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Shaw Laminate Flooring
... laminate flooring adds moisture seal within an ultra-dense core board to provide even more structural stability and moisture protection. layer 3: beneath the top layer is the decor layer featuring natural wood designs. layer 4: a melamine wear top layer offers a tough, beautiful finish. shaw laminate flooring meets all of your needs. whether it's a quieter step or easy laminate flooring ...
Shaw Rugs
...om repetition that keep the eye moving. abstractimaginative designs inspired by moroccan journey. layered motifs and forms are expressed throughout these visuals. organicphysical impressions of our natural environment. patterns find inspiration from geological detail. traditioncalling upon centuries of artisan rug practices, these visuals are familiar and updated with new techniques. painterly...
Aged Woods®
...ods® is recycled from old, destined- for-the-dump barn wood that we turn into kiln-dried, precision-milled, wide plank flooring, paneling and moldings. the look of these remilled antique woods is natural and the result of decades of weathering and the signs of old-time craftsmen. our aged woods® floors are warmly inviting adding the rugged feel of early america to residences, retail stor...
Toli Vinyl Flooring
..., design and performance of innovative flooring materials, toli brings you the future in flooring today. high quality films and embossed product surfaces transform flooring materials into replicas of natural stone and wood. from groundbreaking planks to innovative tiles, the toli collection of resilient flooring provides superior performance in high traffic areas. lightstone and lightwoodtoli lig...
Fritztile
...fritz industries has over 40 years of experience producing high quality, beautiful and natural,cost effective, marble and granite resilient terrazzo floor tile at high traffic areas for commercial, industrial, and residential applications. fritz industries also manufactures a complete line of associated products including underlayments for floor preperation, adhesives, and floor care. fritzt...
WECork Flooring
...thereafter, the bark is sorted into various thicknesses which in their turn are sorted into many different qualities to determine a sale price and/or suitable manufacturing use. cork is a unique natural product with remarkable properties unmatched by any other natural material. one cubic inch of cork consists of not less than 200 million completely enclosed air cells each measuring l/1000" ...
Scotchgard™ Fabric Protector
...d rugs, upholstered furniture, linens and clothing under the scotchgard™ protection brand name. 3m has developed dozens of different scotchgard protection products formulated to work with specific natural and synthetic carpet fiber types, ensuring optimum performance on any given carpet. when a consumer purchases a carpet treated with scotchgard protection, they expect the best, that's why 3...
Crossville Porcelain Tile
...crossville, inc. is a leading provider of porcelain stone, glass, and natural stone tile for interior and exterior floors, walls, and countertops. made from natural elements, our surface covering products yield a variety of unique textures, looks, and functions for designers and architects. applications for useour products can be used indoors and outdoors, in both residential and commercial space...
Mannington Vinyl Flooring
...d design for eleven years running! realistic texture. inspired by nature, our revolutionary, patented natureform embossing technology now makes it possible to replicate the beauty found in natural materials. the low gloss and texture found in natureform patterns create the most realistic ceramic, stone and wood visuals in resilient flooring. natureform·hg combi...
Mannington Laminate Flooring
...c tile the elegant look, without the worry a softer, warmer feel underfoot easier maintenance and grout free installation affordability why choose a laminate plank floor over hardwood the natural look of wood without the maintenance up to 5x more scratch resistance affordability ...
Burke Luxury Vinyl Flooring
...burke flooring is committed to providing quality flooring products that consider the best use of natural resources and the long term impact on the environment.  to that end, we have established the following corporate directive: “all new flooring products introduced to the market will include the use of sustainable and/or recycled materials” concurrent with this initiative we will wo...
Amtico® Vinyl Flooring
...ther flooring range is as extensive or as versatile. you can even combine amtico products such as wood with granite or glass with marble; something that just would not be easy to achieve with the natural materials. because amtico is so versatile and flexible you can create an original design that will make the most of the space available - a superb feature for a small room, a striking so...
Robbins Hardwood Flooring
... how does hardwood compare to other flooring materials? other floor covering materials simply can't compare to the natural beauty of hardwood flooring. hardwood floors outperform and outlast almost any other floor covering material. and hardwood floors are just as easy to care for as any other floor.  are hardwood floors expensive? hardwood floors are much like other flooring materials in th...
Tarkett Resilient Flooring
...t, floor tile and laminate products that meet the styling and installation needs of a diverse customer base. tarkett’s residential sheet, floor tile and laminate products recreate a broad range of natural materials-slates, marbles, saltillo and ceramic tiles and woodgrains-that today’s consumers prefer. the nature’s touch™ embossing technique, available on select products, lends a realistic ...
InterCeramic® USA Tile
...00 franchise stores throughout mexico; and over 180 independent distributor locations in the u.s. and canada. by combining the world's finest imported ceramic tile, porcelain, glass tile and natural stone with our own wide range of floor and wall tile, interceramic has become a premier distributor of tile, stone and related products in north america. as we meet emerging consumer ne...
Anderson Tuftex Hardwood Floors
...oduct in floor covering and the envy of everyone who dreams of a hardwood floor. and hardwood adds the most value to your home. now it’s time to pull up a chair, settle in, and become part of our natural drama about real wood! our story is about beauty, emotions, natural color, richness, classic design, and rarity. it’s also about easy care and a satisfaction guarantee...
Marazzi USA Tile
...l presence of marazzi group by decisively meeting the tile needs of the north american market. manufacture and sourcing of a vast array of products – porcelains, glazed ceramics, glass mosaics, natural stones, metallics – brings a total tile package that addresses aesthetic and performance requirements of designers, architects and homeowners. always leading while learning; always in...
Armstrong Laminate Flooring
...armstrong laminate flooring has an eerie ability to visually duplicate the appearance of natural materials, with a trouble-free surface that resists spills and guards against stains, fading or abrasions. armstrong laminate flooring comes in a wide selection of colors and styles, it is manufactured with high quality materials, and is easily installed. some of the advantages of an armstrong laminate...
Florida Tile
... florida tile, inc. is a world-class manufacturer and distributor of porcelain and ceramic wall tile, as well as natural stone and decorative glass and metal tiles. for over 50 years, florida tile has consistently taken the lead as an innovator by implementing new technology, delivering high quality products and protecting our indoor and outdoor environments. the corporate headquarters ...
Couristan Rugs
.... couristan's power-loomed area rugs offer beautiful, distinctive designs at a great value.  our power-loomed rugs come in a vibrant and diverse selection of colors, designs and patterns made from natural fibers like new zealand wool, as well as synthetic blends.   collections range from traditional to contemporary, from novelty to natural textures.  handmade area rugs are like works of art....
Kährs Hardwood Flooring
...spiration, and our provider it's not a matter of processing raw materials, but of making the most of wood's intrinsic beauty and expressiveness. so, we assess each individual log, and exploit its natural shape and pattern to create a unique wood floor character. but if the floors are to remain beautiful whilst tolerating year of wear tear, they also need inherent quality. because we've w...
Tarkett Laminate Flooring
...tarkett's quick lock™ laminate flooring provides the natural look of real wood. these floors are more durable than conventional floors, with superior stain, scratch and indent resistance. it's easy to clean, and never needs waxing or varnishing. plus, it's easy to install, even for the novice...
Junckers Hardwood Flooring
...timeless appearance - a captured beauty that only a solid wood floor can reveal. all our floors are solid, extremely durable, and produced with uncompromising quality - which in turn makes them the natural choice for most any room in your home, office, or store. junckers floors are produced in a wide array of beautiful colors and exciting species. junckers floors are available in a number of...
Emser Tile
...ca and operates 18 distribution centers located throughout california, arizona, nevada, utah, colorado, tennessee, new jersey and the pacific northwest. emser has been importing ceramic tile and natural stone from around the world for over 30 years. our extensive contacts and long term relationships allow us to supply the highest quality products at competitive prices with a service level ...
Zoroufy Stair Rods
...rations of expertise beginning in 1970, zoroufy first brought beauty to homes with their fine oriental rugs and tapestries. knowledge of design and appreciation for the art of oriental rugs came naturally for its founder, hassan zoroufy, as this information had been passed down for generations from his family's experience in the rug trade. responding to demand during the early 1980's,...
Shaw Hardwoods Flooring
...enhance the warmth and beauty of your home with the natural elegance of hardwood flooring. shaw hardwoods product options include solid and engineered constructions in a variety of species, colors and sizes. all products feature our exclusive durashield xl finish which provides long term protection against stains, moisture and abrasive wear. ...
Silestone® Quartz Surface
...e designing the perfect environment starts with a selection of the right materials, and that's where silestone comes in. silestone is an engineered quartz surface that looks, feels and weighs like natural granite and marble. yet its strength, hardness and competitive price make it the superior choice over natural stone or plastic solid surfaces. silestone is selected by thousands of customer...
Wilsonart® Quartz
...ess and wellness. from marble looks reminiscent of old-world opulence to retro-inspired terrazzo and contemporary aggregates, many of wilsonart’s new quartz designs are influenced by mother nature—a natural source of life-giving and nurturing. ...
Fibreworks® Rugs
...fibreworks® offers natural fiber floorcovering as broadloom carpet or custom bordered area rugs. many of our products are environmentally sustainable. our wide variety of floor coverings and rugs are made from the finest sisal, wool, seagrass, jute, cheena®, and coir fibers. custom rugs are available by choosing from over 250 materials and 275 border materials, plus we accept customers own...
Stanton Carpet
...ns. stanton continues to set new standards of innovation and design in uniquely decorative carpets such as patterned wilton's, wool tufted textures, flat- weaves, wool blends, nylons, synthetic and natural fiber products with patterns produced exclusively for stanton. ...
Metroflor Resilient Flooring
...tance to chemical reagents, and wear. all designs, patterns, and colors are coordinated to meet the latest fashion trends. homeowners, designers, architects, and contractors can find every kind of natural look in a rainbow of colors. the superb range of colors, textures, and patterns have been carefully created by professional designers. the thick, clear wear layers offer years of carefree en...
