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Ten reasons why you should have wool carpet in your home

Posted on November 19th, 2019.

We’re big fans of wool carpet at Vifloor Canada. Wool is the whitest, cleanest and most natural fibre in the world. It originates from fibre sheered from sheep and is twisted into yarn for weaving. Here are 10 reasons why you should have wool carpet in your home. Wool looks better longer – Wool not only wears longer, it also keeps...

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Choosing the right carpet for your stairs, landing or hallway

Posted on June 20th, 2019.

Choosing the right carpet for your stairs, landing or hallway requires some thought. Stairs are a high-traffic area in most homes, so if you choose the wrong product, the signs of wear and tear will show all too soon. Stair runners are also one of the best ways to personalize your space. There are five elements to consider when deciding...

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Can you put an area rug over carpet?

Posted on December 6th, 2018.

Putting an area rug over a carpet can be a wonderful way of bringing new life into a room. This can add that pop of colour or texture that doesn’t require a complete room redesign. Alternatively, it can be an inexpensive way to cover up a worn area, or if you are renting, bring your own design taste to your space. The “rules” for...

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The green, green grass of summer

Posted on June 26th, 2018.

The summer is now upon us, wouldn’t it be nice to have perfectly 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 dark...

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Save your floors and upgrade your building’s interior with Vifloor winter matting

Posted on January 25th, 2018.

Winter is not over yet! With the highs and lows of temperatures, more snow is sure to fall, and it’s not too late to get your winter matting. Available in 21 colours with a wide range of logo colours, we can create and reproduce virtually any layout, design, logo or corporate identity in any size and shape. It is one of the most...

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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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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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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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Area rug and stair runner trends for 2017

Posted on April 20th, 2017.

Stair runners and area rugs look best when contrast in colour is created with the flooring underneath. We are seeing more greys, cooler tones over beiges because they allow you to add pops of colour in rooms by adding other decorative accents. Grey tones in particular have been on the rise due to the dark hardwood flooring trend the last...