Resilient tile collection mimics jacquard weaving

Patcraft has launched the Handloom resilient tile collection. Featuring two coordinating styles, Painted Weft and Wooden Warp, the textural collection features colourful accents and neutral colours inspired by textile arts and natural materials to create organic, balanced spaces. Winner of a Best of NeoCon 2019 Gold Award, the collection provides flexibility in pattern with realistic […]

Waterproof hardwood flooring

Hydropel, a waterproof, 100 percent hardwood flooring product from Bruce, has been announced by AHF Products. The product is an engineered hardwood infused with proprietary technology to resist water for up to 36 hours so that it can be installed anywhere, in any room of the home, the company says. A coating protects the hardwood […]

Moisture meter kit withstands hard materials

Inserting moisture meter pins into hard material can be a difficult job without bending or breaking pins. To address this, Lignomat recently launched the D-4P kit. The included mini-Ligno DX/C is set up for the floor installer and inspector with 42 wood group settings to measure domestic and tropical hardwoods as well as different subfloors, […]

Engineered and solid wood floor collections

AHF Products has introduced engineered and solid hardwood flooring collections from Bruce — American Honor, Next Frontier, Early Canterbury and Blacksmith’s Forge engineered floors, as well as the refreshed Natural Choice solid hardwood series. The hickory Next Frontier collection includes wider planks, matte finish and 10 new, on-trend colours, and can be nailed, floated or […]

Hard surface protective foam

Providing scratch and dent protection, the 8801 CoverGuard hard surface protective foam from DriTac is for newly installed floors and surfaces to prevent damage from occurring during and after the installation process. The foam can be used on concrete, linoleum, countertops, wood, LVT, furniture, tile, WPC, cabinets and stone. The product is resistant to water, […]

Cement grout provides colour consistency

Prism Ultimate Performance cement grout from Custom Building Products is said to offer an exclusive, calcium-aluminate formula that controls hydration to ensure colour consistency without shading or mottling, regardless of weather conditions. In addition, the product does not contribute to unsightly efflorescence, the company says, which means callbacks to address installation problems can be avoided. […]

Recyclable carpet for event sites

Beaulieu Flooring Solutions has introduced Rewind, a latex-free carpet designed to help the trade show and special events industries. Every year, more than 100 million square meters of carpet is manufactured for corridors, fair stands, entrance halls and other event spaces. Traditional carpet ends up in an incinerator or as landfill because it contains latex. […]

Profiles for resilient flooring in brushed finishes

Schluter-Systems has announced a line of profiles made specifically for resilient flooring applications. Schluter-Vinpro profiles provide finishing, transition and edge protection for resilient floors, stairs and wall coverings. The durable metal profiles are also said to provide unobtrusive installations with a sleek, minimalist reveal that blends in with any décor. The products can be used […]

Pollsters telling you what you want

Not so fast… ARE YOU HEADED TO LAS VEGAS later this month for TISE? Your Coverings Canada Night invitation will be included with your registration. Come to the Border Grill just after the show closes on Tuesday to wind down, meet old and new friends, and show off Canada’s industry profile. Cheers! I NOTICED SOMETHING […]

NFCA reflects on a year of success

NFCA recently held its third Annual General Meeting and Fall Social in Vancouver, B.C. NFCA president Rick Wagner of Maxwell Floors talked about the positive strides made in the last year, due in no small part to the continued and greatly valued support from members, partners and sponsors across Canada. Some of the year’s key […]