Floor Fashions in Calgary

The right flooring can transform any home and make it look like new. Everyone wants to keep their home up to date and to make the most of their investment in their flooring. If you’re looking for inspiration and advice on a flooring to choose for your home or tips on how to maintain or rejuvenate your flooring, check out our blog posts from the experts at Nu-Way Floor Fashions. If you have additional questions, feel free to contact us.

  • 04/10/2018
    Do Hardwood Floors Increase the Value of Your Home?

    The short answer is that hardwood flooring does usually increase the resale value of a home. At Nu-Way Floor Fashions, we’re experts in floor installations and style in Calgary. Some people like having a carpeted home. By and large, however, hardwood floors are the most popular choice for homebuyers in the Calgary area. Even if you prefer carpet to hardwood, chances are that if you’re selling your home, you’ll get a better price if you switch to hardwood. We at the Nu-Way can help you through the process of selecting the right hardwood floors for your Calgary home, starting with some information about them.

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  • 04/10/2018
    Tips For Choosing the Right Tile for Your Home

    Choosing new floor tiles for your Calgary home is a great idea but take a little consideration. Well-maintained tiles last for a long time so the decisions you make now ill influence your home’s style for years to come. At Nu-Way Floor Fashions, we’re tile, carpet, and hardwood floor experts in the Calgary area. Here are just a few questions to ask yourself before looking for the tiling that’s right for you.

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  • 20/10/2017
    Ceramic versus porcelain floor tiles: which is better?

    Calgary tile stores hear questions like this all the time. When confronted with a lot of different options, comparing various products is usually the best way to narrow down your choices to figure out which is right for you. If you’re asking if porcelain tiles are better than ceramic, the answer is, well, it depends on a lot of factors. Keep reading to find out more.

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  • 26/09/2017
    Look back at the hottest trends in floor tiles in 2017 and get the scoop on what’s in store for 2018

    Calgary tile stores see home fashion fads come and go year after year, but some trends last longer than others. Keep reading to look back on the hottest trends in tile flooring in 2017 and get the scoop on what lies ahead for 2018.

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  • 18/09/2017
    Selecting the Right Shades or Blinds for your Calgary Home

    Selecting the right shades or blinds for your Calgary home is an art, a science and a craft.

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  • 11/09/2017
    ​Is Hardwood Flooring Worth Restoring?

    Peeling back wall-to-wall carpeting in an older home could mean discovering a precious hardwood floor just waiting to be brought back to life… or a sorry mess that’s simply not worth the trouble. Chances are good that hardwood flooring under decades-old carpet in Calgary will fall somewhere between the perfect and the disastrous. So, how do you decide whether vintage hardwood flooring in Calgary is worth restoring?

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  • 07/09/2017
    Heated floors have come a long way in the last few years!

    Today’s heated floors are cost-effective to install, energy-saving in the long-term and provide unparalleled comfort.

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  • 05/09/2017
    Flooring & Blinds: How our team of experts can assist you

    A good designer will bring their years of experience to the table and do everything they can to assist you in making your dream home space a reality—and make it as fun and stress-free a process as possible!

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  • 10/08/2017
    Top 5 Considerations when Renovating your Condo Floors

    New condo? Or perhaps you’re simply looking to upgrade the space you currently live in? In either case, changing the flooring in your condo can have a huge impact on your home’s overall appeal. To make the right decision as to

    what type of flooring installation to get, there’s a number of factors you’ll need to weigh. Here are five things to consider.

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  • 28/07/2017
    5 Great reasons you should definitely visit our showroom

    Planning to install new flooring in your home? Whether it’s tile, carpet, luxury vinyl or hardwood floors you’re considering, if you happen to be in Calgary, you don’t want to miss out on visiting the Nu-Way Floor Fashions showroom. We have over 15,000 square feet of samples for you to peruse as well as the following five incredible offerings.

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  • 20/07/2017
    Colour Trends for 2017 Floor Installation in Calgary

    Whether you are picking out new carpeting for your renovated bedroom or you want to overhaul your home entirely, knowing the colour trends for this year is critical. Not only do you want a stylish finish to your home, but you want something that is classy, trendy, and attractive.

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  • 23/03/2017
    The Latest Kitchen Flooring Ideas

    Your kitchen is an important space in your home; in fact, it is the heart of your home. From daily use to entertaining, this space sees a lot of traffic and is an important focal point. You want your kitchen to reflect your overall home décor aesthetic but also remain a durable and functional space that works for you on a regular basis. Any surfaces, especially the floors, need to be up to handling daily wear and tear, spills, and anything else you, your family, pets or your guests throw its way.

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  • 03/03/2017
    Nu-Way Floor Fashions Ltd. Featured as One of the Fastest Growing Companies in Canada

    Nu-Way Floor Fashions Ltd. was recently featured in the Canadian Business Executive Journal, an industry-leading magazine that highlights top business leaders from the fastest growing companies across the country. A huge accomplishment for Nu-Way Floor Fashions Ltd., this step forward is a testament to our continuous dedication to customer service, quality and innovation. Established over 45 years ago, the company has grown from a small installation and retail store to a premier flooring supply and installation firm in Calgary, Alberta.

