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    Video: Common flooring issues in new construction and how to prevent them

    Video: Common flooring issues in new construction and how to prevent them Unforeseen moisture issues, uneven wall bases, a change order at the eleventh hour. These are just a few of the most prevalent issues we see with flooring installations on new construction. Of course, you can’t prevent every potential…

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    The most durable commercial flooring options for high-traffic areas

    The most durable commercial flooring options for high-traffic areas All of the flooring in your facility will see its share of wear and tear — but high traffic areas are on another level. You may be looking to install a lobby flooring system to impress potential tenants and stand up…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Contract Flooring Buyer’s Guide

    Learn how to reduce flooring costs, what value you should expect from your flooring contractor and ways to tell a good contractor apart from the rest.

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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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    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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    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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    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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