Getting Started

Defining your Budget

It seem daunting, but it doesn't have to be! Read on to learn more about establishing a budget.

Why you need to

Define your budget

Many homeowners fail to set a budget before they begin putting their project together. If you’re thinking about installing new flooring, make sure you know exactly how much you’ll be able to spend, as it is sure to inform what type of flooring option you choose. If you figure out your budget in advance, a flooring professional will have a much easier time helping you make choices in determining the scope and style of your project.


Your budget will largely depend on the flooring product you choose. When choosing the right flooring product, consider your needs. Then, carefully research each flooring solution available here at Great Lakes Carpet & Tile to see which will best fit into your project plans. 


Now that you’ve determined your budget and flooring type, it’s time to cement your project plan with an installation professional. Keep in mind that making changes in the middle of your project can result in added costs and headaches, so you'll want to adhere to your plan as much as possible.


Last but not least, it's important to be prepared for the unexpected. It's a good idea to purchase extra product in case some becomes damaged. You'll also want to prepare for any subfloor issues before your installation.