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Laminate Flooring: A Buying Guide

is. Laminate flooring is a multi-layered synthetic flooring that simulates wood. The 'wood' is actually a picture/pattern printed onto the top of its many layers. There are 4 layers to laminate flooring: the backing layer that provides the structural integrity, the core that gives it its strength and flexibility, the.

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Hardwood Flooring—Why It Is Worth the Investment

is a great investment for people looking to add value to their home, and aesthetics to their life. As flooring experts, we're head over heels for hardwood floors. Some of the stunning floors we've installed have nearly brought tears to our eyes (you know—if we weren't super-macho guys). Also, the.

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Kitchen Tiles: What to Look for

4. Lifestyle Ideally, you should be thinking of your family's lifestyle before choosing a tile. For example, families with young children will want to stay away from more fragile tiles...and if you have young children then you will know exactly why. Another example is that if anyone in your home.

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Area Rugs: A Quick Design Fix for Flooring

To add an exciting accent colour or accent pattern to an otherwise bland room To create a visual focal point in the centre of a room in which you host company...like your living room Place one under your dining room table to add extra padding, and to warm up your.

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Tile Patterns: The Good, The Bad—The Ugly

the ugly. To help you determine the good from the bad from the ugly...here are some of our favourite patterns: The Good The best tile patterns we've seen are those that follow an effective pattern that matches the tiles' natural grain, colours, style and size. Running bond patterns, which use.

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Basement Flooring Ideas

Basement Flooring Ideas and Tips When selecting a flooring type for your basement you need to keep the following factors in mind: price, resistance to water, temperature (this is Canada after all!), usability, upkeep and installation. To help make evaluating easier let's go over the most common basement flooring ideas.

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In-Floor Heating—the Ultimate Canadian Flooring Option!

around your vents. 3. Energy-Efficiency This type of heating is extremely efficient as it delivers effective heating that isn't wasted. It's precision controls allow you to carefully control your heating. 4. Better Air Quality As in-floor heating doesn't use forced air, it doesn't pick up allergens from the outside air.

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Hardwood Floor Refinishing: Returning the Flamboyancy to your Flooring

why your floors are lackluster (“the sales guy said they would last 50 years!”), there are a number of things that can contribute to the decline in their appearance, including: Water stains Sunlight damage Heat and humidity damage Scratches Worn surface finishes due to traffic and use (especially prevalent in.

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4 Unique Ceramic Tile Flooring Ideas

We've all seen the ceramic tile 'chess board' on a tile floor at some point. Its black and white squares practically beckon you to break out your almost-life-sized chess board pieces. A modern twist on this old classic is to do a chessboard but with tiles other than black and.

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Cork Flooring: Everything you NEED to Know

Cork Flooring: Everything you NEED to Know OK—where do we begin? let's begin by going point-by-point to help you discover the basics of everything you need to know before purchasing and installing cork flooring... 1. Thumbs Up for Eco-Friendliness Cork is an entirely renewable resource as cork can be harvested.

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