Somerset Hardwood Flooring
..., relax, and feel confident in your purchase. here are a few reasons why: appalachian hardwoods – the finest raw materials: somerset manufactures many solid flooring options from the finest natural hardwood resource in north america — appalachian hardwood. with corporate headquarters in somerset, kentucky and manufacturing facilities in central kentucky, the heart of the appalachia...
Host® Cleaner
...y to clean high traffic areas in airports, restaurants and hospitals, so imagine how well host can clean your carpets at home! what is host? advanced formula host sponges carpet cleaner is a soft, natural product that is environmentally friendly. host cleaner is a soft, natural product moistened with water, detergent and a small amount of safe-to-use-solvent. the host sponges cleaner dissolv...
Bloomsburg Carpet
... carpet industries' stock carpets are manufactured to the highest standards of excellence and quality. product ranges include solid color velvets with coordinating textures, cut and loop patterns, natural wool sisal textures and patterns, plaids and traditional patterned axminster carpets, and worsted wool wilton carpets. bloomsburg carpet industries' stock program includes wool and nylon pro...
Wools of New Zealand
...ealand wool. and only carpets that pass more than 20 demanding tests related to fiber content, appearance retention, color-fastness and appropriate environmental performance carry our name. naturally, our rugs are of the same high quality and standards. new zealand wool creates the most colorful machine-made rugs in the world. available in a multitude of designs that include traditio...
Madera® Wood Tile
... a natural product with similar features to hardwood beautiful, rich colors. natural warmth without the need for under-floor heating. easy to repair and refinish for years of lasting beauty. focus groups have indicated that where homeowners want the look of hardwood, they would choose hardwood. where homeowners want the look of tile or stone, they would choose madera for its warmth,...
Simonton Windows®
...searching for a way to make your home more appealing? add natural sunlight. experts at simonton windows®, a leading manufacturer of vinyl windows and patio doors, recommend maximizing natural light in these two key areas of the home. “what can be more appealing in a home than rooms bathed in sunlight?” suggests chris monroe, corporate director of marketing for simonton windows. “regardless ...
DEFY Wood Stain
...oxy fortified wood stain can be used on interior or exterior wood surfaces including: wood siding, log homes, decks, fences, shake shingles, outdoor wood furniture, pressure-treated and all other natural wood surfaces. defy epoxy wood stain is available in natural pine, cedar tone, and light walnut...
Kemiko Concrete Stain
...emiko creates the appearance of expensive flooring at a fraction of the cost. unlike paint, kemiko stone tone stain reacts with the minerals present in the concrete giving it the look and feel of natural stone. each concrete slab accepts the stain in varying degrees of intensity creating stunning, multi-hued color variations and an uneven surface that looks perfectly aged. whether worki...
Superdeck® Brand Products
... repellency without beading, long-term lubrication and resistance to grain checking.  superdeck creates excellent uv shielding properties, plus beauty and warmth by enhancing and protecting the natural grain, texture and color of the wood.  superdeck contains a highly effective mildewcide to inhibit the growth of mildew on the stained surface of the wood.  the combination of these qualit...
Pella Windows & Doors
...ooted in our culture, and has been since the company was established in 1925. founder pete kuyper’s words in 1950, still ring true today. “we recognize our responsibilities as stewards of our natural resources and the environment, and will avoid wasteful or harmful disregard of the environmental effects of our operation....
Cambria® Quartz Surfaces
...at cambria, we pride ourselves on being the only family-owned, american company in the natural stone business. it’s a rare combination in today’s increasingly globalized marketplace. for our customers, it results in quality that can be felt from start to finish, in products and our customers' experience. ...
Corian® Solid Surfaces
...dupont created the solid surface category more than 30 years ago. an advanced blend of natural materials and pure acrylic polymer, corian® is a brand that has earned trust and respect as a proven material that brings design versatility, long-term performance and value to any environment. corian® is manufactured by dupont in the form of sheets and sinks. the sheets are precut into specific...
Zodiaq® Quartz Surfaces
...at expresses individuality. this product offers exciting new possibilities for surface applications in commercial and residential interiors. it also provides us with a distinct advantage in the natural stone market, because it combines nature's beauty with dupont “magic”. zodiaq® is a manufactured sheet product available in 3/4-inch or 1 1/8-inch (2cm or 3cm) thickness. zodiaq® is 93% q...
TM Natural Stone
...being a product of nature, variations in color and veining are to be expected in all natural stones. for more than 50 years, t&m has been providing quality natural stone materials from around the globe. t&m supply is one of the largest distributors of natural stone in the midwest. while we are wholesale to the industry - architects, designers and homeowners are invited to visit our showro...
Balta Carpeting
...nis, soft and shiny and x-tron for intensive use. the award winning 'made in heaven' brand stands for soft and luxurious polyester carpets. balta carpets is also known for its expertise in producing natural wool carpets under the brand woolmaster. balta also offers a wide collection of residential luxury carpet tiles under the brand lct first. balta carpets is always up with the latest trends an...
Lees® Carpet
...ures a legendary 25-year stain warranty plus an exceptional range of styles and colors. lees design is a collection of upscale designer looks ranging from european-inspired styles to soothing naturals...
Mercier Wood Flooring
... that continue its tradition of innovation. made from a wide variety of north american wood species, our solid wood products add an inviting ambiance and unique warmth to your home. with their natural colors and richly varying tones, they're always in style and the perfect complement to any decor. our exotic wood products use south american wood species selected for their rich tones, b...
Olympia Tile
...olympia tile supply the united states, the carribean and canada with the enduring charm and beauty of ceramic tile and natural stones. you will find unparalleled selection and service. we keep our modern warehouses filled with a broad and deep inventory of exciting tile choices, insuring you prompt and dependable service. come in and inspect them all; plan and order in an atmosphere of beauty, com...
Benissimo™ Systems
... to match the gloss on top. much of the low cost slab today has chemically induced gloss on the edge, which will wear over time. granite solutions is real granite, not a composite, and shows the natural variations of the actual stone. no two pieces are exactly the same. the highest quality granite blocks are imported from all over the world and great precautions are taken at the factory...
Parador Laminate Flooring
...cessories round off the programme. the prefabricated "bellano-click" parquet is designed for discerning customers, who love and appreciate wood in their living environment. the terms "select", "natural" and "living" describe quality assortments ranging from select and harmonious optical effects to vivid effects. two different surfaces parador atmopor (active breathing oil impregnation) a...
Rock Carpet™
...mazing new surfacing product ideal for flat surfaces. its porous structure draws dirt & water away from the surface providing an always clean, safe, slip-free surface.  available in 21 natural colors. blends and custom colors can provide thousands of design possibilities. rock carpet tm is made from a combination of high quality, clear, uv resistant epoxy polymer and river ro...
Riverside® Furniture
...rds for the making of our furniture. the lumber is then slowly kiln dried to make sure that just the right amount of moisture is removed from the wood to help prevent "season splitting" which is the natural result of wood that is either too moist or too dry or exposed to dry or moist conditions in the home. once the wood is finally ready, it is then sent to one of our three manufacturing plants a...
Ralph Lauren Paints
...ate tactile richness into textured color, from the soft hand of suede to the rugged variations of river rock. lifestyle colors survey our vast color collections, from an album of whites to serene naturals and lush greenhouse hues. faux techniques special tools and glazes create the effect of well-worn indigo denim, bright canvas, softly worn natural linen or antiqued leather, as well as ...
CACO Window Fashions
...th superior designs, quality construction, easy operation, lots of choices and iron clad warranties. wood blinds state warmth, elegance and style what makes a fashion statement better than the natural warmth and elegance of wood blinds. with delta woods you are assured of receiving the highest standards, only hand selected hardwoods are used in crafting our delta wood blinds. cust...
Waterlox Coatings
...ucts are widely recognized within the wood flooring industry. from architects to contractors, manufacturers to distributors, people everywhere recommend and use waterlox to achieve a completely natural, thoroughly protective and richly old-world look. waterlox advantages: unique blend of tung oil and resin penetrates deeper and seals wood fibers beneath the surface. provid...
Sistone Natural Stone
...founded in 1989, by yair sisso, sistone inc. has evolved into a full service fabrication and installation company, specializing in natural stone and tile. sistone’s clients consist of both commercial and residential customers in need of custom made stone products including but not limited to, counter tops, floors, vanities, tub and shower surrounds, exterior cladding and even stone piec...
Dura Supreme Cabinets
...from a wide variety of unique door designs in a beautiful selection of finishes for your way of styling. affordable semi-custom and custom designs for your way of living. and the finest cuts of natural furniture-grade woods for your way of thinking. when you work with us, you'll quickly realize that the most important name on our cabinets isn't ours. it's yours. we don't build your cab...
Elesgo® Laminate Floors
...e! when considering decorating your home to suit your individual tastes and lifestyle, careful consideration should be given to your choice of floor coverings. by re-creating the character of natural materials, elesgo® floors bring atmosphere and warmth to the home, with a choice of colours and finishes that lets you explore your individuality. choosing an elesgo® floor will ensure you...
Drytek Innovative Flooring Solutions
...the drytek family of products addresses a wide range of flooring needs and situations, making it a natural choice for flooring contractors and design professionals, alike. you can feel certain there is a drytek solution to virtually any flooring challenge. ...
Natural Stone Veneer
...imexware created a new concept in interior/exterior rock design to enhance the look and value of commercial as well as residential real estate. we are adapting european classical rock designs by changing the thickness to fit existing structural designs in north america, without jeopardizing the integrity and beauty of the original designs. imexware is the leader of thin split face and ...
Merida Flooring
...merida’s passion is in the creation of distinctive textile floor covering grounded in the principles of innovation and good design. inspired by the unusual textures and fresh aesthetic of natural plant fibers, we began importing sisal to sell as a commercial grade wall covering. noting its successful use as floor covering in europe, merida soon began promoting natural fibers as floor cov...
Pinnacle Hardwood Flooring
...ly beautiful and exceptionally durable, pinnacle floors form the foundation of style and design for each room in your home, office or place of business. rich and vibrant color, underfoot comfort, naturally hygienic, environmentally friendly and easy to care for, pinnacle wood floors are the perfect solution for those who seek fashion, function and affordability...
