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4 04, 2016

Top 5 carpets for pet-owners

You love your dog, now you can love your carpets, too. New advances in carpet materials and piles make cleaning up after your furry friend easier than ever. Our picks for pet-friendly homes will leave your floors beautiful with only a minimum of care. 1. Nylon Carpets With strong durable fibers, nylon is ideal for pets the strands are resistant to pulling from sharp claws, wear and tear, and naturally resist pet orders. The naturally stain resistant fibers are also ideal for high-traffic areas like hallways and entries. Resistant to soil and mildew, nylon will remain clean no matter what gets tracked into your home. 2. Wool Carpets Many homeowners don’t think wool when they want durability. However, with wool’s [...]

4 04, 2016

Hickory floors – Rich tones with a unique look

Ready to make the change to solid wood flooring? Choosing the right wood is the first step towards transforming your home. Popular options include oak, maple and walnut. However, for a truly unique pattern and grain look to Hickory to provide a Wow factor for your next project. Why Choose Hickory? With warm hues ranging from deep browns to bright whites, hickory combines multiple colors of natural wood in its grain. Hickory gives a rustic and natural looks that are unique and found in no other woods. Those who love the natural look and feel of wood will fall in love with Hickory’s rich tones and patterns. The contrast from natural hickory adds depth and interest to large or small [...]

4 04, 2016

Home Offices – Carpet vs. Hardwood

Home Offices – Carpet vs. Hardwood If you are looking to remodel your home office you’re likely debating an important decision. Hardwood floors or carpet. Both options offer great benefits to a small home office while they have a few drawbacks. Here are the pros and cons of both choices: Hardwood Floors: Timeless and classic hardwood floors can last a lifetime. Offered in both traditional wood and new laminate options, wood flooring gives a classic and clean look to any room. Wood floors are ideal for homeowners who reside in warmer climates, those who suffer from allergies and homeowners looking to add value into their homes. Hardwood isn’t without drawbacks however, you’ll need to use protector pads to protect your [...]

4 04, 2016

How to prevent Carpet wear from the start

Choosing a new carpet is an exciting time; unfortunately sometimes buyers can get too excited and make a bad decision. Choosing the right carpet is important to prevent wear on your carpet. Carpet wear can be caused by multiple sources children, pets, dirt and mildew can all affect how your carpets look over the coming months. Here is how you can keep your carpet looking new year after year. Choose the right carpet Being realistic about your lifestyle and the carpets that work for you, is the best way to choose a great looking carpet. Durable materials like acrylic and polyester are more resistant to dirt and mildew. Choosing a carpet with a warranty and protective coatings will also cut [...]

4 04, 2016

Our top 5 list of must have hardwood floors

Hardwood flooring is easy to install and maintain. It also adds value to your home, with the ability to maintain this value for decades. Such flooring is versatile enough to form a perfect backdrop to any decor. However, choosing hardwood flooring for your project can be a tough task, the reason we have come up with our top list of must-have hardwood floors. 1. White Oak Flooring White oak has a Janka hardness scale of 1360, making it able to hold heavy foot traffic and heavy furniture better. White oak features pale tones and a contrasting darker grain, making it the best choice if you seek a neutral and versatile floor. The grain pattern making up the wood resists bending, warping and buckling. 2. [...]

4 04, 2016

Three room ideas for Canadian Maple Hardwood floors

Maple hardwood flooring is a great choice when it comes to installing hardwood throughout your house. Maple floors tend to work well with high moisture levels and it is one of the strongest hardwood flooring types available. Maple works great for high density areas as it can handle and withstand just about anything. No matter what your homes style is, maple hardwood flooring can be a great choice. Let’s look at 3 popular style choices and how you can incorporate maple hardwood floors in your home. Modern – If you prefer a more modern feel in your home and enjoy clean lines that give your home an open and spacious feel maple hardwood floors work well. Natural maple floors are lighter in [...]

4 04, 2016

Top Tips for Carpet Floor Care and Maintenance for Your Calgary Carpet Flooring

Maintaining the condition and cleanliness of your carpeting need not be a complicated and expensive process. Rembrandt Flooring Calgary offers a number of tips to ensure that the hygiene and appearance of accessories are achieved. The following tips can help improve the look of carpets and ensure that a more conducive living environment is maintained. If your living areas are decorated with plush carpeting, a great idea to prevent walking outside dirt in, is to use a walk-off mat at the entrance. This will ensure that different forms of dirt, soil, and grit are removed before it is tramped into the fibers of carpets in bedrooms and lounges. It is a great way to prevent accessories from becoming dirty and [...]

4 04, 2016

Tips For Maintaining Your Hardwood Floors in Calgary

Hardwood floors require special care to retain their brilliant shine. With a little care and attention, you will be able to keep your hardwood flooring looking like new for a long time. Simply following these steps will allow you to keep your hardwood flooring looking perfect and spotless for years. Clean your hardwood flooring regularly and do not give dirt a chance to accumulate If you spill any liquid on the Calgary flooring, wipe it up as quickly as you can Do not walk in high heels on your beautiful interior flooring. They will leave impressions that are impossible to get rid of Always keep a floor mat near the entry to ensure that dirty shoes do not leave sand [...]

4 04, 2016

Install the Perfect Flooring for Your Home

The selection of a new floor for the home should be based on practicality, cost, and personal preference. Considerations should be made for general maintenance and the durability of particular materials including wooden, laminate, and tiles against everyday traffic. With professional tips to assist in selecting the right flooring Calgary homes can make simpler decisions.Picking the right floor requires a number of questions to ensure that you make the best possible choice. Research into the pros and cons that are offered with particular types of features can provide greater clarity regarding the best decisions. Such measures will ensure that you remain satisfied with your choice for installation.You will need to consider the size of your family and the amount of [...]