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.
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.
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.
Water damage - biggest threat to hardwood floors
Homeowners have been warned that the biggest problem they are likely to face with their solid wood flooring is the threat of water damage.
Flooring makes a green impression
Every effort is made to make flooring as sustainable as possible within the flooring industry and this effort will be rewarded early in March.
Safety flooring continues to improve
Until recently unsafe flooring accounted for a high number of accidents in the home and workplace but safety flooring technology is constantly evolving.