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CFJ Awards: Get your ticket now

Time is running out to get the last few remaining tickets for the 2024 CFJ Awards, to be held at Dallas Burston Polo Club...

CMS Danskin Acoustics supplies Smartspan saddle system for the W Edinburgh

Part of Marriott’s luxury W Hotels brand, the striking 12-storey ‘ribbon building’ required a floor...

IVC floor provides ‘homely atmosphere’ at care-home

The new Iperform 70 collection from IVC Group has been used for what’s described as...

Acoustic flooring: the quieter solution

Donna Hannaway of Forbo discusses the impact noise can have on those living and working...

Mapei’s installation product range includes adhesives for all types of floor and tile installations

Mapei says its range of installation products includes adhesives for all types of floor and...

Moduleo launches ‘online home for professional luxury vinyl floors’

MODULEO has launched a website for flooring professionals looking to choose its luxury vinyl floors...

Forbo offers extension to 10-year product guarantee

FORBO Flooring Systems has introduced a new extended guarantee for any of its interior flooring...

Palace Chemicals presents flooring adhesives range

Palace Chemicals offers a comprehensive range of flooring adhesives and preparation products, including new additions...

‘The Show Must Go On,’ as Gerflor donate Taraflex® AE sports floor to Penketh Youth Centre

A Warrington Youth Centre that hosted a live vocal performance forty years ago from Freddie...

Taraflex® from Gerflor takes Sport Aberdeen to new heights

Sport Aberdeen is an award-winning registered charity committed to creating opportunities, inspiring people, and changing...

Taraflex® triumph for Gerflor at Pencoedtre High School, Wales

Pencoedtre High School is a large new build high school in Barry, Wales. When this...

Sensational success for Gerflor providing Welsh college with a complete flooring solution

The Nantgarw student Campus is part of Coleg y Cymoedd (College of the Valleys) in...

Blantyre LIFE care facility specify Gerflor for iconic project

When a brand-new care facility just south of Glasgow, Scotland required a complete solution for...

Snickers Workwear launches market-leading kneeguard PRO system for unmatched knee protection

SNICKERS Workwear’s Kneeguard is described by the company as a market-leading, fully certified system for...

Kerakoll introduces final two products of new smoothing compound range

FOLLOWING the launch of the first phase of Proflow, Kerakoll’s new range of smoothing compounds...

Mapei unveils comprehensive solution for tile installations

MAPEI’s portfolio now includes a complete solution for natural and engineered tile installations in all...

Trusted installers available via TTA’s enhanced website directory

Tiles are a resilient, flexible and affordable option for floorcoverings which can be sourced and...

Kerakoll unveils innovative gel technology range: Levelling compounds, adhesives, and grouts

KERAKOLL says its streamlined range of levelling compounds, adhesives and grouts may seem small compared...

LTP launches ECOPROTEC: Sustainable surface care solutions for stone and ceramic

Developed for the contract and landscape sectors, the ECOPROTEC range includes sustainable surface care products...

Historic tower hamlets revitalised with extensive tiling project using Mapei installation system

An extensive tiling project has been completed at Tower Hamlets’ new town hall using a...

Advancements in kneepads

Consistently utilising kneepads on the jobsite is one preventative measure that can help this issue,...

Bringing the outdoors inside

ALTERNATIVE Flooring says it’s a great British brand built on the pillars of people, product...
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Fast fit flooring: refurbishing schools for the new academic year

Lewis Cooper explores how adhesive-free floorcoverings can aid in flooring solutions that can be installed...

F Ball training officer achieves top accreditation

F BALL and Co training officer, Steve Lane, has joined an elite group of UK...

Innes Associates designs new facilities for Elmgrove Primary School, featuring sustainable Junckers SylvaSport flooring

WITH a brief to replace the main single-storey building and a recent extension, Innes Associates...

Seeing our plan in action

Floorlayer apprenticeship delivery is thriving in Scotland and northern England with CFA and member support,...

A matter ofsustainable practice

Westcotes takes a proactive approach to sustainability in an industry which is making ever-greater strides...

‘Wood for real life’ with Quick-Step

WITH Quick-Step, homes reportedly enjoy wood guaranteed to be ready for real life. It says...

Latest collection announced by Alternative Flooring

ALTERNATIVE Flooring says it’s delighted to introduce its latest collection, Anywhere Ca-rPET. Says the company:...

Rinos to be direct supplier of Aqua 85 walk-off mat

RINOS, which describes itself as the specialised manufacturer of coir and entrance mats, has from...

Franklin College chooses Polyflor LVT, Awarding top marks for quality and design

As part of its modern upgrade, the internal design team of the favoured Franklin Sixth...

‘The freshest flooring trends’ from LeoLine

NOVUS is the ‘stylish’ new cushion vinyl from LeoLine that features what the company describes...

LION Floor: Affordable, durable flooring preparation for high-quality resilient floors in schools and colleges

THE affordability, quality and reliability of LION Floor makes it the perfect preparation for resilient...

