Video Library

Webinar Wednesdays

Heated Floors

Learn about what you need to create heated floors in your home! Join Garrett Anderson to learn more about heated floors using WarmWire from SunTouch. SunTouch WarmWire cables contain an electric heating wire to provide underfloor heat in bathrooms, kitchens, entryways, and other areas, and are an affordable alternative to radiant heated mats.

Cabinetry Storage Solutions

Garrett Anderson and Shane Beck of Contract Furnishings Mart present several cabinetry storage solutions. If you're lacking on kitchen storage space, it's time to trick out the cabinets, drawers, and island with a few space-saving solutions. You just have to rethink those the little nooks and niches, and you'll discover the untapped resource of counter space.

What's New with Cambria Quartz

Join Garrett Anderson of CFM and Ryan Ohr, Cambria regional manager as they show us what’s new and exciting with Cambria. 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of Cambria and they’re celebrating in style with the launch of 20 stunning new designs. Plus they launched the Coordinates Collection - created in collaboration with the world-renowned Gensler Design Firm, and inspired by American places, these designs are harmonious from a distance and stunning up close.

Floorigami Peel & Stick Carpet Tile

Garrett Anderson of CFM and Scott McKnight, NW regional manager of Shaw Floors, tell us all about Floorigami Peel and Stick Carpet Tile. It’s easy to work with, easy to clean, and oh so easy to love. Whether you’re looking to rework a space or add a punch of personality with a new custom-style rug, Floorigami installs with just a few tools and requires no installation experience. We’re not kidding. It’s just that simple.

What Lies Beneath

Garrett Anderson and CFM Portand manager Patrick Von Pegert talk to us about some important products you don't see after install but play a huge role in the performance of your flooring. Learn the various types of pad and underlayments available so you can make the right choice for your next project.

Working with an Interior Designer

Working with an interior designer is a positive — and dare we say game-changing — experience for many. However, if you haven’t done it before, the idea of hiring someone to undertake this task can feel intimidating. That is, if you don’t know what to expect from the process. ⁠This week Garrett Anderson talks with Linda Luberto of Linda Luberto and Associates to learn more about working with an interior designer. If you are interested in hiring a professional designer, CFM can help pair you with someone just right for you and your project.

Working with Contract Furnishings Mart

Join CFM team members Garrett Anderson and Tanja Lane of our Tigard store as they explain how to work with CFM! Learn what to expect and how to prepare when you come in with your projects so we can best serve you!

The Details of Dekton by Cosentino

Dekton countertops are sneaking onto the radar as the latest craze in countertop materials. Virtually indestructible, they're scorch-proof, stain-proof, and scratch-proof. Trish Earle from Cosentino will join Garrett Anderson to tell us all about Dekton and this amazing surface. ⁠

Stanton Carpet - Antrim and Rosecore

Join Garrett Anderson and our guest Rich Crawford from @stantoncarpet to learn more their wide range of gorgeous carpet options. Stanton encompasses multiple brands that enclose all facets of decorative flooring including: Antrim, Rosecore, Crescent and Hibernia. Their carpets possess an enduring beauty and exceptional quality that is only achieved in the finest mills worldwide. Innovative textures and meticulous details transcend the notion of floor covering and evoke a sense of luxury and refinement.

Schluter Systems Edge Profiles

Listen as Garrett Anderson and our guest Ken Zandecki from @schlutersystemsna tell us more about Schluter profiles. Ceramic and stone tiles are ideal surfaces due to their durability and aesthetic appeal. Schluter®-Systems offers an extensive line of finishing and edge-protection profiles in a variety of shapes, colors, patterns, and sizes that open the door to limitless design possibilities and provide attractive alternatives to trim pieces.⁠

Wool Carpet and Why It's Wonderful

Come get some "sheep thrills" when Garrett Anderson, along with our special guest Judith Adams of Unique Carpets, Ltd., tell us all about wool carpeting. Not only is wool carpet stunning, it is also sustainable, resilient and soil/stain resistant. So many reasons to love it!⁠⠀⁠

Waterproof Hardwood Flooring

Join CFM and Garrett Anderson, along with our special guest Gregg Nelson of T and A Supply, to learn about the benefits of waterproof hardwood flooring.

Magnificent Marmoleum

Join CFM and Garrett Anderson as we talk about Marmoleum. Seth Boynton from Forbo Flooring Systems will discuss how marmoleum is naturally beautiful, durable, sustainable and healthy! ⁠

Cabinet Lighting

In this episode of Webinar Wednesday's with Garrett, we are joined by Joe Carson from Task Lighting, the industry leader in low voltage kitchen lighting. Joe walks us through the ins and outs of using easy to install lighting to take your kitchen to the next level ranging from under cabinet lighting that can be controlled by your smart phone or Alexa as well as simple out of the box solutions.

Commercial Flooring: Carpet, LVT and More

In this version of Webinar Wednesdays with Garrett Anderson, we are joined by Joe Junor from Aladdin Commercial/Mohawk Floors. We cover a wide variety of commercial products such as traditional and interlocking commercial carpet tiles, luxury vinyl planks, and much more.

