Last month in this space, I reviewed a series of market projections for 2014 from Harvard University as well as the industry’s leading associations.
Flooring can set the tone for a space, whether by differentiating it from the rest of the home or creating continuity. It must be durable and suit the needs of the homeowners, whether they have toddlers racing around or need to optimize mobility as they age. To complicate things, installing new flooring during a remodel can uncover a host of problems with the home’s existing foundation and ductwork.
The patent-pending OnSightLKQ system is an on-site, web-based process that allows the assessor to determine replacement cost value in 10 minutes or less, as opposed to waiting several days and spending more money on results from a laboratory.
Oyster Bay and Sunapee Lake, are the the company’s first luxury flooring options.
All of these product lines come with a 25-year limited warranty.
The Firm-Fill SCM sound mats are designed to used exclusively with their gypsum concrete products.
The two finishes include Ultracoat Easy Plus, a one-component, water-based finish; and Ultracoat High Traffic, a two-component, water-based finish.
The LEED-compliant underlayer adds an R-value of 0.42 to the floor assembly.
The ¼-inch product is 40 percent lighter than traditional cement boards and easier to handle and cut, reducing installation time.
The Green Squared-certified tiles contain a minimum of 4 percent recycled pre-consumer content.
At 6 inches by 36 inches each, planks require just one person for installation.
The new color features a variety of brown undertones with a low-sheen finish sourced from white oak.