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3 Tips for Choosing a Carpet Installer

Check Their Licenses and InsuranceEvery Saskatoon carpet installer should be licensed and bonded to perform their duties. To check this, you can ask for licenses and insurance upfront or check the company’s website. If they aren’t insured or willing to provide proof of insurance, then you might not ...
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4 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing Blinds

Curtains, drapes, blinds, and other window treatments play a big role in the functional side of a room, and believe it or not, window treatments have the ability to make or break a room’s overall appearance. This is especially true if those window treatments are blinds.In the past, blinds were ...
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Best Flooring Store in Saskatoon…According to You

At the end of the day we are simply a group of people, filled with the usual flaws found in every human, working together to try and create the best possible experience we can for anyone willing to put their trust in us.It’s a group effort and we succeed or fail as a team. To be voted as the best ...
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Benefits of Installing Blackout Blinds in Your Bedroom

Sleep is a big deal. So big, in fact, that people will do just about anything to ensure they get the best night’s rest possible. One of those things is installing blackout curtains or blinds in the bedrooms of their home. Blackout blinds can provide uninterrupted sleep by blocking out light, ...
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Best Flooring Store in Saskatoon…According to You

At the end of the day we are simply a group of people, filled with the usual flaws found in every human, working together to try and create the best possible experience we can for anyone willing to put their trust in us.It’s a group effort and we succeed or fail as a team. To be voted as the best ...
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Blinds Made Easy

Over the last while there have been lots of Hunter Douglas dealers in Saskatoon using the word exclusivity. As a retailer you’re always trying to find something unique for your clients. But as a consumer, what does exclusive really mean for you?At Braid, part of our mission is to provide you with ...
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Blinds Made Simple- Hunter Douglas

It’s hard to imagine blinds could be this much fun yet remain completely functional to your home.Hunter Douglas has once again pushed the limits of window coverings without sacrificing quality or functionality.To experience this new product visit our showroom and experience the benefits of the only ...
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Braid Flooring and New Hope Dog Rescue

Just in time for Christmas the team at Braid presented a cheque for $2,000.00 to New Hope Dog Rescue in Saskatoon. We created a promotion in partnership with Stainmaster Pet Protect Carpet in which we committed to donating money based on every yard of carpet sold. The Executive Director for New ...
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Braid Flooring & Window Fashions’ Flooring Selection

Braid Flooring is one of the best places to find flooring in Saskatoon. We are flooring experts who offer samples from and access to the top manufacturers. Our complementary in-home consultations/Creative Meetings are unique and designed to help customers find the best flooring for their homes and ...
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Braid Flooring & Window Fashions Showroom

Your experience is at the heart of our showroom design. From the moment you walk in you will feel at ease knowing all of your needs will be handled in a friendly and professional environment. We make it easy to shop for your blinds, paint, and flooring in Saskatoon.Here is a tour presented by ...
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Carpet- Perfect for a Spring Renovation

With the change in season comes the need for a quick refresh inside the home. An easy and cost effective refresh is simply to replace your old carpet with something new. With our spring promotion you can change the style and colour of your carpet to bring a whole new look to your home. And best of ...
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How to Choose the Best Carpeting for Your Home

With so many styles, colours, brands, and fabrics, choosing a carpet for your home can be more challenging than you think. The key to narrowing down your choices is to go with what matches your own personal style, budget, and your home’s needs. Carpets can be high maintenance, so choosing one that ...
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Cleaning Hardwood & Laminate- 5 Steps to Remove Streaky Floors

A common concern we hear relates to the cleaning process of hardwood & laminate flooring. Typically after a month we are asked ‘why there is a film on the floor?’The first thing most people question is the quality of the cleaner. But the answer usually lies in the application of the cleaner. have ...
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Community Matters- Saskatoon Crisis Nursery

To operate as a flooring store in Saskatoon for almost 30 years means so much more than longevity. It means we’ve become part of the Saskatoon community.As part of that community our team believes it’s important to support the community as best we can.6 years ago, we partnered with the Saskatoon ...
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Custom Tile Showers- A Place for Relaxation

