Three Flooring Choices That Are Well Worth The Money and Why.

As the old saying goes, your home is your most valuable asset and growing that value means making the right choices when it comes time to renovate. Also, as one of the largest, longest lasting, and more noticeable aspects of your home, making the right choice can have a long term effect on your enjoyment […]

Kelowna Design Trends – Wire-Brushed Engineered Hardwood

Kelowna has a lot of really unique communities. Home styles and trends range from the beautiful little bungalows in downtown Kelowna to the ultra-modern homes in upper Mission. It’s not difficult to get a beautiful hardwood floor that will compliment your style, regardless of where you live. There are a huge selection of sizes, colors, […]

Thinking About Finishing The Basement?

Summer holidays are over, the kids are going back to school, and even here in Kelowna, the weather—gulp—is starting to cool down. We’ll soon be spending more time indoors and living on our floors. Having the whole family inside and often the kids can leave you feeling cramped and looking for more space. So, if […]

Hardwood Flooring Finishes – Oil-based, Water-based, or Wax?

So, you’re wondering about hardwood flooring finishes? Hardwood floors add great value to a home, look beautiful, and are extremely popular with home buyers. What holds some homeowners back, is the need for maintenance and refinishing of the floors. The frequency you’ll need to refinish your floors varies depending on how much wear and tear […]

Easy ways to fix Wood Floor scratches!

Life happens. You’re cooking and drop a pan, one of the kids pulls out a chair and it scrapes the floor, your pet gets a little carried away. Rather than relying on a professional to fix a minor scratch on your floor, we’ve got some tips to help you fix minor wood floor scratches yourself! […]

Fresh Flooring Trends for 2016

The flooring industry has brought quite a few new flooring options to the table (or should we say the floor) for 2016. Luxury Vinyl A new flooring trend that’s back for 2016 is Luxury Vinyl. This segment has grown more in the past two years than anything else in the flooring industry. With highly improved […]

Winter Precautions for Hardwood Floors

Avid Okanagan winter enthusiasts will be pleased with our probably quite happy with our recent snowfall and colder temperatures. Here at Small’s Tile & Flooring, we’re really excited to hit the slopes of Big White Ski Resort which opens this Saturday. But cooler temperatures and wet or dry conditions bring new concerns for the care […]