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Porcelain or Ceramic – Which Tile is best for your Installation?

Porcelain and ceramic are from the same family but have distinctly different usage. Both are ideal for a countless number of installations, but it’s important to understand the characteristics of each. Both tiles are created in essentially the same way (with baked clay), so density and strength become defining factors. Ceramic is manufactured with white, […]

The Next Generation of Rubber Flooring is Here – noraplan® nTx Cuts Installation Time by as much as 50%

Rubber flooring is changing! nora systems, Inc., manufacturer of commercial rubber flooring, introduces noraplan® nTx, a revolutionary sheet flooring that cuts flooring installation time by as much as 50 percent when compared to standard PVC sheet installation. This next generation of flooring features a pre-applied, solvent-free self-adhesive that minimizes prep work and eliminates drying time […]

Armstrong Keeps it Green with BioBased Tile

For more than a century, Armstrong has been the leading name in the flooring industry. Cutting edge and forward thinking, they know the importance of green product choices.  When Armstrong introduced their new BioBased Tile (BBT) to the market a couple of years ago, they knew they had something unique.  This new category of tile […]

Introducing the Continental LVT Collection

LVT (Luxury Vinyl Tile) is one of the hottest products in flooring today. It’s easy to install, incredibly durable, essentially waterproof, and excellent in high traffic areas and is low maintenance. This makes LVT a consideration for any type of installation from healthcare facilities and offices to housing projects of all shapes and sizes. LVT […]

Carpet Tile – Is the Trend Growing?

For decades, commercial carpet has done a booming business. The “go to” was usually for broadloom, but in recent years, carpet tile has gained some big ground. Being both aesthetically pleasing and functional, carpet tile is bridging the gap between wall-to-wall installations and hard surface options.  Though hitting a more expensive price point, manufacturers are […]

Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) – The Hip New Face of Flooring

It used to be that no one ever put “luxury” in the same sentence as “vinyl tile,” but times are changing. Forget that boring, industrial look… vinyl tile is finally hip! Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) isn’t exactly new, but the trend to make it more sophisticated has allowed manufacturers to get into a more creative space. […]

Hospital Flooring

Choosing the right floor for a hospital can be a bit of a complex endeavor. There are a number of factors that come into play: what room or rooms in the hospital need flooring, longevity, what is required comfort-wise underfoot, aesthetics, point load and rolling load requirements, cleanability and cost. It’s important to take everything […]