A ‘fantastic display’ for the start of Fantastic Floors

FLOORWISE has released what it describes as a fantastic new countertop display for its Max...

F Ball and Co launches new smoothing compound

F BALL and Co has drawn on the latest cement formulation technology to create a...

Transforming Learning Spaces: Shaw Contract’s Innovative, Sustainable Flooring Solutions Elevate Educational Environments

EDUCATIONAL facilities are confronted with numerous challenges, from crafting ideal learning environments that foster individual...

Ted Todd launches two collections and a click system floor

HARDWOOD flooring specialist Ted Todd has launched two flooring collections, Residence and Connect, the first...

Eco-Friendly Mapei System used to complete sustainable floor installation at secondary school in Northwest London

A MAPEI eco-system has been used to complete a floor installation at a new 5...

Let’s twist again with Abingdon Flooring

ABINGDON Flooring has refreshed what it’s described as its competitive Stainfree Twist with a range...

Royal grammar school High Wycombe revitalized with eco-friendly, luxurious Rawson ‘Riven’ carpet tiles

REFURBISHMENT works have been completed at Royal Grammar School High Wycombe using Rawson Carpet Solutions...

Finalists named in new CFJ Awards category to honour commitment to social responsibility

STARTING at The CFJ Awards in September 2024, Kick-Start Publishing is introducing an awards category...

Floors ‘make better lives’ at housing exhibition

UNILIN Flooring exhibited at Housing 2024, showing, it says, how its floors can transform the...

Housing developments get the Beauflor touch in Manchester

BELGIAN manufacturer of sheet vinyl flooring, Beauflor, exhibited its floors for homes, including social housing...

Fast-track subfloor preparation products for quick, durable installations in educational settings

FLOORING contractors installing floorcoverings in schools, colleges and universities often face severe time constraints, frequently...

Double appointment at F Ball

F BALL and Co has announced two senior appointments to its managerial team.Karl Brannigan has...

Construction begins at Broadnook, Leicestershire’s first garden village

BROADNOOK Garden Village, Leicestershire’s newest and ‘most exciting community building project’, has marked the start...

Renovation process was ‘plain sailing’ at flooded yacht club

In this issue of CFJ, we speak to the floorlayers involved with the installation at...

Six successful apprentices for Designer Contracts

SIX apprentices have successfully completed their training programmes with Designer Contracts.Three of them formed part...

CPA welcomes Adam Turk as new chair

THE Construction Products Association (CPA) says it’s delighted to welcome Adam Turk, ceo of Siderise...

Forbo’s carpet tile donations help reshape local community

AS part of its commitment to helping local communities tackle quality of living issues, Forbo...

Stepping into the worldof weddings

DESIGNER Contracts stepped into the glamorous world of weddings when it was awarded the flooring...

Tech duo partner to ‘transform’ logistics in carpet and flooring sector

SOFTWARE innovators Shipster and Ordorite have announced a strategic partnership to transform e-commerce and retail...

Is your LVT floor dementia-friendly?

Flooring is unlikely to attract the attention of visitors in care homes but for residentsit...

Havwoods achieves internationally recognised ISO 14001 certification

WOOD surface specialists, Havwoods, has been internationally recognised for its dedication to sustainable practices and...

Considerations to remember when installing LVT

Gary Haigh looks into the key considerations Ardex considers which contribute to a seamless LVT...

LVT acclimatisation: What’s it all about?

Rob Mitchell gets into the nitty-gritty about what LVT acclimatisation is all about. MOST of us...

Maintaining your flooring fleet

Tom Griffin explains the importance of maintenance in avoiding unexpected equipment issues. JUST like a car...
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Dealing with uncommon subfloor types

Chris McQuade advises on identifying and working over less familiar types of subfloor. REGULAR readers of...

Obey the chef

An angry French chef tells Richard Renouf what he should write about. And it has...

And taking the gold…

Hardwood flooring is probably the flooring industry’s champion choice in the face of global warming,...

All the puzzle pieces fit

FORBO’s Puzzle adhesive-free flooring solution has reportedly brought about the swift refurbishment of an iconic...

The US steals a march on the UK flooring industry with DCM ban

Congratulations to the tradespeople of America on winning a small victory against DCM, says Rachael...

Think things through

When building your flooring systems, Paul Sycamore says you should rememberwhat the project is going...

How to make a success of being a show off

Lauren Murphy gives flooring companies hints on how to make the most of their exhibition...

Keeping kitchens clean: the Altro solution

One common challenge for kitchens is how to maintain a clean and safe kitchen environment....

Now available! Contact us via WhatsApp

Here at Altro, we have made it even easier to get in touch with us. You...

Get it right first-time round – how to ensure your bathroom installation runs smoothly

Bathrooms and wet rooms are incredibly important areas in any environment, be it a care...

