Why Pick Wood?

When planning for a home renovation project, it can be difficult to choose between new carpet and the many types of hardwood flooring available. For the pros at Smith Bros Flooring, however, there is a clear winner in the proverbial debate between hardwood and traditional carpet. We believe hardwood is a preferable choice for nearly
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Caring for your Hardwood Floors and Preventing Damage

Hardwood floors are a great investment. They add value to your home and provide a beautiful, long-lasting flooring solution. Carpet easily becomes a hassle when you begin to suffer the effects of the extra regular maintenance it often requires. At Smith Bros Flooring, we have been providing hardwood-flooring solutions throughout Calgary for more than 100
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The History of Wood Floors

While hardwood floors might seem to be the norm in many older homes, this hasn’t always been the case. Hardwood does have quite a long history as a flooring solution, but widespread use of polished hardwood in homes may not go back quite as far as you’d think. When one pictures the historic interiors of
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Benefits of Having a Professional Install Your Wood Floors

When renovating your home, you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to install new hardwood flooring. Hardwood is preferable to carpet in many ways, but one of the most important is lifetime. Hardwood lasts much longer than carpet and, when installed correctly, can exceed the lifetime of many other aspects of your home. Having your new floors
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Renting But Want to Make your Home Look Great?

For many, renting a home or apartment is much easier than purchasing a home at this point in life. Even if you’re renting, however, it can be advantageous to make your space feel as cozy and comfortable as possible. If you’re someone that likes to entertain guests on a fairly regular basis, the appearance of
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Carpet vs. Wood Floors – Why Hardwood is a Better Choice!

The debate between carpet and hardwood flooring is inevitable. Many homeowners in colder climates prefer carpet for its’ insulating properties while those that prefer ease and convenience when it comes to maintenance are more likely to choose hardwood. Hardwood flooring technology continues to improve on a yearly basis, and there are a variety of different
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Increasing the Value of your Home with Quality Hardwood Flooring

Whether you’re thinking of selling your home in the near future or ten years down the line, you’ll benefit from considering a few ways in which you can increase the value of your home. Small, well-coordinated home improvements will ultimately help you get the most for your home when, and if, you do decide to
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Signs your Hardwood Floors are in Need of Replacement

How long have you had your existing hardwood floors? Have your floors taken quite a beating over the years? If so, it may be time to start thinking about replacing or refinishing your floors, but it can often be difficult to know which solution is best for you. Hardwood floors take a significant amount of
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What is LEED Certification?

Have you heard of more and more buildings becoming LEED certified? Are you familiar with any of the many facets that go into LEED certification? If not, you should take some time to understand some of the basics of green building. Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Certification  According to the U.S. Green Building
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Care for your Hardwood Flooring

Once you’ve installed new hardwood floors in your home, you should do everything in your power to make sure they last as long as possible. While hardwood is certainly much more resilient than carpet or linoleum, it still requires considerate care every once in a while. Caring for your hardwood floors is relatively simple, but
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Client Testimonials

We would like to thank you for seeing our job through to completion. On the weekend your finisher came twice to our home to apply final coats of varnish and to caulk some minor cracks…We thank (him) for his pride of workmanship and his commitment to customer satisfaction.
Gayle & Don Parkin, Langdon