Flooring and Carpet News for July 2011
Carpet goes green
Carpet is edging closer and closer to becoming an environmentally friendly flooring option as one company claim to have produced the most sustainable carpet tiles on the market.
New vinyl for health industry
A company best known for providing flooring solutions in India has unveiled a new collection of products which are specially designed for use in the healthcare sector.
Vinyl set for revamp
Vinyl flooring could be getting a stylish revamp to give the flooring a popularity boost and make it more widely used in different areas of the home.
Professional carpet cleaning recommended
Anyone unsure of how to clean carpets when they have been stained is urged to seek help from a professional carpet cleaning service.
Mosaic floors in decline
Traditional mosaic flooring is becoming less and less common in India because of the wealth of modern and western flooring options which are becoming more popular.
Recession to blame for low wood sales
Chinese flooring imports may not be to blame for the huge impact that the recession has had on the solid wood flooring market.
Solid wood warning
Anyone who has a wooden floor, or is considering getting one, has been given a stark warning about continuing with the solid wood maintenance as recommended for the floors.
Shocked homeowners find layers of flooring
A surprise awaited an American couple when they chose to strip floors in their new home back to the original, only to find a selection of flooring options which required stripping first.
Sustainable solid wood
A recent exhibition in Toronto has focused on living in an environmentally friendly manner and a wide variety of ‘green’ products were available for visitors to see.
Gloomy prediction for recession end
Worrying predictions from industry insiders are that spending cuts and economic troubles are likely to continue to cause a lot of disruption within the flooring industry.