Handheld electronic concrete moisture meter

Wagner Meters has announced a handheld electronic concrete moisture meter for comparative measurement of concrete and other surfaces. The C555 provides non-destructive preliminary moisture measurements on smooth, firm concrete to help pinpoint problem areas and determine where to place Rapid RH L6 smart sensors. Built-in sensors measure ambient temperature and relative humidity to a depth […]

Universal spray adhesive for resilient flooring

Ultrabond Spray RFA from Mapei is an aerosolized, water-based, acrylic adhesive designed for the installation of solid sheet vinyl, solid vinyl tile, luxury vinyl tile and vinyl composition tile (VCT). Its unique application method is said to provide bond performance equal to traditional trowel-applied adhesives while using considerably less material in much less time. The […]

Hardwood flooring sports waterproof technology

Aquadura H2O flooring from Flooring Canada features hardwood waterproofing technology. The product is available in 7.5-inch-wide planks with finishes that include smooth, bandsaw marks, wire brushing, reactive staining, high and low colour variation, and black and white accent graining. The flooring collections come in 36 hardwood looks, including pine, walnut, hickory and oak. The hardwood […]

Android wireless barcode scanner for dealers

The full integration of RollMaster inventory management software with Android’s handheld wireless barcode device has been announced. The development is said to make warehouse barcoding simpler, more affordable and more efficient for flooring dealers. The company launched the integration with an Android device, but the technology also works on iPhones and all other smartphones with […]

Modified timber meets flooring, decking needs

Modified timber from Lignia produced for architects, designers and other professionals is said to be a durable real wood that delivers beauty, high performance and sustainability through a unique modification process. The product, also called Lignia, starts out life as a softwood (radiata pine) from FSC-certified managed plantations, and is modified in the company’s manufacturing […]

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, […]