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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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What is Vinyl Plank?

What is Vinyl Plank?

LVT and LVP, what are they? If you’re on the look out for flooring, you’ve probably heard their names and the associated buzz. In fact, LVT and LVP are both types of “Luxury Vinyl,” a term that the flooring industry uses to encompass a new wave of vinyl floor coverings. Luxury Vinyl is an excellent product and I will tell you why...
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Scenic Mountains and foothills of Alberta Canada in autumn

A Foothills' Style?

The Foothills are uniqe. They are a topography defined not by what they are, but more so by what they aren’t, and what they exist in relation to. They are a transitional zone between mountains and prairies...
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Kim Nadel is an award-winning, certified interior designer, and LEED Accredited Green Design Strategist.

Biophilic Design

In the world of flooring, nothing compares to the grace of natural materials: Hardwood, Stone Tile, Cork and Wool Carpet. They are sophisticated, yet they are earthy; they are highly sought-after, yet they are common. Most would agree that they make a space feel more warm, inviting and even peaceful...
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The badlands of Alberta, near Drumheller.

Condos & Hardwood

Hardwood is like a sponge: it absorbs moisture and changes shape accordingly. Generally these changes are subtle, but subtle changes can become substantial when...
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Sarah Richardson in Caglary Alberta Canada

Sarah Richardson: 3 Simple Design Principles

This weekend at the Calgary Renovation Show we had the pleasure of seeing Sarah Richardson speak in person. If you’ve seen any of Sarah’s shows on HGTV, you’ll know that she’s a passionate design guru. Many a Canadian seek Sarah’s divinely design wisdom on a daily basis. Hence her many occupations: writer, producer, TV personality and public speaker. But it is through running her own design firm...
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