As any other nod to the boom that Battle Ground is experiencing, Floor Connections opened in the course of April on Main Street in Old Town.
Taking over a former dental workplace in a stand-on my own building throughout from Central Park, proprietor Jason Aw invested over $20,000 in renovations to customize the space for his needs. Stepping inside, clients are greeted by using 1,two hundred square toes of floors and countertop samples.
With industrial customers that encompass Starbuck’s, Red Robin and Walmart, Aw has constructed for himself a reputation of integrity that paints a huge stroke from commercial to residential clients.
Aw’s career transfer into floors become more an accident than a calculated plan. He formerly hung out at the belongings control facet of commercial enterprise, consisting of transforming and renting out houses. His enjoy installing floors, in addition to a myriad of different handyman abilities, gave him the proper skill set whilst the possibility came alongside to exchange gears.
Drawing from his previous experience putting in floors and operating with contractors, Aw is able to offer even extra cost to clients now as a store proprietor. Floor Connections formally employs five human beings but Aw’s crew includes a relied on and dependable network of subcontractors focusing on floors, countertop, and tile installation.
A Vancouver resident for twenty years, Aw opened Floor Connections six years in the past in Portland. He later moved it to the Cascade Park neighborhood and, while his rent came up for renewal there, customers and contractors encouraged him to investigate moving to the Battle Ground vicinity.
Aw said, “I looked at different places. They didn’t sense correct. In Battle Ground, it’s extra pleasant, now not just like the metropolis that is extra hustle and bustle.”
Flooring and greater
Floor Connections offers carpeting as well as hardwood and laminate floors and luxury vinyl tiles and plank. The business is open Monday thru Friday from 9 a.M. To five p.M. And by means of appointment on Saturdays.
Luxury vinyl plank (or LVP) is a popular flooring choice for its ease of installation, sturdiness and water-proof factor. With the evolution of LVP since it became first brought, it now runs the gamut of traits which include stone, wood, and modern and conventional styles. It additionally comes in tile form to lend extra than a strip or plank look to flooring designs.
As previously eluded to, Floor Connections is going beyond floors. A big choice of tile comes in several finishes like ceramic, porcelain and stone. These alternatives permit house owners or businesses to add distinctive looks to flooring, countertops, partitions, and backsplashes. Setting his customers cozy, Aw recommends contractors which might be considered enterprise craftsmen for the set up of these surfaces, which may be exceptional DIY projects for those who have the time and information and useless pressure for clients who own neither.
Custom picks boom with the line of quartz and granite countertops that Aw maintains to increase on. In truth, in an out of doors area that once became fenced off, he plans to haul away the ultimate dust and assemble an appealing all-weather showroom to display ceramic and porcelain tiles in addition to granite slabs over seven toes long. This will give customers a practical visual when selecting announcement-making surfaces.
In addition to a couple of parking spots in the front of Floor Connections, there may be room for 12 more motors in the back of the shop. Aw is taking into account utilizing this vicinity once or twice within the coming summer time months to hold a remnants sale, just like a garage sale but with sizes or masses of cloth too small to be sold for big initiatives.