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Hardwood flooring factory scheme helps rehabilitate prison inmates

Flooring manufacturer Finkell has established six hardwood flooring factories inside USA prisons. This program has been designed to help prisoners rehabilitate.

To qualify to work in one (more…)

New vacuum cleaner identifies floor type whilst cleaning

A new vacuum cleaner from Dyson can tell what type of floor it is cleaning and adjust its motor speed accordingly.

Many vacuum cleaners are (more…)

Flooring trends for 2019 predicted

Towards the end of each year, experts predict the flooring trends for the following year and the trends for 2019 have been identified.

With high rainfalls expected in the UK (more…)

Wood flooring design trends going back to nature

A major trend of 2017 is the installation of natural wooden floors that impart a feeling of being in touch with nature, says wood floor company Kährs.

The Swedish company says there is (more…)

Popularity of large floor tiles on the up

Due to advances in technology, floor tiles are becoming larger. According to the website, manufacturers, floor installers, and retailers are embracing large floor tiles as their popularity grows.

Anne Rue designs hotel makeovers for (more…)

New EU Ecolabel for wood flooring

The European Union’s Ecolabel scheme, which aims to protect the environment, is changes as far as wooden floors are concerned.

Ecolabels are awarded to products that (more…)

Experts outline 2017 floor design trends

Numerous experts in the field of flooring have had their say on the potential big floor design trends for 2017.

The new year is a time to reflect on (more…)

The global wood and laminate flooring market to reach almost $100 billion by 2020

A report titled “Wood and Laminate Flooring Market Analysis” by Orbis Research has predicted that the global market for wood and laminate flooring will grow to (more…)

New Houses of Parliament floor expected to cost nearly £1 million

MP’s have decided that the Houses of Parliament carpets needed to be updated and therefore, they want to (more…)

Building information modelling used to visualise floor designs

A leading vinyl floor manufacture has created visual swatch images of its floor range that can be used in building information modelling (BIM) software. This will allow for 3D visualisation of how a floor will look when (more…)

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