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 […]

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 […]

Hardwood planks harken back 100 years

Inspired by the clean lines of 1920s American architecture, Prospect Park is a 7-1/2 in. wide white oak plank from Mannington. Subtle, muted colours, combined with multiple stain layers, elegant wire brushing and a premium sliced face are said to make the product suitable for any room in the home. The hardwood planks are available […]

Flooring nailer reaches tight areas

The Q900A Edge nailer from Primatech is said to reach difficult and tight workspace areas. The nailer is designed to blind nail as close as 2 in. to the end wall at 45° with the same holding power as the field. Used with the 18 ga. Edge nails, the system is designed for most solids […]

Finish nailer for starter and end rows of hardwood flooring

The Primatech Pro 534FN finish nailer is suitable for starter and end rows of hardwood flooring. It is also recommended for multiple applications such as baseboards, casings, moldings and paneling. The lightweight magnesium body and the angled magazine offers superior maneuverability, the company says. Other features include a tool-less quick clear jam release, anti-dry fire […]

Hardwood floors available in five new colours

Hardwood flooring from Mirage has been introduced in five new colours: Bubble Bath, Sand Castle, Hula Hoop, and Roller Coaster to the Sweet Memories Collection; and, Lunar Eclipse to the Flair Collection. The five new colours are available in White Oak Character in Classic (4-1/4 in.) or Engineered (5, 6-1/2 and 7-3/4 in.) technologies with […]

Formaldehyde free hardwood flooring

Life-Core has introduced ai.r hardwoods, flooring said to be dedicated to a greener, cleaner lifestyle and better air quality for the home. ZeroAdd technology that ensures no formaldehyde is added during the production process. In addition, the company’s low VOC, UV-hardened finish is said to make the brand one of the lowest in VOC emissions, beating and exceeding rigorous standards, and 70 percent better than CARB 2. The hardwoods have 9 collections, […]

Hardwood planks provide character marks and chased effects

Maple hardwood flooring in 5-¼ in. sizes with a matte finish has been announced by PG Hardwood Flooring. The Athena collection is a mixture of brown, beige and grey with bright to dark shades. The product has its own grade, the Mystique, which is characterized by its character marks and chased effects but is more neutral than more rustic grades.   

Flooring for dining spaces, lounges and bars

Havwoods International has introduced the Italian Collection, an engineered hardwood suitable for creating fine intricate patterns including basket weave and heritage. The range includes the Notte Plank, which can be installed in a bespoke pattern in a dark brown tone. The flooring offers oversized planks that measure 4 ¾ x 33 ⅜ in. Each plank is made from multiple layers of wood boards bonded together to […]

Hardwood floors feature chased effects to add character

Chased effects have been added to three of the new hardwood floor products from PG Hardwood Flooring. Chased effects consist of a series of lines randomly placed on the boards to create character, texture and highlight contrast spots. If well-balanced, chased marks are a versatile and elegant addition, the company says. The Barista style is […]