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Vifloor Canada is proud to partner with Holiday Helpers to bring holiday cheer to those in need

Posted on December 14th, 2017.

For the past few years, Vifloor Canada has partnered with Holiday Helpers Canada. We were touched by the story of two sisters, April and Sarah Rutka, who in 1996 were volunteering at a local food bank and found out about a family who lost everything in a fire just days before Christmas. Wanting to do more than just give money, the...

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Fun twist on a fashion trend: Try Vifloor’s new Houndstooth for any stair, area rug or runner

Posted on November 8th, 2017.

Introducing Vifloor’s newest product: Houndstooth, a product from Spain offering up an on trend pattern reminiscent of its name. This carpet is a woven Wilton made of a wool and nylon blend. Stocked and available in four colours, this style is sure to add a sophisticated and vibrant flare to any stair, area rug or runner. Millenia...

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Vifloor and friends help raise $2.6 million for Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Posted on October 11th, 2017.

Vifloor Canada, along with representatives from Sands Commercial Flooring, Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment, Bentall Kennedy, Manulife Financial, Avison Young, QuadReal Property Group, and Royal Bank of Canada recently participated in this year’s Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer event. This year’s fundraising event was held...

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Decorating Tips

The many ways to finish off an area rug, hall runner or stair runner

Posted on August 10th, 2017.

There are no set guidelines when looking to finish off your home’s area rug, hall or stair runner. It simply comes down to personal preference. The advantage of creating a custom piece is you have options of material and how it’s done. Here are some of your best options. For a higher end finish, often used is a cotton or linen binding...

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Interior styling: Does the area rug come first or last?

Posted on July 27th, 2017.

One of the most effective ways to finish off the look of a room is to add an area rug. However if you have the opportunity, it is often best to build your décor from the floor up! Often decorating with rugs is based on the principles of proportion. When possible, choosing your area rug first will set your palette, act as an anchor point...

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Carpet Options

What you need to know about carpet styles and fibres

Posted on July 13th, 2017.

The first thing you need to know about carpet styles and fibres is the difference between tufted and woven carpet. Tufted carpet consist of rows of machine-punched yarns held together by adhesive and a backing. Woven carpets, made on a loom, are known for their long life span and higher price point due to the higher quality. Next is...

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Happy birthday Canada!

Posted on June 28th, 2017.

As a proud Canadian company, all of us at Vifloor Canada are pleased to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday and say Happy Birthday Canada! Vifloor designed commemorative custom hats to mark this momentous occasion and distribute them among our clients and friends. Below is a gallery of our colleagues in their new head-toppers thus far....

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A truly one-of-a-kind custom carpet

Posted on June 15th, 2017.

If you truly want to have a custom rug or runner, then having a hand-tufted and over-tufted custom carpet or area rug is the way to go. Made from the finest silk and wool fibers, every colour used is custom dyed and tufted into the carpet stitch. Any design vision, colour and texture can be realized to give a truly “one-of-a-kind”...

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Feeling Handy? How to install landscape grass

Posted on May 25th, 2017.

If you are thinking of installing landscape grass yourself, here’s how the professionals would do it. Remove any old grass. Level the surface and spread a generous amount of building sand across the surface (5 to 6 cm). Compact the sand, sprinkle with water and level so you are left with a nice even surface. Roll out a geo-textile (a...

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The green, green grass of summer

Posted on May 11th, 2017.

The snow is melted, spring is in the air, wouldn’t it be nice to see green grass? Well you can – no more brown grass, no more dandelions, only soft, lush green grass. Made in Holland, this tufted landscape grass is environmentally, child and animal friendly, UV resistant and free of lead and cadmium. It blends a mix of light and...