Hardwood floors are a timeless and versatile flooring option that can add both beauty and value to your home. Whether you are renovating your existing space or building a new home, hardwood flooring is a smart investment that can last for decades with proper care and maintenance.
Brands We Carry
Galaflex is an authorized dealer of the following brands, which we have selected for high product quality.
Mirage prefinished hardwood floors, designed and manufactured by MIRAGE in Saint-Georges, Quebec, are synonymous with superior quality, beauty, and durability and guarantee product consistency, added value, and lifelong good looks. Mirage epitomizes attention to detail and the desire to create a product in perfect harmony with its environment. For nearly 40 years, Mirage has been committed to operating in an environmentally responsible manner in order to ensure sustainable development for current and future generations.
Using cutting edge technology, Vintage continuously strives to manufacture and market a superior quality product surpassed by none in the industry. The integrity of our wood supply, the expertise of our team, and our state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities support a national distribution network that undoubtedly make Vintage a premier and confident choice for superior prefinished hardwood flooring.
Kentwood was born in the Pacific Northwest, a landscape rich in rugged natural terrain, where land and sea meet the skies in an enduring cycle of seasonal diversity, and where winter storms and summer sun nurture breath-taking beauty and boundless vitality.
Coswick hardwood flooring has a long-standing history of being one of the best-milled products on the market of flooring materials world-wide. Coswick plank, chevrons, herringbones, and mosaics are distributed in over 70 countries globally. Coswick products are made in Europe from European white oak, European Ash, and American Walnut, merging European design and North American milling traditions. Coswick is a family-run business since 1995 with roots in Canada and Europe.
Eckowood is a premium Flooring Manufacturer Company based in Coquitlam, BC. Our reputation has been built over many years and is strengthened daily by the dedication and enthusiasm of all the people who work to create our products.
Since our debut, Eckowood has been driven by an untamed spirit of innovation. We have combined the innate gift of nature with humans’ genius to manufacture unique wood flooring creations for any home.
Magna is a family owned business that was founded in 2010, with the commitment to bring high quality hardwood products to dealers, retailers, and customers across Western Canada.
Why choose hardwood
Versus Vinyl or Laminate
There are several reasons why one might choose hardwood over vinyl or laminate flooring.
- Durability: Hardwood floors are more durable than vinyl or laminate, and can last for decades with proper care and maintenance. In contrast, vinyl and laminate flooring may need to be replaced every 10-15 years due to wear and tear
- Timeless and Classic: Hardwood floors offer a classic and timeless beauty that can add significant value to your home, whereas vinyl and laminate may look dated or artificial
- Natural Material: Hardwood flooring is a sustainable and environmentally friendly option, as it is made from natural materials and can be recycled or repurposed at the end of its lifespan.
- Refinishing: Hardwood can be sanded and refinished multiple times, allowing you to refresh their look and extend their lifespan, whereas vinyl and laminate cannot be sanded or refinished.
- Maintenance: Laminate flooring is relatively easy to maintain and clean. It doesn’t require waxing or polishing, and spills can be wiped up with a damp cloth.
Overall, while vinyl and laminate flooring may offer affordability and ease of maintenance, choosing hardwood can provide a more durable, sustainable, and valuable long-term investment for your home.
Here are some reasons why one might choose hardwood flooring over carpet:
- Durability: Hardwood floors are more durable than carpet and can last for decades with proper care and maintenance.
- Allergies: Hardwood floors are hypoallergenic, making them an ideal choice for those with allergies or sensitivities to dust and other airborne particles.
- Appearance: Hardwood floors offer a timeless and classic beauty that can complement a variety of design styles and add significant value to your home.
- Maintenance: Hardwood floors are easier to clean and maintain than carpet, requiring only regular sweeping and occasional refinishing to keep them looking their best.
- Versatility: Hardwood floors are a versatile flooring option that can be used throughout your home, from living areas to bedrooms and even kitchens.
- Hygiene: Hardwood floors do not trap dirt, dust, and other allergens, making them a more hygienic flooring option than carpet.
- Longevity: Hardwood floors can be sanded and refinished multiple times, allowing you to refresh their look and extend their lifespan.
- Eco-friendliness: Hardwood flooring is a sustainable and environmentally friendly option, as it is made from natural materials and can be recycled or repurposed at the end of its lifespan.
Overall, while carpet may offer comfort and affordability, choosing hardwood flooring can provide a more durable, versatile, and valuable long-term investment for your home.
Loved by our clients
rated 4.2 stars on google
“Galaflex was our last stop while visiting flooring stores in Richmond. I’m so glad we didn’t skip it because we probably could have purchased Mirage flooring in other places, but it was Peter who made all the difference. I can’t tell you how hard working this person is, how knowledgeable and informative and how much his assistance made all the difference while installing our new floors. The quality of the product we purchased from Galaflex is superior and the experience could not be overlooked here. We are extremely pleased with the price, quality and customer service at Galaflex.”
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