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Popular Flooring Trend: Pre-Oiled Flooring

February 13, 2014 West Wind Flooring

The February issue of Canadian House & Home magazine reported a popular new trend in choosing a low-sheen wax oil finish rather than a high gloss, urethane coat. This method is much more eco-friendly and has a more natural look. At West Wind we carry a pre-oiled floor by Vintage, either wire brushed or a simple […]

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Video: Custom and Specialty Milling Services

February 7, 2014 West Wind CompanyMillingSpecialty Wood Products

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Home Shows – Spring Vs. Fall?

March 4, 2013 West Wind CompanyEventsFlooringHardwood & Softwood

Joel Radford, Flooring Manager says: “Overall the show seemed worthwhile. Of the three days Saturday was the busiest with lots of people. Lots of newbies discovering West Wind products for the first time and took brochures/cards. The improved booth had a positive impact. The countertops  etc. showed a more fleshed out picture of our products and were a […]

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Enviro Flooring: Recycled Tight Knot Fir

November 7, 2012 West Wind CompanyFlooring

Our NEW Fir Collection is Tight Knot Douglas Fir recycled from 1940’s roof joists. These planks hold massive character. If you love wood that tells a story, than this is the floor for you! Tongue & Groove 3/4″ x 8″ planks $6.00/sqft For more enviro flooring options as well as traditional products visit our flooring […]

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Custom Wide Plank Flooring

August 20, 2012 West Wind CompanyFlooring

Precision manufacturing & Quality If your dream floor is a wide plank, vintage look and feel, than look no further! Each and every floor that we produce is made to exact specifications to ensure an exceptional fit from the first plank to the last board. In order to produce quality results, you must first start […]

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A Smokin’ Hot Trend – Smoked Oak Plank Flooring – European White Oak

August 1, 2011 West Wind FlooringNew StockSpecials

Heat-treated and ammonia dipped which creates a natural dark colour throughout the board (think caramelizing an onion). Unlike stain, colour is preserved as you scratch or refinish the floor. Natural highlights in the wood are better preserved in the finished floor.  Dark stained oak will have a more uniform, monochromatic look by comparison. Engineered 100% […]

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