients in selecting the perfect flooring material that suits their specific needs and budget. We understand that choosing the right flooring is crucial as it impacts the aesthetics, durability, and functionality of the space. Our expertise extends beyond guidance and recommendations – we also offer competitive pricing through our business partners and flooring distributors.

What factors should I consider when choosing a flooring material?

When choosing a flooring material, several factors should be considered to ensure that it meets your specific requirements and preferences. Here are key factors to keep in mind:

1. Wood Embossed Texture: If you desire the authentic look of hardwood, consider a flooring material that features a wood embossed texture. This adds depth and realism to the flooring, mimicking the natural grain patterns and texture of real wood.

2. Attached Padding: Some flooring materials come with attached padding or underlayment. This provides added comfort underfoot, sound insulation, and can help to minimize imperfections in the subfloor.

3. Scratch Resistance: Consider the level of scratch resistance offered by the flooring material, especially if you have pets or expect high foot traffic. Opting for materials with enhanced scratch resistance will help maintain the appearance of your floors over time.

4. Dent Resistance: For areas prone to heavy furniture or potential impact, prioritize flooring materials that offer dent resistance. This ensures that the flooring can withstand the pressure and maintain its aesthetic appeal.

5. Waterproof: In spaces where moisture is a concern, such as kitchens, bathrooms, or selecting a waterproof flooring material is essential. Waterproof options prevent damage from spills, humidity, or potential water leaks, providing peace of mind and longevity.

6. Enhanced Durability: Consider the durability of the flooring material. It should be able to withstand the demands of your specific space, whether it’s a high-traffic area or an environment with heavy furniture or equipment.

7. Dimensional Stability: Dimensional stability refers to the ability of the flooring material to resist expansion or contraction due to changes in temperature or humidity. Opt for materials with excellent dimensional stability to minimize the risk of gaps or buckling.

8. Thickness: The thickness of the flooring material can impact its durability and sound insulation properties. Thicker options often provide better resistance to wear and tear, enhancing the lifespan of your floors.

9. Warranty: Check the warranty provided by the manufacturer. A longer warranty period indicates the confidence of the manufacturer in the quality and durability of their product.

10. Wear Layer Thickness: The wear layer is a protective coating on top of the flooring material. Consider the thickness of the wear layer, typically measured in mils (thousandths of an inch). A thicker wear layer offers better resistance against scratches and wear.

Considering these factors will help you make an informed decision when selecting a flooring material that best suits your needs, aesthetics, and lifestyle.

Do you remove old flooring before installing new flooring?

Yes, we offer comprehensive flooring services that include the removal of old flooring before installing new flooring. We understand the importance of starting with a clean slate to ensure a smooth and successful installation. During the project, if any special conditions or situations come up, we will advise you accordingly.

What are the payment options for your services?

We accept cash, credit cards, debit cards, check, Zelle, and Venmo.

Do you offer financing options for flooring projects?

We offer financing through Acorn Finance. Visit – https://www.acornfinance.com/home-improvement/flooring-financing/

How do I care for and maintain my new flooring?

Caring for and maintaining your new flooring is essential to preserve its appearance, durability, and longevity. Always check manufacturer’s recommendations and guidelines first. Here are some tips to effectively care for and maintain new flooring:

1. Vacuum Hard Surfaces with Care: For hard surface flooring a vacuum cleaner with a soft brush attachment or a microfiber mop to remove dust, dirt, and debris may be used.

2. Clean Up Spills Immediately: It’s important to clean up spills promptly to prevent staining or damage. A soft cloth or paper towel may be used to blot the spill, starting from the outer edges and working your way towards the center.

3. Give Extra Care to High-Traffic Areas: High-traffic areas, such as entryways and hallways, tend to accumulate more dirt and wear. Doormats or rugs in these areas help trap dirt and prevent scratches. Regular cleaning and maintenance of these areas are recommended to minimize the impact of foot traffic.

4. Avoid Harsh Chemicals: When cleaning your flooring, avoid using harsh chemicals, abrasive cleaners. These can damage the finish or leave residue. Follow the manufacturer’s guidelines for cleaning products and methods specific to your flooring type.

5. Move Your Furniture Carefully: When moving furniture, avoid dragging or sliding it across the floor, as it can scratch or dent the surface. Furniture sliders or felt pads may help protect the flooring. Take extra caution with heavy furniture pieces.

It’s always important to follow any specific care and maintenance instructions provided by the flooring manufacturer and check those first.

Can you provide guidance on the best cleaning products for my specific flooring material?

We recommend following the manufacturer’s instructions and guidelines closely for your specific flooring materials.

Do you offer any eco-friendly or sustainable flooring options?

Yes. Please reach out to us for more details.

How do I schedule an appointment or request a flooring installation?

You can reach out to us in a variety of ways. Fill out the “contact us” form on our website or call/text 813-324-0362 or email us at [email protected], or message us on Facebook or Instagram @MRKFlooring. We look forward to talking to you!

What happens if there are any issues or concerns after the installation is complete?

If you have any questions, please reach out to us. We will do everything possible to remedy the situation and answer any questions or concerns you may have. Customer satisfaction is our top priority.