If I asked you to imagine your dream bathroom you’d probably start by describing the perfect tub, the elegant tile, the relaxing colours and feel of the room. This part of your home is where you find complete relaxation and solitude from the busy world. For true piece of mind in this environment ...
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Customer Feedback- Time to Brag

With permission from our client we are pleased to share the experience we created for Mr. Touet. The talented Vicki Wieler, our Window Fashion Specialist was lead on this project.“Hi Vicki:I want to send this letter to let you know how much we are enjoying our new power Duette blind in our home.  ...
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Farrow & Ball- Christmas Decorating Tips

If you’ve ever used quality paint or wallpaper in Saskatoon you’ve probably tried to find a way to use up the extras. Our partners in quality paint and wallpaper, Farrow & Ball, posted these 5 ways to use your extra wallpaper for Christmas.1. LUXURY TABLE RUNNERSimple yet so effective. If you’ve ...
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Farrow & Ball Paint And Wallpaper- The Inspiration

Part of the fun that comes from choosing Farrow & Ball paint and wallpaper is exploring the inspiration behind the colours and styles. The new wall papers for fall are now here and we couldn’t be happier to share with you their inspiration.
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Farrow & Ball Paint and Wallpaper

At Braid Flooring and Window Fashions, we’re constantly on the lookout for new products to excite our customers. Recently we took a step towards revolutionizing the buying experience for home decor products when we introduced Farrow & Ball paint and wallpaper to Saskatoon.Farrow & Ball was founded ...
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Farrow & Ball Paint- Created For Your Home

Trying to describe the attributes of your favorite product can often leave you speechless. We feel that way when describing Farrow & Ball paint and wallpaper. The product is unique and the colors are timeless which is why the leading designers all around the world are using it.So we thought we ...
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Farrow & Ball Paint for 2015

If you’re feeling like your home needs an update but you’re not ready for a major overhaul, a simple yet stunning update using paint and wallpaper might be the answer.Here are the paint colours to watch for 2015 according to Farrow & Ball.For more information regarding this quality paint, book a ...
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Farrow & Ball Paint- The Special Ingredient for Your Home

Let me start with a few questions.Have you ever painted a room in your home and found that after a short period, the fumes from the paint are bothersome? Have you noticed it some times takes days before the smell dissipates? Does that past experience cause hesitation to take on another room?Farrow ...
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Farrow & Ball- Painting Furniture

Sometimes you just want a simple fix to completely change the dynamics of a room. We’ve all experienced that moment where we’re sitting in our favorite room and get hit with an overwhelming feeling of ‘blah’. Here an inexpensive way to say farewell to the ‘blahs’ brought to you by Farrow & Ball. If ...
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Farrow & Ball Parquet Wallpaper

June 14, 2016 Braid Flooring  Home Decor  Parquet or herringbone is a pattern the generally creates a very classical visual. Most commonly used with hardwood flooring, the trend is moving towards utilizing these patterns in other areas of the home. Here is a picture of a job we did using ...
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Flooring Care and Maintenance

To protect your flooring and prolong its lifespan, regular maintenance and cleanings are required. The information on this page is organized by flooring type. You can also download a four page PDF (over in the right column) which contains the same information in an easily printable format.In ...
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Flooring For The Cottage

This article represents a project that we were fortunate enough to be part of. Our Saskatoon Design Consultants helped with selecting the right products to meet the needs of this cottage.  Enjoy this article brought to you by Saskatoon Home Magazine.By Aviva Zack for Saskatoon HOME magazine He ...
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A Guide to Choosing the Best Flooring for Your Home

Today, there’s no shortage of flooring options to choose from. Just a quick search on an online catalogue can bring up literally thousands of styles, colours, materials and more. If you don’t know where or how to begin to choose the right flooring for your room(s), you can quickly become ...
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Hardwood Flooring in Saskatoon- Winter Has Arrived

With the temperature dropping you’ve probably noticed the air in your home is a little dry. The furnace is working full time, your eyes feel dry and your skin is itchy. Moisture has left the building and doesn’t plan to return any time soon.Did you know that the change in humidity has an effect on ...
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Hardwood Flooring- Natural Oak by Mirage Floors

