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Change the Colour of Hardwood Floors

In life, change can be hard. Switching careers, moving, or making an exit from a stale relationship all fit the bill. One change that isn’t hard is changing the colour of hardwood floors. That’s right! It is a misconception that changing the look of your wooden floorboards is impossible. That notion is unfounded and changing […]


Low VOC Floor Sealants

At Simply Sanding, we want our customers to love their wooden floors! Whether we’re installing new hardwood or refurbishing existing ones, we want to ensure that we’ve done everything we can to reduce our clients’ exposure to harmful toxins that can be a byproduct of improvements. Therefore, we are committed to using only high-quality sealants. We […]


Spring Clean Wood Floors

While we love the Hygee trend in the winter months to help combat the short, dark days and colder temperatures, it’s time for a change. We’re ready to stow away the blankets, trade hot tea for cool drinks, and open up our homes to welcome spring. For those of you that have no clue what […]


Best Time of Year to Have Floors Sanded

It’s a question we get asked quite frequently. When is the best time of year to have floors sanded? There are a number of ways that we can respond to this inquiry. It doesn’t necessarily come down to a specific date and we don’t tell our clients that the best time for refurbishment is always […]


Best Flooring for Eczema

We are a product of our environment. Where we spend the majority of our time has the greatest influence on our overall well-being. Unfortunately, that means that our homes could be contributing to allergies and other health impairments. The products we bring into our homes, including furniture, linens, décor, and cleaning products can negatively impact […]


Best Flooring Texture for Your Home

Wooden flooring comes in a multitude of wood varieties, colours, and finishes, and can be laid in almost as many unique patterns. So, the added element that we don’t often take into consideration when choosing hardwood flooring is the texture. Texture adds another dimension not only to the surface of a floor but also to […]


2017 Wooden Floor Trends

The latest trend in trends is, well, trends! Design trends seem to be popping up all over which is not uncommon at the start of a new year and for good reason. Late winter and early spring are a great time to begin planning home renovations and homeowners are looking for inspiration and the next […]

Best Flooring for Rental Properties

Best Flooring for Rental Properties

When it comes to the care and upkeep of a home, it’s not surprising that most homeowners are pretty meticulous in their methods for protecting their investment. Regular cleaning, maintenance, and repairs are standard practice. In the case of rental properties, however, tenants don’t consider a property to be an investment because they don’t retain […]


Best Vacuum for Wooden Floors

If you thought that by installing new hardwood floors meant you were done with vacuums, guess again. Vacuuming your floors, as opposed to other methods of cleaning, is a great way to care for them. The pros of vacuuming include the ability to suck up dirt and debris from the crevices between the planks. It […]


How Wooden Floors Keep Your Home Warmer

Contrary to what one might believe, hardwood flooring does not necessarily mean that your home is doomed to be chilly. In fact, you might be surprised to learn how wooden floors keep your home warmer and can reduce energy costs! Carpeting feels nice under our feet. There’s no doubt about it. On cold days, the […]