5 ways to prepare your home for hardwood flooring installation

Having your flooring replaced can be a big undertaking for reasons you would expect. Not only will your current flooring need to be pulled out and disposed of, but new flooring installation can turn your home into a construction zone. Adding hardwood flooring to your home increases the value of your home and gives warmth…

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…

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…

Tile or hardwood in the kitchen: Which is better?

There is no doubt that the kitchen is the room in your house that takes on the most wear and tear. Spills, dropped pots and utensils, food that boils over, crafts time, and tons of foot traffic mean you need kitchen flooring that can keep up with all the action. When choosing the right flooring…

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…

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…

Should I refinish my hardwood floors?

Hardwood floors are an awesome investment, adding value and warmth to your home in the short term, as well as for resale. But eventually, they may need to be refinished. Most floors age like a fine wine, making it hard to know exactly when it is time to give them a little TLC. To take…

8 flooring mistakes to avoid

We know you have plenty of options for flooring in Vancouver and Richmond. No matter which type of flooring you choose, we want you to have the best result for your home, and your family. Today, we are looking at 8 of the biggest flooring mistakes we see in Vancouver, and how to avoid them.…