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By The Carpet Shoppe | March 28, 2019

Q&A: What is the best waterproof flooring for your home's wettest places?

In this Q&A post, we answer one of our customers' most common questions about the best flooring for moist spaces.

Q: What is the best waterproof flooring for your home’s wettest places?

A: With the advancement of new waterproof products, the options to transform your basement and other wet places in your home are almost endless. We offer luxury vinyl tile and plank, ceramic and porcelain tile, and in some cases, water-resistant hardwood floors that can keep your space completely dry.


First things first: Conduct a Moisture Test

The first thing that must happen before choosing a flooring product for your basement is to perform a moisture test. A moisture test can be a calcium chloride test or a relative humidity test. Once an acceptable moisture level is reached, the rest is a matter of what works best for your home and lifestyle, and you'll be on your way to having a basement you'll want to spend time in.

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