How to Find the Best Vintage Furniture Shops in Your Neighbourhood

September 16, 2015

Vintage and thrift furniture shops are becoming increasingly popular, and are beginning to pop up all over cities big and small. These shops are truly a gift. They bring much-needed culture and style, and they are environmentally and budget-friendly by selling recycled materials. Many shops often support local causes too, and are run by volunteers.


Introducing TORLYS Envique Flooring Collection

Sept. 8, 2015

We are excited to announce the addition of the Envique Laminate Collection to our TORLYS roster.

Envique laminate is a beautifully crafted collection that gives a natural and warm feel to any space. Each style in the Envique collection has its own design story. Long, wide planks, infinitely appointed textures, and trend inspired design have created a collection that is a balance of rustic and modern.

End of summer – DIY projects

August 20, 2015

5 Environmentally Friendly DIY Projects to try this Summer

Summer can be a fun and relaxing time, but it can also be hectic with the kids at home ruling the roost all day long.

That’s the beauty of the DIY project. It is an engaging, busying activity to keep you and your family occupied rain or shine.


7 Tips for Choosing the Right Floor For Your Home

August 10, 2015

Choosing the right floor for your home is no easy decision, but it’s an important one to get right.

When you’re choosing your flooring there are multiple elements to consider so that you look at realistic options, stay on budget, and finish your project on time.

Here are seven key tips to make sure that you don’t make silly mistakes during this decision-making process:

How to Find a (Really) Durable Laminate Floor: Follow this Checklist

August 3, 2015

High quality laminate floors are exceptionally strong. When they’re engineered to last the test of time, they can take a lot of wear and tear and still look absolutely stunning.

But what does a “durable floor” really mean? We’ve put together a little checklist for you so that you can ask all the right questions when you’re shopping around.

Floor Shopping: Why Pay Twice?

June 9, 2015

So…you’ve decided to renovate and you want a beautiful new floor. The next decision is “what to buy.” Hard surface or soft? Hardwood or laminate? Glue-down, nail down or floating? Engineered or solid? When you start out, it’s confusing. Everything is on the table.