Joann Kandrac and Kelly Kole talk with Tasha Elrod from MODA Floors and Interiors (https://www.modafloorsandinteriors.com) about how to make selections for a new build.
A. What is the difference between Hardwoods and Engineered Hardwoods?
i. Different kinds of species of woods – Oak vs. Hickory vs. Maple etc.
ii. Is there a big cost difference?
iii. Is one better than the other (say in a basement).
B. What is Luxury Vinyl?
i. Where is this best used?
C. Tile that looks like Hardwood – Hilton Head and Chattanooga projects
i. Is this a big trend?
iii. Sound issues – especially with pets nails?
2. STONE VS. TILE
A. What can be used on a floor vs. on a wall?
B. What are you seeing as the most commonly used in backsplashes?
C. What size tiles are you seeing used the most on the floor? In a shower?
D. Grout colors – the forgotten detail
3. TRENDS – SELECTING WITH THE FUTURE IN MIND – CHOICES THAT ARE CURRENT AND INTERESTING BUT WILL LAST
A. Concrete tiles for backsplashes
B. Subway tile
C. Statement Vent Hoods
D. Patterns in flooring – like herringbone
E. Colors of cabinets