Flatwater Finishes is a locally owned and operated flooring company based out of North Vancouver, BC. We specialize in providing high quality hardwood flooring services to residential and commercial customers throughout the Lower Mainland.
We are passionate about the craftsmanship of our work and strive to provide exceptional customer service with every project we undertake.
Our experienced team of professionals provides a full range of hardwood flooring options such as pre-finished and custom-installed hardwood floors, engineered wood floors, vinyl flooring, cork flooring, vinyl plank flooring, and more. Flatwater Finishes also offers professional installation services for all types of custom millwork including custom shelves, cabinetry, countertops moulding & more. We also offer repair and maintenance services. We take great pride in delivering top-notch service, excellent craftsmanship, and unbeatable value.
Jim is the Sales Director at Flatwater Finishes and has been with the company since January 2022. His background is in construction sales with a focus on millwork and flooring. He loves helping clients find the perfect finishes for their home to bring their dream spaces to life.
Through years of sales experience, Jim has learned to read his clients and guide them to the perfect fit for their budget and taste. Whether it be high-end or entry-level, all projects are important to Jim and he treats every client with the same care and attention. Everyone deserves top-tier service and attention when working with Flatwater Finishes.
When not at work, Jim is a loving husband and father to his wife and three kids. Every evening and weekend there is a sport or activity to enjoy to keep the whole family active. Jim is also passionate about cycling and skiing, anytime spent outside makes him happy.
If you’re looking for the perfect floor or cabinets for your home, please reach out to Jim right away!
Amanda is an interior designer at Flatwater Finishes and has been with the company since April 2021. Specializing in millwork design, Amanda uses that experience to assist homeowners, fellow interior designers, architects, and contractors with their projects. Over the years, her strengths at Flatwater Finishes have garnered some recognition for home and kitchen design by the Canadian Home Builders Association.
When she is not at Flatwater Finishes, Amanda is an avid traveller and loves spending time exploring the world. Some of her favourite memories include a 2-month backpacking adventure along the Mediterranean Coast, an 8-month trip connecting to her heritage around Southeast Asia, and getting her scuba diving certification in Thailand. Some of her future destinations include Peru, Egypt, South Africa, and Morocco.
We offer peace of mind with quality product and a valuable service
While each job may be unique, we pride ourselves on a core process that remains the same for each and every project. All projects are met with equal value and equal attention. We are there every step of the way:
Initial contact to speak about materials, budget, etc. so that appropriate samples are brought to the in-person meeting.
Initial site visit to view samples, take measurements and gain one-to-one contact.
Provide an estimate based on the needs discovered during the on-site meeting. Always make the effort to send an estimate within 24-48 hours.
Send a 50% deposit invoice once the estimate is accepted. Manage ordering, delivery, fabrication, other materials required, etc. Ensure that all materials arrive to site on an agreed upon date.
Day 1: Meet the installation crew on site to set up. Discuss any possible change of time/cost for extra levelling, grinding, floor prep, and baseboards, etc. Review with the client prior to starting.
If the job takes longer than 1 day, a check in will be provided every day or every other day, as required. All installers to report directly to Flatwater Finishes to avoid disruption.
Once the installation is complete, a final walk through is arranged, photos are taken, and contact is made with the client to ensure satisfaction.
If there are no outstanding touch-ups a final invoice is sent along with the warranty and any applicable documents.
Client care follow up is provided for all completed jobs.
Finalist for a 2023 Georgie and Finalist for a 2023 Havan Award
Winner of the 2023 CHBA Best Whole Home Renovation Between $200k-$300k
Flatwater Finishes is dedicated to providing high quality craftsmanship and superior customer service. Our team of experienced professionals are passionate about their work and strive to deliver the highest level of quality and attention to detail. From hand-selected materials to precision cutting and finishing, Flatwater Finishes combines traditional skills with modern techniques and technologies to create timeless pieces that stand the test of time. Additionally, we use environmentally friendly products and processes, ensuring a sustainable product for clients.