Hybrid floor box system for concrete flooring

Leviton has announced a concrete floor box system to accommodate devices that deliver connections to power, AV and data in commercial spaces. The hybrid system can be used within finished floors made of wood, tile, vinyl, terrazzo, carpet and concrete. The system includes: box system with 6.25 in. diameter PVC box and accessories; leveling ring […]

Peel-and-stick membrane floor heating system introduced

Warmup has announced the peel-and-stick version of its DCM-PRO Membrane floor heating system. The TCNA-tested membrane is the first of its kind and adheres directly onto plywood and concrete subfloors without the use of thinset. It has been successfully tested to ANSI 118.12 anti-fracture standards and the Robinson test (ASTM C-627). Combined with the DCM-PRO […]

Ruby gemstone-look featured in quartz slabs

Ruby Carnelian, found within the Gemstone collection from Antolini, is a gemstone from the Chalcedony group of quartzes. It gets its name from the reddish ruby colour which also distinguishes it from the other gemstones in the group. As deep shades of red evoke an overwhelming sense of allure and charm, the company says, each […]

Rusted visuals provide inspiration for modular carpet tile collection

The Artefact carpet tile collection from Patcraft features products inspired by an oxidation experiment exposing fabrics to metal, rust and water. The collection is available in four 12 x 48 in. carpet tiles with a multi-level pattern loop. The collection offers a selection of four carpet tile products called Patina, Etched, Relic and React. Patina […]

Ceramic tiles feature new sizes and tactile sensations

Slimtech Delight, the new marble effect collection of ceramic tiles from Lea Ceramiche is available in different variations, offering new tactile sensations, in new sizes. Included in the collection are: Marquina Nero with its characteristic white veining; Calacatta Oro with the distinct patterns crossing the slabs; Invisible Light, a white background and the powerful effect […]

LVT collection launched for commercial environments

Mats Inc. has introduced the Stateside luxury vinyl flooring collection for commercial environments. The collection features 18 on-trend traditional and contemporary options that emulate natural colors and patterns. Offering realistic grain designs and textures with a high definition printed décor layer, the line is available in 2.5 mm with a commercially-rated 20 mil wear layer […]

Work bench designed to perform as a four-in-one unit

The ScaffoldBench from Metaltech is a multiple-purpose four-in-one unit with many uses on the job site and work shop. It combines a six-foot Baker Scaffold, a garage storage unit, a utility cart and a mobile workbench with miter saw stand. With no-tool assembly, the unit has a 1,100 lb. capacity and capacity for workers to […]

Carpet plank collection features shifting patterns

Complementing the Nutopia carpet plank collection, Nutopia Matrix from Mohawk Group presents two lower-profile flat loop 12 x 36 in. patterns also inspired by the idea of “urban fabric.” Urban Transit has an active, shifting pattern, while Urban Terrain offers an overall gestural pattern. These two styles are made to coordinate with the Nutopia collection […]

Visibility for Canada’s flooring sector

I LOVE THE NEW YEAR. It’s like a kid opening the world’s biggest present. What could it be? What does it hold? It could be anything. And I recall adages: plan for the worst but hope for the best; life is what happens to you while you’re making plans; you can plan plans, but you […]

CFI classes

Front-and-centre training opportunity The CFCRA has made a significant investment to be able to host the International Certified Installers classes in Canada. This investment is one that we hope will offer the opportunity for all installers to be able to attend a flooring installation certification class without having to break the bank. Before we started […]