Archives for June 2020

Decorative epoxy flooring

Florock Polymer Flooring has introduced the FloroStone Decorative Flooring System, a decorative epoxy flooring that is said to combine a sanitary, high performance traffic surface with modern, upscale aesthetics in an economical, quick-turnaround system. The system’s slurry formulation is a departure from traditional double broadcast epoxy systems, requiring approximately 60 percent fewer man hours and […]

Smooth self-leveling underlayment

TEC Specialty has introduced Level Set 500 HF self-leveling underlayment (SLU) that is said to achieve a smooth surface without time-consuming sanding or skim coating, cutting labour costs by up to two-thirds. In addition, the company says, testing shows flooring adhesive coverage can increase by up to 20 percent. The product pours like water and […]

Wood-effect porcelain stoneware

The Aspen wood-effect collection announced by Ceramica Rondine is said to be inspired by alder wood. The porcelain tile product can be used for the flooring and the covering of a mountain cabin, as well as in a loft in the city, the company says, due to the range of colours ranging from a more […]

Modular carpet tile collection

Patcraft has announced Organic Interruption, a modular flooring collection in two styles, Underlie and Linear Tension. Inspired by the natural interaction between organic elements and man-made structures, the company says, the two 18 x 36 in. carpet tiles feature linear patterns disrupted by organic textures. With 12 accents that are incorporated within six neutral bases, […]

E-letter: Two keys

A recent issue of Ad Age gives instructions on “How brands should respond to protests and rising racial tensions.” It was written by a committee of two, neither of whom appear by their photos to have reached the age of 40. Their advice sounds like an indoctrination into a cult: confession, contrition, repentance, penance, absolution…. Stretching a metaphor? OK, then what happens if you don’t? Hellfire and […]

Broadcast materials enhance beauty of resinous floors

Mapei has introduced Mapeflakes and Mapefloor DQ to its line of industrial resin-flooring products. Mapeflakes are composed of water-based resin materials, inorganic minerals, additives and various pigments. Mapefloor DQ is composed of a medium-grade aggregate. Both products are designed to add colour and flair when broadcast into resinous flooring systems. The products are chemically compatible […]

Mobile dust extractor for jobsites and workshops

Festool has announced the CT 15 Dust Extractor. The mobile dust extractor is HEPA Certified, meeting or exceeding all requirements of EPA RRP guidelines. The 24 lb. unit is compatible with the company’s other systems, capable of removing dust, water and dirt. The extractor comes with touch-operated control panel for easy operation even while wearing […]

Hickory and hard maple hardwood flooring

LM Flooring Grand Mesa and Big Sky hardwood floor collections have been introduced by AHF Products. Grand Mesa features variable brushed texture planks in North American Hickory and Hard Maple with a colour palette that includes naturals, lights, taupe and earth tones. The Big Sky collection is said to capture the natural beauty of the […]