All posts by: Alana Graff

About Alana Graff

January 27, 2016

Going Grey? Great Choice!

Grey is sophisticated and calming. It pairs equally well with other neutrals or bold tones which allows tremendous flexibility in decorating. Our Mirage collections are chock full of great grey flooring options. Looking for trendy colors on a smooth surface? The Admiration Collection delivers with 10 cool grey shades ranging from Platinum and Greystone to […]

Hardwood

Calgary Spring Home & Garden Show: Feb 25 – 28

Come see our Calgary branch at the Calgary’s Spring Home & Garden Show at BMO Centre at Stampede Park from Feb. 25th to 28th. Our team will be on hand showcasing a variety of flooring products including hardwood, laminate, tile, carpet and more!  Whether you are building new or renovating, stop in and see us at booth 143.

Calgary, Events

RCIC Conference & Award of Excellence Finalists

Our Edmonton branch is attending CHBA-ER’s Residential Construction Industry Conference (RCIC) at Northlands Edmonton Expo Centre on Feb. 2 & 3. In conjunction with the event, our Edmonton branch was just named as finalists in two categories of the CHBA-ER’s ‘2016 Awards of Excellence in Housing’ for the Showroom and General member categories The upcoming […]

Edmonton, Events

The Look of Hardwood & The Strength of Tile

 Meet Forest Park and Yorkwood Manor from Daltile. Forest Park is a colorbody porcelain that exemplifies the splendour and style of hardwood. But unlike hardwood, this floor scoffs at moisture and welcomes even the highest volume of traffic. Choose from six striking colours that range from velvety and delicate to robust and dark for applications […]

Tile
January 5, 2016

Calgary’s AHF Helps the Hitchcock Family

In December Alberta Hardwood Flooring assisted Easter Seals with their unique ‘Give a Kid a Lift Program’. The program provides a residential elevator in the home of a family with a child with a disability. The Give A Kid A Lift (GAKAL) program is funded solely through community partnerships and revenue from an annual fundraising […]

Calgary, Charity, Community, Construction
December 18, 2015

A Beaver Tail

40 years already! On March 24th, 1975, the beaver was recognized as Canada’s national animal. These large herbivores are among the most industrious creatures on earth. With incredible precision and excellent engineering skills, beavers construct dams that divert water to or from farmlands, roadways and parks. Their industry is not generally appreciated! That’s not likely […]

Miscellaneous

Vital Vermin

In September 2015, Mozambique became the first heavily land-mined country to claim ‘mine free’ status. Over one hundred thousand landmines – many placed near schools, bridges and villages – were detected and safely removed. That’s a great story in itself, however the process used to accelerate mine detection over the past few years is quite […]

Miscellaneous

Holiday Gem

We searched high and low for a holiday-themed video to share with you. We tried to find one that was well written and produced; not too sappy, but not too zany either. We hope you’ll enjoy this one. (Ok, it’s a little sappy!)

Events, Miscellaneous

An Iconic Installation

The year was 1946. World War 2 had just ended, and the city of Boston was in the process of developing a professional basketball team. The team – the Boston Celtics – would become one of the most storied and successful professional basketball teams in the NBA, winning a record 17 world championships. But in […]

Hardwood, Miscellaneous

Quercus Quirks

You’ll find a great primer on the oaks – Northern Red Oak (Quercus rubra) and White Oak (Quercus alba) – in the latest edition of Hardwood Floors Magazine. It’s relatively easy to distinguish between the two when sampling brand new boards, but trying to marry up old wood flooring with new often presents a challenge. […]

Hardwood