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July 31, 2020

How to Make the Perfect Homemade Carpet Cleaning Solution

When you first install your home flooring, you might treat it like you would a new couch or table. You walk carefully on it, avoid wearing shoes from outside when indoors, and steer clear from liquid or food that might stain the carpet. However, mess...
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June 29, 2020

Basics in Residential Carpet Warranties

Buying and installing carpeting is a significant investment in your home.  As with most purchases of that nature, you want to make sure you know what kind of Warranty you get with your product.  Warranties for carpets are not merely straightforward...
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June 22, 2020

How Much (Faux) Wood Would it Take – Laminate or Luxury Vinyl?

Wood flooring has had a resurgence in popularity over the last several decades.  It creates stunning rooms and adds value to any home.  However, with the advances in technology, there are other options available that give a similar look to hardwood...
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May 29, 2020

Snug as a Bug in an Area Rug

An area rug can take centre stage in any design scheme.  It can anchor a room, or it can be the inspiration from which to draw. There are several factors to consider, but the main ones follow. Some designers refer to this as the area rug shopping tr...
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May 26, 2020

Carpet vs Runners. What’s best for your house?

Homeowners' preference for flooring has shifted over the past few decades.  Hardwood has become a favourite of many, especially those who have an open-concept main living space. Some even choose other materials that look like hardwood, but cost less...
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May 22, 2020

Things to Consider if You Are Thinking of Carpeting Your Stairs in 2020?

Do you hear the pitter-patter of little feet or the sound of “running of the bulls” when the kids are tearing up and down the stairs?  What about the click, click, click of the dog’s paws chasing the kids? Having carpet on the stairs is a defi...
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April 28, 2020

A Magic Carpet Ride – Eye-Catching Trends in Carpeting 2020

Want to go on a magic carpet ride? After years of watching FLIPs and Renovations on popular TV shows or videos where hardwood and tile have been the “go-to” options for flooring, it is surprising to learn that carpet is returning to be a popular ...
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April 19, 2020

5 Signs You Need to Replace your Carpet

Hey You! It’s me, the carpet. I am talking to you! Do my stains dictate the way you place furniture on me? I know the reason the potted plant is sitting so far into the living room. It’s because it is covering a red wine spill from aunt Agnus’...
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March 28, 2020

Top Ten Flooring Ideas for 2020

We may be a few months into 2020, but there’s never been a better time to invest in an overdue home renovation. Flooring is one of the most immediate focal points in a room, so it’s crucial to address if wear is starting to show. Our Calgary floo...
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March 21, 2020

Everything you Need to Know About Wall Tile Buying

Although we’re predominantly a Calgary flooring store, many of our materials have versatile uses. Take tile, for example. As a flooring material, it’s practical, durable, and water-resistant. These properties also make tile an excellent choice fo...
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March 16, 2020

4 Home Gym Flooring Options

Whether you’re renovating the basement into a gym or simply want to work out more at home, it’s important to consider the material underfoot. The type of floor can have a significant impact on your safety, comfort, and support, so it’s worthwhi...
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February 26, 2020

The 7 Different Types of Carpet for Your Home

Carpet is a widely used flooring material in bedrooms, kid’s play areas, home offices, basements, and stairs. It is true that carpets can make a huge difference in your home, but it does not mean that all types of carpet will be equally good for yo...
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