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 […]

Quartz collection revives industrial look

Quartz manufacturer Caesarstone says it has revived the industrial look with its organic Metropolitan collection. The quartz collection offers surfaces with a rough, tough and unpolished feel that will add an industrial edge for kitchens, bathrooms and other spaces, it adds. Each surface in the collection has been designed to reflect the authentic patinas of […]

Pre-cut program includes multiple sizes of porcelain slabs

Panoramic format porcelain slabs up to approximately 10 x 5 ft from Daltile can now be custom sized through the company’s FlexFit Size Solutions program. The pre-cut program includes multiple sizing options and offers the slabs pre-cut into seven smaller stocked sizes that reflect the most standard cut dimensions needed for both residential and commercial […]

Self-levelling compound suitable for different substrates

Synthetic gypsum fibre-reinforced, self-levelling compound APF from Schonox is for use from 3 to 15 mm depths. It is suitable for wood floor boards, chip board (V100), mastic asphalt screeds and other critical substrates in combination with elastic and textile coverings for interior areas. Embedded fibres provide reinforcement, making it unnecessary to lay a reinforcing […]

Glazed ceramic floor, wall and mosaic tiles offer marble appearance

The Impresa collection glazed ceramic floor, wall and mosaic tiles from American Olean are said to offer the look of Breccia marble. Detailed graphics reveal a soft linear marble look that is modern in design and classic in style, the company says. A unique size offering with neutral colors makes this series adaptable to a […]

Occupancy-ready pressed rubber floor tile saves installation time

Abpure rubber flooring tiles from American Biltrite with Nfuse technology are said to be ready to use right out of the box. Once installed, the floor does not require any costly and time-consuming set-up to be ready for occupancy, the company says. As with all flooring, regular cleaning is required, but no special maintenance procedures […]

Tongue and groove flooring adhesive works with floating wood floors

DriTac 8100 tongue and groove flooring adhesive from DriTac is wood glue that is formulated for all types of laminate and floating wood floors. The adhesive can also be used over radiant heat systems. Providing a bond at the tongue and groove, the adhesive is white in colour, which makes it is easy to see […]

Spam? No.

During the week of October 8, we saw a drastic sell-off in North American and worldwide stock markets. It scared almost everybody. All the TV pundits I saw blamed U.S. President Trump’s trade dealings, especially with China. Trump blamed the U.S. Federal Reserve and its raising of interest rates. But something else was going on. […]