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3 Most Popular Southwest Flooring Trends in 2023

Pet-friendly Carpeting, Luxury Vinyl Plank, and Engineered Wood

January 04, 2024
Pet Friendly Flooring
When stepping into any room, you’ll most likely notice the floors. The textures, tones, and material type set the room’s tone but also raise questions: Are they clean? Are they visually appealing? Do they give off a certain feeling? These aspects all play a pivotal role, influencing everything from furniture choice to the overall ambiance you may experience.

At Express Flooring, we understand the importance of making your house a home, and we're dedicated to helping you make a statement that withstands trends and time, plus fits your lifestyle. 

In this blog, we're diving into the choices that stand out in our Southwest market. We'll explore the practicality of pet-friendly carpeting, luxury vinyl plank's versatility, and engineered wood's timeless elegance.

Pet-Friendly Carpeting: A Winning Combination of Comfort and Practicality

In the Southwest, where over 47%* of homeowners are pet lovers, Pet-Friendly Carpeting continues to grow in popularity. Ideal for bedrooms and beyond, this carpeting offers unmatched comfort, durability, and functionality.

Express Flooring’s pet-friendly carpets are specially crafted to withstand the demands of active households with furry companions. These carpets, comprised of fibers specially formulated for pets, are designed to resist stains and soiling, making cleanup a breeze.

dog sitting on carpet
With our pet-friendly carpeting, you can provide your pets with a comfortable and safe space to play and relax, all while maintaining the beauty and cleanliness of your home.

Luxury Vinyl Flooring: Elevating Aesthetics with Practicality

Popularly used all around the house, Luxury Vinyl Plank (LVP) flooring stands out for its versatility in design, easy maintenance, and impressive durability. 

Comprising five distinct layers, LVP is extremely resistant to heavy foot traffic; an ideal choice for any room in your home – and yes, it's completely waterproof. Cleaning LVP is also simple, requiring only regular sweeping and mopping with a mild liquid detergent and warm water.

luxury vinyl plank floors
Advanced printing and embossing technologies meticulously replicate authentic materials' texture, grain patterns, and color variations. This attention to detail ensures that your floors look stunning and provide the visual appeal of genuine wood without the associated maintenance.

Engineered Wood: A Blend of Classic and Contemporary

Engineered Wood Flooring’s claim to fame continues to be that same look and feel as traditional wood floors. 

As the most popular contender in North America’s Wood Flooring Market*, engineered wood resists daily traffic and withstands humidity, moisture, dampness, etc., ensuring your floors retain their feel and appearance. 

engineered hardwood flooring
At Express Flooring, we strive to offer exceptional flooring solutions, including engineered hardwood flooring options. With engineered hardwood floors, timeless elegance meets modern practicality. Thanks to several advantages and features, hardwood floors from Express Flooring are an ideal choice for a beautiful and comfortable home.

Its installation is much simpler than traditional hardwood. No glue, nails, or other adhesives are required. At Express Flooring, we use the “click and lock” method, allowing for immediate use after installation.

Lifestyle Benefits of Engineered Wood: 

Easy to Clean

Express Flooring's hardwood floors offer the convenience of easy cleaning and maintenance. You can keep your hardwood floors pristine with a simple sweep and occasional dry mop. This ease of cleaning ensures that your living spaces remain beautiful and hassle-free, allowing you to enjoy your home without extensive upkeep.

Increased Home Value

Investing in Express Flooring's hardwood floors can also significantly boost the resale value of your home. These floors are highly desirable among homebuyers, and they add a touch of sophistication and elegance that can make your property stand out in the real estate market. By choosing engineered hardwood, you not only enhance your living spaces but also make a valuable investment in your home's future.

Ready to Transform Your Space? Contact us today! 

Here at Express Flooring, we understand the importance of your spaces and are happy to offer our customers at-home flooring selection services to ensure they match your lighting, decor, style, etc. We gladly bring the store to your Arizona, Texas, Las Vegas, or New Mexico door. 

If you’d like to learn more about the latest trends in flooring, please contact us to schedule a free design consultation with one of our designers! 

*Pet Ownership Statistics by State 
*North America Wood Market Analysis