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    Comparing engineered wood vs. real hardwood vs. LVT

    Comparing engineered wood vs. real hardwood vs. LVT It’s an undeniable truth in commercial flooring — facility managers, building owners and clientele respond to wood floors. As one director put it in Floor Trends Magazine: “That’s why you see all these LVT and ceramic tile and laminate [lookalikes], the visuals…

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    Sustainable flooring materials for commercial offices

    Sustainable flooring materials for commercial offices “Creating spaces that stand the test of time, where people want to live, work and thrive, is one of the most sustainable actions we can take in design.” This sentiment, shared by Armstrong Flooring’s VP of design in Floor Cover Weekly, captures the twofold…

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    Pros and cons of engineered hardwood flooring

    Pros and cons of engineered hardwood flooring If you’re looking to add warmth, refinement and beauty to your facility, nothing compares to authentic wood floors. And when you’re considering wood flooring, two options likely come to mind: solid or engineered. Engineered hardwood flooring faces the common misconception of being lower…

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    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.

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    Common issues in new construction

    Common issues in new construction (and how to prevent them) When starting a new construction project, there are a million things to consider. From finalizing floorplans to meeting energy saving initiatives to deciding on lobby tile designs, facility owners are faced with one crucial decision after another. This persistent pace…

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    How to set up occupied facility flooring installations for success

    How to set up occupied facility flooring installations for success Facility managers have a lot to gain from installing a new flooring system. A more durable system to minimize facility operating expenses, or a bold new look for the lobby to impress current and future tenants. But facility downtime and…

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    GCs — demand these risk management measures from your subcontractors

    GCs — demand these risk management measures from your subcontractors When a GC wins a bid, they make a promise to the owner that they will finish the project on time, within budget and to a level of quality they can hang their hard hats on. Breaking that promise not…

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    Product guide to hospital flooring

    With a multitude of areas that each provide a unique function, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all option. This guide helps you find the material that works best for each area.

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    Commercial Flooring: Our 5 Most Demanding Projects

    Commercial Flooring: Our 5 Most Demanding Projects Since 1996, Spectra Contract Flooring has been fortunate enough to take part in over 400,000 flooring projects coast to coast. And.. if there is one thing that we have learned over this time — it is that each and every project is unique…

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    4 Simple Steps For Creating an Inclusive Office Design

    4 Simple Steps For Creating an Inclusive Office Design Photo by You X Ventures on Unsplash Engagement and inclusivity in the workplace should always be encouraged as one of the leading factors in business success. For the 4th consecutive year, for example, Google has been named the best place to…

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    SPC Flooring: What Exactly Is It?

    SPC Flooring: What Exactly Is It? Since its debut in the 1970s, vinyl plank flooring has continued to soar in popularity amongst all major commercial market segments. In fact, since 2012 alone, Spectra Contract Flooring has installed over 95 million square feet of vinyl flooring coast to coast. From hotels…

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    Quick-reference guide to vinyl flooring products

    Take the guesswork out of vinyl product selection. This guide cuts through the noise, offering you quick takeaways about the pros, cons, price and performance of LVT, VCT and vinyl sheet flooring.

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    Is rigid core flooring ready to be specified in commercial applications?

    Is rigid core flooring ready to be specified in commercial applications? It’s been seven years since USFloors unveiled its COREtec product line. With the gift of hindsight, we know this was far from a routine product release. It started a new chapter in vinyl flooring innovation and launched an entirely…

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