Archives for December 2018

Clear UV waterbase topcoat and sealer protects wood surfaces

Canlak has introduced Series 226, a product that is a clear UV topcoat/sealer, suitable for woodwork such as doors, panels, flooring, stairs and furniture that require excellent resistance properties. It combines UV and water-based technologies, making it a very specialized product in the market, the company says. Thickness application ranges from 2.5 to 3 mils […]

Odor-neutralizing technology uses absorption

Eco-friendly ScentGuard odor neutralizer from Beaulieu Canada works to absorb odors and break down odors, giving the home a fresh and neutral scent. The treatment is available in the Tyresse, Tryesse Pro and Tryesse Ultra series of carpets. ScentGuard acts in 90 minutes to elimate 90 percent of the odors. Treated carpets have been tested […]

Flooring adhesives support vinyl and carpet installations

The W.W. Henry Company has announced four new adhesives and substrate preparation products. The 647 PlumPro fast-track, roll-apply vinyl adhesive is moisture resistant up to 95% RH and pressure-sensitive in just minutes. It can open to traffic immediately and has an 8-hour working time. Approved for use on all substrates, it can be used with […]

E-letter: Thanks at Christmas

Wow! Where did it go? In a few short weeks, Coverings magazine will once again be presenting Canada Night at The International Surfaces Event (TISE), making this the fourth year running. Canada Night started off, and remains, a chance for Canadians to gather in one spot and show the colours. Frankly, most suppliers cannot tell […]

Patching and finishing compound create smooth surface

The calcium aluminate based, patching and finishing compound from CustomTech Flooring called Silk is said to provide a smooth finish to a variety of substrates prior to the installation of floor coverings. Formulated with Controlled Cure Technology, the compound helps eliminate installation problems of bond failure, crumbling, mildew and staining of resilient flooring due to […]

Commercial vinyl sheet sport sophisticated visuals and tough coating

DecorArt Rejuvenations flooring, a vinyl sheet collection from Armstrong Flooring, consists of three collections – TimberLine, StoneRun and Ambigu – with Diamond 10 Technology coating that are said to feature more realistic, nature-inspired visuals and timeless textures. The line merges commercial and residential aesthetics, cross pollinating colors and textures to provide a wealth of choices […]

Flooring technology improves home air quality

Pure Genius flooring, a light-activated, air-purifying agent made of titanium dioxide, is integrated into the Titanium floor finish from Lauzon. The product improves the home’s air quality through its nanoparticles that decompose the toxic contaminants generated through air movement in the room and then converts them into harmless water and carbon dioxide molecules. The finish […]

Luxury vinyl flooring provides LVT alternative

Coretec Plus luxury vinyl planks from USFloors are said to provide an alternative to glue down LVT, solid locking LVT, or laminate flooring. The patented construction of the planks features an extruded core made from recycled wood and bamboo dust, limestone, and virgin PVC. Since product is 100 percent waterproof, the floors can be installed […]