Rigid core flooring offered as a wood alternative

Robbins Pro-Tekt, a line of rigid core products, has been launched by AHF Products. The introduction addresses customer demand for a wood floor alternative, the company says. The line provides waterproof protection, impact and stain resistance, dimensional stability for high traffic areas and combats fading from sunlight. The core construction is said to eliminate air […]

Rigid vinyl flooring features realistic wood looks

The Pergo Extreme rigid vinyl flooring line from Mohawk has expanded with the debut of the Wood Fundamentals collection. The collection features 10 realistic wood looks in 5 mil thick and 7.5 x 48 in. planks. A dent-free technology provides extreme protection against scratching, denting and gouging, the company says. The collection is constructed with […]

Flooring with safe distance zoning indicators

Tarkett has announced a variety of surfaces designed to guide individuals safely around interiors and remind everyone to maintain a safe distance from each other. Die-cut shapes are available through the company’s Imaginations program in a wide variety of materials from modular soft surface to heterogeneous sheet vinyl. Designs include 24 x 24 in. arrow […]

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. […]

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 […]

Commercial flooring collections

The 2020 collections from commercial flooring manufacturer Patcraft have been introduced. Anew is a 7.75 x 48 in. resilient collection directly inspired by designers’ requests for a widened plank format. Products feature modern, updated wood visuals and the incorporation of a stone look. It is available in both 2.5- and 5-mm thicknesses. Inspired by the […]

Resilient floor planks offer scratch resistance

Stone resilient floor planks from COREtec Floors provide an embossed thermo-resin layer said to offer stunning realism and integrated grout lines that match perfectly, without making a mess. The protective layer on top ensures the surface doesn’t scratch, while the rigid mineral core and cork underlayment dampen footsteps. The product can be installed and walked […]

Software provides ‘view in room’ for home decorators

Karndean Designflooring has introduced a ‘view in room’ digital tool with the functionality to view alternative laying patterns and designs when selecting a floor. Available to use on mobile, tablet or desktop, the Floorstyle tool enables home designers to try out a range of vinyl flooring designs in typical room settings, by uploading their own […]

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 […]

Spray adhesives address carpet and resilient floors

Ultrabond Spray RFA and Ultrabond Spray CTA, two new spray adhesives from Mapei, have been created for carpet and resilient flooring installations. Designed to replace trowel-applied adhesives, these aerosolized, water-based, high-performance, acrylic adhesives allow installers to stand upright during the application process. RFA is intended for use with resilient flooring, while CTA is designed for […]