Thorndike Mills Rugs
... true cloth braids. no filler materials are used. the cloth material is guaranteed to be a commercial-color match. yarn construction - our braids are filled with a new blend of pre-shrunk natural and synthetic fibers. unknown fillers can, either in the course of use or cleaning, emit dyes bleeding to the surface or sub-floor or cause shrinkage, which could lead to improper wear o...
Scheucher Hardwood Flooring
...material from which it is made, i.e. the material which is at once the most traditional material that nature can give us and the material of the future: wood. wood... which, with its inimitable natural appearance and its intense, radiant colors, gives your home a cozy, comfortable feel, radiates warmth and security and lasts for generations, ... which makes each and every hardwood floorb...
Listone Giordano Wood Flooring
...listone giordano, a hardwood flooring collection based on an ideological balance between state of the art technology and respect for naturalness, has recently been complimented with the introduction of two new surface finishes. michelangelo features a new range of finishing treatments based on eco-friendly vegetableoils to enhance the natural aspect of wood and allow the customisation of large di...
TimberMill® Hardwood Flooring
... beautiful hardwood flooring and bringing warmth, comfort and enduring elegance into homes. timbermill® brings back hand-tooled artisan-crafted wide plank floors that celebrate the unique beauties of natural wood and times past. we strive for a synthesis of craftsmanship, time-honored designs and proven state-of-the-art technologies to bring you the floors that join historical traditions with toda...
Oceanside Glasstile®
...glass tiles exhibit subtle woven designs and elegant nature themes. minerali flooring tile, with its high skid resistance, is an excellent tile for floors and provides an exquisite complement to natural stone materials. the wild color variation and sandy surface texture make this an extremely versatile product. ritual features an elegant matte finish. the smooth texture and neutral pa...
Preverco Hardwood Floors
...combining the richness of natural wood with avant-garde manufacturing, preverco hardwood floors lend a distinctive and refined touch to any decor. quality: a choice, a commitment! at preverco, people and technology go hand in hand. at our cutting-edge plant, employees feel a responsibility to do their best. step by step, we produce flooring of the highest quality. everyday we work to help ...
Wicanders® Cork Flooring
...ble to walk and stand on. cork's shock-absorbing properties relieve strain on your feet, joints, legs and back. warmth the unique qualities of cork offer benefits other floors can't match. the natural thermal insulation properties make wicanders floors very pleasant to the touch, even with bare feet as they provide an optimal floor temperature all year round. health wicanders floors ...
Solida Cork Flooring
...combined with great aesthetic appeal makes solida cork an ideal choice for light, medium and heavy commercial applications such as libraries, churches, museums, restaurants and art galleries. the natural warmth and charm as well as ease of maintenance along with corks natural anti microbial and hypoallergenic properties makes solida cork a perfect selection for residential uses in kitche...
GreenWood Bamboo™ Floors
...n the future. the adage about getting what you pay for will be true with bamboo as with other items. bamboo flooring colors & constructions bamboo flooring is typically available in two colors, natural and carbonized. the natural color is golden or blonde whereas the carbonized color has darker, coffee-colored tones. other colors in bamboo flooring may be obtained by staining the unfin...
Alpha Professional Tools®
...alpha professional tools® was founded in 1986 and has become a leading manufacturer of quality tools for professionals in the natural stone, engineered stone, porcelain, ceramic, glass and construction industries. alpha® provides the best products for cutting, drilling, shaping and polishing all types of materials. in addition to providing the best products in the industry, alpha profe...
Safavieh Rugs
...iety of rug designs from american country styles and 19th and early 20th century european art. safavieh provides its customer with immediate delivery on 450 programs designs of the best handmade, natural wool rugs, each design in more than 8 sizes and in several color schemes, all in stock, all ready to be shipped immediately anywhere in the u.s...
Forest Accent® Wood Floors
...ucts afford you the flexibility to glue down directly over concrete, or staple down over existing plywood sub floors. these engineered (or cross-ply constructed) floors are designed to reduce the natural expansion and contraction of wood, which adds to their appeal to use in damp basements or regions with significant variations in relative humidity. our exotic hardwoods will add a genuine...
Goodfellow Hardwood Flooring
...ly removed to deliver the best possible fit and finish. the world at your feet the goodfellow international collection features wood species from all over the world. boards are characterized by rich natural coloring, extreme hardness and unsurpassed durability. goodfellow has spared no effort in manufacturing these premium products. great care is taken in the kiln drying and milling of the boar...
Quality Cabinets®
.... our optional upgrades and decorative accessories allow you to “customize” a room to reflect your personal style – and achieve beauty and function your way. quality cabinets® products have a rich, natural beauty you’ll be proud of for years to come. that’s because each tree produces its own characteristic color and grain, as individual as a fingerprint. these variations create the distinctive b...
SenSa Natural Stone
...sensa by cosentino a natural stone line offering innovative sophistication to kitchen countertops, backsplashes and sinks. take home nature's beauty and compliment your style. sensa by cosentino adds beauty, elegance and luxury to any home. along with soapstone products, sensa by cosentino includes marble, travertine and quartzite and is available in polished and new "sensa touch" finishes. sensa...
General Finishes
... durable finish and can be used as a one-can finish; more coats help build durability. however, for maximum protection danish oil can be top coated with arm-r-seal topcoat danish oil is available in: natural, honey oak, light walnut, dark walnut, golden oak, and cherry....
EarthWerks™ Vinyl Flooring
...ame. we have looked all over the globe to find floor coverings that will provide you with lasting beauty at affordable prices. every earthwerks™ product has been designed to give you the feel of its natural counterpart. if imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then hardwood flooring, metal and natural stone tiles have never been more complimented...
French Heritage Furniture
...for over 200 years. we use only the finest solid woods, primarily cherry, mahogany, oak and walnut, chosen from healthy mature trees. panels are matched for color and grain with special care to avoid natural defects. french heritage furnishings have pinned mortise and tenon joints for strength and elegant detailing. our armoires' cross rails dovetail into end panels to fortify their doors side to...
MasterTile
...master tile distributes the finest selection of floor and wall tile, swimming pool tile, decorative tile, quarry tile, porcelain tile, natural stone, and setting materials. we cater to both the residential and commercial markets with the kind of prompt and personal service that our customers require and deserve. master tile has been in the business in texas for over 55 years and was one of the or...
J. Mish Carpet Collection
...de up of high end wilton, hand loomed, flat woven and tufted products. we also recently acquired the woolshire product line. j mish’s woolshire collection includes a group of tailored wool carpets in natural heather colors. the portfolio is rounded out with our ecco tex collection, a product offering that merges sustainable features with value, using a proprietary renewable, recycled content wool ...
Kaleen Area Rugs
...aleen creates gorgeous keepsake quality hand-knotted rugs, and hand-loomed treasures that will add elegance and style to any setting. kaleen also produces simple but tasteful sisals and jute for that natural, timeless appeal....
Caesar Ceramics
...the range includes 21 collections, from the traditional series to the veined or rustic ones, inspired by natural stone, for over 3000 items and trim pieces, in 8 sizes that range from 5’’x10’’ to 24’’x24’’ and 5 thickness options, with the possibility of different surface finishes. the natural finish is very versatile and is suitable for any use; the polished finish enhances the aesthetic featur...
Lithofin
...the company was soon able to offer a product range for diverse applications. in 1979 heinz-peter stingel, who had become the company's new director, focused all activities on the ceramic tile and natural stone market. the products were bundled under a new brand: lithofin. based on the two pillars of quality and service, lithofin soon outgrew the german borders: first into neighbouring eu...
Arrowice
...ured its lovely colors will never fade. unlike your traditional wood logs, you do not need to put sand in the bottom of your fireplace. our arrowice products are tempered glass pieces that act as natural medium to scatter the gas in random order. you will surely have unique flames as you start lighting arrowice.   ...
QU-Cork Flooring
...ork consists of a tight web of up to 40 million cells per cubic centimeter. the cell membranes retain gas, giving cork its capacity to float, insulate and re-expand quickly after compression. cork is natural, recyclable and biodegradable. no natural or man-made material replicates its properties. cork retains unique qualities of flexibility, elasticity and compressibility. its extreme resilience...
Transolid® Solid Surfacing
... bath. fully customizable, easily renewable and completely unique. bath furniture and vanitiessophisticated furniture for the bath. innovative designs integrate multiple materials, including metal, natural wood, transolid® solid surface and natural quartz. completely customize your bath with a transcendence furniture piece. shower and tub wall surfacestransolid’s shower and tub wall surfaces co...
StoneXpress
...itchen, kitchen backsplash, living room, patio terraces or commercial use, stonexpress has the stone for you. stonexpress is a supply chain organization which secures the quality and consistency of natural stone supply, while preserving competitive price levels for its business partners. stocks in atlanta, georgia, and california are controlled, centralized and distributed all over north america...
Dura-Stilts®
...ustment hole wear of the extension tubes. less adjustment hole wear means less “wobble”, greater stability and longevity. ankle action springsupper and lower springs allow duplication for the user’s natural ankle movement with adjustable direct spring activation for both forward and rearward motion. replaceable screw-on solesmount to our “super-tough” nylon floor plates for easier field replacem...
Gemini Coatings
...tted to producing the most ecologically friendly wood finish coatings possible. as an employee owned company we recognize our responsibility to be good stewards in the conservation and use of our natural resources. the gemini product line proudly includes a wide selection of waterbornes and low voc finishes that meet leed requirements for credits 4.2., while still offering the finest...
Mystic Granite & Marble
... savings and loans and recruiting help from her sister, donna mauro, darlene began to lay the foundation of what would become mystic granite & marble; one of florida's most successful distributors of natural stone in tile and slab. in the beginning sales started slowly. with no delivery truck, fabricators picked up their own orders. with hard work and dedication, sales soon reached a half a milli...
AJI Stainless Steel Tile
...elegant and innovative, our stainless steel tiles can be used to compliment wood, natural stone or textile, ceramic and a variety of other materials. used independently, they create a sleek, contempary look. they are ideal for backsplashes and kitchen walls...
