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Gary Anthony: Dealing with spivs, bombs, and cancer

Gary Anthony is managing director of Nottinghamshire-based Willowbank Contracts, and like many in the trade,...

Contract floorcovering now 49% of the flooring market, up from 45% a decade ago

Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic the contract flooring market was seen to be growing at...

‘A place where flooring experts are made’

THE Academy for Excellence in Flooring is the perfect place to brush-up those self-taught skills...

Future Fitters – key areas of focus

The CFA has identified four areas that need attention if the labour shortage in the...

Introducing The Exact — a quantifying company designed for a changing world

The Exact Worldwide Ltd was formed by husband and wife team Chris and Laura Frost....

Key to success

MANAGING damp is absolutely critical. If the situation isn’t taken into consideration, it can seriously...

The green rebirth

Cradle-to-cradle strategy can deliver eco benefits for vinyl flooring. Carla Eslava, Recofloor scheme manager, explains...

UltraFloor ‘creates a truly sustainable future’

LEVELS of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are at an all-time high. While CO2 is...

Shaw Contract: Creating sustainable products with the environment in mind

WE have a vision to ensure each decision we make at Shaw Contract is knowledge-led...

World Environment Day: Balsan announces its new ‘Green Spirit’

SPEARHEADED by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and held annually since 1974, World Environment...

LTP: it’s a good time to protect

STONE and polished porcelain floors need to be resealed periodically and, if a floor requires...

Flooring that’s sustainable by nature

SUSTAINABILITY is an essential issue for many organisations, especially when planning refurbishments. Here I’ll look...

Mapei features at carbon-neutral Braywick Leisure Centre

A FULL Mapei system forms part of the new Braywick Leisure Centre – a £33m...

F Ball and Co ‘doubles down on recycling’

F BALL and Co says it’s redoubled its efforts to reduce the amount of plastic...

Restoration ensures sustainable future

THE historic Bath Abbey has undergone extensive repair and conservation work along with the addition...

Carpet Recycling UK reports stronger support from manufacturers

CARPET Recycling UK (CRUK) returned to the Buying Groups National Flooring Show (BGNFS) in May...

F Ball and Co’s Stopgap 1200 Pro, are specified for areas where infection control is a priority

FLOORING installations in nursing and care homes require special considerations to help support elderly residents...

Malmo Freedom stickdown luxury vinyl tile (LVT)

THE Malmo Freedom stickdown luxury vinyl tile (LVT) flooring is said to feature a slip-resistance...

Forbo Flooring Systems has partnered with the Dementia Services Development Centre

FLOORING is a key factor in designing a dementia-friendly environment as it has a significant...

Nursing a flooring success

KARNDEAN Designflooring has launched a contemporary collection designed to meet the specific needs of the...

What adhesive should you use when installing LVTs?

PRESSURE-sensitive adhesives, high-temperature adhesives and two-component adhesives can all be used when installing LVTs. Each adhesive...

STAUF new ProForce product range

CAN highly efficient chemical products and ecological responsibility be reconciled? The experts at STAUF have...

BOSTIK has launched a new soft floor adhesive

BOSTIK has launched STIX A600 EVOLUTION, a new soft floor adhesive that contains glass ball...

UltraTile’s premium floor tile adhesives

ULTRAFLOOR’s sister brand, UltraTile, is said by the company to be home to a portfolio...

MAPEI’s range of adhesives for all types of floor and wall coverings

MAPEI’s range of adhesives reportedly includes systems for all types of floor and wall coverings,...

F Ball and Co’s fast-track, fibre-reinforced transitional adhesive

PRODUCTS from F Ball and Co’s System LVT range, including the company’s fast-track, fibre-reinforced transitional...

BAL overcomes issues with rapid-sets in hot weather

SUMMER’s here, which means lengthy days and hot temperatures (if we’re lucky!). This can cause...

Tilemaster Adhesives offers full range of professional adhesives

TILEMASTER Adhesives says it offers a full range of professional adhesives for tiling with ceramic,...

A fitting future for flooring

This month Richard Catt, ceo of the CFA, and Shaun Wadsworth, CFA and FITA training...

Peal-ling back the layers

Tim Peal of Essex-based Millside Floors has spent more than 30 years in flooring. Now,...

