SEEING STARS? THAT’S A GOOD SIGN.

The Flooring America Five-Star Selection System is an independent rating system designed to help you choose the right floor for your home and lifestyle. The system is based on levels of performance and durability, making it easy to compare different floors and their unique qualities prior to your purchase decision.

5 Stars Performance

Ultimate

Five-Star ratings are awarded to only the best products in their category. These carpets and floors are all performance-tested to give you quality that surpasses even the most rigorous industry standards.

4 Stars Performance

Premium

Carpets and floors in our Four-Star collection offer high-level performance, fantastic luxury options, and extended performance warranties

3 Stars Performance

Best

Our Three-Star group offers the broadest selection of performance-tested carpets and floors. This collection has met high standards for durability and features a wide selection of nationally known brands.

2 Stars Performance

Better

Our Two-Star group contains an impressive selection of quality carpets and floors in a wide range of colors and styles. The collection is ideal for consumers who want great value and high-performance options that work with their budget.

1 Star Performance

Good

One-Star carpets and floors are our most economical solutions. This standard product combination offers the minimum level of performance at highly affordable price points.

Carpet

Texture Retention25 Years20 Years15 Years10 Yearsn/a
Stain ResistanceLife of CarpetLife of CarpetLife of Carpet10 Years5 Years
Soil ResistanceLife of CarpetLife of Carpet15 Years10 Yearsn/a
Wear Warranty25 Years20 Years15 Years10 Years5 Years
Fade Resistance*25 Years20 Years15 Yearsn/an/a
Pet Stain Resistance*25 Years20 Years15 Yearsn/an/a
CushionLife of HouseLife of HouseLife of HouseLife of House**n/a
Stairs & HallwaysYesn/an/an/an/a
InstallationLife of CarpetLife of CarpetLife of CarpetLife of CarpetLife of Carpet
Replacement Warranty90 Days*60 Days*30 Days30 Days30 Days

Hardwood

Wear Warranty50 Years30 Years25 Years20 Years15 Years
Finish Warranty50 Years30 Years25 Years20 Years15 Years
Manufacturing Warranty50 Years30 Years25 Years20 Years15 Years
Structural Integrity50 Years30 Years30 Years30 Years30 Years
InstallationLife of FloorLife of FloorLife of FloorLife of FloorLife of Floor
Replacement Warranty90 Days*60 Days*30 Days30 Days30 Days

Laminate

Texture Retention25 Years20 Years15 Years10 Yearsn/a
Stain ResistanceLife of CarpetLife of CarpetLife of Carpet10 Years5 Years
Soil ResistanceLife of CarpetLife of Carpet15 Years10 Yearsn/a
Wear Warranty25 Years20 Years15 Years10 Years5 Years
Fade Resistance*25 Years20 Years15 Yearsn/an/a
Pet Stain Resistance*25 Years20 Years15 Yearsn/an/a
CushionLife of HouseLife of HouseLife of HouseLife of House**n/a
Stairs & HallwaysYesn/an/an/an/a
InstallationLife of CarpetLife of CarpetLife of CarpetLife of CarpetLife of Carpet
Replacement Warranty90 Days*60 Days*30 Days30 Days30 Days

Ceramic

Texture Retention25 Years20 Years15 Years10 Yearsn/a
Stain ResistanceLife of CarpetLife of CarpetLife of Carpet10 Years5 Years
Soil ResistanceLife of CarpetLife of Carpet15 Years10 Yearsn/a
Wear Warranty25 Years20 Years15 Years10 Years5 Years
Fade Resistance*25 Years20 Years15 Yearsn/an/a
Pet Stain Resistance*25 Years20 Years15 Yearsn/an/a
CushionLife of HouseLife of HouseLife of HouseLife of House**n/a
Stairs & HallwaysYesn/an/an/an/a
InstallationLife of CarpetLife of CarpetLife of CarpetLife of CarpetLife of Carpet
Replacement Warranty90 Days*60 Days*30 Days30 Days30 Days

Naturcor & Vinyl

Texture Retention25 Years20 Years15 Years10 Yearsn/a
Stain ResistanceLife of CarpetLife of CarpetLife of Carpet10 Years5 Years
Soil ResistanceLife of CarpetLife of Carpet15 Years10 Yearsn/a
Wear Warranty25 Years20 Years15 Years10 Years5 Years
Fade Resistance*25 Years20 Years15 Yearsn/an/a
Pet Stain Resistance*25 Years20 Years15 Yearsn/an/a
CushionLife of HouseLife of HouseLife of HouseLife of House**n/a
Stairs & HallwaysYesn/an/an/an/a
InstallationLife of CarpetLife of CarpetLife of CarpetLife of CarpetLife of Carpet
Replacement Warranty90 Days*60 Days*30 Days30 Days30 Days

Luxury Vinyl Tile

Texture Retention25 Years20 Years15 Years10 Yearsn/a
Stain ResistanceLife of CarpetLife of CarpetLife of Carpet10 Years5 Years
Soil ResistanceLife of CarpetLife of Carpet15 Years10 Yearsn/a
Wear Warranty25 Years20 Years15 Years10 Years5 Years
Fade Resistance*25 Years20 Years15 Yearsn/an/a
Pet Stain Resistance*25 Years20 Years15 Yearsn/an/a
CushionLife of HouseLife of HouseLife of HouseLife of House**n/a
Stairs & HallwaysYesn/an/an/an/a
InstallationLife of CarpetLife of CarpetLife of CarpetLife of CarpetLife of Carpet
Replacement Warranty90 Days*60 Days*30 Days30 Days30 Days

PurStone/Engineered

Texture Retention25 Years20 Years15 Years10 Yearsn/a
Stain ResistanceLife of CarpetLife of CarpetLife of Carpet10 Years5 Years
Soil ResistanceLife of CarpetLife of Carpet15 Years10 Yearsn/a
Wear Warranty25 Years20 Years15 Years10 Years5 Years
Fade Resistance*25 Years20 Years15 Yearsn/an/a
Pet Stain Resistance*25 Years20 Years15 Yearsn/an/a
CushionLife of HouseLife of HouseLife of HouseLife of House**n/a
Stairs & HallwaysYesn/an/an/an/a
InstallationLife of CarpetLife of CarpetLife of CarpetLife of CarpetLife of Carpet
Replacement Warranty90 Days*60 Days*30 Days30 Days30 Days

The qualifications for each rating vary according to flooring characteristics. For rating details specific to each product category, keep reading or click any of the following links: carpet, hardwood, laminate, ceramic, naturcor & vinyl, luxury vinyl tile and purstone/engineered.