What to Consider for Flooring Transitions: Wood to Tile, Carpet to Tile


Are you giving your business a fresh new look with updated floors? Switching from wood or carpet to tile can really modernize the space. But there are some essential things to think about before you get those tile guys in. You want to make sure the transition between the different floors is smooth, safe and looks amazing. Precision Flooring is here to dive into what you need to know.


Factors to Consider When Going from Wood to Tile

Color of the Transitions

Deciding on the color story those transition strips connecting the wood and tile areas is a key thing to keep in mind.

Do you want them to blend in or pop? Matching the trim to the wood or tile can give your business a seamless, flowing vibe.

On the other hand, a contrasting color can also help to make the transition a design feature.

Upon consultation, our team may suggest a metallic edge trim that would look sharp against those warm oak floors your business may already have.

Mind the Gap(s)

Consider the height disparity between wood and tile flooring. It is essential to ensure that the transition area is not a potential tripping hazard for employees or customers. Depending on the size of the gap, a reducer track or a larger threshold piece may be necessary to create a gradual and safe transition. Prioritize safety to avoid accidents in the workplace.

Distance Between Areas

Another key factor is how far apart those wood and tile sections are going to be. Suppose they’re divided by a doorway. In that case, you can get away with just a simple threshold strip to cover the edge. But if the tile area flows wide open into the wood area, you’ll want something more seamless to bridge that distance, like a longer transition piece that melds the two floors together nicely.


Transition Options That Look Fresh

Now for the fun part – making those transitions look amazing! You have options galore in styles of transition strips and moldings. Sleek metal ones, decorative wood designs, mixing materials – the possibilities are endless. You can even get creative with tile patterns or accent pieces to make that transition zone a whole eye-catching moment, such as a tile border around the edge in a contrasting color. Or install the tiles on a diagonal as they meet the wood for a pattern to attract clients’ attention. The key is thinking outside the box (or the square tile) for a look that’s uniquely yours.


How the Pros Can Help

Floor transitions can be overwhelming for already preoccupied business owners.

That’s where the team at Precision Flooring comes in.

We’ll collaborate with you to understand exactly what you want – from the theming to the materials to the layout. Then, we’ll work our magic to make those transitions as seamless and stylish as possible.

Our crew has the skills and experience needed for your business, so you can count on an absolutely flawless that will match your vision and complement your business.


Level Up Those Floor Transitions

Changing your floors is a major renovation that can seriously level up your business’s look and feel. But ensuring gorgeous, functional transitions between different floor areas is where the real magic happens.

With help from our team at Precision Flooring, you have professional flooring services and quality workmanship in your business.

Bring in the pros, get creative, and unlock your business’s full jaw-dropping potential from floor to ceiling.

Contact us today to get a quote for your business.

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