Unlocking design potential: transforming spaces with Altro’s colour palette

Colour plays a pivotal role in design, serving as a powerful tool that can evoke...

Gerflor provides Welsh college with complete flooring solution

The Nantgarw student Campus is part of Coleg y Cymoedd (College of the Valleys) in...

Work safely in the sun by wearing the right clothes

DRESSING right for the working environment you’re in is very important – not only for...

Forbo partners with The Salvation Army to provide carpet tiles to support local communities

Forbo Flooring Systems is proud to have entered into partnership with the Salvation Army Trading...

Avoid Mistakes, Save Time, Get the Right Spec with INTRA’s Entrance Matting Specification Tool

Entrance Matting specifications are easy with INTRAsystems bespoke tool for architects and interior designers working...

EXCLUSIVE: Manufacturer & Distributor of the Year finalists revealed for CFJ Awards

The finalists for the DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR and MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR have been...

Forbo offers extension to 10-year product guarantee

Forbo Flooring Systems has introduced a new extended guarantee for any of its interior flooring...

Engaging with the next generation

Shaun details how the CFA and FITA collaborated to run the first Open Doors Construction...

Make the most of training at The Academy

JOIN an elite group of flooring professionals and boost your business with the benefits of...

Training can eradicate costly mistakes

Rob Eckersley, director of The Solid Wood Flooring CompanyI THINK It’s fair to say we’ve...

‘A reliable base for a lasting education floor’

THE affordability, quality and reliability of LION Floor makes it the perfect preparation for resilient...

Floorwise profiles range is ‘finished to perfection’

THE updated floorwise profiles range is now available with smart new anodised finishes that are...

‘Fit it fast’ with Beauflor Pro

BEAUFLOR Pro textile-backed sheet vinyl floors are said to be ideal for contractors needing fast...

Quantum Flooring Accessories unveils product guide for distributors, contractors and architects

QUANTUM Flooring Accessories says it’s the largest independent flooring accessories manufacturer in the UK, offering...

Flooring performance ‘like no other’ with Iperform 70

IPERFORM 70 is described as the latest high-performance sheet vinyl collection from IVC Commercial. Made...

Studio living with LeoLine’s Studio Casa

STUDIO Casa is described as the expressive new home and office collection from LeoLine that...

Moduleo launches matching LayRed Accessories

‘FAST-to-fit, strong and comfortable, Moduleo LayRed can now be finished with a range of high-quality...

‘Step into the Country’ with Abingdon Flooring

COUNTRY is the new Stainfree carpet from Abingdon Flooring. For some homes only the natural...

Forbo takes its safety flooring to the next level

FORBO Flooring Systems’ Health and Safety Executive (HSE) compliant Step safety vinyl portfolio has been...

‘Bona Mega EVO and the power of evolution’

‘AT the cutting edge of wood floor finishing technology, Bona proudly presents Bona Mega EVO...

‘A synchronised colour palette for designing healthierinteriors from ceiling to floor’

BAUX and Tarkett have launched a coordinated colour palette primed for creating healthier and more...

Enjoy the summer weather – but cover up for shade

SNICKERS Workwear says it will help you stay smart, cool and protected this summer. Professional...

The Goof Proof Wall Trimmer is ‘a must-have efficiency tool’

MORE time plus tools that make our work more efficient is something floor installers are...

New stair-edgings and floor trims catalogue from Gradus

GRADUS says it’s delighted to announce the launch of a new 2024 edition of its...

‘Waterproof floors for every room’

QUICK-STEP’s waterproof wood, vinyl and laminate floors bring premium quality in every room of the...

A new start for Proflow: Kerakoll’s smoothing compound range

TILEMASTER Adhesives is known in the flooring industry for its smoothing compounds, and Proflow is...

XL-End is COREtec’s ‘most realistic, hardest-wearing’ plank

AVAILABLE now from UK stock, XL-End is described by COREtec as the most realistic, hardest-wearing...

Sustainable solid wood floors

Junckers is Europe’s leading manufacturer of solid hardwood floors with full sustainability credentials for sports,...

London Land Group and Tarkett collaborate to elevate luxury living through flooring that’s good for people and planet

London Land Group, a residential developer, has announced a strategic partnership with Tarkett. This collaboration...

New and Improved: Entrance Matting Cleaning & Maintenance Guide

Get More From Your Entrance Matting With Our New Cleaning and Maintenance Guide Otherwise referred to...

Introducing the INTRA Hall of Fame: The Floor is Yours!

We design our products with the installer in mind, just as much as the customer!...

MN floor training limited are hosting a flooring charity day

MN floor training limited are hosting a flooring charity day at Wolverhampton race course on...

TradeChoice Carpet & Flooring: Championing mental health in the industry

IN an industry where discussions about mental health often remain muted, TradeChoice Carpet & Flooring...

Kerakoll presents its new corporate identity

KERAKOLL, a B Corp-certified multinational operating in the building industry, has presented a multi-year project...

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