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Guy Pylypiw

 

Guy Pylypiw, General Manager and Certified Flooring & Design Consultant

 

Guy has been in the flooring industry for over 25 years, starting his career in the flooring department of a big box retailer. He went on to manage the flooring installations for that store before leaving to work as a project manager for a small local flooring retailer. He left there after 5 years to work as a sales manager for a large flooring manufacturer before returning to retail at Oshawa Carpet One in 2009. In 2014 Guy and his wife, Michelle, had the opportunity to purchase the store and have not looked back. Guy is certainly an expert when it comes to carpet, hardwood, laminate...virtually every type of flooring! Check him out in Floor Covering Weekly!

Michelle Pylypiw, Communications Director and Certified Flooring & Design Consultant

 

Michelle Pylypiw, Communications Director and Certified Flooring & Design Consultant

 

Michelle has an extensive background in customer service, including 9 years as an award winning Massage Therapist in the local area. After leaving that field to have their first son, she returned to work to manage the customer service call centre for General Motors. When the opportunity arose to purchase the store with Guy, she knew it was the right choice to join her husband in running their family business. Michelle will make sure you are taken care of as she is absolute with the satisfaction of our customers. Check her out in Floor Focus Magazine!

 Catherine McKeown

 

Catherine McKeown, Office Manager and Certified Flooring & Design Consultant

 

Catherine has a background in Administration and Bookkeeping. After finishing her Bachelor of Arts Degree at the University of Toronto she worked in Administration - culminating in working for over a decade at a large psychology office in mid-town Toronto. Joining the Oshawa Carpet One Team in 2017 Catherine has trained extensively to become a Certified Flooring and Design Consultant and when she is not found in the offices you can find her helping customers on the sales floor.

Hughie Hume

 

Hughie Hume, Warehouse Manager and Certified Flooring & Design Consultant

 

Hughie is in charge of all of our shipping / receiving, deliveries, warehouse operation and installation preparation. Hughie has been with us since 2012 and is a key part of our team. You will see Hughie if you have product delivered to your home or if you pick-up an order from our store. He thoroughly enjoys helping our customers and always goes the extra mile. Hughie has been in the flooring industry for over 20 years and has an extensive knowledge of products and installations.

Mike Tarp

 

Mike Tarp, Certified Flooring & Design Consultant

 

Mike has built extensive knowledge within the home design & construction industry and brings years of design consultation, estimating team leadership, and project management experience to the Oshawa Carpet One Floor & Home team. His passion for design and flooring led him to this industry where he specializes in home renovations, custom homes, property management, and new build constitution. He is a dedicated student of the trades, always focusing on continued education through an ever-evolving industry. His approach is always unique to his clients' vision and he appreciates that every project is an opportunity to create a new & beautiful space! Mike joined the team in 2023 and looks forward to helping with your project.  

Danielle Francis

Danielle Francis, Certified Flooring & Design Consultant

 

Danielle has always had a passion for Home Improvement and Interior Design with a keen eye and a positive attitude. After finishing her Bachelor's Degree at Guelph Humber she has gained a wealth of experience in the industry including kitchen & bath design, and custom millwork design. Danielle believes flooring is one of the foundations of any well planned design and she is excited to help you choose those important elements for your home!

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Karoline Bond, Flooring & Design Consultant

 

Karoline has a background in Psychology and Interior Design. After completing her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Toronto, she continued her eduction in Interior Design and Completed her Diploma at QC Design School. She has been working in the design industry since 2007. Karoline is passionate about helping her clients and listening to them to create a space that reflects their style. She has experience in full-service design and knows that every selection has to be the right one! Flooring and window coverings are key choices in the design process. Karoline looks forward to working with you!

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