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6 reasons why Stainmaster carpet is perfect for your family

Undoubtedly, one of the best carpet products on the market today is Stainmaster carpet technology. It is ideal for families in Richmond and Vancouver because of its unique ability to repel stains and smells that result from spills, dirt, hair, dust and nearly any other type of mess under the sun. Here are six reasons…
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Can kids, pets and carpet coexist? Here is the definitive answer

One concern we come across often with our Vancouver and Richmond flooring customers is: “I have kids/pets – can carpet work in my home?” While each household has a different lifestyle and different flooring needs, carpet is appealing for homes with children for many reasons. The great news is, Vancouver-area families do not need to…
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Hardwood vs. Carpet: Basement edition

Basements aren’t the dingy, cold storage spaces with low ceilings they once were. Instead, basements are now one of the most multipurpose spaces in your home. The majority of new homes built in Vancouver and Burnaby are well-insulated, partially above-ground spaces, to be used as anything your heart desires. This begs the question: What kind…
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What your flooring says about you

Taking your lifestyle into consideration when selecting flooring is so important! Living in Vancouver offers unique opportunities for adventure and fun! Whether you’re hiking in the mountains every day or just want a safe place for the kids to play when it rains, you need flooring that keeps up with your lifestyle! Below are four…
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Hardwood vs. Carpet: Home office edition

  Do you have a home office or den? What’s the best type of flooring for that type of room? Today’s article follows last month’s hardwood versus carpet challenge, where we looked at which is better for your bedroom. But the rules are different in a den or office.   What’s the best type of…
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They said pets and carpet don’t mix, but here’s the truth

For pet owners, carpet might seem like a bad idea. Along with the many joys of having pets, there are a few drawbacks – the mess, the smells, the hair! But if your family has pets and you love the warm, soft feel of carpet, you’re in luck. We have some really incredible carpeting options…
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Hardwood vs. Carpet: Bedroom edition

The bedroom is truly the one room in your house where both carpet and hardwood or laminate floors are an ideal choice. In our experience, about 30% of Vancouver homes have hardwood or laminate in the bedrooms, and that number is growing. For contrast, 10 years ago, almost no homes in Vancouver had hardwood flooring…
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Here’s how flooring in a showroom will look completely different in your home

Flooring showrooms are excellent for seeing an array of flooring options in one location. The problem is, lighting affects the look of flooring. And the lighting in your home doesn’t match the lighting in the showroom. It’s not just the lights themselves – the colour of the paint on the walls and the other materials…
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Hardwood flooring vs. carpet: Living room edition

In the 1990s, people started moving away from carpeting throughout the house and replacing it with hardwood flooring. But there was a reason why, back in the day, carpet was so popular. If it’s time for new flooring in your living room for your home in Richmond, Vancouver or Burnaby, this article is for you.…