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Carpet, Stanton -

We are proud to announce that GR Flooring is the Exclusive Dealer for Stanton Carpet in Southern Saskatchewan!  An amazing line of beautiful, high end - nylon, wool and silk carpet. Stanton Carpet, the corporation's self-branded predominantly wool product line features high quality, designer-driven patterns and styles available through select flooring dealers throughout the country. Stanton produces a number of decorative, high-quality, specialty collections including the Pacific Villa & Wiltrex Collections of needlepoint Wiltons and the Atelier collection of decorative patterns in nylons spanning from residential to medium commercial applications. Stanton continues to set new standards of innovation and design...

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Hardwood Flooring, laminate flooring -

Today's topic of conversation is Laminate Flooring versus Hardwood Flooring. Now by laminate, I mean the one that looks like wood when there's no actual wood - not an engineered hardwood floor.  Engineered is where you have the thin layer of wood on top of some kind of particle or plywood core, laminate is a picture of wood (or tile, or stone) on top of HDF or some kind of other core to it.  Now, this is one that we have gotten questions on so many times over the years as people keep trying to figure out what's going to...

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click vinyl plank, loose lay vinyl plank, luxury vinyl, vinyl plank flooring -

There are two main categories of vinyl planking that are being used today. One of them that you'll find more with the lumber yards, and a few of the cash and carry flooring stores, is the click or floating vinyl.  They carry this because of a few different reasons, which we will get into a bit later in this post, while at quite a few specialty flooring stores that supply and install their own products (such as GR Flooring), you will find most of us push the 5mm loose lay planks and tiles.  (Although most will carry both styles). Here is...

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luxury vinyl, vinyl plank flooring -

Now let’s discuss using Vinyl Plank, also known as Luxury Vinyl Plank – on stairs! So first of all, why would we want to use vinyl plank on stairs?  Well, there are quite a few reasons – it’s very durable, easy to clean, and when done properly – it looks great!  I’ve spoken in the past about floating vinyl and glue down vinyl, and the ease and looks of how it goes on stairs is one of the best reasons for glue down.  Again – I’m talking the 5mm loose lay, with pressure sensitive adhesive to help hold it in...

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