May 20, 2024
WATCH: Behind the Business

Local “flooring industry experts” Trent and Candace Younger personal and run Trent’s Flooring Options, which delivers flooring expert services ranging from installation to flood restoration and stain removing.

Trent Youthful opened Trent’s Ground Alternatives in 2003 and the spouse-spouse duo’s business has been found at 916 Hobson Ave. because.

“We were heading to just get in touch with it ‘The Flooring Store,’ but the explanation (Trent Young) opened the shop was for the reason that any individual can promote flooring, but to promote it properly, to tell you how to do the beneath, which is the most vital element of the flooring, he is the a single you want,” Candace Youthful said.

“So (Trent Youthful) claimed, ‘I’m just heading to open my retail store. I’m heading to place my identify on it. That way, it is my warranty,'” she mentioned.

She said she fulfilled her husband above 10 decades ahead of the shop opened though she was operating as a supervisor at Wendy’s.

“Trent was a single of my shoppers,” she claimed. “He’d often appear in and again then, there were being just a number of hamburger joints, so that was the spot to be. I necessarily mean it was just lined up and I just looked at him and I stated, ‘Well, you happen to be not going to be equipped to stare at me any longer mainly because I am putting in my notice.’ He explained, ‘Well, then I feel you need to go out with me.'”

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When Trent Youthful very first opened Trent’s Flooring Alternatives, Candace Younger was operating at Johnson’s Cleaners.

“He named me at Johnson’s Cleaners in 2004 soon after he opened (the shop) up for a year by himself and he said, ‘I acquired to have you in this article.’ So in this article I arrived.”

Trent’s Flooring Remedies is Schluter Techniques Accredited, meaning all of their subcontracted installers, as effectively as Trent Young himself, are qualified via Schluter to accurately install tiles.

All over the years, flooring developments have arrive and long gone. Candace Younger reported Trent’s Floor Answers has innumerable flooring solutions which includes carpet, hardwood, laminate, tile and vinyl.

She said the keep “hardly ever slowed down” all through the pandemic. When folks were remaining home, she explained lots of of them came to the retailer to possibly improve their home’s flooring.

Though the pandemic never ever negatively impacted Trent’s Floor Methods, the family-owned business enterprise has experienced other sorts of struggles more than the final 2o years.

“We went by means of some tragedies,” Candace Youthful said. “Shed (Trent Young’s) dad and brother and our nephew almost certainly about 10 many years ago. And that was all within just about 11 days. And then about two a long time later, we dropped our youngest son.”

Candace Younger is concerned in Women’s Chamber of Commerce, Oaklawn Rotary and attends providers at Warm Springs Seventh-day Adventist Church.

“Almost everything I’m in, Trent’s in,” she said, laughing.

“We’re incredibly included with our church, so that is why we’re closed on Saturdays, which is the Sabbath,” she said. “I realized a prolonged time in the past that we were not set listed here to get rich. That is not our mission in daily life. God has a program for your mission and we were not place in this article to get wealthy. We’re listed here to be sincere. Give an straightforward task, make an honest fork out and operate for the neighborhood.”

  photo  Flooring possibilities change from carpet, hardwood, laminate, tile and vinyl in Trent’s Flooring Solutions’ exhibit space. – Photo by Donald Cross of The Sentinel-Report
  photo  The co-operator of Trent’s Flooring Options, Candace Younger speaks about the services the retail store provides and how the installers are Schluter Techniques Licensed, which suggests they are certified as qualified and proficient in tile installation. – Picture by Donald Cross of The Sentinel-File