Flooring and Carpet News for January 2011
DOMOTEX reveals newest floor trends
Future trends in flooring and exciting new design ideas were showcased at the DOMOTEX exhibition last weekend.
Warning over unsafe floors
According to an important report the leading cause of non-fatal emergencies treated in hospitals is accidental trips and falls.
Wood flooring still coming out on top
Despite the predictions of a boost for the carpet industry in 2011, wood floors are still the favourite of the majority of customers.
The next step in floor maintenance
WOCA have revealed that after extensive research and testing the company are ready to unveil their newest range of products.
A wealth of commercial flooring options
Finding flooring which will make the right impression on clients in a business environment can cause problems for many prospective buyers.
Pioneering curved wood floors
To reflect a change towards natural styles of flooring one manufacturer has produced a hardwood floor which has a more natural appearance than most others on the market.
Flooring exhibition showcases trends
An exciting flooring exhibition is showcasing the flooring trends which the industry expects to see in the coming months.
Vinyl discolouration from rugs reported
To keep vinyl floors looking their best many people choose to use mats or rugs to protect areas of the floor but it is emerging that in many homes this has actually caused more damage.
Mapei embrace green issues
Mapei has recognised the importance of environmentally friendly products and invested in research and development in order to provide new, greener products.
Boost for carpet market
A new report has predicted a surge in the popularity of carpets will occur during this coming year.