Shout Out to Grout

Shout Out to Grout with William White from Ardex Americas. Grout and caulk may seem like a small part of a tile project yet they play a huge role in the performance and design of that installation. Learn more about how grout can have an impact on your designs and the differences between standard and high performance grout options.

Laminate Flooring

So much attention has been spent on LVT (Luxury Vinyl Tile) that many forget about the benefits and value laminate flooring provide. Will McHarness from PacMat is joining us to discuss laminate flooring and how it’s an amazing floor solution for a busy households and commercial settings. Laminate flooring is as durable as it is beautiful. Unlike standard vinyl flooring, laminate is worry free around messy, busy kids and pets with dirty paws.

All About Natural Stone with Z Collection

Curious about natural stone? In this video from our Webinar Wednesday's with Garrett, we talk about one of the oldest construction materials in the world; natural stone. We are joined by Zee Coleman, founder and CEO of Z Collection who gives us a great tutorial on all types of natural stone tiles and slabs ranging from marble and granite to limestone and travertine and the best way to use them. To learn more, stop into one of our Pacific Northwest CFM locations today.

The Basics of Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors add tremendous value to your home and are a timeless look. Even with growing popularity of LVT and laminate imitations, many people are looking back to the sustainability and beauty of natural hardwoods. Will McHarness, hardwood expert from @pacmatcommercial, joins us! Find out what's trending, what characteristics to look for, how to get it installed right, and much more.

Carpet 101 - The Basics of Choosing Carpet

There's actually more to carpet than you may think. Our guest, Cary Taylor from Fabrica, will explain why certain carpets perform better than others, why fiber and construction matter, how to properly care for your carpet, benefits to soft surfaces, market trends and much more.

What You Need to Know About Kitchen Cabinets

Contract Furnishings Mart is the leading cabinet dealership in the Pacific Northwest. In this video Garrett meets with one of CFM's top Cabinet Designers, Blade Rittiman, in Gresham, OR to discuss what you need to know about cabinets. They cover the differences between framed and frameless cabinetry, small custom shops vs cabinets built in a factory, and the latest in design trends.

Counter Intelligence

In this video we talk with Amy Bright, an expert from Caesarstone, about what you need to know about solid surface and stone countertop options before you buy. Does natural stone fit your style? Is quartz the better option for your lifestyle? Explore features, benefits, considerations, trends and more.

Luxury Vinyl Flooring

In this live segment at Contract Furnishings Mart Tigard, OR Garrett and David King taking a closer look at the options available in Luxury Vinyl Flooring (LVT and LVP). Discussions include the history and growth of this category, waterproof aspects, easy installation techniques, simple care and maintenance, and a huge variety of styles to choose from.

How To Videos

How to Clean Your Cabinets

The best way to clean your kitchen cabinets is quick and easy. Learn how to clean your cabinets and what types of products to use and also avoid.

How to Adjust Doors and Hinges

Watch to learn the best way to make quick and easy cabinet door adjustments on new or existing cabinets.

Carpet

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Carpet Before You Buy

Choosing the best carpet is really about knowing the right combination of characteristics, aesthetics, performance and budget to best meet the needs of your lifestyle.

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Carpet Maintenance

Keeping your carpet in beautiful condition, is a challenge if you don't know the proper steps of maintenance. With the care guidelines below, your new carpet can stay attractive for many years.

Hardwood

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Hardwood Before You Buy

Knowing what to expect about hardwood flooring and being prepared will also be a lot less stressful on you, your family and your home.

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Hardwood Maintenance

One of the main benefits of hardwood flooring is that they are low maintenance floors that require only a little more maintenance than sweeping on a regular basis to remove dirt.

Laminate

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Laminate Before You Buy

Knowledge about laminate specifics and characteristics, about its traits and subtle differences, can be invaluable when choosing a new laminate floor.

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Laminate Maintenance

One of the main benefits of laminate flooring is that they are low maintenance floors that require only a little more maintenance than sweeping on a regular basis to remove dirt.

Tile

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Tile Before You Buy

Choosing the best ceramic tile for your home is really about knowing the right combination of characteristics, aesthetics, performance and budget to best meet the needs of your lifestyle.

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Tile Maintenance

Understanding the best methods to care for your ceramic flooring will help maintain its beauty and keep it close to its original condition.

Stone

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Understanding the best methods to care for your natural stone flooring will help maintain its beauty and keep it close to its original condition.

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Stone Maintenance

Here’s what you need to know about caring for your beautiful natural stone today and maintaining its timeless look for many tomorrows.

Vinyl

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Vinyl Before You Buy

In the videopage we will introduce you to product insights, performance considerations, construction points and installation tips about vinyl flooring you should be aware of before you buy.

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Vinyl Maintenance

New vinyl floors are extremely durable and long lasting, but like any floor covering they still need regular maintenance to stay looking like new.

Luxury Vinyl

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Luxury Vinyl Before You Buy

Choosing the best LVT is really about knowing the right combination of characteristics, aesthetics, performance and budget to best meet the needs of your lifestyle.

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Luxury Vinyl Maintenance

Keeping your LVT in beautiful condition, is a challenge if you don't know the proper steps of maintenance. With the care guidelines below, your new carpet can stay attractive for many years.