Engineered hardwood collection

Uniboard has introduced Aqua Allira to its engineered hardwood flooring collection. A waterproof, veneer flooring option, the product is said to offer the first real wood flooring that can be installed in the kitchen, bathroom and all other areas of a house. Veneers are sourced in North America. The patent-pending engineered collection is heat resistant, sound dampening and […]

Engineered flooring platforms offer longer, wider boards

Preverco has announced Genius16 and Max19, two traditional engineered platforms that are said to have been reinvented to cater to the needs of clients looking for longer and wider floor boards. The boards are suitable for both condos and residential homes and can be used for floors with radiant heating. The Genius16 is a 5/8 in.-thick engineered floor that is available in […]

Engineered hardwoods in walnut, maple, hickory, oak

The Havana collection from Fuzion Flooring is said to provide a hand-sculpted time worn look. The walnut, maple, hickory and oak engineered hardwoods in a 6 in. wide plank format have an engineered plywood core. Features include: wear layer of 5/64 in. (2 mm) sawn face; dimensions of 3/4 x 6 in. x RL (12 […]

Distinctive signatures

For commercial or institutional installation projects where access floors are needed, Tate has launched Tate Signatures. The company says the new line significantly expands options for architects and designers to create distinctive looks for their projects. Panels allow flexibility in floor design while providing access to under-floor distribution wiring and cabling, and other building service systems. Laminated finishes in the new Tate Signatures create porcelain, terrazzo, hardwood, […]

Cork that performs like rubber

Sound Seal has been providing its Cerazorb underlayment for the tile industry for over 10 years. Now the company has launched Cerazorb Acoustical Underlayment for Wood Flooring. It is a lightweight, expanded synthetic cork underlayment designed for use under both floating and glue-down floors. Sound Seal says it won’t rot, swell or absorb water, and is anti-microbial. According to the company, Cerazorb Acoustical has the performance […]

Made for walkin’ in short order

Faster drying time is the main feature of Ardex America’s new Ardex K 13 Premium Self-Leveling Underlayment. Can be walked on within two to three hours. Tile and stone floors can be installed after just six hours. Other floors, after 16 hours. K 13 is a blend of Portland and other hydraulic cements. Can be applied from 1/8-inch to one inch (2.5 centimetres) thick. Levels at 1/4 inch. Applicable […]

Minimum charges

Flowcrete America’s new Flowcoat ESD epoxy flooring system is presented as ideal for commercial or institutional environments in which electrostatic discharge is a concern. It creates a high-performance, visually appealing floor that prevents potentially hazardous static charge build up. The reformulated 100-percent solids epoxy system meets the ANSI/ESD S20.20 standard for flooring (less than 35 megohms resistance). Flowcrete says Flowcoat ESD exhibits very low body voltage generation. The flooring is also solvent free and […]

Flooring, Parisian style

New in Preverco’s Inspiration collection is White Oak Paris Oiled. Has a brushed texture to accentuate the wood’s natural grain and feel. Available in SolidGenius and EnGenius styles. SolidGenius planks are 19 millimetres (3/4-inch) thick on 11-layer, Baltic Birch plywood. Plank widths are 5-3/16 inches (Nuance) and seven inches (Nuance XI). EnGenius planks are 12 millimetres (1/2-inch) thick. Plank width 5-3/16 inches (Nuance). www.preverco.com

Flowing in the joints

For commercial and industrial projects, Flowcrete Americas has introduced Flowflex UVR. It is a UV-resistant, heavy duty polyurea joint sealant for filling and protecting control joints and saw-cut installation joints. The company says using Flowflex UVR results in a longer-lasting floor, and reduces areas where bacteria can grow. The product can be shaved within minutes, […]

Keeping perfectly warm

MP Global Products is making installation of in-floor heating easier. Its new Perfectly Warm peel-and-stick radiant heat for tile floors system can be installed in a day, the company says. The system is designed for tile, stone or marble flooring. Mats come ready with lead wires at one end for an electrician to connect Perfectly […]