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#3 3810 48th Avenue Camrose, AB T4V 3Z8

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8202 Fraser Avenue, Fort McMurray, AB T9H 1W8

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#101, 13501-100 Street Grande Prairie, AB T8V 4H4

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10201 99th Street, La Crête, AB T0H 2H0, Canada

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502 D Maple Avenue SE Medicine Hat, AB T1A 3A8

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7711 50th Avenue, Red Deer, AB, Canada

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192 2181 Premier Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 2V1

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204 4 Avenue Northeast, Slave Lake, AB, Canada

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Nufloors Castlegar

4370 Minto Road Castlegar, BC V1N 4B3

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Nufloors Comox Valley

2920-A Moray Avenue Courtenay, BC V9N 7S7

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1518 Northwest Blvd. Creston, BC V0B 1G6

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391 1 Avenue Fernie, BC V0B 1M0

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834 Laval Crescent Kamloops, BC V2C 5P3

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1-2121 Springfield Road Kelowna, BC V1Y 7X1

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304 20771 Langley By Pass Langley, BC V3A 5E8

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1612 Northfield Road Nanaimo, BC V9S 3A7

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101 1397 Fairview Road Penticton, BC V2A 6A1

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162 Front Street Quesnel, BC V2J 2K1

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775 Lakeshore Drive S.W. Salmon Arm, BC V1E 1E4

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4730 Keith Avenue Terrace, BC V8G 4K1

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102 4708 34th Street Vernon, BC V1T 5Y9

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4-1726 Byland Road,West Kelowna, BC, V1Z 1A9

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41 Park Road Simcoe, ON N3Y 4J9

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402 48 Street East Saskatoon, SK S7K 5T9

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A Busy Home is A Happy Home

By , On , In Durable Flooring
Parents Prepare Food As Children Play In Kitchen

We mention quite often in our blogs how some flooring products are better suited for a ‘busy household’ over other options, but what exactly does a busy household mean? We put together this blog to help you understand what it means to you and your home when searching for your next floors.

Taking into account your lifestyle will make the difference between loving your floors for the next five years or next fifty years.

Number of People in Your Home

The best floor for a two-person household is probably not going to be the best option for a family of 5 that shares their space with fury family members. This will increase the foot traffic in your home and will be important when considering flooring for those already high-traffic areas of the home such as: kitchens, hallways, and entranceways.

Not a large household but enjoy hosting and entertaining family and friends? Or is your home the go-to hangout for your child’s hockey team? All these things determine how busy your home is and what type of flooring is suited for your needs. The thought of boys playing floor hockey on your beautiful hardwood floors… yikes! A rigid core luxury vinyl that is durable yet soft underfoot would be the better option to withstand wear and tear and provide you some peace of mind.

Large kitchen for multi-person family home
Source: Armstrong Flooring


Our first thought when we think of a busy household is whether there are children in the home. For instance, is there an entranceway to your home that experiences high foot-traffic with kids running in and out of the house? This area will require more maintenance and regular cleaning due to dirt and debris being tracked into your home. That being said, flooring with a thicker wear layer is better suited to withstand repetitive cleaning and damage caused by debris. Or is it a kitchen or dining room where spills and accidents may occur? Waterproof – easy to clean flooring option would be best.

Children sister and brother playing drawing together on floor while young parents relaxing at home on sofa.
Source: Mohawk Flooring


Our fury family members need to be considered too! We can’t help but love them, but they can cause some damage to your floors if not careful. Their nails can scratch the floor, their shedding requires regular cleaning and they track dirt in from outdoors. A durable, scratch resistant flooring is a must, however, avoid smooth finishes. A textured finish will help hide the everyday wear and tear caused by animals.

Child laying on floor paining a picture with dog laying beside her.
Source: Mannington Mills

Ease of Maintenance

Do you have a schedule and regularly clean your floors? A higher-maintenance flooring option may be okay for you. If you do not have a regular cleaning schedule and find it difficult to find the time to get it cleaned, a low maintenance floor is best. Even if you do clean your floors regularly you may want to free up some of that time, therefore ease of maintenance may be an important factor to consider.

Dining room apartment interior with wooden chairs and table, green plants on table.
Source: XL Flooring

Moisture Prone Areas and High-Traffic Areas

Is the flooring being installed in a bathroom, kitchen or laundry room? If so, you may want to consider waterproof options. For high-traffic areas, a durable vinyl or tile with a resilient finish is designed to withstand constant traffic and look beautiful for years to come.

Kitchen with wooden underside of island and grey tile floors.
Source: Shaw Floors
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