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Reference guide to commercial vinyl flooring products

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Low bid red flags: How to evaluate a flooring bid

What to look for when evaluating flooring bids

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Establishing an effective flooring master plan

Establishing an effective flooring master plan

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    Q&A — For Spectra Dallas President Phillip Chambers, it’s all about relationships

    Q&A — For Spectra Dallas President Phillip Chambers, it’s all about relationships When Phillip Chambers discovered just how popular he is among Spectra clients, his jaw dropped. “You’ve got to be kidding.” It’s no joke — and that humility is at the foundation of his success as President of Spectra’s…

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    Why you need a flooring partner who thinks like an owner

    Why you need a flooring partner who thinks like an owner We all have people to please. Whether you’re a facility manager, a general contractor or a subcontractor, you want empathetic trade partners who understand your objectives and the pressure you’re under to achieve them. You know the good ones…

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    Spectra partners with Diverzify to give you more

    Spectra partners with Diverzify to give you more Diverzify is an innovative leader in commercial interior services. Together, we’re forming the biggest and, more importantly, the best, commercial flooring network in the nation. This unique pairing provides customers across all major U.S. markets with an unparalleled range of capabilities and…

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    Low bid red flags: How to evaluate a flooring bid

    Incomplete flooring bids with a flashy number at the bottom may be tempting, but can lead to frequent change orders and over-budget projects. Learn how to evaluate bids and set projects up for success.

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    New contenders in slip-resistant flooring: Will rubber be dethroned?

    New contenders in slip-resistant flooring Will rubber be dethroned? Whether it’s your staff or your grandparents, slippery floors pose a serious risk in any commercial space. That’s why fall prevention is crucial. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, slips, trips and falls led to more than 244,000 injuries in…

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    4 Supply Chain Issues in Commercial Flooring and the Key to Dealing with Them

    4 Supply Chain Issues in Commercial Flooring and the Key to Dealing with Them Becoming ever more complex by the day, the current supply chain has presented all of us, not just businesses, with a unique set of challenges. Whether you are buying a recliner for your house, looking for…

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    Scheduling conflicts and 5 other problems general contractors shouldn’t have when it comes to their commercial flooring subcontractor

    Scheduling conflicts and 5 other problems general contractors shouldn’t have when it comes to their commercial flooring subcontractor When Cory Money worked as a project manager for Dutson Builders, he oversaw the construction of $3-5 million corporate offices, call centers and more — and experienced all the ways that a…

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    The beginner’s guide to flooring products

    We’ve completed more than 350,000 flooring installations nationwide using every material on the market. Using what we've learned, we created this guide as a resource for those new to commercial flooring, giving you a complete rundown of flooring materials.

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    Nursing Home Flooring: Material & Installation Considerations

    Nursing Home Flooring: Material & Installation Considerations Falls are unfortunately all too common when it comes to nursing homes or any senior living environment. In fact, “falls are so common in nursing facilities that of the 1.6 million residents in U.S. nursing facilities, approximately half fall annually. About 1 in 3 of those who fall…

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    Rubber Flooring: The Ins and Outs

    Rubber Flooring: The Ins and Outs From hospitals and schools to gyms and commercial kitchens, rubber flooring provides a unique and versatile approach to commercial flooring. Rubber is an ideal solution for areas that face heavy foot traffic and can also be a cushioning agent that reduces fatigue and foot…

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    Calculating the cost of a commercial vinyl flooring installation

    Calculating the cost of a commercial vinyl flooring installation When planning a flooring installation, you’ll probably consider the “look” of the material. You’ll likely consider the performance and durability. You’ll presumably consider the maintenance requirements. But price? Well, that’s always going to be a factor in commercial flooring installations. Facility…

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    Purchasing Commercial Carpets 101

    Selecting a carpet that matches your design vision, stands up to your facility environment and aligns with your budget is no small task. We’ve created this guide as a resource to help you make an informed carpet purchasing decision.

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    When to replace commercial flooring — and tips for ensuring a successful project

    When to replace commercial flooring — and tips for ensuring a successful project A flooring replacement, at its simplest, is the chance for a fresh start for your facility. An updated look for a corporate office with a new open concept layout. A more durable solution for a commercial kitchen…

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