Introducing ‘Future Fitter’

Richard Catt provides detail on ‘Future Fitter’ - the CFA’s collective term for its project...

A roller coaster ride (but with more ups and downs)

Hamish MacGregor reviews his two years as the CFA president. If you were going to pick...

A tile inspired by Heritage at Royal Exchange Kingston

WALL and floor tiles from Parkside feature at Royal Exchange, Kingston, a luxury residential development...

Flooring blossoms in Portsmouth retail space

CONTRACT flooring specialists, C&C Flooring (Midlands), has used UltraFloor’s subfloor preparation materials to install LVT...

A good system shortens the road to your goal

To the people out there who want to rely on the cheapest products that arrive...

When homeworking employees refuse to return to the office

As Sophie explains that although there’s a legal right for individuals to refuse to return...

Understanding BES 6001 responsible sourcing certification

A critical part of achieving sustainability in the construction industry is thewidespread adoption of circular...

Sports hall and dance studio floors: What’s the difference?

Are dance floors and sport floors the same? It may depend on who you ask,so...
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Flooring failure fix

Using a real-life example, Chris McQuade provides a fix for a flooring failure resulting froman...

Prioritise floorlayers’ health when it comes to adhesives

Brian King reassures adhesive manufacturers that adhesives that don’t need health warnings will be warmly...

The truth behind the ‘super deduction’

In part two of this special financial report, Adam Bernstein examines the ‘super deduction’, a...

The hunt for the right customers

Barry Ashmore provides some perspective on how flooring contractors can find a better class of...

Meet TREMS, the new cloud-based system from Tramex

THE Tramex Remote Environmental Monitoring System (TREMS) is the new cloud-based system designed, developed, and...

ProKnee lauds its multi-angle tread cutting system

BY securely locking in each step and tread’s specific geometry, the Treadman Multi-Angle Stair Tread...

‘Metallic Accents to enhance ancient building blocks’

METALLIC Clay is the latest random lay carpet plank in the Rudiments carpet tile collection...

Mapei launches cementitious and epoxy grouts with supporting app

MAPEI has introduced 12 colours to its Ultracolor Plus range, as well a new range...

Waterproof walls from BerryAlloc available through IDS

BERRYALLOC’s high-pressure Wall&Water waterproof decorative wall panels are available in the UK through International Decorative...

‘A tile collection that knows no limits’

CHART is the tile collection exclusively available from Parkside Architectural Tiles that ‘knows no limits’....

F Ball launches next generation water-mix smoothing underlayment

F BALL and Co has launched Stopgap 1500 AquaPro, the latest addition to what it...

Headlam launches ‘exclusive brand offering affordable quality and design’

HEADLAM, which describes itself as the leading national floorcoverings distributor, says it’s delighted to announce...

The LION Floor way to trouble-free subfloors

LION Floor is reportedly the cost-effective alternative to good quality flooring grade plywood and the...

Forbo launches adhesive-free safety flooring

IN response to the growing demand for flooring solutions that can be installed quickly with...

Six work trouser families ‘to satisfy every need onsite – sustainably’

SNICKERS Workwear says its trouser families are suited to any kind of work onsite. Reportedly...

‘Capture the look of aged parquet’with Les Iconics

CAPTURING the timeworn look of age-old parquet in a wood floor made for today’s homes,...

Showtime for Bostik as it hits the road in Scotland

Here, in the first part of two reports, CFJ talks about its visit to Bostik’s...

SWFC: A quick guide to flooring types for residential projects

WHEN it comes to interior design for residential properties, the initial planning process is more...

Resapol’s new brochure hot off the press

RESAPOL, which describes itself as the UK’s trusted suppliers of specialist construction products, says it’s...

F Ball appoints dedicated retail representatives

F BALL and Co has appointed two sales representatives with the exclusive remit of supporting...

Forbo Flooring Systems and IOBAC join forces on adhesive-free flooring installation

FORBO Flooring Systems and flooring technology experts IOBAC UK are collaborating to highlight the crucial...

UKFD unveils new retail outlet at Prologis Park

A UK online retailer has invested £100,000 in a new showroom in Coventry as part...

