Archives for August 2020

Roll-apply vinyl flooring adhesive

A solvent-free acrylic polymer-based adhesive designed for fast-track installations in both commercial and residential settings has been announced by Ardex Americas. Roller-applied, the Henry 647 PlumPro adhesive achieves a dry-to-the-touch state (ready to receive flooring), in as soon as 10 minutes. The product quickly begins developing permanent bonding strength, permitting traffic on the new floor […]

Decorative epoxy flooring line has sanitary benefits

Florock Polymer Flooring has launched the latest addition to its institutional and commercial facility hygienic decorative epoxy flooring line, the FloroStone Cove System. The integral cove base option is said to create a seamless transition from floor-to-wall and eliminating hard-to-reach ninety-degree angles along the edges of the floor. The system is said to help limit […]

Resilient floor commercial and residential applications

The LG Hausys Flooring Division has announced five LVT collections and two sheet vinyl collections. Highly durable, scratch resistant and available in 76 different visuals, the products are suitable for healthcare, education, hospitality and multifamily end-use, the company says. Choices range from natural wood, stone and concrete looks to solid, woven and other modern designs. […]

Sintered stone slab collection launched

Sintered stone slab maker Neolith has launched its ‘Six-S’ collection. The collection has six model designs, including Himalaya Crystal and Layla. Himalaya Crystal is offered in two finishes: Décor Polished finish gains in depth and elegance and reflects the colours in Neolith’s existing Classtone Collection, while the second finish, Ultrasoft, allows for texture with a […]

Clips simplify Installation of grooved deck boards

Camo Fasteners has added the Edgexmetal clip for fastening grooved deck boards on metal substructure to its line of decking assembly components and tools. The clips are one-pass fasteners that use the same technology as the company’s Edgex clips for wood framing. The wings of the clip fit into the groove of the board, securing […]

Sound and moisture control wood flooring adhesive

The 7700 Easy Clean lightweight adhesive sausage from DriTac can be used with the company’s manual drive caulk gun to address applications such as floor repairs, inlays, stair treads, moldings, borders and medallions. The 20 oz. sausage offers a premium grade, “green” sound and moisture control MS polymer wood flooring adhesive. The product is said […]

E-letter: Sixteen tons

Back before the 19th Century, people used to become indebted and lose their freedom. One freedom loss was debtor’s prison. Another was indentured servitude. As with all things human, these situations took on every colour and shade in their applications. Families might “sell” a child into slavery to satisfy a debt. An African king might indenture […]

Stain proofing added to cleaner/sealer line

Braxton-Bragg has added the Stain Proof by Dry-Treat premium line of cleaners and sealers to its offerings. The line is comprised of 13 products, half of which are stone and masonry sealers and cleaners used for everything from the Sydney Opera House and the Dallas Cowboys stadium to a homeowner’s shower or backsplash, the company […]

Commercially driven stone-look LVT visuals

Luxury vinyl tile specialist Karndean Designflooring has added six stone visuals to its LooseLay range. The non-interlocking floating floor is said to be notable for multi-directional visuals, speedy install time, acoustic properties (ΔIIC 16dB), individually replaceable tiles and seamless transition to commercial carpet tile. The visuals replicate the looks of travertine, concrete and slate in […]

Text messaging app for installers

RollMaster Software, a flooring specific business management software, has announced an integrated app designed to allow clients to automatically connect with customers for appointment reminders and installation scheduling changes via text messaging. The goal of the integration is to keep install crews busy installing by avoiding down-time from cancellations, the company says. The app comes […]