Waterproof carpeting: A buyer’s guide to products for high-moisture environments Commercial carpeting is cost-effective, durable and aesthetically pleasing. In heavy-duty commercial applications, however, excess moisture can negatively affect your carpet’s performance. That’s why facility managers often seek out waterproof carpeting solutions — avoiding moisture problems such as stains, delamination and… Read more
A comprehensive guide to commercial office flooring buying considerations Flooring products are not one-size-fits-all. When selecting products for an office building, you need to weigh a wide range of factors —design considerations, installation time, price point and more— to land on the materials best-suited to your building’s particular needs. In… Read more
Healthy Healthcare Flooring: LEED Certified Products From hospitals and maternity wards to nursing homes, healthcare facilities are, in general, locations where healthcare is provided. As research continues to bring forth new ideas and techniques to promote healing, one idea specifically aims to create sustainable medical facilities that improve the health… Read more
Trends in commercial flooring
Learn the latest in flooring materials, design and decision-making frameworks so you can select the best floor for your facility.
The most durable commercial flooring options for high-traffic areas While durability is always a consideration when selecting a flooring material, it’s an absolute must for high-traffic applications such as airport terminals, schools, hospitals and restaurants. Here, we’ll give you a complete rundown of six of the most durable commercial flooring… Read more
Commercial kitchen flooring costs: How to save money without cutting corners Saving money on commercial kitchen flooring projects isn’t just about reducing costs — it’s about engineering value. From design and planning to installation and project management, there are plenty of opportunities to save time, reduce costs and, most importantly,… Read more
Luxury Vinyl Tile Pros and Cons Luxury vinyl tile is a type of resilient flooring that many organizations nationwide are adopting. Also known as LVT, luxury vinyl tile is a flooring solution that is constructed to resemble hardwood and stone flooring, while also delivering alternative, yet versatile capabilities. Here, we… Read more
A buyer’s guide to contract flooring
How to get the greatest value for your floor and select the right contractor for your project.
LVT Flooring: What exactly is it? Found everywhere from airports and hotel lobbies to schools, hospitals and more, LVT has vastly become one of the most popular commercial options in today’s flooring market. However, while its popularity is at an all-time high, we often hear many misconceptions about its characteristics… Read more
Acoustic flooring: What you need to consider when selecting a material Sound treatment is a key design consideration for almost every building, regardless of industry, in order to reduce noise disturbance and enhance sound quality. And selecting acoustic flooring materials is crucial to effective sound treatment. When noise is made… Read more
Non-Slip Flooring Options No matter what your facility specializes in, it is crucial that the environment is equipped with a flooring solution geared toward safety. After all, your guests, patients, students and staff deserve the peace of mind in knowing that their well-being is taken seriously. While no flooring option… Read more
Selecting carpet for your budget, interior design and facility environment
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.
Office flooring: A room-by-room guide to selecting flooring materials When selecting office flooring materials, both form and function should be top-of-mind considerations. And because each room has a different function, one flooring material likely won’t work for your whole office—what works in a lobby won’t necessarily work in your office… Read more