Edgar Allen Poe said, "A carpet is the soul of the apartment." Whether or not you agree, the floor is a major part of the space of a room—and the type and color of flooring can change its entire look and feel. > MORE
A room's floor offers a broad palette for showcasing your design sensibility and establishing the space's overall style, be it wood, tile, stone, or carpet flooring.
Much like getting married, you'll live with your flooring choices a very long time; so, blind purchases—much like blind dates—can be especially risky. Here's a little background check before you invite one of these popular floor choices home to meet the family.