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Luxury Vinyl or Laminate?

3 Design Tips from Tommy Smythe

At this year’s Calgary Fall Home Show, we at Floorscapes got the chance to learn a few tips from Designer-guru, Tommy Smythe. If you don’t know Tommy, check out the show Sarah’s House on HGTV where Tommy and Sarah Richardson spearhead a renovation from ground up....
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Luxury Vinyl or Laminate?

Wide Plank Hardwood 101

“Wide plank:” if you’re in the market for hardwood, surely you’ve heard the term. Wider boards are becoming more and more popular, and for good reason. They have a subtle but decisive affect on a room: whether 5” or 10”, they showcase the intricate beauty of wood grain more than strip flooring...
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Luxury Vinyl or Laminate?

Arts & Crafts

At Floorscapes, we have a passion for good design. On the daily, we find ourselves combing through interior design and architecture magazines appreciating the good work of contemporary designers. Knowing a little about the history of design, we often spot historical influences in today’s looks, even the most ‘contemporary’ of them...
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Luxury Vinyl or Laminate?

Vinyl Plank vs. Laminate

If you’re in the market for a floating floor in Calgary, you’ve probably been comparing Vinyl Plank and Laminate. They’re both very popular, lower cost alternatives...
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When Vinyl Plank first emerged on the flooring market, it was sold as an affordable and waterproof alternative to hardwood and tile, and it was praised as perfect for high moisture areas.

Vinyl Plank: Where it Works Best

When Vinyl Plank first emerged on the flooring market, it was sold as an affordable and waterproof alternative to hardwood and tile, and it was praised as perfect for high moisture areas. Because it is completely impermeable, it performs extremely well in kitchens, bathrooms and entry-ways...
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Water Damage 101

Water Damage 101

During this year’s spring thaw, an increasingly common phenomenon damaged a lot of floors in Calgary. It’s called ice damming and it occurs when a ridge of ice forms at the edge of a roof and prevents melting snow water from draining off the roof. The water that backs up behind the dam can leak into a home and cause damage to walls, ceilings, insulation, and other areas including floors...
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Furniture and Flooring Work Together

Furniture & Flooring Work Together

In the world of design, furniture and flooring go hand-in-hand. Together they define an interior space with shape, texture, colour and utility. If you choose one with the other in mind, the right combination can make for a very flattering space. But you need to find the right flooring and the right furniture...
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Raw Oil

Raw Oil

Texture is allure. Nowadays, we Calgarians want to see and feel the rustic texture of our floor coverings. Hardwood, stone and wool carpet have a natural, rustic beauty and we want that beauty to be featured, not subdued or covered up...
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Phone: 403-296-0985