Sometimes the classics are the best option. For this Saskatoon project we used Natural Red Oak hardwood flooring by Mirage Floors.The floor is timeless lending itself to a variety of potential designs and colours. This is useful for when the home owner wants to change a wall colour or perhaps use ...
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Hardwood for the Active Household

Let’s face it, hardwood is the king of flooring making any home feel more elegant. It provides warmth, color, and helps create a calm environment for the home. Unfortunately though hardwood is not a great choice for every home.Hardwood flooring will dent and scratch over time which in most cases, ...
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Heated Floors- Stay Warm with Schluter

It’s winter in Saskatoon, temperature is sitting at -40C with the windchill. You’re probably having a tough time trying to stay warm.Here’s a great way to not only add heat to your feet but to also help add warmth to the room.For help with your next project, consult with our team to ensure you get ...
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Hunter Douglas Blinds and AIRMILES

For the first time at Braid, you now have the opportunity to receive AIR MILES® Reward Miles* with the purchase of quality Hunter Douglas blinds only available at Braid.As a Hunter Douglas Gallery dealer we have highly trained experts who can walk you through the only full collection of displays in ...
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Hunter Douglas Blinds- Controls from your Smart Phone

With all of the sun during Saskatoon’s summers, controlling the light in your home is essential. Now Hunter Douglas blinds can be programmed according to needs of your home. Imagine controlling your blinds from the touch of your smart phone.
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Hunter Douglas Blinds- Fashion For Your Home

Have you ever truly considered blinds as part of the decor of your home? Or do you typically think of blinds in terms of functionality. Hunter Douglas believes blinds should be build in a way that controls light but equally as important, compliments the style of your home.Visit our showroom to view ...
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Hunter Douglas Blinds- Platinum App

When it comes to choosing colors, style, and function, women are naturally more gifted than men. It’s common to see couples in our showroom looking for blinds but only one person is truly looking.The thing both men and women love is the technology found in Hunter Douglas blinds. For years now, ...
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Hunter Douglas Blinds- Silhouettes with PowerView

The newest promotion from Hunter Douglas Blinds is now available on the ever popular Silhouettes. These blinds offer style and functionality for any Saskatoon home.For more information on how you can receive up to $500.00 in manufacturers rebates. Or schedule an appointment in Saskatoon’s only ...
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Hunter Douglas Blinds- Window dressing

In Saskatchewan we are blessed with hours of sunshine throughout the year especially during the summer months. With all of that sunshine, your Saskatoon home can benefit from Hunter Douglas blinds. While blinds do provide functionality in the home, they also help to add design and fashion to any ...
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Hunter Douglas Gallery- Blinds

In 2006, we expanded our showroom to offer Hunter Douglas blinds. Soon after, we were selected as the exclusive Hunter Douglas Gallery Dealer of Saskatchewan.  Today, years after our first introduction to Saskatoon, we’re thrilled to be partnered with them and want to share some of the reasons why ...
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In home design consultations

Do you ever sit in your home and daydream about all of the interior decorating changes that you’d love to make, but you don’t know where to start? If you’re like me, you might have a million pages torn out of magazines that show off styles that you like, but have no idea how to incorporate into ...
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Inspiration: How to add style to your kitchen!

Spacious rooms provide the ideal type of environment for any area of your home. If you want to make a room seem bigger, there are many things that you can do. One thing that you should remember when trying to maximize the space of the room in your home is that everything counts towards how your ...
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Inspiration: How to make a small room feel bigger!

Spacious rooms provide the ideal type of environment for any area of your home. If you want to make a room seem bigger, there are many things that you can do. One thing that you should remember when trying to maximize the space of the room in your home is that everything counts towards how your ...
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Inspiration: Where to begin when planning your new floor!

