American Flooring Guide: 5 Top USA Home Flooring Options
By Ciana Gitre
| Fact Checked By: Lamont Robbins
Published: June 24, 2022 | Updated: June 22, 2022
Feeling patriotic? The good news is that there are many options for buying USA-made flooring.
Why Buy USA-Made Flooring?
Our reasons for buying flooring made in the USA:
- Support local businesses: When you buy USA-made flooring, you’re supporting local businesses that manufacture, print, seal, and construct your beautiful flooring. They may even be in your community! That’s a feeling you can’t beat.
- Follow sustainability practices: This option is for you if you’re interested in keeping the planet healthy.
- Buy quality materials: You know exactly where your flooring is from and what’s in it — something everyone needs to know. You’re doing yourself a service by buying USA-made flooring.
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What a USA-Made Expert is Saying
“All Swiss Krono USA manufacturing, management, marketing, and customer service are based in Barnwell, S.C., for two reasons. First, we are employing American workers in well-paying, highly skilled jobs to craft some of the best products in the world. Cheap laminate floors produced in third-world countries simply don’t meet the quality standards Americans have come to expect…Second, we think it is important to support the American economy. We urge all consumers to verify where the products they are buying were made, then to buy American. It means quality and safety, and for some, it means a job!” — Swiss Krono
Brands with USA-Made Flooring
We’ve chosen a select few of our most reputable and trusted American-made flooring brands for this guide, including:
For over 50 years, Shaw Floors, has provided happy homeowners and renters with exceptional product expertise and the finest USA-made products, including but not limited to luxury vinyl, engineered wood, and carpet. With beliefs in innovation, passion, and culture for service, they hope to excite every Shaw customer and make them proud to have a piece of their flooring in their home.
The flooring company, Mannington Mills, is a 4th generation family-owned business with its main headquarters in New Jersey, USA. We’re proud partners to provide you and your family with a variety of stylish laminate planks that are DIY-friendly and made of quality materials that resist everyday wear and tear. They offer a wide variety of USA-made carpet, laminate, and vinyl flooring.
Mohawk is one of the oldest All-American brands, with its first carpets hitting the market in 1878. Since then, the company has been an active leader in the flooring industry for its environmentally responsible practices and development of renewably sourced products. They pride themselves in their 100% American-made products, including carpet, vinyl, laminate, and engineered hardwood.
Joy Carpets offers various carpet products, ranging from broadloom and modular carpets, rugs, and mats. Since 1973, they’ve been a pioneer in fine gauge tufting and providing superior materials with the best warranties. You can choose from their most colorful and intricate patterns by shopping their carpets on our website.
So what options do you have? You can buy from a countless variety of options, including USA-made carpet, vinyl, laminate, engineered wood, and more. Now, let’s find the right one for you.
Carpet rolls and carpet tiles are an affordable warm option for your home. The majority of the USA-made carpet brands we carry undergo rigorous testing and safety measures to ensure top-notch quality, low-VOC, and come backed by air-quality certifications like CRI Green Label Plus®. Rest assured the flooring you put in your home is safe to use for animals, children, and yourself. Explore below for best-selling American-made carpets you’re sure to love.
This revolutionary USA-made carpet by Mohawk is engineered to help homeowners with comfort and easy clean-ability.
While this option is made of 100% recycled material, it outperforms competitors thanks to its premium polyester fibers, making it inherently stain and moisture-resistant. Worried about allergens? Mohawk Air.o products are free of latex, odors, and VOCs.
- Latex and VOC-free
- 10-year quality warranty
- Installs in half the time
USA-made Floorigami Tri-Tone is a simple, comfortable, and functional multi-tonal cut pile carpet plank that features a rich blend of three complementary hues perfect for adding a punch of personality.
- DIY, peel and stick carpet planks
- Hypoallergenic and stain resistant
- Great for active households with kids and pets
The Balanced collection by Joy Carpets features an attractive linear pattern available in several colors that look great in any space.
- Actionbac® Backing
- Class 1 fire rating
- Green Label Plus® Certified
- Easy to clean and maintain
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Vinyl is the up-and-coming best flooring for your home. Part of the reason it catches homeowners and renters so much attention is because of all the options vinyl can offer. You can buy vinyl tiles, planks, and rolls – all available in different install options and with different features. Additionally, vinyl can mimic natural wood and stone and is in various printed patterns for floors that are uniquely yours. Ready to explore? Check out some of our customer favorites from American flooring manufacturers, like Shaw and Mannington.
