UK VINYL flooring manufacturer Polyflor has recently published a Sustainability Report which outlines the environmental milestones achieved and improvements made by the company in the past year. The 80-page annual report covers Polyflor’s environmental credentials, explains how vinyl is a sustainable flooring option and highlights the company’s charity work and involvement in the local community. Key achievements for 2015 include Polyflor gaining individual BRE...
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CFJ’s columnists are among the most outspoken voices in the industry. Long may it last. IT’S not often trade journal columnists can get away with being controversial. Sooner or later, at some point or other, they overstep the mark and get slapped down by whoever they’ve offended. When I took over CFJ from Alan Bakalor earlier this year, there was an established tradition of columnists speaking their minds – and although that certainly doesn’t go down well with all our readers, it does create debate in an industry that needs it as much as any other. Read more...
How can flooring contractors avoid being caught out by different standards in different countries? IN my role, I provide technical support across Europe, which means I’m adding to our UK knowledge by seeing new or different ways of installing from different countries. Some UK contractors work abroad too. There can be some difficulties in that you never know quite what to expect until you get there and it’s tricky to survey jobs in advance. For this reason, it often works best on very well organised projects, or if it’s a phase of refurbishments in retail for example.
Our old friend ‘moisture’ precipitates the need for more information about the differences between indicative testing and true moisture measurement, says Richard Catt. As a sector related trade body, our technical
support, technical information and
guidance notes, are I believe, really
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The popularity of carpet as a floorcovering continues unabated
Cunard’s flagship liner RMS Queen Mary 2 has recently undergone a multi-million-pound refurbishment that features nearly 20,000sq m of Axminster carpet from carpet manufacturer Brintons. Read more
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