Flooring and Carpet News for May 2011
Record breaking parquet
A new world record for installing parquet floor has been set in Holland at the Dutch Parquet Championships.
Mapei looking to a greener future
To cement the company’s commitment to sustainability within the flooring industry Mapei has joined the UK Green Building Council.
Vinyl plant brings opportunities to US County
A Belgian vinyl flooring company has opened new headquarters in America after state and local officials spent months hoping to bring the manufacturing plant to Whitfield County.
Wood floors declared eco friendly
Wood flooring has now received a great boost in the fight to be considered as an eco friendly floor choice by consumers.
Result for Handball Championship flooring
SnapSports Athletic Surfacing have just announced that they have won the contract to supply the flooring for the USA Team National Handball Championships this weekend.
Potential twist in flooring scandal
A further dramatic twist may present itself in the Chinese engineered flooring scandal which is currently being played out in America.
Improved fire protection for solid wood
Fire safety demands for wood flooring are starting to tighten and industry insiders predict that the standards are only going to get higher in the pursuit of safety.
Consumers demand green
It is no secret that more and more people are trying to live a more environmentally conscious life, which extends to choosing the best option of flooring.
Flooring renovation warning
Anyone renovating their home has been warned to be very careful when choosing floors because subtle changes in lighting can vastly alter the way that a floor appears within a décor.
Positive new flooring trends
The three biggest current trends in the flooring industry have been revealed and all three suggest a new and undeniably positive atmosphere.