Trendy rugs can transform your winter holiday home!

Here in Cape Town, due to the lucrative short-term rental prices that can be fetched in our holiday seasons, we have many homeowners who rent out their properties for the summer, but actually, if one is clever enough and installs the right fittings, fixtures and décor accessories winter rentals are just as feasible. We [...]

2024-05-24T15:17:13+00:00May 24th, 2024|Specials|

Flooring and carpet trends in 2024

As always certain trends prevail as we go into each new year. This time last year we wrote that the flooring and carpet trends for 2023 would pretty much align with international lifestyle trends – and as we go into 2024 this is still prevalent. There are some exciting new developments too though so [...]

2024-02-08T09:50:13+00:00December 15th, 2023|Specials|

Make your home family, friends and foreigners fit for summer!

Yes, it’s that time of the year when we in the Cape prepare for an invasion of either those we love or, as landlords of rental holiday homes, welcome visitors from out of town or abroad. We are lucky to live in a part of the world that is so highly sought after as [...]

2023-12-04T18:37:22+00:00December 4th, 2023|Specials|

Engineered Wood – What makes it so special?

It has been around for a very long time and predated the Vinyl and Laminated floors that we so commonly see today. Rich in texture and very beautiful, Solid Wood flooring has adorned the plush homes of the Western Cape for many decades. Now, equally as elegant and beautiful, Engineered Wood is the preferred [...]

2023-10-05T03:41:36+00:00October 4th, 2023|Specials|

Virgin Vinyl vs. recycled – there’s no contest

Have you ever wondered why we consistently recommend Virgin Vinyl when recycled Vinyl is less expensive? Well, there are a couple of very sound reasons and as trusted flooring specialists we always have our customer’s best interests at heart. So let’s look at the evidence… What is Virgin Vinyl? For the uninitiated Virgin Vinyl is sometimes also [...]

2020-11-12T07:16:26+00:00November 12th, 2020|Specials|

Brawn and beauty make carpet tiles the latest style!

Traditionally carpet tiles have been seen as a pretty dreary carpeting option used mostly for practical reasons in predominantly commercial applications. Well this is changing as carpet tiles are now becoming more freely available in a great range of styles and colours and suddenly not only Churches, Restaurants and Communal centres are using them [...]

2020-11-12T07:10:11+00:00October 16th, 2020|Specials|

Four flaws of laminate floors to lookout for in lockdown

COVID-19 has the world in its grip and many people are locked down in an attempt to curb its spread. This is a difficult time for everyone, but is also a time to reflect, try to build your business and relationships online, spend more time with close family and ty to get some things [...]

2020-05-18T13:23:21+00:00May 18th, 2020|Specials|

A great rug can enhance any floor – part 2

In our last article we started to espouse the great beauty and benefits that can be obtained through coupling a great rug with your current choice of flooring. We spoke in particular about carpets and laminated floors, both great flooring favourites currently – and gave you some useful ideas on how rugs can be [...]

2019-05-14T07:03:12+00:00May 14th, 2019|Specials|
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