Pocket-size finishing and care product guide

Proma has published a 26-page guide, Finishing and Care Products for Tile, Stone and Floor Coverings, that describes a wide variety of flooring materials. Included in the guide are products created to maintain and clean tile, stone and other flooring installations. The company offers cleaners, strippers and removers that are said to ease the cleaning […]

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 […]

Backpack vacuuming hardwood floors

There are four major benefits to cleaning hardwood floors with backpack vacuums, according to ProTeam. The company’s systems capture fine dust in a multi-level filtration system, keep the weight off the floor, clean without kicking up dust and permit users to match the tool to the surface. The 14 in. scalloped felt brush tool is […]

Surface protection fabric for use during installation jobs

The Superrunner surface protection fabric from Albert Florotex is suitable for both indoor and outdoor use during flooring installation projects. The product is said to be tearproof, durable, waterproof, breathable and reusable. The material is made from textile fibres in three layers — protective outer layer, breathable membrane and fibre bottom layer. Roll sizes include […]

UV-resistant treatment

  Stopping dirt cold Fila says its new FilaStop Dirt provides invisible protection, preventing dirt build-up and making cleaning of textured and unpolished porcelain easy. It’s a UV-resistant treatment that chemically bonds without leaving a film or altering the material’s original slipperiness. Fila says the product’s performance has been proven in tests conforming to British […]

Expanded choices

Look for more and new Bona floor maintenance products. The company is expanding its Canadian distribution. Additional Bona products available here include hard-surface maintenance products such as tile and laminate cleaner; and the company’s allergenic hardwood floor cleaner. Bona says in 2015 it will be actively increasing product availability in Canada. The company is the […]


Mapei has introduced a complete line of care and maintenance products that will add to the durability of floorcovering installations. The UltraCare line is the result of 18 months of research and development. This line of products is designed for the care and maintenance of stone, tile and grout surfaces. This new line-up, in addition […]

Wood-floor specialty

According to Basic Coatings, its Dirt Dragon is the first cleaning machine specifically designed and engineered to clean wood floors. The product features a custom brush and high-powered vacuum, which serve to scrub and extract soils from wood-floor surfaces while leaving the floor dry. The Dirt Dragon also features adjustable head pressure and variable water […]