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April 26, 2013
Issues surrounding Wide Plank Flooring and how to address them

If you are thinking about having wide plank hardwood flooring installed in your home, the product itself looks wonderful. It has that country feel by providing that essence of wood burning with an oil based finish containing and assortment of rich colours. You have the sense with wide plank flooring that this type of flooring … Continue reading »


April 2, 2013
Advantages of taking care of hardwood flooring

If you are looking at installing new hardwood flooring in your home in Toronto, Ontario area, you are creating a significant investment, and one such type of hardwood flooring option is strand woven bamboo floors. The experts at Canadian Flooring Downsview will provide you with valuable information and care ensuring that your hardwood floors will … Continue reading »

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How to upgrade you house with laminate flooring

There are many different types of flooring options when you are looking to renovate your home, or if you are purchasing a new home for the first time, and have to decide the type of flooring that the builder will be placing on the floors for you. Traditionally, many home a generation ago, opted for carpeting for the floors, as it added a comfort to the home, a warm sensation to the flooring, however, carpeting still exists and is a great option, the option of carpeting your home in many rooms, has made way for other options to decorate your flooring of rooms in your home. One other option for flooring in your home is to place hardwood flooring, although this is a great upgrade to carpeting, this can be pricey, as there are many options with different types of wood along with colour, cut and patterns.

A third option is to consider a laminate floor for your basement, your kitchen, your living room and family room along with bedrooms. The advantages of placing a laminate floor as opposed to carpeting is the same option that hardwood flooring provides, a laminate floor allows for less dust and particles collecting as it are also a lot easier to clean a laminate floor, compared to that of a carpeting floor.

It is then important to start looking for companies in Toronto and in the GTA, such as Pickering, Newmarket, Whitby, Ajax, Oshawa and Scarborough that will be able to assist you to service the options of laminate flooring that you have decided to place in your home. There are different types of laminate flooring available by one of the many laminate flooring companies available to you. You can choose from different types of surfaces such as smooth laminate flooring and embossed and textured laminate flooring. Then there will be options of installing your laminate flooring that you will have to decide which one is best suited for your home such as glue-less attached laminate flooring, glued laminate and pre-glued laminate flooring. With all these options available to you, it is important that you have a trained professional come to your home in Toronto, provide you with the initial consultation that you need to help you decide what the options are so you can decide which one you want to go with.

In any event, it is important that you try to blend the laminate flooring with the colour scheme of your room that you are looking to renovate in your home. With many different finishes on laminate flooring, such as distressed flooring, the laminate flooring has a look of a hardwood finish without having to pay the same amount of money of that of a hardwood floor. With many options to consider, it is important you conduct you research of laminate flooring thoroughly so you can find the right company that will be able to assist you with all your needs including consulting and installing.