With a new year upon us, this is the year you’re finally going make those renovations.Choosing new flooring and window fashions for your home can be a daunting process. If you keep it simple and remember these few tips, you’ll find the process simple and dare I say it…..FUN!What Are You Trying to ...
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Mudroom flooring

Snow and rain paired with kids in Saskatoon creates a real challenge for homes! Mudrooms are growing in popularity to provide functionality and style. You’ll notice in each one of these examples provided by Houzz, the flooring is different. We share this to illustrate the variety of flooring ...
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Interior Design trends and ideas to revitalize your home this spring

Interior design can be fickle, but there are some trends that stick and some that fizzle out before they even become hot. One thing is for sure, giving your home a fresh look will never go out of style. And, there’s no better time to update it than the spring.The spring is about brightness and ...
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Kinsmen Showhome in Saskatoon- Flooring

This year we had the privilage of partnering with Homes by Dundee and the Kinsmen Club of Saskatoon to be the provider of flooring & window fashions for the 2012 Kinsmen Showhome. The home features warm and earthy tones which is evident in the hardwood, tile, carpet and drapes.Let’s start with the ...
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Laminate flooring

Laminate flooring is a great choice! The possibility of creating a look that is upscale without the upscale cost is now as realistic as the new look of laminate. Laminate has come a long way since it was first introduced to the market, with manufacturers creating an impressive selection of ...
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Learn how to measure your windows

Measuring Do’s and Don’tsDo measure the exact window intended for the treatment. Each window opening is unique!Do use a 3⁄4″ or 1″ steel tape measure.Do measure the width and write it down; then measure the height and write it down as window measurements are communicated in width x height.Do ...
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Maple Hardwood Flooring- How can you identify quality?

In Saskatoon, people often ask, how could maple hardwood be priced so differently from one store to the next? They look the same and feel the same, but one is much more expensive.It’s a fair question and often the answer a consumer receives is more confusing than the quadratic formula. The truth is ...
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Mirage Flooring & Braid Flooring Sale

The snow is finally melting and now it’s time to get started on those renovations you’ve put off all winter! We’ve once again partnered with Mirage Floors to bring you a promotion just for Spring.Saskatoon flooring has never been easier as you can now receive a $0.50/sqft rebate on Canada’s top ...
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Mirage Hardwood- The North American wood for your home.

Oil finished hardwood has been growing in popularity over the last few years but one of the concerns relates to the maintenance. Oil finished hardwood requires an application of oil to be applied on a regular basis.Our partner in North American hardwood floors, Mirage Hardwood, has changed the ...
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Be satisfied with your new vinyl plank flooring with an in-home consultation from Braid Flooring

Plank vinyl or vinyl plank flooring has become one of the most popular flooring options. As wood flooring grows even more in popularity, so does its replications. Vinyl is becoming a top ‘wood-like’ flooring material. This is attributed to the fact that manufacturers have improved the look, feel ...
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Painting furniture- A simple update for any room

We’ve long believed that certain pieces possess the structure to last the test of time. The right foundation allows a chair or table to stand the test of time with some simple updates. In our previous blog posts you would have seen this picture.We took old pieces of furniture found on Kijiji and ...
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The Pros and cons of carpeting on stairways

Carpet on the stairs is a common feature in many homes. It stacks up well against the wood alternative, and provides a level of comfort only carpet can offer. However, carpeting on the stairs, like carpeting in other places, has its advantages and disadvantages. These pros and cons include factors ...
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Pros and cons of different types of wood flooring

While wood is one of the most popular and attractive types of flooring, people often don’t know what they should be looking for in a hardwood floor, or what exactly makes one type different, better, or worse than another.Learn about the pros and cons of some of the most common types of wood ...
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Pros and cons of hardwood flooring

Hardwood is one of the most popular choices for flooring. It’s durable, virtually stain proof, easy to clean, aesthetically pleasing, and comes in a wide variety of colours, wood types, and styles. But, like all types of flooring, hardwood has its disadvantages, too. If you’re considering hardwood ...
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Questions to ask yourself before buying carpet

Carpet continues to be a popular choice for flooring, around the world – and for good reason! When buying carpet, you will have many options to choose from and even more features to consider. Buying the wrong type of carpeting for your style or comfort needs can be a costly mistake, so it’s ...
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Renovation on a budget

Now that the holiday season is done it’s time to start thinking about your flooring, blinds, and walls for 2014. But the New Year always seems to arrive with something familiar….credit card bills!Those renovations are still important but all of a sudden the budget is a little tighter. Not to worry, ...
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Saskatoon Blinds- Fashion For Your Home Windows

