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Flooring for elderly and seniority

It is important to choose the right floors for the elderly for many good reasons, one of which elderly and senior people tend to fall. Choosing the right floors which reduce the chance of slipping can prevent many unnecessary accidents. With back problems, knees and hips, the right flooring can help reduce the impact of [...]

September 18th, 2016|Flooring Materials|

Advantages of Do It Yourself Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood flooring is terrific for your home because of its sturdiness and durability. It’s appearance is great and can be repeatedly varnished and stained. It looks good in new or previous homes and ages well for many years. Placing in hardwood flooring will raise the worth of your house by thousands of dollars, even if [...]

September 18th, 2016|Flooring Materials|

8 Dangers of Acquiring Hardwood From a Big Box Departmental store

If you are looking for hardwood flooring, then you know this can be a major vital investment to your home. The following is an article with nine things to contemplate prior to making a buying deal for your hardwood flooring in Toronto. Flooring may be a long-term investment that can increase the worth of your [...]

September 18th, 2016|Flooring Materials|

Refinish your hardwood floors the right way

If your oak floors, maple floors or any hardwood floors are covered in scratches, you can sand them down to get the best out of your floors. […]

September 8th, 2016|Flooring Materials|

Hardwood vs. Laminate; the eternal struggle for supremacy in the modern home

As any homeowner will know, installing real hardwood floors over laminate can raise the overall value of your home considerably. However, hardwood flooring is far more expensive overall, and has a tendency to wear more quickly. This quick guide aims to explain the pros and cons of both hardwood flooring and laminate, and hopefully will make your decision between the two much easier. […]

July 26th, 2016|Flooring Materials|

Patterns Galore! Hardwood Grain Patterns Explained

A very important thing to consider when buying hardwood flooring is the grain pattern you wish to use in your home. While wood has naturally occurring grains, knots and patterns, the way the wood you are going to be installing is cut is also quite significant to the way your purchase will look when installed. The difference between plain sawn, rift sawn and quarter sawn grain patterns is quite important, and sometimes difficult to understand. These pattern types can create utterly distinct looks when installed, so it is often best to understand them before you make any purchases. […]

July 26th, 2016|Flooring Materials|

Species, Colours, Styles and More: The Hardwood Varieties

When buying hardwood flooring, much more than merely colour of the wood should be considered. Any buyer should take time to think about the kind of hardwood they are going to be installing, as they will want the wood to last long, not show signs of wear, and look great for many years to come. Before buying, consider the density, hardness, availability and how the wood species will perform in the area you are flooring. As every species of wood had its own properties, and stains are available to change the colour of the wood, always know what you are buying before you do. In this article we will explain the differences between some of the most popular species of wood used for hardwood flooring here in Canada. […]

July 26th, 2016|Flooring Materials|

The Differences and Benefits of Hardwood Flooring

A hardwood floor can be a beautiful addition to your home or office space, and as you may already know, there are two basic types of hardwood flooring which you can use. With the massive amount of flooring options available, you might be having a difficult time deciding what kind is best for you and your home. As the different types of hardwood flooring have a variety of benefits and drawbacks, this article will help explain the various kinds in detail and give a summary of what they are good and bad for. In case you weren’t sure which kind of hardwood flooring to purchase for your home, this article will help you decide and put your mind at ease. […]

July 26th, 2016|Flooring Materials|