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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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Carpet Options

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...

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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...

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Carpet Options

Three new exciting wool carpet styles from Vifloor Canada

Posted on April 6th, 2017.

This just in! Vifloor Canada is pleased to launch three new wool carpet styles. Please take a look below and let us know what you think! Clipper II: Tried and true and re-coloured for a contemporary palette Re-coloured for today’s contemporary buyer. Soft greys and neutral colours offering a woven texture of a durable wool and synthetic...

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Carpet Options

Selecting a corridor carpet

Posted on November 10th, 2016.

At Vifloor Canada, my colleague Scott and I often meet with condominium boards to help them in selecting a new corridor carpet. We begin by asking the board members to paint us a picture. We ask questions about what they don’t like about the existing carpet and what they expect to see when the new carpet is down. Sometimes our audience...

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Why is wool carpet better?

Posted on October 14th, 2016.

It’s not just long lasting, environmentally-friendly, and great for your indoor air quality. Today, Vifloor Canada Ltd. takes a look at seven main reasons why wool carpet is better than synthetic options. Wool looks better longer – while most synthetic fibres are designed to imitate wool, it’s tough to match the strong, resilient nature...