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The Deck & Flooring Exposition 2018
Posted on: 03-21-2018 by FlooringMedia1

  A trade show will make its debut in the summer of 2018. The Deck & Flooring Exposition (co-located with WoodEX for Africa 2018) will be held from July 11th to 13, 2018 at the Gallagher Convention Center in Midrand, Johannesburg.   It will be the first and only expo in dec...

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There is a first time for everything
Posted on: 03-17-2018 by Elizabeth1

  Armstrong Flooring Australia a supplier of commercial vinyl flooring down under made a shipment to the United States of America. This was the first of its kind. However, it is not a one-time-order. In fact, this type of shipment is expected to be the very first of many. The Southeast Mel...

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A valuable source of guidance and direction
Posted on: 03-15-2018 by Elizabeth1

  Absolute Reports has recently completed The Wood Flooring Market Report, which includes 14 Chapters. Readers can look forward to an overview of the wood flooring industry; including production, sales, consumption and marketing forecasts projecting forward to 2022, comparisons with manufact...

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What makes cork a unique surface application?
Posted on: 02-26-2018 by FlooringMedia1

  Looking for a flooring that is unique? Consider cork. The material is sourced from Portugal and Spain from the bark of cork oaks, which can be peeled every 8 to 10 years for many decades.     Cork is a money maker for harvestors in the area. There are small farmers who ...

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A cash and carry outlet opens in Hendersonville North Carolina
Posted on: 02-10-2018 by Elizabeth1

    A new “cash and carry” area has recently opened in January 2018 located behind the main store at Leicester Flooring in Hendersonville, North Carolina. Available are factory closeouts, seconds, and discount pricing for the bargain hunter, do-it-yourself-er, or in...

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Posted on: 02-06-2018 by FlooringMedia1

  During the first half of 2018, an ambitious online flooring retailer plans to invest over £1 million. For what? Opening nine new brick and mortar stores. Where? Across the UK. Who is it? Connection Retail!   They already opened two stores in successive weeks. Two in ...

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It's ok. Just walk out. Really!
Posted on: 01-28-2018 by Elizabeth1

  Amazon advances into the grocery arena with more brick-and-mortar stores. It is not unexpected. Nor should it be a surprising move after considering the ambitious retailer's purchase of Whole Foods about one year ago.   A year prior to this takeover, Amazon was already experim...

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Equal Measures
Posted on: 01-24-2018 by FlooringMedia1

  Ever find yourself placed in an awkward position of having to figure out the measure of something while using an unfamiliar method of measurement? The following conversion charts have been prepared when using these unfamiliar methods. The hope is to provide some assistance with convert...

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Future Croatian Flooring factory in Đurđevac
Posted on: 01-15-2018 by FlooringMedia1

  Đurđevac is a European town in Croatia and the future location of a modern parquet flooring factory. An ambitous project, foreigners have invested millions of euros and hundreds of locals are highly likely to find themselves gainfully employed within the next year, according to C...

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Search Engine Alternatives?
Posted on: 12-30-2017 by FlooringMedia1

  Energy Source Alternatives (Biomass, Geothermal, Hydroelectric, Solar, Tidal, Water and Wind) appear to be topics of some interest. Search Engine Alternatives appear to be getting some attention as well at a time when paid search space is continuing to increase. Are the organic search ...

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Controversial Concrete
Posted on: 12-22-2017 by FlooringMedia1

  Homeowners on a quest for unique flooring are selecting amongst other surfaces for their dwelling something unexpected: concrete. Some might find concrete an unimaginative choice, until they see the not-so-obvious potential of this otherwise, pedestrian surface; especially in elegant resi...

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Changing landscape of Vancouver's waterfront
Posted on: 12-12-2017 by FlooringMedia1

  Shigeru Ban unveils interiors for "world's tallest" hybrid timber tower in Vancouver. These new images offer a glimpse inside Japanese architect Shigeru Ban's Terrace House for Vancouver, set to become the tallest hybrid timber structure in the world once complete.  ...

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An unexpected discovery at a Flintshire Church
Posted on: 12-11-2017 by Elizabeth1

    Intricate Victorian mosaic floor tiles have been uncovered during £190,000 renovation work at a Flintshire church.     Contractors restored the tiles at St Michael's Church, Caerwys, after many became dislodged when a 40-year-old carpet was lifted near the alte...

