Flooring

Waterproof flooring makes a splash in 2022

It seems like every supplier of flooring has jumped on the waterproof bandwagon to reap the benefits of the industry’s fastest growing category—and for good reason. Dealers across the country report that “waterproof flooring,” when positioned correctly, draws in more consumers than any other tagline in today’s market.

From luxury vinyl to laminate and even hardwood—virtually every hard surface flooring

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Inflation can’t derail wood’s momentum

In the current inflationary climate, one might assume subsegments such as the ultra-high-end hardwood flooring market—defined as products that retail in the $14-$25-per-square-and-up range—might take a big hit. However, that couldn’t be further from the truth as discerning consumers with loads of disposable income to spend continue to demonstrate a strong appetite for high-end hardwood products boasting equally upscale visuals

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Installation: Tools that ease the task at hand

The 25-inch Pro Flooring Cutter from Roberts Consolidated is a guillotine-style cutter designed to cut precise, clean edges on flooring materials such as laminate, engineered wood, carpet tile, vinyl flooring, vinyl siding, VCT tiles, rubber foam and more. Its eccentric cam design allows for smooth, constant cutting pressure that results in clean, precise cuts, and its blade can be resharpened

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Shaw recognized at Candidate Experience Awards

Dalton—Shaw has been recognized by the Talent Board Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards for its enhanced recruiting and candidate experience. Based on feedback from more than 130,000 candidates, Shaw ranked 35th among 130 North American companies at the Candidate Experience Awards.

Talent Board and the Candidate Experience Awards is the first non-profit research organization focused on the elevation and promotion of

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Easy moisture testing strategies for job sites

Jason Spangler—With today’s technology, moisture testing isn’t backbreaking work anymore. And yet some professionals still overwork themselves trying to get accurate moisture readings through unreliable or time-consuming methods. Sure, not all standards should change. But as the industry becomes more innovative, some standards need to be broken to create new ones.

A good example of that is the calcium

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Omoleye Simmons joins Tarkett – Floor Covering News

Tarkett’s new vice president of design, Omoleye Simmons.

Solon, Ohio—Tarkett North America, welcomed Omoleye Simmons as vice president of design for the company’s commercial business.

“This new position was created as part of Tarkett’s commitment to leading the industry in design and delivering on our promise to offer beautiful, on-trend flooring solutions for any space,” said Paul Young, senior vice

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