Why Everyone Needs An Area Rug
Why everyone needs an area rug
Product spotlight, Rugs & carpet

Why everyone needs an area rug

What makes them so great and what’s hot these days   Are you one of those people who isn’t sure about covering up your beautiful hardwood or lovely wall-to-wall carpet with an area rug? We get it – you paid a good chunk of money to get the flooring that you have, and putting something on top of it seems, well, just wrong. But, as you’ll see, there are plenty of good reasons why you should consider getting an area rug. And at United Floors…

Flooring And Return On Investment
Flooring and return on investment
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Flooring and return on investment

Finding flooring options that offer resale value   Moving into a new home that needs a bit of work? Tired of looking at the same worn or dated flooring? Did you buy a house that you’re going to flip? Whatever your circumstance, making changes to your home’s existing flooring is an excellent way to alter and update the look of your home without having to live amid a crazy reno project for months. But if you’re thinking about making some home improvements – like changing…

Cork Flooring In Kitchens, Basements And Everywhere In Between
Cork flooring in kitchens, basements and everywhere in between
Installation & remodeling, Product spotlight

Cork flooring in kitchens, basements and everywhere in between

A green flooring choice that offers style and comfort   There’s a reason that cork is becoming the darling of the flooring industry. Between its environmental attractiveness and retro feel, its popularity is soaring. But this trendy product isn’t just some Johnny-come-lately. Cork has been around for decades, centuries even. And it’s getting its well-deserved due again. At United Floors in Courtenay, we carry a wide variety of cork flooring options and have seen its appeal increasing in recent years. Not sure what the big…

Carpeting: Wool Vs Synthetic
Carpeting: wool vs synthetic
Installation & remodeling, Rugs & carpet

Carpeting: wool vs synthetic

Finding the right carpet product for your home Ahhh, carpet. These days it may not have the same cachet as cork or hardwood, but it remains a heavyweight in the flooring industry. And for good reasons – colours, comfort and coziness to name a few! If you’ve narrowed down your flooring search and decided upon carpet, there are a few more decisions to be made, not the least of which is wool versus synthetics. At United Floors, we carry numerous suppliers and products and know…

Product Spotlight: Armstrong Luxe With Rigid Core
Product Spotlight: Armstrong Luxe with Rigid Core
Installation & remodeling, Product spotlight

Product Spotlight: Armstrong Luxe with Rigid Core

Waterproof and wonderful. Get the look of hardwood or stone in any room with luxury vinyl from Armstrong flooring, available here at United Floors. Armstrong Luxe with Rigid Core looks great and works even better. Perfect for areas with high traffic and high moisture, this vinyl flooring collection will wow you with its range of styles and colours. And installation is a quick and easy. With its Rigid Core technology, Armstrong Luxe is perfect for areas with uneven subfloors. Thick, sturdy locking planks and acoustic…

The Most Durable Floors For Families
The most durable floors for families
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The most durable floors for families

Engineered luxury vinyl plank & tile is virtually kid-proof   Flooring and family life – not always the best combination. Between the mud that gets tracked in, wet boots through the spring and fall, occasional rollerblades and scooters, not to mention scratchy nails on “fur babies,” kids, toys and pets can take a toll on the look and life of a floor. So, what’s a parent to do? Wait until everyone is off to college before installing hardwood? Buy that industrial-grade lino so popular with…

Product Spotlight:  Tarkett FiberFloor
Product Spotlight: Tarkett FiberFloor
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Product Spotlight: Tarkett FiberFloor

Allergies and asthma an issue? You need Tarkett FiberFloor! Flooring makes up a large part of any living space – that’s why it’s important to ensure your floor helps create a healthy and safe environment. At Tarkett®, safe flooring is a priority so they’ve created “Breathe-Easy Flooring.” Their FiberFloor® product is certified asthma and allergy friendly. Not only is it the lowest VOC-emitting product on the market today, but it’s also hypoallergenic with more than 95 percent of allergens removed with standard cleaning. It is…

Comparing Your Kitchen Flooring Options
Comparing your kitchen flooring options
Installation & remodeling

Comparing your kitchen flooring options

Balancing affordability vs. durability  We’re redoing our kitchen! YAY! We need to stick to a budget. BOO! Anyone who has ever remodeled or built a new kitchen knows that the costs add up – and quickly. Between appliances, cupboards, counters and floors, there are plenty of places to spend your money. But once you’ve figured out how much to budget for the floor, you’ll find there are actually a number of options to weigh in terms of form, function and finances. At United Floors in…

Product Spotlight: Krono-Tex Laminate
Product Spotlight: Krono-Tex Laminate
Product spotlight

Product Spotlight: Krono-Tex Laminate

For a superb product that looks great and you can feel good about purchasing, check out Krono-Tex Laminate, proudly carried by United Floors in Courtenay. Known for their eco-friendly, sustainable, healthy engineered wood materials from debarked domestic pine and spruce wood, the folks at Swiss Krono take pride in producing high-quality product in an environmentally sustainable way. Their German-made Krono-Tex laminate flooring is characterized by second-to-none aesthetics and exceptional value. The wide range of styles will ensure there’s a perfect fit for every taste. Be…

Remodeling And Upgrading Your Floors On A Budget
Remodeling and upgrading your floors on a budget
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Remodeling and upgrading your floors on a budget

United Floors has plenty of affordable floor covering options   When it comes to giving your home a facelift, many of us automatically think “paint.” But one sure fire way to instantly improve and update the look of your home is to change your flooring. Think about it – flooring is a key design element of any house because there’s just so darn much of it! And making a change in the floor covering will have a significant impact on the feel and look of…

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