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  • 08/12/2016
    Kid-Friendly Options for Residential Flooring in Calgary

    As a parent and homeowner, you know how important it is to install flooring that stands up to constant use and abuse, but keeps its visual appeal for years to come. Toys, children, games and even pets can easily scratch, dent and damage your floors, and on the other hand, hard and slippery floors can cause injury to your kids.

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  • 23/11/2016
    Creative Bathroom Flooring Options in Calgary

    Are you considering a bathroom transformation and searching for that perfect flooring material to add style and durability? One of the most important considerations when choosing bathroom flooring is to ensure that it is water resistant. Having to replace your flooring due to water damage is the last thing you want, so be sure to select one that has the right balance of aesthetics and practicality and is made with hard-wearing material.

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  • 09/11/2016
    Window Blinds: Where Fashion and Function Collide to Enhance Your Home Décor

    Blinds are by far one of the more affordable and effective items you can install in a room and instantly change its look and feel. While most consumers are drawn to curtains, do not discount the decorative power of window blinds. In fact, more home décor specialists in Calgary are turning to blinds thanks to the latest aesthetics, technology and cost savings.

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  • 22/09/2016
    Advantages of LVP/LVT Floors

    If you are looking to update the floors in your home, there are many things to consider. The look and feel of floors and how they will suit your overall home décor is often the first thing that people think about when shopping. However, longevity, activity level in your home, cleaning and installation processes are all aspects that should be taken into account when choosing the right flooring option.

    Some of us may assume a negative association with “luxury vinyl planks” (LVP) or “luxury vinyl tile” (LVT), but the outdated styles of the past are history. The LVP and LVT options of today are as aesthetically appealing as they are functional, making them an option that should not be overlooked.

    Benefits of Choosing LVP/LVT Floors in Your Home

    If you are in the market for new floors in Calgary, LVP or LVT floors may just be the ideal choice for you. Here are some of the benefits of this popular flooring category:

    • The Right Look: Don’t let the industrial styles of the past keep you from exploring the possibilities of LVT flooring. With upgraded designs and techniques, the look of various stone and wood floors are simulated, without the hefty price tag or laborious maintenance. With a variety of sizes, finishes, textures and looks, you get total control over the design of your floors. Whether you want a classic look or totally unique arrangement, you can have it with LVP/LVT floors.
    • Minimal Upkeep: These floors are resistant to scratches, stains, scuffs and dents. Plus, they resist moisture, meaning any spills or unexpected plumbing issues won’t end up becoming larger problems. They feature a protective top layer made of urethane or aluminum dioxide, which increases durability and ensures that even the most high-traffic areas of your home will be resistant to wear and tear.
    • Eco-friendly Results: You can feel good about your floors, knowing that they have a smaller environmental footprint compared to many other options. The durability they offer, even under warranty in many cases, means that you won’t have to replace them, cutting down on materials and energy in the future.

    If you are looking for long-lasting and beautiful floors for your Calgary home, consider LVP or LVT flooring from Nu-Way Floor Fashions Ltd. From hardwood flooring, to laminate floors, ceramic tile or carpet tiles, we have the best flooring option for you. Our team is dedicated to helping you find flooring that is both fashionable and functional.

    Let the experts at Nu-Way Floor Fashions help you select your new floors. Choose from a huge range and count on reliable, experienced installation services. Contact us today or visit our flooring showroom in Calgary.

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  • 22/09/2016
    The Latest Trends in Carpet

    Keeping your home looking fresh, modern and on-trend will not only help increase its value, but more importantly, it will make you happy and comfortable in the space you live in. If you are trying to find an easy way to update the look and feel of your home, consider new carpet or flooring to elevate the look of any room. Just like all interior design elements, carpeting undergoes changes from new technology, manufacturing processes, styles and trends.

    4 Flooring Trends in Carpeting

    If you are considering new carpet in your Calgary home, you will want to consider these new trends. Here are the latest and most popular carpeting options for homeowners:

    • Neutrals: Grey tones, beiges and taupe shades provide the perfect backdrop for the rest of your beautiful home. Without competing, these neutral carpet colours leave the rest of your furniture, paint, art or other design accents in your home with the opportunity to stand out.
    • Texture: Whether you choose a neutral shade or more daring colour option, textured carpets are becoming an increasingly popular way to add interest and depth to a room. They can also be easier to care for because, depending on the carpet style and texture, marks or stains are less noticeable.
    • Pattern: People are no longer shying away from carpets that make a statement. Simple geometric patterns, bold shapes and ornate patterns are making carpets a focal point of living spaces. It’s an easy way to make a big impact in a room. When chosen carefully, a patterned carpet can make other design elements look more cohesive.
    • Pet Resistant: Fashion and function don’t always coexist, but more and more companies are trying to offer technology that combines the right look for great interior design with the right performance for an active lifestyle and full family home. If you are a pet owner, this year you can rejoice over stain-resistant carpets that make pet hair, wear and tear less obvious.

