Cleaning and Maintaining Your Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors add tremendous value and visible appeal to your home. However, they aren’t without their issues. While good hardwood floors can last a lifetime, they require ongoing maintenance and proper cleaning practices in order to keep them in good shape for decades to come. Here are some of our top tips for hardwood flooring […]

Carpeting Trends in 2017: Tiles, Colour, and More!

Let’s take a trip back to 1979. The refrigerators were avocado coloured, the light fixtures were amber, and the flooring was shag carpet. The 70s have gotten a lot of grief for the decade’s… questionable design choices. But it’s 2017 now – what’s old is new. Almost across the board, retro is in vogue, from […]

Outdoor Flooring? 4 Great Tips

Naturally, when most people think of flooring, they think of interiors: what sort of tile would work in their bathroom, or what kind of carpet matches their decor. But flooring isn’t only found indoors. Decks, pathways, and outdoor seating areas can all make use of flooring materials. Here’s a few tips about outdoor flooring. 1. […]

Hardwood on a budget? Best Alternatives to Hardwood Floors

Hardwood flooring is perennial. Where other types of flooring tend to go in and out of style, the classic sophistication and coziness of hardwood is unbeatable. However, hardwood flooring isn’t always the cheapest or easiest to install. Fortunately, today there are many high quality hardwood alternatives, all with their own benefits and drawbacks. Today we’re […]

Natural Stone Flooring: A Quick Guide

Natural stone flooring has been a hot trend for some time. It’s a flooring option that comes in endless colours, textures, and styles. Let’s jump in and explore some of the benefits, drawbacks, and considerations to be made before purchasing natural stone tile. An Introduction When we say ‘natural stone’, what exactly are we talking […]

Hot Flooring Trends for Summer 2017

Hot Flooring Trends for Summer 2017 Spring has finally sprung in Kelowna, and for a lot of people that means spring cleaning. It’s time to crack open the windows, tidy up the house and yard and take stock of your home. For many, it’s a time to consider making renovations. 2017 brings with it new […]

Spring Floor Care – Preparing your home for the Kelowna Spring Season

Okanagan winters can wreak havoc on your floors, leaving them scratched up, covered in dirt and salt residue at the end of the season. Luckily here at Small’s Flooring we’ve got some spring floor care tips to help you get past the cold Kelowna winters, and jump into spring with your floors looking brand new! […]

Kelowna’s Largest Flooring Store

You can replace furniture, change fixtures, or paint the walls over the weekend, but choosing new flooring is a decision you’ll have to live with for a long time. And nothing impacts the look, feel, and function of a room quite like your floors. So when it comes time to replace them or you’re deciding on […]

Tile Flooring Benefits – Why should you choose Tile Flooring?

There are plenty of flooring options to choose from, but which should you choose? Hardwood, softwood, carpet, laminate, linoleum, vinyl, stone tile, vinyl tile? We’re here to help explain why different types of tile may be beneficial to you, and the various tile flooring benefits. 1. Variety, and many price options The amount of different […]

Carpet Stains – Which Carpeting Materials are most stain-resistant?

It’s that time of the year. Your kids and pets are running amok with wet, muddy shoes during the winter season. Someone spilled hot cocoa on the living room carpet. Instead of having to worry about deep-cleaning your carpet every week, it could be time to invest in some new stain-resistant carpeting! Which carpeting materials […]