when to replace old carpet

When is the Right Time to Replace Your Worn-Out Carpet?

Do you have old carpeting in your home? Now may be the right time to replace your worn-out carpet. Have you found yourself wondering if it’s time for your well-loved but well-worn carpet to go? Deciding when it's the right time to replace your worn-out carpet can be a tough choice; not only is a…

Clean Floors with Shaw R2X Carpet Protection

Shaw R2X carpet protection makes it easy to disinfect and clean floors. Hardwood flooring, tile and luxury vinyl are durable and stylish choices for many homes, most of us will admit that nothing comes close to carpet in terms of comfort. At the end of a long day when all you want to do is…
spring cleaning for your flooring

Three Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Flooring

Deep clean your floors with these essential spring cleaning tips. Now that spring is here, and with summer just around the corner, it’s that time of year again — time for spring-cleaning. While no one really enjoys cleaning out their home and giving it an overhaul, it’s a necessary component to keep your house in…

Cut Pile vs. Loop Pile Carpet

When selecting carpet flooring, many homeowners pay the most attention to their preferred colors and patterns, while all but ignoring piling and textural considerations. Carpet construction can have a big impact on your interior's look and the feel of your carpet, so it is worthwhile to think carefully about your preferences. Knowing the differences between…

Loop Pile vs. Cut Pile Carpet

There are many types of carpeting out there, and it can be hard to remember the specific names and qualities of each. But that’s alright because when it comes down to it, there are really just two carpet types you need to know: loop pile and cut pile. Your carpet’s pile type will have a…

How to Get Rid of the “New Carpet” Smell

As many homeowners have discovered, new carpeting often has a distinctive, unpleasant smell. This can, in some cases, be made even worse by certain adhesives used to glue the carpet to the floor. Thankfully, you do not have to simply put up with the bad smells, hoping they go away sometime soon. Below are some…

Get the Look: Mid-Century Modern

Mid-century modern style of the 1950s and ‘60s has experienced a major resurgence in recent years. Many homeowners appreciate mid-century modern design for its clean lines and warm, comfortable feel. Though you may not want your entire home to look straight out of the 20th century, adding touches of the mid-century modern look throughout your…

A Beginner’s Guide to Natural Fiber Carpets

Synthetic fiber carpeting is often popular for its stain-resistance and wide selection. However, natural fiber carpeting has its own advantages – it tends to be eco-friendly and durable, with interesting weaves and textures. Plus, it offers a unique alternative to more typical carpeting styles. If you’re interested in installing a natural fiber carpet in your…

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…

The Best Flooring Options for Contemporary Homes

If you like a modern design aesthetic, chances are that you live in a contemporary home. The sleek look of contemporary design is highly desirable and sought after, with the streamlined style of modern homes giving a futuristic sense of unique luxury. But what sort of flooring options go best with the clean lines and…