It was never ideal for projects, and carpeting stains. The cost of installing the flooring and deep cleaning it to treat stains made it less cost-effective. Even vacuuming each day won’t remove the debris that becomes trapped in the carpeting.
Previously, alternative flooring choices were expensive and less cost-effective than carpeting. These choices have included vinyl, wood, and linoleum. In a basement, the flooring choices were costly to install and presented a multitude of issues for the property owners. Mold, stains, cleaning difficulties and slipping made these choices far less appealing for property owners.
Property owners have become incredibly annoyed with the results and wanted their basement to look aesthetically pleasing and beautiful. They wanted more organization and painting the floors become the trend of the day.