April 17, 2015

A guide to flooring – room transitions /contrasting

Unlike paint and furniture, floors are not as easy to switch out as you wish. When planning from the floors up you can get creative; while keeping in mind the aesthetics and practicality of the floors you can infuse new life into the home. Here are some considerations to polish […]
March 17, 2015

Hardwood Moisture Problems

As you may know, your hardwood flooring is always moving. In a country like our every wood floor endures some expansion and contraction because of the seasons and the temperature changes. Wood flooring is a natural product that responds to humidity variations by expanding and contracting even though the wood […]
February 3, 2015

Our Top Vinyl Flooring Picks from Pinterest

Many of you may already know, but we are in LOVE with Pinterest. Pinterest gives us the opportunity to not only share some of our favourite flooring styles that we carry, but also share photo’s of flooring styles we just flat out love. This also allows us to build a […]
December 29, 2014

Top Flooring Trends for 2015

We can hardly believe that 2014 has come to an end, and we’re already jumping into the new year! All of us here at Continental Flooring want to wish you a happy new year, and to help you get it started, we’ve compiled a list of the top flooring trends […]
November 26, 2014
Woman at Entrance in Winter

Get Your Entrance Winter-Ready

Although we’ve been lucky here in Ottawa with a lot of mild weather this year, we all know winter is coming and homeowners need to be prepared. There are several factors to consider when winterizing your house, but don’t worry – we’re here to make your winter prep a little […]
October 29, 2014

12 Cheap & Easy DIY Rugs

One of the quickest and easiest ways to add beauty, colour, and personality to your Ottawa home is by adding a rug or doormat. Not only do they add warmth to the room, but they also act as a protective shield for certain floors, especially hardwood. Having doormats will protect […]
September 30, 2014

Cleaning and Restoring Hardwood Floors

Hardwood flooring is not only a beautiful option, but also a popular choice of flooring material due to the fact that it’s durable and can be restored fairly easily. As homeowners, we know that any flooring is subject to regular wear and tear, so today we’re outlining basic cleaning and […]
August 29, 2014

5 Tips for Cleaning Pet Stains Out of Carpet

There are so many things that have the potential to leave a stain on any floors, especially carpet. Probably the worst of these is pet stains, due to the smell and the level of difficulty cleaning. Whether you’re house-training a new puppy or your senior cat is sick, it’s almost […]
July 23, 2014

Eco-Friendly Flooring Options

When building, remodelling or redecorating a home; green is in. With so many products now that say “eco-friendly”, the term has become a little muddled. What does “eco-friendly” even mean? To take an in-depth look at green, there are a myriad of factors to consider, from the impact on the […]