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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...

IVC: a new era for commercial flooring solutions

IVC Commercial says it’s releasing the power of category-focused flooring solutions. Until now, the IVC...

Amber Underfloor Heating announces new national sales manager

ELECTRIC underfloor heating suppliers, Amber Underfloor Heating, has announced Simon Whittaker as its newly appointed...

F Ball and Co unveils new website

F BALL and Co says it’s completely redesigned and relaunched its website to faster connect...

F Ball SHEQ manager wins top adhesives accolade

F BALL and Co’s safety, health, environment and quality assurance (SHEQ) manager Jenny Barnett has...

ADP Superheroes

ADP Distribution is a family-run company based in the West Midlands with more than 50...

Magnetic wood flooring is a sustainable flooring solution

Louisa Ryan shares her thoughts on how sustainable magnetic wood flooring enhances commercial workplaces while...

‘Inspirational interiors’ for award-winning stadium

ALTRO products have delivered what’s been described as a high-performance finish in the new changing...

Plimsoll reveals the latest developments in the UK wood flooring market

If the results of the recent annual NWFA Industry Outlook Survey were to be taken...

IDS offers ‘versatile flooring solutions for every project and budget’

CELEBRATING 25 years as a distributor in 2024, IDS has established itself as one of...

Floormitres used by H&J Martin at NI healthcare associations

THE Northern Health and Social Care Trust and The Southern Health and Social Care Trust...

F BALL provides systems for wood floorcovering installations

WHEN installing wood floorcoverings, contractors should follow the same principles of floorcovering installation while bearing...

How the CFA support the wood and laminate sector

Richard Catt gives an overview of how the CFA provides courses, advice and guidance to get...

Junckers provides ‘sympathetic choice for heritage building’

JUNCKERS Black Oak flooring has been installed as part of the restoration of Paisley Town...

Leading by ‘exSample’

Andrew Biss, director of Strippers Flooring Ltd, explains why it’s important to invest in the...

Manufacturing with design and sustainability perspectives in mind

Ravi Bains elaborates on how design and sustainability initiatives are important when designing wood floors. ENGINEERED...

Don’t forget the basics of safety with Knee protection

Lee Richards discusses the importance of knee protection and how it prevents and preserves knee...

The resurgence of teak

Lloyd Wilson explains the benefits of teak. AFTER the devastation of forests in the 1950s and...

The importance of keeping wood floors clean

Richard Aylen provides steps on how to clean a wood floor effectively. HARDWOOD flooring is very...

Maintenance matters: effective wood flooring care and damage prevention

Tim Huffadine shares tips on how to maintain wood floors and prevent damage. When you’ve invested...

Do I need to check the subfloor?

Alec Stacey explains the importance of checking subfloors before installation. I WAS recently reminded that issues...

Historic South Stack Lighthouse revitalised with F Ball flooring products

THE history of a 200-year-old lighthouse has been brought to life with a little help...

Designing for the future – the opportunity of hardened wood flooring

Emanuel Lidberg talks about where his design inspiration comes from and how hardened wood flooring allows...

FOLLOWING an £8m transformation, the Grade II listed Leighton House has reopened to the public....

The future of floorcare

Brent Smith examines efficiency, compliance and expert solutions as they pertain to the future of...

Flowing Screeds Association advocates for training to improve industry standards

THE Flowing Screeds Association (FSA) says it’s keen to promote the importance of a skilfully...

Mapei introduces fast-track solution for flooring in moisture-affected areas with Mapeproof Primer and Latexplan Trade Fast

INSTALLING flooring in areas affected by residual moisture can be challenging, in terms of application...

Rapid growth in anhydrite screeds offers efficiency and cost benefits for flooring sector

THE use of anhydrite screeds has grown significantly in the flooring sector in recent years...

F Ball products ensure high-performance flooring in Nottingham central library

F BALL products, including dual-purpose Stopgap Fill and Prime thixotropic primer and Stopgap 1200 smoothing...

Social homes 14% less energy efficient than potential, costing tenants more

SOCIAL homes are 14% less energy efficient than they could be, costing tenants more than...

F Ball’s subfloor preparation products utilised in major London housing development

SUBFLOOR preparation products from F Ball and Co, the manufacturer of flooring adhesives and subfloor...

Crossing the threshold: making a statement at the entrance

Entrance flooring systems can now serve a more aesthetic purpose too, helping convey or reinforce...

Choosing the right adhesive for vinyl flooring: Pressure-sensitive options

WHILE wet-lay adhesives are suitable where vinyl sheet is being installed, pressure-sensitive adhesives are often...

BEAUFLOR introduces unlimited design possibilities with new vinyl rolls

BEAUFLOR Create says it’s introduced unlimited creativity to vinyl rolls.Says the company: ‘In schools, nurseries,...

