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Tecsun Shopping Tips

Make sure your store visit goes smoothly by going through our simple checklist below

Consider drawing a simple outline of your room indicating:
  • Room exits
  • Adjoining room floors – type and color
  • Sources of sunlight and other lighting
  • Sub floor – what’s underneath (sometimes you can pull up an in-floor heating duct to see).
  • Measurement -length and width, include closets. This will help you explain your needs to the salesperson.
  • Swatches
  • Room Fabrics
  • Paint Chips

  • These will help you match floors with the decor for your room design.
  • Is there light or heavy traffic in this room?
  • What is the room used for?
  • Do you have children or pets?
  • How long do you want this flooring to last?
  • Is there a door to the outside in the room?
  • Do you have a certain color in mind?
  • What are the room's lighting sources?
  • What types of furnishings do you have?
  • What's the style of the room? Traditional? Contemporary? Rustic?
  • What's the feel of the room? Casual? Formal? Somewhere in between?
  • Estimate - Do charges apply?
  • Samples – Available to take home?
  • Underlayment – What type is required?
  • Warranties on flooring – What is offered?
  • What is the cost?
  • What is the installation procedure?
  • Who handles appliance and fixture removal and replacement?
  • Who disposes of old flooring?
  • Are new moldings, wall base and toe kick required?
  • Will the new flooring add height to the room?
  • Are installers certified?