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 […]

Water-based, acrylic, textured coating for concrete

Elastocolor Texture from Mapei is a coating for use on exterior, above-grade, new and previously coated concrete and masonry surfaces. The coating’s unique blend of aggregates produces an attractive, high-build, textured finish, the company says, and is suitable for use on restoration projects to reduce the appearance of surface imperfections and repairs or wherever a […]

Carpet cutting machine offers accuracy and efficiency

Designed to accommodate the largest rolls of carpet and heaviest rolls of vinyl, the X-77 carpet cutting machine from Accu-Cut has a “clam shell” load cradle said to process cut orders accurately and efficiently. The load cradle can be adjusted in three ways: shuttle forward or backward for positioning, pivot for squaring the material and […]