Flooring and Carpet News for January 2011
Green honours for vinyl manufacturer
Polyflor has been given the prestigious honour of being the first flooring company to be awarded the Australia and New Zealand Ecospecifier’s Green Tag life cycle assessment certification.
Underlay emissions to be reduced
The EU Solvent Emissions Directive has pledged to lower the emissions from a range of products and industries, and underlay looks set to be part of the move.
Cork flooring to ease painful joints
The pain of inflamed or sore joints can be eased by soft floors, such as cork flooring which takes pressure off the joints.
Revolutionary new flooring videos
Revolutionary new ideas about how internet shopping works means that online retailers are now finding improved ways to give customers an idea of what a product is before they buy it.
Real wood floors with green benefits
Although bamboo and cork flooring options are usually considered the most environmentally friendly flooring choices, real wood isn’t without its benefits.
Laminate floor sales unaffected by recession
Despite the recession 2010 actually proved to be one of the best years on record for laminate flooring producers in Europe.
Road salt is nothing to worry about for flooring
Snow and ice have been causing many problems throughout the winter months but home owners can be rest assured that the salt put down on the roads is unlikely to damage flooring.
UV technology is the future
UV technology is now more readily available than ever for finishing wooden floors which are intended for heavy use.
Flooring industry makes an impact at interiors event
The interiors 2011 event started this weekend and the flooring sector has created enough of an impact over the last 12 months to secure its own section at the show.
UK Flooring Direct open new showroom
UK Flooring Direct is set to open the brand new showroom to the public this weekend.