Bellbridge Carpets
...pure new wool is the key ingredient in bellbridge carpets. our sheep graze in a pristine natural environment and impose a minimum amount of environmental impact. wool is a naturally renewable resource that biodegrades easily. most of our products contain new zealand wool, which is desired for its superior strength, purity, and consistency. bellbridge wool carpets are also good for the indoor envir...
TimberCreek® Hardwood Flooring
...ingrainedtimbercreek® hardwood flooring lends character and comfort to any room in your home. our durable, multi-ply, cross grain, hardwood construction ensures your floors will retain their original natural beauty for years to come. each timbercreek® plank is constructed of sliced-cut northern hardwood laminated in a cross-ply configuration for stability. whether you choose glue down, nail down o...
Jaipur Living
... cost.  today the company headquartered in atlanta, ga is under the leadership of asha chaudhary (the eldest daughter) who's modern touch expanded the company's offerings to include flatweaves, naturals, transitional and modern collections. design is a passion for jaipur from its very core and spills out in bold colors, distinctive styles and fashion-forward trending.  jaipur is able to...
Daimer Cleaning Equipment
... we aim to improve the health and well-being of everyone, including workers, adults, children, and pets. our exceptional line includes cleaning products targeted towards those interested in all-natural and environmentally safe steam cleaning, pressure washing, hard surface cleaning, carpet cleaning, and chemical solutions. since 1974:importantly, our factories are some of the oldest, m...
Marc Phillips Fine Rugs
...itional art and fresh contemporary interpretations. marc phillips decorative rugs re-invents new color combinations and designs, and experiments with new textures utilizing wool, silk and other natural fibers. the final result is a line of the most beautiful masterpieces in carpets today. clients who visit marc phillips decorative rugs showrooms will work directly with the owners. if ...
Watco Wood Products
...enhance the natural grain pattern of wood and get the luster of an old-fashioned, hand-rubbed wood finish with easy-to-use watco products. fast-drying formula superior staining, sealing and protection spray, brush and wipe-on finishes availabl...
Armstrong Hardwood Flooring
...natural beauty and lasting durability. the enduring appeal of hardwood flooring is in its timeless look and the value it adds to your home. armstrong offers the most choices in styles, finishes, and installation options to fit your taste, lifestyle, and budget. but with so many choices, there’s a lot to think about beyond choosing the right color and wood species. armstrong takes the guesswork ...
Casa Dolce Casa Tiles
...casa dolce casa – casamood is the florim brand where quality and creativity find a perfect balance. the project is expressed through constant dialog between the search for color and naturally inspired textural contaminations where the atmospheres of the architectural design match the interior decoration to constitute true sensory experiences. the careful study of each part blends with an eclectic ...
DuChateau Hardwood Floors
...e same time worn look that showcases the character and longevity of a hardwood floor. our hardwood floor production philosophy is to create textured hardwood floors with changing grain pattern of the natural wood characterizing true artistic design. duchateau floors have a character of timelessness that fits with nearly every décor. they create warmth and coziness with lovely acoustics. duchateau...
Karndean Waterproof Flooring
...karndean design flooring replicates the look and feel of natural materials; such as - slate, ceramic, marble, glass, limestone and wood. made from an exceptionally durable form of customised vinyl, karndean comes without the drawbacks of some natural products and is much warmer and quieter under foot, offering any home or business an easy and low cost flooring option. as karndean comes as individu...
Bedrosians® Tile
...as an independent importer and distributor of ceramic tile, natural stone and allied products, bedrosians has the pick of the lot when it comes to product selection and distribution. we comb the world to find the finest quality tiles and stones that satisfy the latest design trends. and since we are independent, this gives us great flexibility in providing the ceramic tile or natural stone that be...
Arizona Tile Natural Stone
...since we have been in the stone and tile business for over 30 years, we frequently are approached by quarries and factories to review new product options. we also continuously travel the world to find new product colors and ideas to offer our customers.this has led to our importing of more than 230 varieties of granite, marble, limestone, travertine, slate and onyx slabs and tile, making us one of...
Marble Bros, Inc.
...marble bros, inc., a leader in the stone industry, is a dynamic company masterfully blending quality with innovation and style. supplying premium quality natural stone products, our extensive selection of tiles, mosaics and moldings include beautiful and unique materials that come in a range of finishes and sizes.from designers and architects to homeowners and renovators, we treat our cu...
Tierra Sol Ceramic Tile
...residential and commercial distributors of ceramic tile, porcelain tile, natural stone, glass mosaic, and related accessories...
Julian Ceramic Tile
... main warehouse are located in burnaby, b.c., with branch offices and warehouses in edmonton, calgary, and winnipeg. the julian collection includes a huge selection of ceramic, porcelain and natural stone tiles from around the world. our buyers travel to every corner of the globe searching for products distinguished enough to enter the julian collection. that means we can stand behind...
MSI Natural Stone
...msi offers the most competitively priced premium natural stonetm products with the widest selection and most rapid delivery times available. msi's selections include over 2,000 skus including granite, marble, travertine, slate, limestone, quartzite and sandstone. msi accurately forecasts customer demand and manages sku levels to ensure all required product or services needed are provided in the mo...
Marble Systems
...since 1982, marble systems inc. has been committed to creating exquisite collections of natural stone. quarried and processed to exacting specifications using the latest manufacturing technology, our product lines are produced in a wide variety of specialized surface finishes, ranging from our smooth patika line and polished to rustic tumbled, chiseled, and antiqued. with distribution a...
Solistone
...l tile and stone. projects range from estates, commercial projects to civic sites. our exceptional line of porphyry, granite, pebbles, antique terra cotta tiles, roof and floor tiles, and rare natural stone will help fulfill the creative vision of any distinctive design project...
East West Stone
...add lasting beauty and value to your home with the next generation of natural stone products from east west stone. imported from the far east, these exquisite stone flooring,  landscaping and veneer products bring together two distant cultures—traditional asian craftsmanship and contemporary western home design.  transform unsightly concrete, stucco and other surfaces into elegant works...
NAFCO Luxury Tile
...nafco has been the innovator in the flooring industry since 1957 designing exceptional products with the stylish look of tile, plank, stone, slate, and other natural textures and tones.  the long lasting, low maintenance pleasure of resilient products from nafco is only the beginning. our patterns and designs range from rustic elegance to contemporary cool. our products not only look mor...
Eleganza Tiles
...n. our product selection is wide and unique, probably the most complete in the industry. our tile design and looks are up-to-date and very popular with the general public. most of our product has the natural stone looks, like: travertine, marfil, botticino and limestone, which are in high demand nowadays....
AKDO Natural Stone
...simply put....the world’s most beautiful stone.akdo has been importing the very best natural stone slabs, tiles and handcrafted mosaics for nearly two decades. our natural stone factories in europe, coupled with our numerous resources around the world, allow us to offer our customers the very best in both quality and selection. akdo offers an incredible collection of natural stone tiles, slabs, mo...
Bedrosians® Natural Stone
...while ceramic tile is a man-made product, marble, granite, slate, limestone and quartzite are natural products made by mother nature. marble has been used for centuries to grace the most lavish buildings in the world. today, in the united states, marble is gaining popularity as a residential as well as a commercial finish material....
StoneImpressions
...e developed a patented, hand-printing process and founded stoneimpressions. based in san diego, california, stoneimpressions creates stunning motifs, murals, flooring, accents and listellos on natural stone. not a decal or a heat transfer, the stoneimpressions’ process produces an image with greater depth and clarity, and a better range of color and consistency than hand painting. st...
Design Materials Rugs
...little notice was given to sisal and coir carpets and rugs within the carpet and residential flooring marketplace in 1979, but they weren’t entirely unknown. woven natural plant fiber products, when sought after, were difficult to source in a timely manner and product quality was inconsistent. with characteristic energy and faith, from its founding owners, the company began to make headway changi...
Granite-Tops
...granite-tops is a leading natural stone fabricator that has redefined quality, value and service. since 1995 our full time focus has been on crafting natural stone surfaces as our primary business – specializing in kitchen countertops, islands, vanities, fireplaces, shower panels, granite and marble tile. at granite-tops, our philosophy is simple . . . meet not only our customers' ...
Genesee Ceramic Tile
...we offer the latest in natural stone, porcelain, glass & metal tiles. family owned & operated since 1973 with 4 convenient locations in burton, grand rapids, farmington hills & sterling heights, michigan. ...
Miles Distributors
...miles distributors was founded in 1969 by mike miles with a modest warehouse and a few sample boards. since then, it has become the premier wholesale ceramic and natural stone tile distributor and marketer in indiana, michigan, western ohio, and kentucky. with showroom locations in south bend, fort wayne, indianapolis, grand rapids, louisville, and traverse city, ceramic tile customers a...
International Wholesale Tile
...international wholesale tile - iwt is a provider of premium quality porcelain, ceramic and natural stone tile products to retail floor covering stores, design centers and specialty tile shops all across the country. we pride ourselves on being “your quality supplier, not your competition”, and that’s why we don’t sell direct to the consumer...
Gerard Roofing Technologies
...al roofing systems are engineered for architectural steep slope roofing applications, suitable for both residential and commercial applications.  we carry metal roof systems, which replicate the natural look of tiles, slates and shakes - we are a manufacturer of steel roofing systems...
Miracle Sealants
...the marble, natural stone, tile and masonry industries have historically been associated with fine craftsmanship. with the industry's dramatic growth in recent years, this tradition of quality faces its most serious challenge. we at miracle sealants company are dedicated to preserving this quality image. in the 1920's, our grandfather joseph salvo emigrated from italy to the united states...
Rex Ceramiche
... products, maintaining rex’s image of glamour, with experimentation and style combining to give the product a flawless elegance. another key feature of rex’s character is the reinterpretation of natural materials, in a production context where the protection of nature and the environment receive top priority. this ethical stance means that today rex offers the contemporary market the ne...
Regal Hardwood Flooring
... and every plank is coated with our proprietary titanium-shield finish to keep your new hardwood flooring looking beautiful.  we manufacture our own products, making this renewable, recyclable natural resource an affordable way to instantly add value to your home. ...
