Modern? Traditional? How to Compromise When It Comes to Kitchen Design

Modern? Traditional? How to Compromise When It Comes to Kitchen Design

Whether you are redesigning your kitchen with your significant other whose style doesn’t match your own, or your own tastes are a bit all over the place, it can be hard to know how to marry traditional and modern styles. At Ottawa Diamond Flooring, we have seen countless examples of how two seemingly opposite styles…

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Why Hiring Flooring Experts is Better Than DIY

Why Hiring Flooring Experts is Better Than DIY

There comes a time in every homeowner’s life when they take a look at their floors and decide it’s time to change them. No matter whether your old flooring is carpet, linoleum, or laminate, it can become dull and lifeless over time. No amount of cleaning can fix all faults. It may even appear to…

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4 Mistakes to Avoid with Your Floors

Choosing floors for your home is a big decision, so be sure you avoid these four common mistakes before you have the installation done. Going for the “Latest and Greatest” The flooring industry is just like any other, meaning that we see all kinds of hot trends and “must have” options come and go. While…

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3 Tips for Choosing the Right Flooring for Your Home

When you think of quality or luxury flooring, you probably automatically think of hardwood floors. The thing is, though, while it’s beautiful and durable, hardwood isn’t always the best choice. Sometimes it’s just too expensive, and others it really won’t look right with the style of your home and décor. In fact, a lot of…

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Choosing Flooring for Your Bedroom

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Often when renovations or new designs are going on, you’ll hear about people agonizing over the flooring in the kitchen, bathrooms, laundry areas, and sometimes even the living room. They aren’t sure if they should choose beautiful (but expensive!) hardwood, or versatile (but environmentally unfriendly) vinyl in wet areas; they aren’t sure if they should…

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5 Easy Floor Care Tips for Summer

Changes in the weather this summer, while only a good thing for any sun-loving human, can mean extra floor maintenance is needed in order to keep it in the best condition throughout the year. Increases in humidity and temperature, as well as increased use of outside spaces, means that our flooring will undoubtedly need more…

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7 Instagram-Worthy Home Renovation Ideas

We know there’s more to life than social media but, despite this, more and more of us want our homes to look like they do on Instagram; perfectly lit and perfectly framed 24/7. Is this social media version of modern home design possible to achieve or are we just fooling ourselves? Well, maybe it’s not…

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Top 5 Durable Flooring Options for 2015

There are times when the durability of a floor is its most important quality. Maybe you are redoing the flooring in a mudroom or other entrance to your home. It is also important that the floors of bathrooms and laundry rooms have the durability to withstand constant changes in humidity. The flooring in a cabin…

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