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Yes, generally speaking if you install a separate color carpet in one room that requires a seam, you will either need to purchase additional carpet or use T- seams. T-seams make it possible to eliminate excessive waste.
Compared to other products, you may find that tile and grout require less maintenance than other floors, but it is not maintenance free. Grout should be sealed and caulking needs to be maintained to prevent deterioration of the backer board.
Solid hardwood should not be installed below grade. However, engineered hardwood can be installed in basements as long as you do not have an existing moisture problem.