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Gray Vinyl Kitchen Flooring

Your Flooring Contractor

When you need floors replaced in your home, choose Brockway Contracting. We’ve been in business for 40 years and our reputation speaks for itself. 


Brockway Contracting is a family-operated business serving Watkins Glen and the surrounding areas. We’re committed to providing you with the highest quality flooring with excellent craftsmanship and professionalism. 


Your home is your most important investment, and when you choose Brockway Contracting, you’re in good hands. 

Types of Flooring - A Comparison

When you decide to get a new floor, you might already know what you want. If you don’t, that’s okay. There are several options to consider. 


Hardwood Flooring: Flooring that comes from a solid piece of milled wood. Popular varieties are cherry, walnut, oak, and maple. 


  • Durable

  • Many options available

  • Increases the value of your home

  • Can be refinished multiple times


  • Expensive

  • Not good for basements, laundry rooms, or bathrooms

  • Can get moisture damage

  • High-traffic areas can get scratches, dents, and scrapes


Laminate Flooring: Particle Board wood base topped by a photo of wood or tile under a clear plastic layer. 


  • Inexpensive

  • Scratch-resistant

  • Easy to clean

  • A variety of colors and styles are available 


  • Can chip easily

  • Sound hollow underfoot

  • Does not look or feel like real wood

  • Can be damaged by moisture


Vinyl Flooring: Plastic flooring is available in tile, sheet, and plank form. 


  • Durable

  • Low-maintenance

  • A variety of design choices

  • Water and fade resistant

  • Good flooring for basements, bathrooms, kitchens, and laundry rooms


  • Higher-end vinyl costs more than laminate

  • Lower Return on Investment (ROI) than wood


Tile: The most common tiles are porcelain and ceramic. Installation costs can vary depending on the material. 


  • Long-lasting

  • Durable

  • Waterproof


  • Hard to install

  • Cold

  • Slippery

  • Expensive


Linoleum Flooring: Flooring made from linseed oil and cork. This comes in sheet form. 


  • Low-maintenance 

  • Inexpensive

  • Eco-friendly 

  • A variety of patterns and colors


  • Can cut or dent easily

  • Not good for areas that are prone to moisture

  • Can change color when exposed to sunlight 


Carpet: This is favored by many homeowners, especially in bedrooms. This is the most cost-effective option. 


  • Soft on the feet

  • Can help soundproof a room

  • A variety of colors, designs, and materials are available


  • Can stain

  • Difficult to clean

  • Not good for those with allergies

Multi Colored Hardwood Flooring Planks

Contact Us for an Estimate for Your New Floor!

Brockway Contracting handles all types of floor installation projects in the Watkins Glen area. Whether you need a new floor in just one room, or you need flooring for a brand-new construction, our flooring contractors aim to surpass your expectations. 


We use only the best, high-quality flooring materials to make sure your new floor serves you and your family for many years to come. 


Contact us at Brockway Contracting today for an estimate for your new floor.

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