Flooring and Carpet News for February 2011
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.
Successful scheme to recycle carpet waste
In the past three years the amount of carpet waste being sent to landfill sites has been dramatically slashed thanks to a not for profit organisation.
Pergo launches underfloor heating
A new underfloor heating system has been unveiled by Pergo which is very simple to install as well as a very effective way to keep your home warm.
American law cuts counterfeit floors
An act which was introduced in 2008 is starting to make the American flooring industry a better place for suppliers and customers.
Hybrid floor design unveiled
At the Surfaces 2011 exhibition the latest laminate and hardwood hybrid was unveiled by Quick-Step, which combines the best attributes of laminates and hardwood floors.
Homeowners warned against refinishing floors
Refinishing a wood floor could prove to be more stressful than most people think and could even involve damage to your flooring.
Grey flooring is a hit
Grey real wood flooring is looking to be the fashionable choice of the season with support from famous designers and clearly on-trend in flooring exhibitions.
Bringing flooring to life
Milan Design Week will see the introduction of an interactive experience entitled “The Positive Floor” and created by InterfaceFLOR.