    Carpet is a fantastic option for long-lasting, unique and beautiful floors in your Calgary home. Nu-Way Floor Fashions Ltd. offers all the latest carpeting styles and custom options to suit your needs. Whether you have already decided on carpeting or are considering hardwood flooring, laminate floors, ceramic tile or carpet tiles, we have the flooring option that is right for you. Our team of professionals can help you find fashionable and functional flooring that suits your lifestyle and budget.

    Let the experts at Nu-Way Floor Fashions help you find your new floors. Choose from a huge selection and rely on our experienced installation services. Contact us today or visit our flooring showroom in Calgary.

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  • 22/09/2016
    Oiled Wood Floors: The New Fashion Trend for Hardwood Flooring in Calgary

    Oil is popular for wood flooring because it brings out the natural beauty of the wood, especially more exotic species of wood. When wooden floors are treated with oil, their natural characteristics, colour and warmth are enhanced. However, one must keep in mind that oil does not necessarily offer protection against wear. Hence, it is a good idea to consider which rooms will be exposed to water / moisture and avoid installing oiled wood floors there.

    Choosing the Right Oil Finish for Your Hardwood Flooring

    Oil finishes do not contain the traditional stains and polyurethane finishes. This type of finish, however, does give you a protective coating against high foot traffic and a nice sheen. One of the biggest benefits of oiled floors is how rich your hardwood flooring will look. Over time, it acquires produces a patina that ages with the wood, so your floors never have a dull, worn out look like other surface finishes create.

    A Few Things to Consider in Your Calgary Home’s Decor

    Once you have your colour and sheen picked out, you will have to maintain the oil on your floor. This is done by dusting and caring for it following these steps:

    • Routinely remove dust and dirt before they scratch the surface
    • Keep water to a minimum and clean spills immediately
    • Sweep floors as often as they need it
    • Use cleaners specially formulated for oiled wood floors
    • Never use an all-purpose cleaner
    • To maintain and protect your floors, use a special oil product that refreshes and keeps them shiny
    • If you have an area with high risk for water spillage, apply a refresher to add a layer of protection
    • Reapply oil refreshers to your floors as needed, which will typically be a few times throughout the year

    If you are ready for a more natural, refined look, skip the urethane finishes and opt for oiled wooden floors. Nu-Way Floor Fashions Ltd. can help you find hardwood flooring in Calgary that is perfect for the oil finished look.

    Let the team at Nu-Way Floor Fashions Ltd. provide advice and guidance for flooring and window treatments in Calgary. We offer a range of beautiful natural woods and we can even install your new flooring for you. Contact us today or visit our showroom and take a look.

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  • 22/09/2016
    How Can You Update Hardwood Floors?

    Hardwood floors may have an incredible lifespan, but that does not mean that they cannot be updated when they go out of style. In fact, hardwood flooring is one of the best flooring options if you want something that keeps and is still versatile.

    There are plenty of ways to dress up your outdated or worn hardwood floors; ranging from total overhauls to a few cosmetic pick-me-ups.

    Options for Updating Hardwood Floors

    If you are ready to change the look of your home and update your floors, you have a few ways to do this:

    • Full Replacement – If your floors are significantly old and show the kind of damage that requires a full overhaul, a total replacement may be the better choice. You need more than a 1/8-inch of wood to refinish, so if your floors have already been refinished multiple times, it is unlikely you have that much left. You can replace your floors with a large selection of woods, including thicker and more durable choices.
    • Refinish the Floors – If you have enough wood to use, you can refinish the surface; which is significantly less expensive than replacing the floors. When you refinish, you can take care of small dings, scratches and even change the colour of the wood by applying a new stain. Even better, you can apply a new top coat to give your floors a brand new sheen and give the appearance that they have been replaced.
    • White Wash – White washing is not just for paneling and walls anymore; in fact, it can be used on hardwood floors to brighten up the surface.
    • Painting – Painted floorboards is increasing in popularity. You can paint them a solid colour, add a design or create the illusion of a pattern. You will want to use a durable paint, such as a paving paint. Then, cover it with an acrylic urethane that is tinted.

    If your floors are ready to refinish or for a full replacement, you should purchase your new hardwood flooring in Calgary from a reputable supplier. Nu-Way Floor Fashions Ltd. offers a full suite of hardwood flooring products from the top manufacturers.

    Find the right look and the right price on your new floors by visiting our flooring showroom at Nu-Way Floor Fashions Ltd. today. Have questions? Call us at 403-252-3551 to speak with our flooring specialists.

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  • 22/09/2016
    The Latest Trends in Hardwood Floors

    Hardwood floors are a classic look and great investment in any home. However, just like all elements of home décor, new innovations and styles mean there are phases and trends for hardwood floors. Homeowners have a lot of flooring options when it comes to colour, size and finish. If you are looking to update your home, new flooring is a great way to make a big impact on the overall look and value of your home.

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