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The horrors of hazing on your hardwood floor!
Posted on: 11-28-2017 by Elizabeth1

  Not all cleaning products are easily removable from your hardwood flooring.   What recourse does a homeowner have when cleaning products leave more than just an unfavorable impression? Below are links to a number of articles, forums, and a video about what to do when faced wit...

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Web designers working on a tight budget can turn to these useful resources
Posted on: 11-07-2017 by FlooringMedia1

  If a picture is really worth a thousand words, does it mean that words are a form of currency? A thought provoking question, especially for writers. During the design of a website, there are essential elements. Words are one of them.     Another is imagery. Great image...

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See through bridge attracts tourist attention
Posted on: 10-23-2017 by FlooringMedia1

  A group of tourists pose for their photo before crossing a transparent bridge.     China's glass-bottomed walkway was built over a raging river, 328-metre-long (1,076 feet). The Shapotou Suspension Bridge was open to the public July 31, 2017. The location of this see throug...

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Helena Montana: Count on Black Dog to get it down right the first time
Posted on: 10-17-2017 by FlooringMedia1

  Residents and business owners serving The Greater Helena Montana area with a need for hardwood flooring installation, sanding and refinishing can count on Black Dog Flooring. Contact them today. Schedule a free estimate:     Black Dog Flooring, LLC Rob Tesch PO Box 13...

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When is wood the right floor to recommend?
Posted on: 10-14-2017 by FlooringMedia1

  Does recommending wood flooring present design dilemmas? This timeless type of flooring is trending again within the world of interior design, depite its pricey-ness if that is even a word. Following this trend requires deciding on many variables. Wood tones are an important one, thoug...

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Chattanooga, Tennesee based Tricycle acquired by Shaw Industries
Posted on: 10-12-2017 by FlooringMedia1

     Shaw Industries Group, Inc. announced today that it has purchased Tricycle, Inc., the Chattanooga-based provider of digital carpet samples and floor covering tools. Shaw, the nation's biggest carpet maker based in Dalton, Ga., said the acquisition will enable Shaw's comme...

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The return of Wallpaper?
Posted on: 10-11-2017 by Elizabeth1

  Is wallpaper an interior finish falling in and out of favor with current trends? While some believe so, does it stop the pace of innovation? Does this favor contrain the inspiration of the creative designer?  Hardly. In fact, it actually encourages inspiration. Truly inspired desi...

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A bit of good news for the jobless in England
Posted on: 09-30-2017 by FlooringMedia1

    According to Karen Hambridge of The Hinkley Times, UK Flooring Direct relocated to Hinkley Commercial Park, now home to England's largest online flooring retailer since the business has relocated from Nuneaton.   The Hinkley location is off the A5. After several years ...

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Retirement Announcement
Posted on: 09-21-2017 by Elizabeth1

  Barbara decided to retire early according to Premiere Finishing and Coating. Her last day is Friday, September 22, 2017. Accepted by Duke Divinity Seminary school, she is pursuing an education and hopes to be a Hospital Chaplain one day. As one, it will allow her to be with her mom mor...

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News ›› Flooring Retailer
Looking for work in Concord, North Carolina? Read this!
Posted on: 09-20-2017 by FlooringMedia1

  Guess who's hiring? Haines, the largest floor covering distributor in the United States of America. Did you know that they plan to open a distribution center in Concord, North Carolina. The facility will serve as their southern hub, a facility that houses all of their flooring, installa...

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News ›› Flooring Distributor
Notice the tectonic shift towards electric tech?
Posted on: 09-08-2017 by FlooringMedia1

  Remember when fossil fuel was the only source of fuel that powered cars, trucks, UTV's, trains and equipment? This was before the recent momentum in electric tech. While diesel fuel, natural gas, methanol and refined oil still remain viable fuel sources, a tectonic shift in the chang...

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Nora's comfortable surfaces for surgical staff
Posted on: 08-29-2017 by Elizabeth1

  Nora Rubber Flooring Systems is helping hospitals ensure surgical teams and nursing staff with an ergonomic working environment.     Healthcare facilities are high-stress environments. The staff are on their feet for extended hours every day throughout the workweek. Exten...

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