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5 Ways Our Designers Make Renovations Easier

Doing any kind of renovation is a big job, especially if your renovation includes flooring. It’s an investment in both time and money. Renovations can be stressful. You want to make sure everything is just right. That’s where our designers come in. Our knowledgeable staff can help you make the right choices, stay on budget, […]

Warm Flooring Options You’ll Love Coming Home To

It’s winter in the Okanagan and unless you’re up in Big White, you’re likely to prefer the warm weather of our beautiful summers. Thankfully, there are a lot of great ways to stay comfortable during the colder months including some warm flooring options you’ll love coming home to. These include everything from soft, comfortable, and […]

Cleaning and Maintaining Tile Flooring

Tile flooring is durable, stylish, and can be affordable. It’s not hard to clean, but there are some important things to remember in order to keep your tile floors looking their best. Sweep and Vacuum Regularly This might seem obvious. Many people like to keep their floors free of dust and debris at all times. […]

Reduce Noise Pollution With Your Flooring

More people than ever live in apartments, condos, and other forms of high density housing. Many others live in older homes with lower standards of insulation, not to mention all the creaks and groans older homes may have. One of the issues so many people face today is noise pollution. Noise is defined as unwanted […]

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 […]