Regardless of when you read this blog, it’s safe to assume you’re close to a home or office window in Saskatoon. Take a moment to look at the window and the blinds that currently exist in that space.Do the blinds control the light? Do they add style and fashion to the room?Chances are you’ve never ...
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Saskatoon Flooring- Luxury Vinyl Tile

When it comes to durable and affordable flooring for your home, vinyl flooring has always been an excellent choice. The visuals have continued to become more realistic as it mimics ceramic tile, while the durability has remained, making it an excellent flooring option for a busy household.Luxury ...
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Saskatoon Show Home: Legacy Homes new flooring, tile, and window fashions

Show Homes are a great way to stretch a homeowner’s imagination by show off new flooring, tile, and window fashion products. In Saskatoon, you’ll often see interior designers use creative colours and textures to enhance the look and feel of a room.This show home was built by one of Saskatoon’s ...
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Save energy with Hunter Douglas blinds

In Saskatoon, reality of winter has once again set in as we face temperatures of -40C and worse. It’s a time of year where we all struggle to stay warm even in your home.When the temperature drops and winds rise, your furnace works harder to maintain the temperature  in your home.The good news is ...
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Simple decorating ideas- Farrow & ball wallpaper

Decorating isn’t always about grand changes to ones home. Decorating your interior is really about details. It’s a combination of details that truly pull a room together.If you feel you’re in need of a simple way to change the dynamics of your room, consider this simple method presented by Farrow & ...
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Spring flooring trends for 2017

Flooring is a major element of a home’s design. Good flooring can make a room look better, feel better and even function better. Every so often, notable flooring trends emerge and the past few years has brought about a lot of progression in flooring. The year 2017 is set to see its fair share of ...
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Stainmaster carpet for active families and pets

One of the most recognized brands spanning the world of carpet is Stainmaster. Carpet in Saskatoon has long been a family favorite as it provides value, warmth, and a soft feel under foot. The Stainmaster carpet collection provides all of the essentials including durability not seen with other ...
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Stainmaster pet protect- carpet made for pets

In Saskatoon we love our pets. We welcome them into our home where more often than not, they become full fledged members of our family. But they tend to cause problems for our flooring. If you’ve had a pet you understand the damage they can do to your carpet. Sometimes the damage requires a ...
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The benefits of a free flooring consultation

At Braid Flooring and Window Fashions, we offer high quality products and services. A convenient part of this high quality service is a flooring design consultation. We offer a complementary consultation service provided by one of our design consultants. These consultants can give you the knowledge ...
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The danger of water on your floor

Does this image look familiar?Keeping your windows dry during a Saskatoon winter is a challenge for any home. But this build up of ice poses a serious threat your flooring.During the day this build up of ice will slowly melt and pool at the bottom of the window sill. Without making a sound the ...
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Tips for choosing window coverings for a new home

The right windows coverings, treatments or fashions can do so much for a room in a new home. They can improve its ambience, add a touch of drama, make a ceiling appear higher or punch its colour. However, with all of these benefits comes many window covering options to choose from.There are blinds, ...
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Top 4 Carpet trends of 2016

For most homeowners, the way their flooring looks and feels matters. This is especially true if that flooring is carpeting. Carpeting is designed to provide warmth and comfort, but that doesn’t mean it has to be lax on style. The style of a carpet is so important to the atmosphere and design of a ...
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Welcome to Braid Flooring’s Style for Life Magazine!

Welcome to Style for Life, an e-magazine devoted to guiding you through the challenges of home fashions. Whether you’re building a new home or renovating an existing space, Style for Life will provide you with easy to use ideas to create a home that expresses your style while suiting your lifestyle....
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Window, fashion care & cleaning

Soft Window TreatmentsMost soft alternative window treatments do not require frequent cleaning.Dusting: A light dusting with a vacuum cleaner brush attachment on a regular basis will keep them looking new for years.Vacuuming: For deeper cleaning, vacuum gently with a brush attachment of any vacuum ...
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Windows, walls & floors

We’ve been a flooring store serving the Saskatoon & Area community since 1986. Over the last 10 years though we’ve evolved to become much more.Our core business remains flooring but we’ve added Hunter Douglas blinds, drapes, and most recently Farrow & Ball paint and wallpaper. People asked us why ...
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