Flooring technology improves home air quality

Pure Genius flooring, a light-activated, air-purifying agent made of titanium dioxide, is integrated into the Titanium floor finish from Lauzon. The product improves the home’s air quality through its nanoparticles that decompose the toxic contaminants generated through air movement in the room and then converts them into harmless water and carbon dioxide molecules. The finish […]

Luxury vinyl flooring provides LVT alternative

Coretec Plus luxury vinyl planks from USFloors are said to provide an alternative to glue down LVT, solid locking LVT, or laminate flooring. The patented construction of the planks features an extruded core made from recycled wood and bamboo dust, limestone, and virgin PVC. Since product is 100 percent waterproof, the floors can be installed […]

Quartz collection revives industrial look

Quartz manufacturer Caesarstone says it has revived the industrial look with its organic Metropolitan collection. The quartz collection offers surfaces with a rough, tough and unpolished feel that will add an industrial edge for kitchens, bathrooms and other spaces, it adds. Each surface in the collection has been designed to reflect the authentic patinas of […]

Pre-cut program includes multiple sizes of porcelain slabs

Panoramic format porcelain slabs up to approximately 10 x 5 ft from Daltile can now be custom sized through the company’s FlexFit Size Solutions program. The pre-cut program includes multiple sizing options and offers the slabs pre-cut into seven smaller stocked sizes that reflect the most standard cut dimensions needed for both residential and commercial […]

Self-levelling compound suitable for different substrates

Synthetic gypsum fibre-reinforced, self-levelling compound APF from Schonox is for use from 3 to 15 mm depths. It is suitable for wood floor boards, chip board (V100), mastic asphalt screeds and other critical substrates in combination with elastic and textile coverings for interior areas. Embedded fibres provide reinforcement, making it unnecessary to lay a reinforcing […]

Glazed ceramic floor, wall and mosaic tiles offer marble appearance

The Impresa collection glazed ceramic floor, wall and mosaic tiles from American Olean are said to offer the look of Breccia marble. Detailed graphics reveal a soft linear marble look that is modern in design and classic in style, the company says. A unique size offering with neutral colors makes this series adaptable to a […]

Occupancy-ready pressed rubber floor tile saves installation time

Abpure rubber flooring tiles from American Biltrite with Nfuse technology are said to be ready to use right out of the box. Once installed, the floor does not require any costly and time-consuming set-up to be ready for occupancy, the company says. As with all flooring, regular cleaning is required, but no special maintenance procedures […]

Tongue and groove flooring adhesive works with floating wood floors

DriTac 8100 tongue and groove flooring adhesive from DriTac is wood glue that is formulated for all types of laminate and floating wood floors. The adhesive can also be used over radiant heat systems. Providing a bond at the tongue and groove, the adhesive is white in colour, which makes it is easy to see […]

PVC-free flooring tile without plasticizers created for public spaces

Zero Tile brand resilient flooring tile from Upofloor is made of the PVC-free material Enomer. Due to the tile’s wear-resistant properties and resistance to chemicals, it is suitable for schools, day care centres, hospitals, entrance halls and corridors. It is also suitable for corporate applications since it withstands wear and tear from office chairs with […]

Commercial carpet collection explores range of polka dot patterns

The Täpid carpet collection from Durkan offers an abstract assemblage of polka dots said to generate a sense of nostalgia with avant-garde and bright pop-art colour references. Using the capabilities of the company’s Definity technology, white dots are stenciled onto textured patterns to evoke the appearance of stars in the night sky. Enhanced surface detailing […]