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Helping The Planet and Tenants With a New Innovative Flooring Project

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A major Scottish housing association has introduced an innovative fresh flooring project, thought to be the first of its kind in the nation and intended to enhance the life of hard-pressed tenants while assisting the environment.   Delivered by the Melville Housing Association based in Dalkeith, the project sees refurbished carpet tiles saved from landfill, and instead offered at no cost to tenants struggling to find the money to provide their homes with floor coverings.   As part of the pilot program, one tenant who has...

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Welcome Colour Edit by Amtico

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If bold colours or subtly toned palettes are your thing, you need to check out the Colour Edit collection from Amtico. It will add a touch of charm and warmth to your floors. The Edit collection offers an amazingly beautiful array of shades that allows you to combine and play with the tones to achieve a one of a kind flooring. This collection comes with 4 designs and 25 unique shades that refine and complement each other, but look equally beautiful when used alone. The designs vary in texture, from aged plaster to subtle watercolors to...

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AC Rating for Laminate Floors

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When purchasing a new laminate or vinyl floor you need to consider a few things. The warranty offered is not always the best measure for its’ durability or lifespan. It is best to consider the Abrasion Class (AC) as it provides a more accurate measure of toughness and durability. The AC rating indicates how much traffic, stains, impact, etc the flooring can withstand. The Abrasion Class was introduced by the European Producers of Laminate Flooring (EPLF), who develop and regulate the industry standards as a means to help consumers...

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Flying Carpet Available For Views At Kidderminster Museum

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The Museum of Carpet’s summer exhibition celebrates the woven forms and break boundaries of the traditional flat-woven carpentry, which is set to end on Saturday 28th September. Woven landscapes and sculptures are available at the exhibition in Kidderminster and are aimed to change everyone's perspective of what a carpet can be. Here is your last chance to see 'flying carpet' at Kidderminster museum The Flying Carpet is a 150-foot long recreation of a section from the Sacramento River. This carpet was completed in 2005 and has been an...

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Focus/19 Design Event – Competition and Prizes

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Design Centre at Chelsea Harbour will present the Focus/19 design event, which will last for six days, where trade professionals and design enthusiasts from all over the world will join the program to inspire, inform and deliver the best of the best in the world-class talent.   Over 600 international brands will showcase the latest collections, perform demonstrations, have workshops, and talk about design diversity and experience.    2019 has gathered the most product launches and showroom openings as compared to...

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New Generation Click LVT by j2 Flooring

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As a family company, J2 Flooring has strived to bring quality and stunning floor matched with great services. The floor designs are made to look beautiful and also possess a realistic character of natural wood, without compromising the practical aspects. J2 Flooring now introduces the new Rigid Core Click Vinyl Flooring made of Stone Polymer Composite (SPC) and it is superior to the traditional PVC click vinyl flooring as it offers better stability, stronger core, 100% waterproof, and have added durability on top. The floors are stylish,...

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The 2020 CFJ/CFA Awards

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Big names have signed up for the 2020 CFJ/CFA Awards sponsorship. Hurry up! Sponsorship for the event sold out in just a few days but there are still tables available. This amazing event is organised by the CFJ Contract Flooring Journal and CFA Contract Flooring Association. It is set to be the largest gathering of flooring contractors and manufacturers for years. The awards will be held on 19th June 2020 at the Coombe Abbey, Warwickshire and will be hosted by John Parrott, a well known professional snooker player. Entries for...

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Recofloor Celebrates 10th Anniversary Recycling Scheme

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Recofloor was initially developed to recycle post-consumer vinyl waste, however, the logistics and retrieval of the material were more challenging than initially thought. In 2007, all vinyl flooring manufacturers created this working group. It was managed and coordinated by a waste management company. Funding was done through WRAP (Waste and Resources Management Company) but after the trial period, government funding ceased. Polyflor continued to run the scheme with another UK Manufacturer and in 2009 Recofloor was formed. Did you know that...

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Wool Carpets And Indoor Air Pollution

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The latest research indicates that woollen carpets help cut air pollution in a home by absorbing harmful chemicals from cleaning fragrances, paint, and furniture. Scientists state that these volatile organic compounds linked to cancer and breathing problems, are found in our homes and wool carpets can absorb them. As a result, they highly recommend using wool carpets for workplaces. From all wool tested, they have found that Blackface sheep breed was found to be the most absorbent wool followed by Swaledale.   Scientists have...

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MODUL’UP T.E. – Adhesive-Free Damp Subfloor Solution By Forbo

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Damp subfloors can cause a lot of issues and current solutions on the market are complex and expensive not to mention time-consuming. Forbo Flooring has now launched a new economical, hassle-free and easy to install solution, which allows for installation directly over damp subfloors.    In 2018 Forbo launched its adhesive-free vinyl sheet collection and has further developed this new version created for installation over damp subfloors, Modul’Up T.E, which has up to 97% RH. The result delivers all advantages of the...

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