Archives for June 2017

Floating luxury vinyl floor absorbs sound

Transcend Loose Lay with SureSet Technology from Tarkett is a floating luxury vinyl floor that features a sculpted wave design backing system which creates pockets of air between the tile and the subfloor to manage moisture and absorb sound. Light adhesive is applied to the wave, the only part of the backing that comes into […]

Mediterranean-inspired look sheet vinyl

Beaulieu has announced a modern Mediterranean trend for its new sheet vinyl collections, Kreation, Philosophik, Theatrika and Pietro. The dominant colors are blue, gray and beige to echo those of the sea, sky and beach, the company says, with splashes of yellow and lavender. Throughout the collection, designs of tiles, wood and concrete are featured.

Modular carpet commercial collection

Milliken has introduced Moraine, a modular carpet collection for commercial interiors with four design patterns — Explorer, Navigator, Relief and Regions. The designs provide a range of geometric abstractions and density of line to create new planes and textures, the company says. It adds that the patterns in Moraine can be customized, without extended lead […]

LVT collection mimics marble and oak

The LVT Adura collection from Mannington has been expanded to include the Legacy and Tribeca lines. A clean, white marble look with dramatic veining, Legacy captures the timeless beauty of Tuscan Carrara marble in a modern shape, the company says. The line is available as a 12 x 24 in. rectangle and in two color […]

Resilient flooring features a range of planks and squares

Interface has announced its first resilient flooring product with an LVT collection called Level Set. It features a range of 25 cm x 1 m planks and 50 x 50 cm squares that mirror classic natural and textured woodgrains and stones. The collection is said to offer a seamless, integrated system of skinny planks and […]

E-letter: Opening pitch

There is a lot to like as we enter the summer of 2017. Granted, my associates in the consumer press will find something negative to say, even if the day’s news is the Second Coming. But for us, all the indicators point up. Saturday’s National Post buried one of the most positive stories on page […]

Waterproof composite click series of LVF

Trident has added a new cork-backed luxury vinyl plank “click” series of flooring. The composite click series of 6.5 mm and 7.5 mm Waterproof Pro Core planks’ backing make them softer, quieter and warmer, the company says. The cork layer is also said to hide minor subfloor imperfections for an overall smoother floor surface. These […]

Water based stains a concrete acid stain alternative

Rhino Linings has announced Concrete Solutions WB stain, a penetrating water-based concrete stain available in 30 standard colours. The UV stable stain colours may be applied to both interior and exterior concrete surfaces. Unlike acid stains, water based stains produce more consistent colour, offer low VOCs (volatile organic compounds) and are safer to apply due […]