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Avoid Carpet Chaos: 4 Tips for Maintaining Your Commercial Carpet

Picture yourself in the lobby of your favorite restaurant, movie theater, or hotel. What do you see? What do you smell? What do you hear? What color are the walls? How big are the windows? Do you see visitors walking past? How’s the flooring? Is it cold, hard, and uncomfortable? Or, is it soft, welcoming, and durable e...Read More

DIFFERENT TYPES OF CARPET

Carpet is one of the softest flooring materials out there, providing a cushioned surface for your feet in almost any location. So, it’s important to know the characteristics of the different types of carpet materials available, to ensure you get the appropriate one for your space. Even though the number of carpet choices can be easily ...Read More

SAXONY CARPET: PROS AND CONS

Saxony tends to come to mind for most people when they think of carpet. It’s the most traditional cut-pile carpet, with fibers standing straight up and cut into even lengths. It’s generally not as long as frieze but stands higher than most berbers or cut-and-loops.

What Are th...Read More

Carpet Maintenance

HOW TO KEEP YOUR CARPET CLEAN IN THE WINTER

There’s no denying it—we’re starting up in the summer season and we had a rough winter. There’s been a lot of snow, ice, sleet and a lot of salt and mud. Unfortunately, you and your family have been tracking inside every day which is potentially staining and ruining your carpeting. However, by following these simple tips, yo...Read More

Border Collection

Heritage designs, contemporary colour.

One of the most enduring styles of runner is the border pattern – versatile when used with a coordinate on stairs and landings or when seamed together for larger areas.

The Borders collection was developed by closely studying The Roger Oates our current and archive collections and celebrates the versatility of how a border pattern ...Read More

Here’s our rundown of how to clean hard floors – whatever surface you’ve got

Laminate

Vacuum, dust or wipe with a lightly dampened mop – never use soap-based detergents or other polishes, as they can leave a dull film on the floor, and avoid over-wetting. Don’t use wax polish: it will make the floor too slippery. To remove marks and stains, use a dilute solution of water and white vinegar. Never be tempted to use abrasive cl...Read More

8 Best Flooring types for Bedrooms

When it comes to the floor of your bedroom, you have many options and lots of considerations.  Bedroom flooring should of course be comfortable to bare feet, but also needs to be attractive, durable, and complementary to the bedroom’s decorating style. To aid in your decision, here are eight of the most common floori...Read More

9 Reasons to get Vinyl Flooring (Lino)

  1. Moisture resistance

Vinyl flooring is entirely waterproof, so it can be used virtually anywhere inside the home. It is especially suited to wet areas, where water often ends up on the floor, such as bathrooms, kitchens and laundries. 

  1. Aesthetic versatility

Vinyl flooring is available ...Read More

10 Reasons to have Wood Floor

Good quality wooden floors last for decades – Whereas many people find themselves replacing carpet every 5 years, due to stains, holes, or shabbiness from everyday wear and tear. You will find that with a minimal maintenance program, these floors actually look better as the years go by. Who hasn’t marveled at the beauty of a home with a fine wood floor? It’s in our nature to...Read More