Hardwood flooring has dent-resistant core

AHF Products has announced that its engineered hardwood now has the new Densitek core, said to be a high-performance composite material which provides improved dent resistance and faster installation when compared to traditional plywood core. Specifically engineered with hydrophobic technology to resist moisture absorption, the core is engineered to give consumers their most desired flooring […]

Hardwood and luxury vinyl tile introduced

Luxury carpet brand Karastan has expanded into hard surface lines with the introduction of BelleLuxe hardwood flooring and LuxeCraft luxury vinyl flooring. BelleLuxe engineered hardwood flooring features wide planks with a thick wear layer that can be refinished up to three times and includes an application of KaraFinish, a low gloss finish that emulates a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hardwood planks harken back 100 years

Inspired by the clean lines of 1920s American architecture, Prospect Park is a 7-1/2 in. wide white oak plank from Mannington. Subtle, muted colours, combined with multiple stain layers, elegant wire brushing and a premium sliced face are said to make the product suitable for any room in the home. The hardwood planks are available […]

Flooring nailer reaches tight areas

The Q900A Edge nailer from Primatech is said to reach difficult and tight workspace areas. The nailer is designed to blind nail as close as 2 in. to the end wall at 45° with the same holding power as the field. Used with the 18 ga. Edge nails, the system is designed for most solids […]

Finish nailer for starter and end rows of hardwood flooring

The Primatech Pro 534FN finish nailer is suitable for starter and end rows of hardwood flooring. It is also recommended for multiple applications such as baseboards, casings, moldings and paneling. The lightweight magnesium body and the angled magazine offers superior maneuverability, the company says. Other features include a tool-less quick clear jam release, anti-dry fire […]

Hardwood floors available in five new colours

Hardwood flooring from Mirage has been introduced in five new colours: Bubble Bath, Sand Castle, Hula Hoop, and Roller Coaster to the Sweet Memories Collection; and, Lunar Eclipse to the Flair Collection. The five new colours are available in White Oak Character in Classic (4-1/4 in.) or Engineered (5, 6-1/2 and 7-3/4 in.) technologies with […]