Flooring Quiz
by Staff
This flooring quiz will test your knowledge of flooring options and installation. Test yourself with the flooring quiz.

Which is not an advantage of solid hardwood floors?

  • They're durable and easy to care for.
  • They're sensitive to moisture.
  • They add real value to a home.
  • They're simple, yet decorative.

Which is not true of laminate floors?

  • They're an affordable alternative to hardwood flooring.
  • They're topped with a plastic photograph of natural wood.
  • The floorboards can easily be removed and replaced.
  • They consist of several layers of solid wood bonded together.

Which is not true of ceramic tile?

  • Properly installed, it will out-perform and outlast almost any other floor-covering product.
  • It does not retain odors, allergens or bacteria.
  • It will not break or chip.
  • It doesn't burn or emit toxic fumes.

Which is not true of natural stone tile?

  • It can be cleaned with common household cleaners.
  • No two tiles look alike.
  • Its porous surface can absorb water and stains.
  • It's more expensive than ceramic tile.

Vinyl is the same as linoleum flooring.

  • TRUE

Which is not considered resilient flooring?

  • Rubber
  • Cork
  • Leather
  • Wood

Which is not an advantage of carpet?

  • It's easier on your feet, knees and legs.
  • It can absorb odor.
  • It can hide many subfloor irregularities.
  • It's economical, and the installation costs are low.

Which is not among the most-popular-selling carpets?

  • Patterned
  • Textured-cut pile saxonies
  • Shag
  • Berber

Which traditional type of area rug is considered the best investment?

  • Tibetan
  • Oriental
  • Persian
  • Kilim

Which rug fiber is not considered natural?

  • Sisal
  • Olefin
  • Abaca
  • Wool