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The Wonders of Wool Carpet

Categories: Carpet Flooring, Flooring | July 8, 2021

Did you know wool has been used to make floor coverings for thousands of years? The oldest wool carpet was found in Siberia dating back to 500 BC. While the methods of manufacturing have changed significantly since the invention of weaving machines, the wonders of wool carpet remain. Wool floor coverings are…

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Pergo Floors: More than Just Laminate Flooring

Categories: Laminate | May 5, 2020

Since the invention of Pergo laminate flooring in 1977 by Swedish company Perstorp, Pergo has been a household name for quality laminate flooring. But did you know that in 2013 Pergo joined the market for both hardwood and vinyl plank through their new partnership with the world’s largest flooring company, Mohawk Industries?…

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The Comeback of Laminate Flooring

Categories: Flooring, Laminate | April 6, 2020

Over the last few years, the comeback of laminate flooring has made laminate one of the most popular flooring options available on the market. At Kingston Flooring, we know that laminate floors are a great option for any room in the house. That is why we carry a wide selection of laminate…

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The Importance of Floor Surface Preparation

Categories: Floor care, Flooring, Home Renovation Tips | March 2, 2020

Whether installing hardwood, vinyl, laminate, tile, or any other type of flooring, we cannot stress the importance of floor preparation enough. At Kingston Flooring in Abbotsford, we take the time to clearly communicate the floor surface prepration process with all of our customers.Unfortunately, not all flooring stores do the same. At some…

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The Rise and Fall of Solid Hardwood Flooring

Categories: Hardwood Floors | January 31, 2020

The rise and fall of solid hardwood flooring is an interesting story. Hardwood floors first officially came on the scene in the 1600s in the form of the beautiful French parquetry of the Baroque Era. It was as gorgeous as it was time extensive and costly, only the most elite and royal…

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Flooring Transitions 101

Categories: Flooring, Flooring Accessories | October 3, 2019

Flooring transitions can play an important role in the interior design of any home or commercial building. Understanding the role of transitions and how they can improve the overall aesthetic of your indoor space is important. At first, it can often be challenging to understand not only why transitions are sometimes needed,…

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5 Common Home Flooring Questions

Categories: Flooring | August 7, 2019

As home flooring experts, we receive a lot of great questions from customers coming into visit us at our Abbotsford flooring store. We like to refer to ourselves as “flooring nerds” and we are always available to answer any questions that you may have. We have taken the time to answer some…

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Flooring Frequently Asked Questions

Categories: Floor care, Flooring, Home Renovation Tips | June 4, 2019

At Kingston Flooring in Abbotsford, we are proud to call ourselves flooring nerds. From hardwood and carpet to vinyl and tile, we are obsessed with all types of flooring. At our Abbotsford flooring store, we often get asked questions about floor installations, subfloors and other related topics. To that end, we thought…

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Spring Spruce-Up

Categories: Uncategorized | April 1, 2019

Spring is springing. What is it about spring that makes us think about cleaning up, sprucing up or even redecorating?  The air is fresher, daylight lasts longer and there’s a new spark of energy around us. We might as well put that to good use, right? Let’s talk about the ways you…

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Things You Didn’t Know About Hardwood Flooring

Categories: Hardwood Floors | February 1, 2019

When choosing new hardwood flooring, there are a lot of different things to consider such as species, colour, finish (stain or matte), wear layer, presence of protective coating and more. While these considerations are well known and recognized throughout the interior design and flooring industries, we understand that many of these variables…

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