Eco-Friendly Flooring Suppliers Ames IA

Green flooring is made from recycled or natural materials without any hazardous chemicals or toxic products. It is important for environmental protection. See below for resources on eco-friendly flooring suppliers in Ames for your home improvement projects.

ALFREDS CARPET & DECORATING
(515) 232-1306
128 LINCOLN WAY
Ames, IA
 
Flooring Gallery
(515) 232-2200
310 S 16th St
Ames, IA
 
Showcase
(515) 233-6262
212 Duff Ave
Ames, IA
 
Ames Floor Covering Company
(515) 292-8585
2321 220th St
Ames, IA
 
Flooring America of Iowa City
(319) 338-7712
391 Highland Avenue
Iowa City, IA
 
Bierl Carpet One
(515) 232-4400
2421 Grand Ave
Ames, IA
 
Wholesale
(515) 233-9100
711 E Lincoln Way
Ames, IA
 
Advanced Cleaning
(515) 292-3456
137 Dotson Dr Unit 103
Ames, IA
 
Ryan's Flooring
(712) 435-7265
1008 E. 9th St
Atlantic, IA
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Carpet, Flooring, Hardwood, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Vinyl Flooring

PHALAN INTERIORS INC
(319) 363-9634
728 3rd Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
 

Eco-Friendly Home Guide: Part 4 - Flooring

When you come to the flooring in your home and are looking for a way to change things up and make it more eco-friendly, you have many different solutions to choose from. Flooring options are seemingly endless, and there are so many different ways to make yours eco-friendly than you might realize. In the past, bamboo floors were touted as an environmentally friendly solution, but there weren’t many other options for homeowners who were looking to improve the quality of their home through their flooring purchases and installation. Today, that has changed. Eco-friendly flooring options for your green remodel include:

Bamboo: One of the most beautiful wood floors you can find, and very environmentally friendly because it renews so much more quickly than hardwood trees do. It comes in many different shades and you can even stain it to match the décor of your home if you desire.

Organic Carpeting: You don’t have to forego carpet in order to complete your green remodel. You can find carpets that are made from organic materials that are much more eco-friendly than traditional carpets.

Padding: When installing carpet, you can often buy plush enough carpets that don’t require padding. It’s just an extra layer of chemically-made product on your floor and actually makes carpets harder to keep clean because it absorbs spills, odors, and other things. If you don’t want to give up padding, buy a product made from recycled or organic materials to get more ‘green’ in your home.

Painting: Lately, a new trend has emerged in the world of flooring. People are taking old wood floors, tile floors, laminates and vinyl and painting them instead of replacing. You can choose from any colors, designs, and even create art on your floor if you choose. Use low-VOC paints to have a more eco-friendly effect, and get creative with your flooring. This is also a budget-friendly solution.

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