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Best Floor for a Nursery

Best Floor for a Nursery: Options to Consider Carpet If you want your flooring to have a soft appearance, consider putting carpet in your nursery. You can avoid the risk of the fibres trapping dust and mould by choosing one made from high-quality natural materials like wool, sisal, or jute. Regular vacuuming will help to […]

Best Floor Coverings for Pet Lovers

Pet Friendly Floor Coverings Vinyl Flooring Vinyl flooring is a good choice for pet lovers since both vinyl plank flooring and sheet vinyl are very durable choices that will last for a number of years once installed. They are scratch and dent-resistant and will stand up well to moisture as well, in case pet  accident […]

Tips for Laying Vinyl Plank Flooring

Helpful Tips for Laying Vinyl Plank Flooring Surface Preparation The surface you are installing the vinyl plank flooring over must be flat. Remove the existing flooring and examine the underlying surface carefully to see if it can be reused. If not, it will have to be removed using a pry bar. Any nails left behind […]

How to Select a Laminate Floor

How Laminate Flooring is Constructed This type of flooring is made with a wear layer which is filled with aluminum oxide; it helps to resist scratches from everyday wear and tear. This layer also makes the laminate floor easy to clean, stain-resistant and fade resistant. The pattern image is printed on the décor layer and […]

When Decorating a Room, When Do I Choose the Flooring?

Visit Tony’s Flooring Centre Today Tony’s Flooring Centre carries a full range of flooring options for your home, including wood, carpet, vinyl, and bamboo floors. You are encouraged to visit our showroom at 268 Royal York Rd. in Toronto to see our complete selection of products.]]>

Pros and Cons of Bamboo Floors

Pros of Bamboo Flooring Bamboo is a fast-growing,renewable resource. It can take several years for other woods to grow to the point where they can be harvested, but bamboo can regrow is ready for harvesting after only four years. Easy to maintain Once the floor is installed, you simply sweep or vacuum it regularly to […]

Best Cheap Flooring to Update your Home Before Moving

Cheap Flooring Options to Update your Home Before Moving Solid-Colour Vinyl Tiles Vinyl floor tiles are a good choice to brighten up a kitchen, bathroom, mud room, or basement because they can be purchased cheaply, but they don’t require professional installation. This type of flooring can be installed over an existing subfloor or vinyl flooring, […]

Best Flooring for a Rental Property

How to Choose the Best Flooring for a Rental Property Value of the Property First, consider the market value of the property you have purchased. It doesn’t make a lot of sense to put a high-end floor in a home where the rest of the property doesn’t have that level of materials. Your goal should […]

Carpet Options for a Bedroom

How to Install Hardwood Flooring

Instructions for Installing Hardwood Flooring At least 72 hours before you start your installation, bring the wood planks into the room so that they can acclimatize to the room temperature and humidity. This will reduce the likelihood you will have problems with moisture, such as warping. Sweep and vacuum the subfloor to make sure that […]