How to Start a Flooring Company

Many people often ask about how they should go about starting a flooring company. I always respond by saying that they should make sure that they know what they are doing first. I wouldn’t recommend going out and starting a flooring company without at least having a few years of experience working for someone else. This will help you understand everything you need to know about installing floors. Remember, not only do you need to be able to know how to install floors to own a flooring company, but you need to be able to teach other people how to install floors as well. This is harder than it sounds, and you really have to have a good grasp about how to install floors in order to be able to teach someone else how to do it. Next, you need to register your company. I would recommend forming an LLC or another type of corporation in to protect your personal assets in case you are sued.

Below are several common types of hardwood flooring:

Asia Hardwood including Burmese Ironwood, Indonesia Teak and Rosewood

Rosewood Flooring


North America / Europe Hardwood including White Oak, Hard Maple and Cherry

Cherry Hardwood Flooring


South America includes South American Golden Teak

Golden Teak Hardwood Flooring


Australia Hardwood includes Tasmanian Oak

Tasmanian Oak Hardwood Flooring