Flooring and Carpet News for February 2011
Dual solution for environmental issues
An American entrepreneur has managed to solve two problems with one universally beneficial solution.
Green points for gold rewards
Awards for recycling the most waste vinyl flooring in 2010 have been given to three companies for their ‘extreme commitment’ to the cause.
Flooring for Haiti
A Pennsylvanian tile and stone supply business has donated over 250,000 square feet of porcelain tiles to go towards the ongoing aid needed to help victims in Haiti.
Surfaces brings surprises
The massive Surfaces 2011 exhibition was held in Las Vegas at the end of January and the event was deemed a great success by those who attended parts of the three day trade fair.
Founder of NWFA dies, aged 93
The National Wood Flooring Association founder passed away on February 19th, the day after his 93rd birthday, having injured himself moving snow in January.
Carpets for spring makeovers
Many people consider carpets to be the most beneficial choice for winter months for practical reasons, however an interiors magazine has heralded carpets as the natural step for spring.
Hardwood waste used for heating
The National Wood Flooring Association has announced a new way in which solid wood flooring waste can be recycled and used by customers.
International carpet event is huge success
A carpet exhibition held at Dubai airport was deemed a huge success as sales beat last year’s figures by 15 percent.
Big flooring trends for the future
An annual trend report has been released predicting the top flooring trends and décor styles of 2011.
Doubts about flooring section are quashed
The brand new flooring section at the Interiors exhibition was so successful and those who had previously doubted the section’s appeal were happily proved wrong.