The Flooring Show 2022 celebrates its 60th birthday

THE UK’s largest event dedicated to the flooring industry, The Flooring Show, returns to the...

modulyss takes shape at Clerkenwell Design Week

MODULYSS used Clerkenwell Design Week for the unveiling of its new Clerkenwell Road space with...

F Ball products support BBC’s DIY SOS

PRODUCTS donated by F Ball and Co, including Stopgap Fast-Track 30 levelling compound and heavy...

New trade counter for Anderson Grant

ANDERSON Grant, part of the Mercado Group is reportedly the first flooring trade counter in...

‘First-of-its-kind independent assessment combines performance of floor insulation and liquid screed products’

ENERGYSTORE and McGraths say they’re delighted to announce what’s described as a first-of-its-kind independent assessment...

‘Striking fitout’ shines at Newcastleoffice space

THE specifiers, Ward Robinson and Johnson Wright Flooring created a beautiful space at the True...

Taking a break from the noise

Most flooring contractors and specialist installers won’t have spent too much time thinking about soundproofing,...

XPS Foam says it’s the only UK manufacturer of XPS Underlay

XPS Foam says it’s the only UK manufacturer of XPS Underlay. Based in north Wales,...

Anglo Recycling represents low tech, low energy underlays

ANGLO RECYCLING says it represents low tech, low energy underlays and spares the world’s resources. ‘How...

SONIXX is a range of specialist acoustic solutions

SONIXX is described as a range of specialist acoustic solutions that significantly reduce sound transmission...

floorwise finds it easier to create fantastically quiet floors

WITH sound-reducing underlays for wood, laminate, and LVT floors, floorwise says it finds it easier...

ADP has years’ experience with warehousing and distribution needs

ADP says it has years’ experience dealing with various warehousing and distribution needs. ‘We offer...

F BALL and Co’s Marine Range help optimise the appearance of floorcoverings

F BALL and Co’s Marine Range comprises flooring installation products that are said to help...

Headlam Group launch new and exclusive brand

Headlam, the leading national floorcoverings distributor, is delighted to announce the launch of its new...

FD GAZELLE ARTICLE

FENTO WINS FD GAZELLEN AWARD!The FD Gazellen Award is the most prestigious independent entrepreneur award...

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Floor Soundproofing For Recording Studio

Background The Warehouse Recording Co is multi-use space in Harrogate that consists of multiple recording studios, a...

How To Make An Anechoic Chamber

  This exciting project involved a collaboration between iKoustic Soundproofing, the Zabludowicz Collection and Internationally acclaimed,...

Michael O’Hare’s ‘The Man Behind The Curtain’, Leeds

https://www.youtube.com/embed/JZvYzjUfB7A Background iKoustic were contacted following an acoustic report carried out by Nova Acoustics on the internal...

How To Reduce Echo In Large Hall

https://www.youtube.com/embed/f8E9hK6l-_k     Background The Aycliffe Community Centre is a multi-purpose hall space, mainly leased to Youth Club events...

How To Reduce Echo In An Office

Background iKoustic were contact by Savills in York to review their boardroom in which holds both...

Dynamic Business Services, Leeds

Background Contacted by Dynamic, iKoustic was brought in to help design and implement our range of Sound...

Calderys, Wakefield

Background Calderys' is a Worldwide business that provides a wide range of industrial services that include Engineering and Design, Logistics...

GFD Trading

Background iKoustic were contacted by GFD Trading after they underwent a recent installation of glass partitions to divide...

How To Soundproof A Home Music Studio

Rob Small Mastering is an Audio Mastering Suite based in Leeds, they specialise in a...

The Bluebell, Derbyshire

The clinking of glasses, the chatter of patrons and the selected music are all essential...

F45 Training, London

We were contacted by well known gym franchise who specialise in functional training, which is a...

Employees’ wellbeing placed at forefront in office refurbishment

Thomas & Adamson is an international construction and property consultancy with offices in Scotland, London,...

Bostik stars at flooring at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

Established in 1945 by the University of Manchester, Jodrell Bank in Cheshire is a deep-space...

Archaeological challenges overcome at new Westin London City

Mapei and Middlesex Flooring recently completed a surface project at The Westin London City, the...

Vibrant flooring brightens contemporary workplace

A selection of floorcoverings from Forbo Flooring Systems, said to combine aesthetics, functionality, and exceptional...