Timberline Roofing Shingles
...r roof. thanks to layers that are up to 32% thicker than standard architectural shingles1, combined with our patented high definition® blends, timberline® prestique® lifetime shingles offer a natural beauty and incredible thickness that you’ll notice and appreciate...
Clayton Marcus
...ollections cover a variety of style categories ranging from classic traditional to casual cottage and transitional. additionally, we offer a broad selection of occasional chairs that provides a natural complement to our fully upholstered products...
Hanstone USA
...hanstone™ is an innovative new product that combines natural quartz, one of nature's hardest materials, with high quality polymer resin and pigment to produce a durable yet luxurious stone surface. we source various types, sizes and colors of quartz crystals from around the world, which provide the desired hue, feel and design, and capture the spirit and essence of natural colors. unlik...
Furniture Classics
...ine these timbers with traditional mortise, tenon, dovetail and dowel joints creating exquisite pieces of furniture. “tenon through” and “dowel through” constructions are evident on many items. naturally these old world techniques are combined with modern glue and screws where craftsmen have deemed necessary, but this is all part of bringing increased value to customers. finishes are...
Surface Art Natural Stone
... surface art was founded in 2001 on the simple principle of providing high fashion, high quality products from all over the world to the western united states. since then, it has grown from just two employees in a small office in seattle, to a company that now stocks over 5,000 products in warehouses totaling more than 150,000 square feet. owner mike stupfel, with over 35 years of exper...
Intrepid Marble & Granite
...ndstone, travertine sinks, glass tiles, mosaics, accents & trims. intrepid marble and granite also supplies all the related products needed for the fabrication, installation, and maintenance of natural stone and tile. intrepid marble and granite showrooms are open to professionals and consumers six days a week. come in and browse our inventory and make your stone selections...
Kincaid Furniture
...solid wood for four generations, kincaid furniture has been built on a philosophy to make wood furniture in its most natural form; using solid wood construction. crafted in america wherever it is practical, kincaid furniture utilizes our u.s. facilities to make our furniture. we have been blessed to have a skilled and dedicated family of employees in western north carolina who take grea...
Garden State Tile
...garden state tile is a direct importer and distributor of fine ceramic, porcelain, and decorative tile, natural stone, and setting materials. product selections range from basic builder grade ceramics to artisan crafted glass mosaics. we also carry grouts, mortars, adhesives, epoxies, waterproofing, crack isolation products, caulks, and sealants from bostik findley. and we proudly carry ...
XGRASS
...xgrass offers synthetic grass that will revolutionize your landscaping. designed to look just like healthy, well-trimmed natural grass, our artificial turf requires very little upkeep to stay looking beautiful...
Acmestone
...acmestone is one of the major importers and suppliers of natural stone proudly serving the state of florida since 1990. our 2 acre stockyard, 6000 sqft warehouse and showroom houses the finest selections of authentic turkish, peruvian, mexican and italian travertine, exotic granite slabs from more than 25 countries, world-class italian, spanish, trukish, egyptian and indian marble, slate...
Armstrong Vinyl Tile
...armstong vinyl tile flooring is now more stylish than ever. vinyl floor tiles are available in a variety of patterns, colors and styles that closely resemble natural products like wood, stone, and ceramic tile. floor tile is easy to install and easy to care for. vinyl tile is a durable, low-maintenance and affordable flooring that's quick to install, and can be used in any room of the home. it’s ...
Richlite Countertops
...richlite company, a manufacturer of paper-based countertops, offers a collection of warm and natural-feeling surface materials that breathe new life into the kitchen, bath and office.  richlite’s® unique paper surfaces bring a soft and comfortable ambience to a room that's rarely achieved through cold, hard stone and plastic solid surfaces.  it’s made from environmentally sustainable res...
DuroDesign Cork Flooring
..., concrete slabs or construction-grade plywood. durodesign produces beautiful cork flooringwe achieve clear and crisp colors for our cork flooring with only the best quality pigments to preserve its naturally beautiful texture. durodesign cork floors are finished with our mp765 polyurethane finishing system formulated for the utmost in durability, abrasion resistance, clarity and resilience to pr...
Island Stone
...island stone is home to the most exciting natural tile designs including pebble tile, glass tile, random tiles, claddings, mosaics and solid stone tiles. premier tiles and claddings for residential and commercial projects...
Daltile® Stone
...and design with confidence. we are committed to doing things in a way that can only be defined as the best in its class. as the country’s leading manufacturer and distributor of ceramic tile and natural stone, our vast resources allow us to be a true single source supplier for the flooring industry and our amazing palette of products makes us a convenient and knowledgeable choice for any ...
Texas Stone Designs
... and feel of real stone including cobblestone, chopped stone, limestone, ledgestone, flagstone and many more. texas stone designs’ veneers are handcrafted with uncompromising craftsmanship using natural materials. ...
EURO Ceramic Tile Distributors
...euro ceramic tile distributors has been a leader in the distribution of fine ceramic, porcelain, and natural stone tile in western canada for 30 years. we currently service all of western canada through our extensive dealer network and through our showroom and distribution centres in burnaby b.c., calgary and edmonton, alberta. ...
Armstrong Luxury Vinyl Floors
...from this old house magazine) looks like hardwood. you have to see and feel these luxury vinyl floors to appreciate the difference. alterna vinyl tile is soft and warm underfoot, and offers the most natural and realistic ceramic or stone looks you’ll find anywhere. luxe plank luxury vinyl floors also offer highly realistic looks – only in hardwood colors and textures. luxe plank even comes in a...
Harbinger Vinyl Floors
...rowing flooring trend - vinyl flooring is suitable for both commercial and residential use. made from extremely durable pure vinyl, harbinger flooring is virtually indistinguishable from the natural beauty of the materials which inspire our designs with none of the practical drawbacks.   harbinger flooring offers significant advantages in terms of increased performance and lowe...
Wellmade Bamboo Floors
...natural beauty, performance and value featured in fashion-forward flooring products. add to that an insatiable desire for quality and excellence. that’s who we are. whether its eco-friendly bamboo and cork, or trend-setting exotic and domestic engineered floors, wellmade® brings you the ultimate collection of species, color options, and surface treatments. ...
Naturally Aged Flooring
...naturally aged flooring is a wood flooring manufacturer, importer and distributor of solid and engineered wood flooring. based out of california and have stocking warehouses in los angeles, seattle, dallas, kansas city, orlando and portland as well as our own manufacturing factory overseas.  our custom distressing, staining and finishing is created at our factory in california along wit...
Beauflor® Vinyl Flooring
...ip and suitable for underfloor heating. metro+, omega+, and reflect+ are the first sheet vinyl collections to feature our naturquest™ enhanced emboss technology. this innovative technology creates a natural-looking floor with enhanced textures that are more realistic. naturquest™ is developed specifically for the us market to attract customers desiring a product that emulates the natural look and...
Eastern Flooring Products
...ng, or too closely matched to tell; eastern flooring makes it possible for you to bring nature inside. like nature, eastern flooring is beauty that stands the test of time. we have cultivated the natural magnificence of real wood and expertly crafted it into pre-finished hardwood floors known for their classic everyday glamour and long lasting reliability. classic, or exotic, hand-sc...
Armstrong Linoleum Flooring
...linoleum flooring is made from natural materials like linseed oil, recycled wood flour, cork dust and limestone. linoleum is naturally anti-bacterial and biodegradable. if you are looking for a "green" floor for your home, linoleum is one of the best choices! ...
Drytek
...the drytek family of products addresses a wide range of flooring needs and situations, making it a natural choice for flooring contractors and design professionals, alike. you can feel certain there is a drytek solution to virtually any flooring challenge. ...
Modern Precious Metal Blinds
...lutionary patented design that creates twice the view-through of ordinary blinds. tilted closed, it resembles a regular blind. when tilted open, slats nest together to provide maximum access to natural lighting and your outside view. available in 1" & 2" premium 8-gauge slats. ...
Nantucket Window Shadings
...'featuring fabric vanes suspended between two sheer fabric facings, nantucket™ window shadings transform natural light entering a room into a warm glow while also blocking harmful uv rays. when raised, the shadings disappear into the headrail for an unobstructed view and are available in a wide selection of casual fabrics ...
Robina Bamboo Flooring
...r some of the densest and hardest floors available. it is extremely stable with tensile strength comparable to steel and compressive strength higher than concrete. the lighter tones of robina's natural bamboo flooring are actually accomplished with a bleaching treatment. and carbonized bamboo flooring undergoes a heating process to produce its rich caramel tones. patinas are achieved wit...
Robina Cork Flooring
...durability, insulation properties and health benefits. although cork is much softer than most hardwoods, any dents slowly push out over time and the surface returns to its normal state. cork is a natural insulator and suppresses sound. this means that cork flooring not only dampens the sound of walking over a hard surface, but also reduces heating & cooling costs. because cork is soft, it ...
Speartek Tile & Stone
...speartek tile and stone, a distributor to the trade, is one of the fastest growing importers /distributors of decorative natural stone, tile and glass in the southeast. speartek is headquartered in atlanta, georgia and has an office in denizli, turkey. the speartek team offers clients a robust product line of middle to high end materials, including marble, glass, travertine, and limestone...
Artisan Hardwood Floors
...ay's pre-finished, low maintenance no-wax selection of wood floors have never been easier to live with. options to fit any budget combined with new simpler installation methods; wood floors are a natural option for any home. ...
From The Forest
... years of combined wood flooring manufacturing experience customers benefit from this by knowing the products are designed for stability and long-term wear. environmental stability preserving our natural resources and environment are important at from the forest. the raw materials used for the flooring products are sourced only from managed forests in the united states. and our wear resistant,...
Armstrong Engineered Tile
...alterna™ luxury vinyl tile flooring is the innovative alternative to natural stone and ceramic tile. like stone and ceramic, it's incredibly beautiful and durable. but a comfortable surface makes alterna tiles warmer to the touch, kinder to your feet, and easier to care for in any room of your home. lasting strength - enjoy superior durability backed by our lifetime warranty — tiles are water...
