Starting from scratch

Starting from scratch

I understand how daunting the idea of starting a design project from scratch is.  What if I make a mistake?  What if I hate it when it’s complete?  Where do I start? We know who you are when you walk in the door.  You usually have that deer in the headlights look. ...
SPRING REFRESH: FLOORS

SPRING REFRESH: FLOORS

Engineered vs. Hardwood Flooring in Southern Ontario’s Niagara Region Are you considering renovating your floors this spring? One of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make is choosing between engineered hardwood and solid hardwood flooring. Both options have...
ROLLING OUT THE LATEST CARPET STYLES

ROLLING OUT THE LATEST CARPET STYLES

Carpet is a popular flooring choice for many Ontario homeowners due to its warmth, comfort, and versatility. Carpets are great for soundproofing and insulation but also provide an important safety feature, especially on stairs! With so many different types of carpet...
Engineered wood is not laminate!

Engineered wood is not laminate!

Ok folks…I’m sure this has been a rant of past but in my day to day selections with new home builders the same comment comes up “I don’t want engineered floors because I don’t like laminate”.   WHAT??  I know part of our job is to educate, so in this spirit here it...
Rhoda’s Rant: Herringbone Pattern

Rhoda’s Rant: Herringbone Pattern

Something’s fishy!! The herringbone pattern has been making a large appearance in renovation shows and décor magazines. Some of these products can run hundreds of dollars but you can also achieve the look without much cost. The resemblance of a fish skeleton...