New op­tions

Winnipeg Free Press - Section G - - HOMES -

Al­though eco-friendly al­ter­na­tives such as lin­seed, hemp and flax seed-based floor­ing op­tions aren’t nearly as hot yet, there’s no deny­ing con­sumers are step­ping up their in­ter­est in green­ing their floor­ing.

And now the moral, as promised: Home-im­prove­ment projects ought to be done while ev­ery­one in­volved in ini­ti­at­ing or com­plet­ing them can en­joy them.

Six months ago, be­fore he could tackle the floor­ing in this cen­tury old farm­house, my brother died fol­low­ing a stroke. At­tend­ing the me­mo­rial, which filled the church to over­flow­ing, there were more than 500 friends, col­leagues and for­mer floor­ing clients — all of them grate­ful for his help in defin­ing the char­ac­ter of their home. An­other 500 at­tended a re­cep­tion — a huge hon­our for a dear brother and true pro­fes­sional.

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