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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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    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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    EVP Flooring: What Exactly is it?

    EVP Flooring: What Exactly is it? Over the last decade, vinyl flooring has continued to take the commercial flooring industry by storm. In fact, Spectra has installed over 92-million-square-feet of vinyl flooring just since 2012. While vinyl continues to grow and adapt with the times, one particular vinyl product is…

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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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    Developing a maintenance plan for your facility’s carpet, LVT, VCT and ceramic floors

    Developing a maintenance plan for your facility’s carpet, LVT, VCT and ceramic floors Maintenance protects your investment, plain and simple. As any facility manager knows, renovations are expensive. And proper maintenance pays dividends when compared to ripping and replacing every five years. Flooring is no exception. Your floor endures foot…

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    The vinyl flooring market is evolving: Here’s what you need to know in 2020

    The vinyl flooring market is evolving: Here’s what you need to know in 2020 If you’ve read about the commercial vinyl flooring market lately, then you know demand for vinyl flooring products is growing at a good clip. The vinyl flooring market is expected to grow to nearly $50 billion…

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    Office Communal Areas: 4 Vital Design Tips

    Office Communal Areas: 4 Vital Design Tips The days of traditional offices are over. We’re saying goodbye to boring and demotivating designs and layouts and hello to new ways of working in areas that are inviting and productive. Today, we’re focusing on communal areas and giving you some design tips…

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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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    Let’s Get Physical: Designing The Ultimate Gym Space in 2019

    Let’s Get Physical: Designing The Ultimate Gym Space in 2019 The new year brings with it a fresh generation of people hungrily looking to stick with their resolutions, as they aim to get fit and healthy in time for their long-awaited summer vacations. So, for gym owners across the country,…

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    Broadloom vs. carpet tile

    Broadloom vs. carpet tile: A buyer’s guide There are two primary types of commercial carpet: Broadloom (roll) and carpet tiles. And if you’re looking for soft surface flooring for your facility, deciding between these two types is one of the first decisions you’ll need to make. There are benefits and…

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    ESD flooring: How it works and how to choose a product suited to your facility’s risk level

    ESD flooring: How it works and how to choose a product suited to your facility’s risk level Electrostatic discharge (ESD) flooring is a broad term describing any flooring system designed to control static generation and discharge. ESD flooring might be installed in missile manufacturing facilities, data centers or even small…

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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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    Acoustic underlayment, explained

    Acoustic underlayment, explained Flooring underlayment —the layer between the floor covering and the subfloor— adds value to commercial flooring systems in many ways. Underlay provides the cushion needed to reduce foot fatigue, the dimension stability needed to install flooring over minor subfloor imperfections and, in many cases, the high R-value…

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