Flooring and Carpet News for July 2011
Warning over moisture levels
To avoid damage to all types of flooring consumers are being warned to remember to test the subfloor for moisture before installing any floor.
Positive parquet news
Parquet flooring appears to be recovering from the slump it has suffered in previous years if the sales figures for 2010 prove to be a sign of things to come.
Importance of commercial and safety flooring
The importance of the use of safety flooring has been highlighted to anyone with commercial premises as a college chooses to use innovative safety flooring.
Errors in initial floor investigation
A further twist in the ongoing saga over the dumping of engineered wood flooring has occurred as it came to light that one of the parties involved in the investigation had made errors.
Advice when selling your home
Homeowners who are considering putting their house on the market have been given advice to help matters if the house needs to be made ‘market ready’.
Wooden floor installed for skating championship
A solid wood floor which will be used for the USA Roller Sports National Championships took the team of ten staff seven hours to install, just days before the start of the competition.
Bespoke flooring gaining popularity
Consumers are demanding more from flooring suppliers than ever before and suddenly companies are realizing that it isn’t possible to please everyone with standard products.
Potential record breaking year for vinyl recycling scheme
This year could well herald a record breaking year for Recofloor, the vinyl recycling scheme which was founded in 2009.
Advice for wooden floors
Advice has been given to consumers who are looking to buy wooden floors to help avoid common mistakes which can lead to purchasing flooring which isn’t right for them.
Misleading laminate sales figures
The laminate flooring industry in the US is suffering a crisis despite sales figures increasing for the second year in a row.