Emser Natural Stone
...our production networkour production network brings the latest global trends, technology and innovation to our customers’ doorsteps. our expansive capacity translates into vast selection and immediate distribution. with emser, customers have quick access to unique and first-to-market products. with 55 local sales and service locations and factory alliances in over 20 countries, emser has the globa...
InterCeramic® USA Stone
...interceramic, a top manufacturer and distributor of ceramic tile and natural stone in north america was founded in 1979 by oscar almeida, his family and partners. today, oscar’s son, victor almeida is the chairman and the chief executive officer operating all interceramic business in canada, united states, mexico, central america, and china. during the first two years of business, internacional...
AKDO Tile
...while our core business is natural stone, we have recently expanded our collection to include porcelain tile, glass mosaic, and semi-precious stone... all chosen for their durability and ability to complement natural stone in many environments...
Durango Stone
... natural stones have been used by architects throughout human history, as indispensable elements of their glorious creations. the simple, yet elegant finish provided by marble limestone and travertine was the distinguishing element which separated the works of art from regular buildings. with authentic durango stone™ our mission is to provide lasting satisfaction by p...
Metroflor Engage
...like the ones you’ll discover in new engage locking luxury vinyl flooring. engage will inspire your senses with styles that are in perfect step with today’s interior design trends – from rich, natural woods to authentic stones and tiles. ...
Storm System
...from clear finishes that protect wood while maintaining its most natural look to more dramatic, solid color stains, the storm system offers whatever look you want…as well as the protection to weather whatever. ...
Maniscalco
...aniscalco / artistic stone gallery an established and successful manufacturer and distributor of natural stone products, exceeds customer expectations by being an international industry leader in product innovation, design and development. the company creates a sustainable competitive advantage for its customers. maniscalco / artistic stone gallery will continuously provide a caring level of servi...
5th & Main Luxury Vinyl Tile
...g, and these designs are trend-perfect. planks with such believable color, grain, and texture you’ll have to look closely to know they’re not actually hand-scraped wood. tiles designed with the natural look and feel of stone. even sheet vinyl styles. this collection has it all! ...
COREtec Plus Luxury Vinyl Tile
...act under normal conditions. further, coretec plus never needs expansion strips in large rooms. each coretec plus plank has an attached cork underlayment for a quieter, warmer vinyl floor that is naturally resistant to odor causing mold and mildew. ...
Craft Floors
...we all live in an increasingly digitized world, one in which many of us have a harder time making a real connection to the natural world.  we at craft believe that the best way to re-establish that connection is through direct contact with the natural beauty of real wood. and there is no better way to achieve this than to fill your home with the luxurious, awe inspiring presence of a rea...
Timeless Designs Hardwood
...op to bottom. the thickness of solid wood floor can vary, but generally ranges from 3/4 inches to 5/16 inches.  solid hardwood is the best choice if you have wood-sub floors. as solid wood is a natural substance, there is a one-of-a-kind design on each plank. when you’re looking to add exceptional quality floors to your home, timeless designs™ has the finished solid wood flooring that wi...
Imperial Wholesale
...we have thousands of square feet of warehouse and showroom space and the largest selection of porcelain tile, hardwood and laminate flooring, carpet and natural stone in arizona. we also have a large selection of specialty items such as natural stone sinks, baths, fireplaces, tables, pillars, windowsills, beautiful glass tile mosaics and more. offering free estimates and design consultat...
ICL Natural Stone
...icl was established as a trading company in 1982. for over 30 years, icl has specialized in the importing, manufacturing, and distributing of ceramic & porcelain tiles, natural stone products and glass tile mosaics. we offer some of the hottest designer trends in the market and have something for any budget, style, or application. with a large distribution center in the chicagoland ...
Tile Optima Natural Stone
...tile optima offers the most advanced tile, kitchen and bathroom products for both commercial and residential applications. our large product offering will satisfy the needs of every project, budget and application. ...
All Tile Natural Stone
... we employ over 140 people. our headquarters is located inside our 150,000 square foot master distribution center in elk grove village, illinois. from this location, we supply our 54 lines of building materials to clients throughout 13 states in the north central region. our commitment to customer service, inventory, technology and innovation is top in our field. our outside and inside s...
Grillworks
...it’s only natural our vents may contain naturally occurring character marks that include knots, minimal sap, mineral streaks, color variations and variations in grain. these unique natural characteristics are normal and are not construed as defects. natural color variations in raw material will dictate the final shade of the stain. since every tree provides us with its own unique natural charact...
Green Mountain Soapstone
...g and say “let’s get into the stone business”. with stone quarries on two continents this is the socinski family heritage—passed down from grandfather, to father, to son. soapstone is only one of the natural stones we have worked with over the past 60 years, and it has become our favorite. unsurpassed in quality, we are the largest soapstone supplier to the usa and canada. we pride ourselves in a...
AG&M
...eep industry experience and excellent reputation give us access to the finest quarries in the world, while our diverse customer base gives us the buying power to bring our customers top quality natural stone at an economical price. we carry more than 120 colors of natural stone in slabs from brazil, india, china, europe and beyond. whatever the need, ag&m has it covered. ...
MetroQuartz
... our deep industry experience and excellent reputation give us access to the finest quarries in the world, while our diverse customer base gives us the buying power to bring our customers top quality natural stone at an economical price. we carry more than 120 colors of natural stone in slabs from brazil, india, china, europe and beyond. whatever the need, ag&m has it covered. ...
Artisan Waterproof Flooring
...mposite) are the latest in innovative flooring material technology — offering high performance and versatility. opt for spc flooring for a more rigid and heat-resilient surface, or wpc flooring for a natural wood feel. featuring dura shield™, our premium grade spc and wpc flooring is durable for high-traffic areas, and resistant against scratches and stains. the rigid core plays well with almost ...
Mission Collection
...beautiful natural, stained and artistic finishes and various width options can be combined to create beautiful patterns.  design your room to fit your lifestyle – the mission hardwood collection has the hardwood flooring you’ve been looking for! ...
Congoleum Luxury Vinyl Flooring
...today`s resilient flooring is a highly engineered combination of polymer materials. this means flooring created from carefully selected natural and synthetic materials. polymers are large molecules composed of repeating structural units, which allow for increased strength and durability for the lifetime of the product. congoleum is the only usa flooring manufacturer that produces solely r...
DuChateau Deluxe Luxury Vinyl
...the vinyl deluxe® classic collection is our signature luxury vinyl tile flooring that features realistic texture, pattern, and color that authentically creates the rich warmth of natural hardwood in a durable, low-maintenance alternative to coordinate seamlessly with our wood flooring collections. with fifty-percent recycled content and floorscore® certified for low voc, the vinyl deluxe...
Mohawk Vinyl Flooring
... today’s luxury vinyl features some of the most innovative, versatile, and high-performing flooring available. premium vinyl flooring offers the richness and texture of more expensive natural materials, such as hardwood, ceramic tile, and stone, without maxing out your budget. offered in tile, plank, and sheet formats, vinyl flooring boasts realistic visuals, easy installation, and a high...
Wallplanks
...ned wood flooring manufacturing experience, wallplanks customers benefit from this by knowing the products are designed for style and stability. we think green- environmentally friendly preserving natural resources and environment is important to wallplanks. the raw materials used for wood wall products are sourced only from managed forests in the united states. the company only uses top coats ...
van Gelder Luxury Vinyl
...tability and wear resistance, while the tough wear layer ensures superior stain resistance as well as lower maintenance. by offering all the advantages of vinyl and adding the look and texture of natural materials, your choice is natures view. ...
Beauflor® Blacktex Vinyl Flooring
...ver, our tex collection is perfectly suitable for looselay on surfaces of up to 40m². this makes installation a breeze, as tex floors don't require to be glued down. just choose from one of our natural looking oak designs, roll out your floor and enjoy. ...
Timeless Designs Sports Flooring
...s colleges and universities, also put resilient rubber sports flooring to the test with high-traffic, high-energy, high-impact activity in gyms and sports centers as much as 16 hours a day. the natural “give” of high quality, durable rubber sports flooring benefits the comfort of the staff that might be on their feet for extended periods day after day. ...
DalTile® Countertops
...sland? debating between quartzite vs. granite or marble vs. quartz countertop? shopping for a countertop comes with a lot of questions. our extensive selection includes every option, from the finest natural stone to enduring one quartz to our award-winning panoramic porcelain. our stone center experts can help guide you through the options to find the perfect countertop for your project. ...
Mohawk Luxury Vinyl
... room, from kitchens to living rooms to mudrooms. showcasing distinct, eye-catching color options, solidtech vinyl planks also feature unparalleled low-frequency pattern repetition for the most natural hard surface flooring visual ever created. ...
Masland Luxury Vinyl Flooring
...masland's waterproof luxury vinyl flooring looks just like the real thing and performs even better. offered in a large plank that mimics the variations found in natural wood for today's modern homes and decor. featuring a micro-bevel edge, wood grain embossing, and several different species options, you'll find your perfect dream floor within masland's waterproof vinyl flooring collection. even t...
Xl Flooring Luxury Vinyl Plank
... we use cutting edge print technology to deliver the gorgeous natural look of a wood plank. the high definition print layer creates a floor so realistic, you have to touch it to believe it. ...
Milliken Luxury Vinyl Tile
...from natural looks of wood and stone to more modern textures and abstract designs, milliken’s collection of luxury vinyl tile flooring creates new options for commercial, hospitality and residential interiors. our simple to search color reference system provides easy coordination between lvt options and milliken’s extensive modular and broadloom carpet offerings. our award-winning designs also fea...
HomeLegend Luxury Vinyl Plank
...er a pleasing array of style options. luxury vinyl is a highly sustainable floor that allows you to achieve the look and feel for your interior design and long-lasting appeal. luxury vinyls are naturally water resistant and our syncorex collection is 100% waterproof. ...
