Light vs. Dark Flooring

Source: Shaw Floors

With trends constantly evolving, it can be hard to decide exactly what floor to go with in your home. Just know, the most important rule in selecting your flooring is being true to your own style. This is especially true because chances are, the flooring you select will cover one of the largest areas of your home. We in the flooring business refer to it as the home’s fifth wall. Aside from having to decide on what type of flooring is best suited for your needs there are several style factors you need to decide on, one of them being the colour.

Good news for homeowners that like options, there are a ton of colours to choose from with new colours and trends constantly emerging. The colour you select, whether you go with dark or light floors, will set the tone for your home, and this guide will help you decide what might work best for you.

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How to Prepare for Installation Day

It is exciting to envision what your home will look like after selecting your new flooring. What is not as fun is preparing your home for the installation day. However, through this guide, we will help you be prepared and ready to go. Because, as the saying goes, “by failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” Let’s ensure your investment stays beautiful for years to come.

While shopping for your gorgeous new floors, your salesperson will review your installation details and will advise about additional fees that may be involved so there are no surprises at the end. Our installers are professionals and will need to have the space properly prepared before they can install your new flooring.    

So here we go.

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Increase the Value of Your Home with New Floors

If you are putting your home on the market you may want to consider what shape your floors are in and whether it is time to replace them. You may be thinking, why would I spend money on new floors that I won’t get to enjoy? The answer is the return on investment.

Flooring plays a large role in the home. It sets the style and design of the space while taking a beating from traffic and everyday wear and tear. Thanks to Pinterest and Instagram, homeowners have so many avenues to pull inspiration from and create their dream home. When they are on the market shopping for a new home you better believe they are keeping their eyes peeled for the perfect Jillian Harris inspired home.

If you are motivated to get the most money out of your property this is the blog for you. We are sharing 5 tips to get the most out of this smart investment. Set your home apart from the rest and invest in beautiful new floors.

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Three Floors We Will See Everywhere In 2020

Flooring is fashion but thankfully, the trends don’t change nearly as quickly as clothing and even other home décor trends. However, we are in a time where technology is QUICKLY advancing, meaning our flooring options are greater than ever before. We know, it can be overwhelming! That is why, to help you start your search we are sharing the top three flooring innovations we will see everywhere in 2020. We are seeing more ‘lookalike’ flooring materials, low maintenance flooring and environmentally responsible flooring.

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2020 Floor Colour Trends

We won’t see as much dark flooring as designers and homeowners start to focus on warmer, lighter tones in 2020. In the coming year we will see a lot of blonde and white flooring options, and of course, grey is still going strong! So, without further ado, here are the top 4 floor colour trends for 2020.

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