If you desire the strongest vinyl material for your floor, Shaw Purview Luxury Vinyl Planks can offer that. Featuring a 20mil wear layer and topped with an ExoGuard™ Quartz-Enhanced Urethane finish, your floors will easily withstand the wear and tear that comes with a busy household.
- 20mil wear layer
- Rated for commercial and residential use
- Floorscore® Certified
Elegant. Decorative. Durable. Adura Max Apex Planks are an all-in-one flooring set to impress you and your guests. The HydroLoc Waterproof core and SratchResist technology ensure that your floors look new for as long as possible.
To prove their vinyl is a superior vinyl option, Mannington offers a lifetime residential warranty with your purchase.
- Registered embossing
- Dampens sound by 30%
- Treated with Microban® Surface Protection
These flexible luxury vinyl planks are a showstopping choice for homes, apartments, condos, and more. They’re sturdy, waterproof, stain-resistant, and, best of all, DIY-friendly, so they can float right on top of your subfloor – no glue needed.
- 25-year limited residential warranty
- Easy to install and maintain
- Broad selection of wood looks
- Mannington Realities II 6′ Vinyl Sheet
- Stone Flex Tiles – Classic Collection
- Shaw In the Grain Vinyl Plank
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Laminate flooring is a classic choice for all rooms of the home. You can’t beat it with a natural look and feel, easy installation, and affordable pricing. Common benefits you’ll find with this USA-made flooring include scratch resistance, waterproofing, and FloorScore® Certifications. Discover a few of our all-star laminates made in the United States below!
Whether you want a traditional or contemporary feel to your home, Hillside Hickory Waterproof Laminate can help you achieve that! Available in an array of warm and cool tone wood-look colors.
- 72-hour spill and indentation protection
- 25-year warranty
- Natural wood looks and textures
- 70% recycled materials
Mohawk’s RevWood Plus Castlebriar Laminate features beautiful wood-like staining and extra-wide plank design and comes with many attractive benefits.
With RevWood Plus technology and a hydroseal waterproof finish, you can feel confident in the longevity of their floors, all while they look exceptional in the kitchen, bedroom, or living room.
- Hydroseal waterproof finish
- Lifetime limited residential warranty
- Install on any level of the home
- 12mm Mohawk RevWood Plus Sawmill Ridge Laminate
- 12mm Mannington Arcadia Waterproof Laminate
- 12mm Mannington Historic Oak Waterproof Laminate
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Engineered wood has all the benefits of natural wood flooring, but with the added protection of extra layers. It stands up to moisture, denting, and humidity well and, best of all, is less expensive than hardwood. Curious if it’s DIY-friendly? Most engineered wood is designed with click-lock or tongue-and-groove installation and floats above your subfloor – no extensive tools needed.
Although engineered wood is one of the newest flooring technologies on the market, you don’t have to sacrifice options of the highest quality and manufacturing standards. Explore some of our favorites from Shaw and Mohawk.
Achieve a well-lived and rustic aesthetic to your home with Shaw Reflections Hickory Engineered wood. In addition to the wide plank appearance that effortlessly elongates your space, these floors are water-resistant and come with a Stabilitek core to reduce indenting and scratches. Available in a range of low-gloss stain colors.
- Install on any level
- Radiant heat approved
- 7% low-gloss finish
You can enjoy the beauty of natural wood veneer with Westport Cape, a performance hardwood floor engineered with Mohawk’s UltraWood technology.
With this option, you’ll receive the WetProtect finish and uniclic locking mechanism for installation, preventing water from penetrating any part of the plank. Rest assured this flooring won’t warp, wrinkle, or house bacteria over time.
- Certified easy to install
- Lifetime residential warranty
- Scratch-resistant and waterproof
- Shaw Vicksburg Hickory Engineered Wood
- Riverstone Hickory Engineered Wood
- Mohawk Ultrawood Gingham Oaks Engineered Hardwood
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Buying USA-made allows you to support your neighbor and ethical practices. You can love your flooring and have a feel-good moment.