VEATU Flooring and UltraFloor complete subfloor project at Colchester campus

VEATU Flooring and UltraFloor have partnered to complete a 1,800sq m subfloor preparation project at...

Guide to exterior flooring installations

Neil Sanders offers product recommendations to achieve optimum results at each stage of a professional...

Revolutionary artificial grass that changes color with the seasons

CONDOR Grass says it’s introducing what it describes as a groundbreaking world-first with Colorshift technology.It...

Still going strong

PART three Glen Cartwright (Next Level Flooring and Bona certified contractor) has, over 43 years,managed...

Member event at Forbo Flooring UK Ltd, Kirkcaldy

We are delighted to announce that we are holding another member event, this time we...

2024 Golf Day at the Belfry

The CFA’s annual golf event at The Belfry in Sutton Coldfield took place on 18...

Another step along the long road to improve sustainability in our industry

The CFA Sustainability Guide is an example of how the CFA can provide a stage...

An info-packed guide to green best practice

Richard Catt introduces the CFA Guide to Sustainability 2024/2025 which aims to help the flooring...

Cream of the crop at £3m hotel renovation

ULTRAFLOOR and Stanground Carpets have completed a 550sq m flooring project at the beautiful Haycock...

Prince Charles Hospital gets a new lease of life

ULTRAFLOOR and Puma Floors have partnered to complete an extensive flooring project at Merthyr Tydfil’s...

This LVT mistake could cost you thousands

How do you save money when it comes to installing LVT? Gill Finch has the...

Herein lies the truth

Being dishonest on a CV can be a costly mistake for all concerned as Sarah...

A picture is worth a thousand words

Richard Renouf relates an amusing (well, for the reader) story about the importance of photos...

What is LVT?

Rob Eckersley explains what LVT is, its benefits, and provides a guide for those who...

Is the stability claim a myth?

Everybody knows engineered wood floors are more stable than solid ones… don’t they? Richard Aylen...

Heavy-duty solution

Using a real-life example of advice provided by F Ball’s technical service team on the...

As sharp as you like

It’s not just the French revolutionaries who favoured a guillotine blade, explains Tom Dunn.It’s handy...

Floor preparation in newbuild projects

Starting in 2025, the way flooring is installed may change with government’s decision on how...

Securing your next job

As a recruitment consultant and careers advisor, Jerry Wood explains how to find the perfectrole...

How specialist flooring contractors can make marketing work

Marketing is a crucial tool for any flooring business. Barry Ashmore explains how you can...

EXCLUSIVE Headlam: We’ll continue to provide a best-in-class service

John Clark, managing director for regional distribution at Headlam, discusses the history, current circumstances and...

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...

Tiling project completed at Tower Hamlets’ new town hall

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

Riven used in refurb at High Wycombe grammar school

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

Speedy installation at Greenhead College

Technical expertise and subfloor preparation products from Bostik have reportedly enabled the speedy installation of...

Stepping into the world of weddings

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

All the puzzle pieces fit

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

Lauren Murphy Butterfield from Taylor Alden PR discusses making the most of your exhibition appearance

Investing in exhibiting at a show is an excellent way to talk to existing customers...

Recofloor breaks through 7,000-tonne milestone

More than 7,000 tonnes of waste vinyl flooring have been collected and recycled through Recofloor...

Six successful apprentices for Designer Contracts

Six apprentices have successfully completed their training programmes with Designer Contracts, the UK’s largest flooring...

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...

IDS celebrates one year without lost time accidents

IDS has announced a significant milestone in its health and safety record: a full 12...

Havwoods achieves internationally recognised ISO 14001 certification

Wood surface specialist, Havwoods, has been internationally recognised for its dedication to sustainable practices and...

EXCLUSIVE PC Flooring: We’ve grown through hard work and reinvestment

CFJ talks exclusively to Ed Hammond, managing director of PC Flooring. Here are excerpts from...

History of Tramex

Our heritage in moisture detection innovation began with our foundation in 1974. Inspired by our...

Concrete subfloors – which tests and what readings?

There’s been some confusion in the UK flooring industry regarding the different test methods for...

Gerflor and Gradus donate flooring to The Salvation Army to help tackle furniture poverty

GERFLOR has donated Gradus carpet products to The Salvation Army to help support social projects...

Flooring takes off at Gatwick Airport Station

MAPEI renovation and tiling systems have been used as part of an extensive redevelopment at...

Mat.Works Modular Matting: An Overview

Modular matting is an easy-to-install alternative to traditional aluminium matting and has been designed to...

Gradus Mat-in-a-Box revolutionises installation, durability, and design

GRADUS, a manufacturer and supplier of entrance matting systems, says it has a game-changing product...