Category Archives: Flooring Tips

4 Signs Your Hardwood Floor Has Had It

Hardwood floors give off a sense of allure and charm you cant get from other types of flooring. They are the most common flooring of choice for most homeowners and can easily last decades if proper maintenance is given regularly. As much as we want hardwood floors to last, they have a definitive lifespan and […]

Benefits of Switching to Heated Flooring

Being the resilient Canadians that we are, we are always on the lookout for clever ways to combat the cold weather. We invest in good quality home heating and spend a majority of our utility bills on it. If you are still on the lookout for ways to fight the frigid weather, you might want […]

How to Make Your Carpet Last Longer

Proper maintenance is key in keeping your carpet looking lush and new. Properly maintaining your carpet can prevent it from thinning and wearing out despite the constant foot traffic they have to endure. Neglecting your carpet can result to some allergens growing within the fibres, possibly causing skin and nasal irritations. Make sure to regularly […]

Green Flooring Options for Your Home

It is official – the green revolution has made its way at the center of the flooring industry. More and more manufacturers are coming up with cheaper and more sustainable flooring alternatives and have stumbled upon some of the most mind-boggling finds. Due to the increase in demand for more sustainable flooring options, manufacturers are […]

Tips for Creating a Rental Unit

Maybe you have a basement that could be repurposed, or perhaps you have another property that could be used, but you’ve come to the realization that you could get a significant extra monthly income by renting it out to a tenant. There are a lot of legal hoops you’ll need to go through on the […]

Protecting Your Floors this Holiday Season

The holidays are a great time filled with great food, family, and fun. Of course, if you’re the one hosting the fun it can also bring with it a few stress-inducing issues. Not only do you have to worry about making sure there’s enough food for the whole group but you also have to be […]

Autumn Dangers to Your Floor

As the days grow shorter and the weather gets cooler it can only mean that fall has come back to Canada. Autumn is a great time to get out, watch the leaves change, and enjoy a pumpkin spice latte – especially in the run up to the bustle that comes with the holiday season. With […]

The Right Floor for Your Design

Designing a top-to-bottom renovation is equal parts exciting and nerve-wracking. On the one hand you finally have the ability to build the interior of your dreams and on the other you could potentially make a mistake that might ruin the feel of the whole thing.   Flooring is a big part of home design and it […]

What Colours Go Great with Wood

The great thing about wood (or bamboo) flooring, cabinetry, or accents is the natural glow it can lend to any room. It brings warmth and a natural feel regardless of its texture or colour.   It’s important not to fight against the benefits wood can bring aesthetically and to instead enhance them in contrast with the […]

The Underrated Area Rug

We see it in modern home photography spreads all the time. Gorgeous wood flooring shining from wall to wall or tile filling all of the space in the room. When people think of flooring they think of that professionally installed bamboo or carpet – the kind of clean lines you’d expect when you’re imagining a […]