Carpeting versus Hardwood

March 1, 2022

Carpet and hardwood flooring are both extremely popular, and with reason. However, they are popular for very different reasons and cater to different needs. It is important to note these differences when deciding which type of flooring material you want to go within your living space. In this blog, we will examine the two most…

7 Flooring Trends for 2022

February 1, 2022

Flooring trends are changing constantly, just like interior design, and we at Flooring Specialist understand the importance of keeping up with the latest designs while still achieving a timeless look for your home.  As we head into 2022, we want to look at some of the biggest projected flooring trends for this year.  1. Smoked…

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Custom Bathrooms with Schluter Shower Systems

January 19, 2022

We at Flooring Specialist are proud to be partnered with Schluter Systems, the industry’s largest and most innovative supplier.  Schluter Systems  Schluter Systems was founded in 1975 when the Schluter-SCHIENE was first created to address the common problem of exposed tile edges. The company was founded by Werner Shlüter, who at the age of 12,…

Best flooring for open-plan homes

November 23, 2021

Best flooring for open-plan homes Of all the architectural trends, open plan living is one that’s stuck. A trend that started in the 90s is still very much trending in home remodels today. But why is open plan living so popular? And what is the best flooring for open-plan homes? Read on to learn our…

kid friendly flooring

Kid-Friendly Flooring For Your Home

September 10, 2021

Imagine this. You order a gorgeous Persian rug online, crafted from raw silk and the finest wool. It arrives at your doorstep and is quickly unfurled onto your lounge floor. It looks beautiful and is totally worth the thousands of dollars you spent on it. Just then, your toddler rushes through the lounge with a cup…


Top 5 custom tile trends of 2021

July 21, 2021

Tiles have been a staple for interior designers and builders for years. After all, they’re a fun, stylish way to breathe new life into your home. With a wide range of colors, prints, shapes, and textures, the custom tile is perfect for adding a unique style and flair to your living space. So what are…

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Luxury Vinyl Tile – Is it right for your home?

June 10, 2021

If you’re renovating your home, you may be considering installing new flooring. But how do you go about choosing the right material for your new floors? There’s plenty of options available – porcelain or ceramic tiles, laminate flooring, carpet, hardwood flooring, or natural stone. The list seems endless. Have you considered luxury vinyl flooring? No?…

Hardwood flooring vs Engineered

Solid Hardwood Floors VS Engineered Hardwood Flooring

May 7, 2021

What You Need To Know When choosing a timber floor, people think about the color, type of wood, price, width, and length. But many overlook one important factor – should they invest in solid hardwood floors or engineered hardwood flooring? Your choice of flooring will ultimately determine your floors’ lifespan, as well as the durability,…

Cleaning Hardwood floors

How NOT to clean your hardwood floors

March 17, 2021

Dog hair from your favorite furry friend, spilled milk that almost made you cry, muddy footprints – our floors go through a lot! Thankfully, hardwood floors are resilient and generally low maintenance. They can also last for years – if you take care of them.  Although hardwood floors are virtually maintenance-free, they do require cleaning.…

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What is luxury vinyl plank flooring?

February 10, 2021

Luxury Vinyl Plank Flooring or commonly known as LVP is the biggest home renovation hack we know. Not only is it one of the more affordable options on the market, but it’s also one of the most durable. Not to mention the fact that the aesthetic is gorgeous.   If you’re shopping around for flooring…