NexxaCore Vinyl Plank
... nexxacore engineered vinyl flooring is the next generation flooring for your residential and commercial project. using 5 proprietary components, we combine the look and feel of natural floors with the durable, waterproof elements of resilient floors. it’s now possible to install beautiful floors in high-risk areas such as kitchens, bathrooms, hair salon, and offices. ...
Innova Collection by Artisan
...featuring dura shield™, the innova collection is our keystone wpc (wood polymer composite) offering. the wide range of amazingly natural-looking shades and textures capture modern color trends — as well as classic favorites — from our engineered wood collections. innova collection flooring is 100 percent waterproof, and can go where engineered or laminate products weren’t sensible — bath...
The Wallpaper Company
...ne to turn their houses into dream homes and transform commercial spaces into extravagant experiences.   today, the company stocks more than 5000  wallcoverings including papers, vinyls, fabrics, naturals as well as many unique hand crafted specialties. ...
Engineered Floors Hard Surface
...rotect floors from scratches and everyday wear. ensignium™ offers the most advanced technology in engineered waterproof flooring utilizing 3d digital print. the result is the the most authentic and natural visuals vs. real hard wood and superior durability. together, they give you the style you want and the resilience you need. ...
Midgley West Porcelain/Ceramic Tile
...welcome to midgley west, your specialist in tile distribution for over 100 years. we are proud to bring our comprehensive product portfolio of porcelain, natural stone, glass mosaics and fine ceramic tile to central and eastern canada. our extensive supplier network is strategically chosen and honed via personal relationships to provide specialized service to retailers, architects, contr...
Midgley West Natural Stone Floors
...welcome to midgley west, your specialist in tile distribution for over 100 years. we are proud to bring our comprehensive product portfolio of porcelain, natural stone, glass mosaics and fine ceramic tile to central and eastern canada. our extensive supplier network is strategically chosen and honed via personal relationships to provide specialized service to retailers, architects, contr...
Sarana Tile Natural Stone
...for over 40 years, sarana tile has been one of ontario’s and quebec’s most distinguished and reputable distributors of ceramic, porcelain, stone and glass tile. we are proud to import the highest quality and latest in design from our suppliers in italy, spain, portugal and around the world. our philosophy is based on dedication, loyalty, professionalism, and friendly service. we are com...
Glitsa
...glitsa is always advancing, optimizing our techniques and formulas, while remaining true to classic swedish principles. our mastery lies in enhancing the natural beauty of wood with finishes of exceptional purity. we partner with key distributors throughout north america to bring this quality and performance to the contractors, architects and design professionals seeking only the finest-quality fl...
Allied Tile
...allied tile was one of the original manufacturers of solid vinyl tile in the us for both commercial and residential use. family owned and operated for over forty years. we manufacture the au natural collection of luxury vinyl tile and many other new designs. new to the au natural collection are design floor options. our years of custom fabricating hexagons, diamonds, tile with keys, planks, featu...
Tarkett Rubber Flooring
...rubber flooring has it all. universally embraced for its practical beauty and a rare balance of function with aesthetics, safety with efficiency, and short term costs with lifetime return. rubber is naturally slip resistant and shock absorbent. easy to maintain and durable enough to perform for decades, rubber is available in a rich array of colors, patterns and textures.solid colorsolid color rub...
Himalaya Carpets
...himalaya wool carpets are defined by great value wool and wool-blend fibre carpets, as well as carpets featuring yak hair, famed for its life-enhancing properties. beautifully natural, himalaya wool carpets come in diverse styles. ...
Azure Reserve
...hand selected french european oak planks to highlight the natural unique character in every plank. thermal treated process enhances the natural patina to create a country chic and modern décor for your home. designer selected earth tone colors inspired by the latest trends. ...
{LVT/LVP Flooring
...offering style, comfort and durability, along with enduring value. vinyl plank flooring is the perfect flooring solution for busy households, basements, bathrooms, and even kitchens. it has the natural, stunning look of wood, without the risk of water damage because it is waterproof! … this makes vinyl flooring impervious to spills and other wet accidents in your home...
Virginia Tile
...one, as part of a strategic goal to become the leading distributor in the midwest, now servicing 14 states. today, the company enjoys a position as one of the premier providers of ceramic tile and natural stone, along with resilient flooring and woodworking products in selected regions. meeting the demands and budgets of all residential and commercial requirements, virginia tile is known for th...
Mid-America Tile
...established in 1961, mid america tile is a wholesale tile distributor and importer specializing in all materials and styles, including ceramic, porcelain, glass, metal, and natural stone tile. our two showrooms contain the best selections of tile in the midwest. we import, inventory, and distribute tile for any size project. we have the best knowledge, best service, and deliver the best ...
MSI Surfaces
...in the marketplace. we import over 46,000 containers per year and manage an inventory of over 125 million square feet, including over 4,500 skus of porcelain & ceramic tile, quartz countertops, natural stone countertops and tile (granite, marble, travertine, slate, limestone, quartzite, and sandstone), prefabricated countertops, decorative mosaics, and sinks. ...
MIR Mosaic
...mir mosaic is a manufacturer and distributor of high quality glass, natural stone, shell, and metal mosaics. our products reflect the latest and most innovative trends in mosaic tile industry and offer a unique appearance unachievable with conventional tiles. whether you are working on a simple bathroom remodel, or a big commercial project, mir mosaic delivers the finest collection of mosaic tile...
Raintree Waterproof Flooring
...you by the hardwood experts american oem and hearthwood in nashville, tn. the raintree team has a four generation legacy of providing the highest quality floors in stunning designs that showcases the natural characteristics of authentic hardwood. engineered for life’s most demanding tenants, raintree hardwood floors are protected with our waterproof ninja pet guard coating and reinforced by the w...
Florida Tile Natural Stone
...as technologies and designs continue to evolve so does our commitment to our customers. we believe in transparency and building long-term loyalty by creating better experiences and anticipating customers’ needs. in this competitive arena, florida tile is unmatched in its dedication to remain a trusted source for quality, ingenuity, and superior customer care...
Diamond W - Wood Flooring
...are committed to providing the highest quality, most beautiful and durable floors. this one fits the bill with a low matte, high performance uv cured urethane finish and 9 appealing colors with a natural grain texture. ...
Forest Elements
...mosaic tile industry, we have brought our knowledge and know-how to create some of the most visually stunning mosaic designs in the market.  we are thrilled to introduce our innovative new natural wood mosaic tiles. whether you are doing an accent wall in your family room or designing a restaurant, the classic yet modern style of natural wood mosaic tiles will make any interior desi...
Lions Floor Waterproof Floors
...or to meet their flooring needs.​ we feature state-of-the-art registered embossing technology to construct a highly durable, long-lasting flooring product while achieving the exquisite natural wood textured veneer. being an environmentally conscientious company, we are proud to use materials that are unharmful to the environment and that do not add to the growing concerns of def...
DecoVita Porcelain Tiles
...ilver stone, hdr stone, hdr wood and dry granule surfaces produced in our factories, as well as sugar effect, made only in our factories in turkey for the first time. we embellish these surfaces with natural stone, wood, concrete, marble and textile textures. our extra-strong glazed porcelain series include 20mm(3/4”) and 30mm(1 ¼”) thick tiles in various sizes, suitable for outdoor applications....
Marazzi USA Natural Stone
...every day we purposefully strive to be socially responsible partners and deliver unrivaled customer satisfaction by supplying a variety of high-quality and sustainable products. our products are created from the earth and we incorporate environmentally-friendly principles into our daily processes and practices. we believe that our socially significant goals must be pursued concurrently with our b...
Cali Hardwood Flooring
...engineered and solid wood flooringdiscover the natural look of hardwood flooring for your home with top quality and functional professional flooring. hardwood flooring offers both durability and style. choose from engineered or solid wood flooring, each with a variety of available colors to match any room. ...
Interface Vinyl Sheet
.... our vinyl sheet flooring is visually seamless thanks to coordinating heat welds and offers ease of maintenance, stain resistance and slip resistance, along with superior durability. available in a natural, wood pattern with continual woodgrains and in patterns inspired by a woven aesthetic in the interlaced collection, our vinyl sheet is a perfect fit for healthcare spaces wanting to create a s...
Acrylic Impregnated
...hrough a solidifying process creating an exceptionally hard surface that is significantly harder than non-impregnated wood. the acrylic resin makes it up to 300% harder and more indent resistant than natural wood. because liquid acrylic and stain is essentially injected into the wood, the color goes all the way through. this type of hardwood floor is extremely resistant to moisture and abrasion a...
Adhesives
... then organized into reactive and non-reactive adhesives, which refers to whether the adhesive chemically reacts in order to harden. alternatively they can be organized by whether the raw stock is of natural or synthetic origin, or by their starting physical phase. adhesives may be found naturally or produced synthetically. the earliest human use of adhesive-like substances was approximately 200,...
Agglomerate
...ost agglomerate tile has the same characteristics as the type of stone used in the matrix, and is frequently classified as granite, quartz or marble. agglomerate marble flooring is created by mixing natural marble with a resin. it delivers the aesthetics of natural stone, is more durable and requires less maintenance than natural marble. it is a popular material for flooring and walls in large co...
Antique Wood Flooring
...y a century or more, some seasoned by the elements, some scarred by insects and nails, today this old wood still reveal dense growth rings and contain many distinctive characteristics imparted by the natural aging process and by early craftsmen. antique wood flooring utilizes beams, dimensional lumber and siding from old barns, structures, and rural buildings  built around the turn of the la...
Bamboo Flooring
... been used as an alternative for flooring because of its physical similarities to true hardwoods. bamboo floor manufacturers and sellers promote its strength, durability, its eco-friendliness and its natural resistance to insects and moisture. the hardness of traditional bamboo flooring ranges from 1180 (carbonized horizontal) to around 1380 (natural), while newer manufacturing techniques includin...
Berber Carpet
...rge nubby ones to smaller styles. patterned styles of this type of carpeting are multi-level-loop as well as cut-and-loop designs. other styles are also available in pastels and dark tones as well as naturals. wool carpet is non-toxic, non-allergenic and will not support bacterial growth. the crimped wool in this particular manufacturing process, forms millions of air pockets that act as insulat...
