Make wood floors like new, without sanding

Mapei has introduced a new refinishing system as an addition to its Ultracoat product line. Ultracoat ReNewIt is a sanding‐free refinishing system for pre‐finished and site‐finished hardwood and bamboo floors. The product addresses foot traffic, pet scratches, sunlight, routine maintenance and other damaging influences that gradually reduce the overall gloss and appearance of a wood […]

Fossilized flooring

Cali Bamboo in California has expanded its offerings with the addition of Green-Claimed’s Cocoa Fossilized Eucalyptus flooring. Made with Cali Bamboo’s proprietary strand-woven, Fossilized manufacturing process. Planks are twice as hard as traditional timbers. The Cocoa Eucalyptus provides a dark, exotic wood look and grain similar to dark walnut. Planks are 47-1/4 inches long, 5-1/4 inches wide, 9/16 inches thick. They have a 10-coat, scratch-resistant […]

New bamboo

From overseas, BambooFlooringChina.com has launched a couple of new collections. One of them, the company says, is an improved, solid bamboo parquet. The other collection is click strand-woven bamboo. With its smooth surface, the company says click strand bamboo is easy for your customers to maintain. www.bambooflooringchina.com

It’s the eucalyptus

Teragren has introduced a new product line, Vantage, which the company describes as a new generation in bamboo flooring — and the only engineered strand bamboo flooring that has its main components FSC certified. The Vantage platform features a 3 mm FSC-certified Xcora-strand bamboo wear layer over an 11 mm, seven-layer FSC-certified eucalyptus plywood core. […]

The hard stuff

Teragren’s Synergy floating floor with Xcora is described by the company as being 154-percent harder than red oak. The wider and longer square-edged planks of this floor lock together quickly and can complement a variety of decors. The planks contain square edges on all four sides. Each box contains all 72-inch lengths. The floor also […]