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.