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Top carpet trends for 2019

Posted on March 7th, 2019.

Celebrating the individualist in all of us, character and bold colours are in vogue this year. Statement carpets and area rugs are also frequently gracing entryways, being used in larger sizes, and showcasing a mix of vibrant colours. Here’s our favourite selections from the experts for top carpet trends for 2019. The Pantone Colour of...

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Carpet Options

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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Interior Design

Vifloor Canada delights architects and interior designers at CEU and Brew event

Posted on November 30th, 2018.

Vifloor Canada was delighted to host a CEU (Continuing Education Unit) event on Tuesday night. Aptly named the “CEU & Brew” night, our evening was partnered with Great Lakes Brewery (GLB). The first part of the evening was hosted in Vifloor’s showroom followed by dinner, oysters and craft beer down the street from Vifloor at GLB....

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Decorating Tips

Six things to consider when buying a carpet (Some help from the experts at Vifloor)

Posted on October 25th, 2018.

Buying carpet is not an everyday purchase, so it’s easy for consumers to be confused by the process and end up with carpet that does not suit their needs. Here are some helpful points to consider when buying a carpet. Consider your lifestyle – If you have a large family or multiple pets, you may want to avoid light colour carpets. If you...

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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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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

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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Interior Design

Benefits of doing a custom rug

Posted on March 9th, 2017.

Have you ever found an area rug and wished it was just a little shorter or a little wider, or do you have an odd shape or indent that you need to accommodate? Having a custom rug is like getting a tailored suit made. The area rug is made-to-order with the exact width, length and shape to fit your space. So if an 8’ x 10’ rug is too big...

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Interior Design

How much floor should be showing on either side of a hall runner?

Posted on January 26th, 2017.

The experts at Vifloor Canada are often asked, how much floor should be showing on either side of a hall runner? Often, four to five inches of floor showing on each side of a standard hall (three feet wide) is a good balance. If you have a hallway that is wider, then leaving about six inches of floor showing on each side is comfortable.