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
Installation & remodeling, Uncategorized

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…

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…

The Nightmare of Improperly Installed Flooring

Did you know that not all flooring installers have the same certification or experience? Courtenay United Floors is proud of the fact that our installers at Courtenay United Floors are highly experienced and most are Red Seal Certified! Red Seal Certification is an interprovincial standards program that tests the knowledge and ability of skilled tradespeople to ensure that workers meet certain levels of expertise. Our Red Seal certified flooring installers work with a wide variety of floor coverings, but most importantly, they can also inspect…