Ceramic Tile
...ior designers and decorators are increasing pushing the envelope of ceramic tile patterns and mosaic tile designs. the blending of textures is the newest fashion trend in ceramic tile design. using natural stone with glass mosaic tile, ceramic porcelain tile with natural stone, maybe a matte stone finish next to a glossy glass tile finish. another emerging trend is bringing together a number of ...
Cork Plank Flooring
...cork plank flooring is fast becoming the most stylish alternative to traditional floor covering and it’s practical and environmentally friendly too. for more than 100 years, natural cork has proven to be one of the most resilient and durable floor coverings available in europe. even though cork plank flooring has been offered for decades in the united states it is only recently that fresh styles, ...
Cork Tile Flooring
...cork flooring offers numerous benefits to consumers searching for something new and exciting for their home. natural cork flooring is comfortable to walk on... providing a cushion for your feet. cork flooring creates a feeling of  warmth... a good non-allergenic alternative to carpeting.  cork tile flooring is durable, fire resistant, anti-microbial,  insect resistant, and a thermal insu...
Crests/Medallions
...nd medallions are interior design elements that are installed as a focal point in the main field of the floor. medallions can be fabricated using multiple wood species, and other mixed media, such as natural stone, polished metal or leather. prefinished hardwood medallions can be bought directly from the manufacturer or supplier and easily routed into existing wood floors will negligible cleanup a...
Custom Rugs
...nly the carving techniques used, but also by using carpet of varied texture and style. for instance, by using both a cut-pile saxony and a berber style carpet, you can develop a unique design that is naturally dimensional in style, which will contribute nicely to that one-of-a-kind look you've been striving for. the process that goes into making a contemporary or modern rug by hand is virtually th...
Distressed Wood Flooring
...distressed wood flooring is developed from handcrafted staining and distressed techniques in order to create a naturally aged, rustic floor. the character of distressed hardwood will give your home a timeless warmth and appeal...
Engineered Stone Countertops
...granite countertops offer timeless beauty, natural durability, and unique elegance unsurpassed by your other countertop options. available in a wide variety of colors and patterns, granite counters are the premiere choice for kitchen and bath projects. we understand the significant investment you're making when you choose granite, and we're here to help you make the selection that's ri...
Epoxy/Vinyl Flake
...d certification. manufactured flexible epoxy resin terrazzo tile is perfect for high-traffic areas where longevity and low-maintenance requirements are demanded. epoxy resin terrazzo tile consists of natural materials and therefore, shade variations are both normal and desirable. ...
Fiber/Yarn/Thread
... polyester the appreciation for polyester's versatility as a carpet fiber continues to grow. polyester offers exceptional softness, making it ideal for thick, cut pile styles. polyester is also naturally and permanently stain resistant and fade resistant. it has excellent color clarity, color retention, strength, and abrasion resistance. carpets made from this fiber are easily cleaned an...
Flagstone
...flagstone walkway and decks have become increasingly popular as more homeowners want their backyards to become lush, intimate spaces. but creating a natural look takes attention to detail. installing flagstone in a yard might seem a daunting and expensive task, but the project can be rewarding -- and affordable -- if homeowners do their homework and don't mind getting dirty. flagstone is defined ...
Flokatis
...flokati rugs are greek hand-woven area rugs made from 100-percent wool that are almost always a natural, off-white color. they have been produced for centuries and were a staple of early greek shepherds. the rugs originally serviced the shepherds, being used as clothing, beds for tents, keeping them warm during the long winter months. the 5th century vlachs, who lived in samarina, the highest vill...
Granite Countertops
...granite countertops offer timeless beauty, natural durability, and unique elegance unsurpassed by your other countertop options. available in a wide variety of colors and patterns, granite counters are the premiere choice for kitchen and bath projects. we understand the significant investment you're making when you choose granite, and we're here to help you make the selection that's ri...
Hard Surface Flooring
...hard flooring (not to be confused with "hardwood") is a family of flooring materials that includes concrete or cement, ceramic tile, glass tiles, and natural stone products. ceramic tile are clay products which are formed into thin tiles and fired. ceramic tiles are set in beds of mortar or mastic with the joints between tiles grouted. varieties of ceramic tiles include quarry tile, porcelain, te...
Hardwood Strip Flooring
... floors are always constructed of maple strip flooring. pine strip flooring, considered a soft wood rather than a hardwood like oak or maple, was commonly used in early american floors because of its natural stability. longleaf heart pine and southern yellow pine are the hardest of all pines. minor dents and dings will happen over time but tend to enhance a strip floor's character. cherry strip fl...
Homogeneous Vinyl Floors
...r. the heterogeneous flooring on the other hand, is a multi-layer flooring which comes in wide variety of beautiful patterns with endless design possibilities. this feature gives a feel and a look of natural flooring materials. heterogeneous flooring also offers low maintenance cost, which is why is primary choice of homeowners, health care facilities, schools, etc. ...
Interior Shutters
...plantation shutters combine beauty, easy maintenance and excellent light control to bring a classic look and warmth to any setting. plantation shutters are made from a variety of materials including natural wood, and synthetic materials such as poly-wood and vinyl. louver sizes range from 1” to 5” to create the look that’s right for you...
Limestone Tile
...limestone consists mainly of calcium carbonate. look no further than the cliffs of normandy and the rock of gibraltar to see its grandeur. in the home, limestone turns floors, walls and counters into natural works of art. it's been used as a traditional building material in europe for centuries because of its inherent beauty...
Luxury Vinyl Sheet Flooring
...rdability. with advanced printing and texturing technologies, luxury vinyl sheet flooring is the best-looking, best-performing sheet vinyl floor in the market. luxury vinyl provides a broad range of natural designs, from realistic wood grains to elegant stones and rustic slates. and, shopping couldn’t be any easier: just choose a pattern and color you love; and then choose the performance level y...
Mexican Tile (Saltillo)
...aid in a bed of sand, which will accommodate any unevenness of the tile. all cracks or joints are then filled in with sand. mexican tile is extremely porous – the most porous of all tile… due to its natural qualities. this does present a problem during installation and grouting, as grout stains will show if not removed promptly. a sealer may be used and then four coats of polyurethane varnish, ho...
Natural Fiber Rugs
... yarn, suitable for weaving. its impermeability makes it hard to dye by conventional techniques so most products come in their original state. as with all plant fiber floor coverings, there are natural inconsistencies in color and occasionally in the spinning and weaving, but these tend to add rather than distract from it's overall charm. suitable for any area in your home. except kitche...
Natural Stone
...natural stone’s diversity, beauty and elegance has inspired the décor and building traditions of generations. its geological variety is always in style, and its use in residential and commercial installations is limited only by the creative imagination. earth-friendly as well as naturally unique, each space reflects personalized flair. ...
Natural Stone Sinks
...recent trends in kitchen and bath design have seen the timeless “old world” look rise in popularity. fitting right into this décor are natural products such as wood, stone and copper. until now, sink choices were limited the “sterile” look of stainless steel and porcelain – the standard in plumbing showrooms for years. however this trend is changing everything and consumers are taking notice...
Navajo Rugs
...in the beginning of this century. he coached the area weavers into making patterns that he could sell to the "beliganas" (whites) all over the country. the two grey hills rug above, is made from all natural colors. meaning their were no commercial or vegital dyes used. the variations in the colors is made by expertly spinning different shades of wool into yarn. the black comes from sheep that pro...
Oriental Rugs
...tational designs. the typical color range for an oriental rug includes black, soft yellow, pastel pink, peach, apricot and blue. these vibrant colors are achieved by the use of time tested vegetable (natural) dyes. the artisan will mix various dyes together and blend the various colors throughout the design area creating a unique and beautiful masterpiece. determining the quality of a particular ...
Parquet Flooring
...parquet flooring is a natural product that can convey a feeling of warm and a sentiment of tradition while appealing to homeowners who are mindful about health and the environment. parquet flooring has several advantages over other types of flooring, including its abrasion resistant, easy-care against stains and spills and its sanding characteristics. the most popular parquet flooring on the marke...
Persian Rugs
...o the smaller but no less charming nomadic persian rugs, is extraordinary. the colorings of persian rugs are invariably rich and deep, usually with a ground of crimson backing symbolic, figurative or naturalistic motifs. persian rugs vary in design and color depending on what region they come from. saruks, hamodans, kashans, and kirmans, all named for the towns they come from. the most usual mater...
Porcelain Tile
...iles are dense and strong and made for today's demanding commercial and residential applications both indoors and out. available in glazed and unglazed, high-gloss and refined or textured to resemble natural stone...
Quarry Tile (glazed)
...o be used because of its slip resistant and non-porous properties. quarry tile is a building construction material, usually ?1/2 to ?3/4 inch (13 to 19 mm) thick, made by the extrusion process from natural clay or shales. quarry tile is manufactured from clay in a manner similar to bricks. it is shaped from clay, and fired at a high temperature, ~2,000 f°. ...
Rag Rugs
...ea rug. each rag rug can be coordinated to match or compliment most home decor to accessorize any room of the house. no matter what you have down as a floor covering, hardwood, laminate, vinyl, tile, natural stone or marble, or wall-to-wall carpeting, floors are greatly enhanced when accented with a beautiful rag rug. try using them in bathrooms and see what a difference it makes in brightening th...
Recycled
...is report on industry endeavors currently being undertaken to improve and sustain our environment. manufacturing’s environmental role carpet manufacturers are striving to minimize the quantities of natural and energy resources used in day-to-day operations. they are reducing waste reusing and recycling raw materials, packaging materials, waste, and by-products. individual companies are pursuing...
Resilient/Vinyl Flooring
...tain of the flooring options. vinyl's superior slip-resistance and its heat-welded seaming prevents bacterial and viral growth - ideal for kitchens and bathrooms. fashionable designs such as mosaics, natural stone, wood plank or parquet flooring are visually indistinguishable from the real thing. linoleum, the precursor to today’s resilient flooring, has been available for more than 100 years. l...
Sheet Vinyl Flooring
...vinyl sheet is a resilient flooring that people often use as an alternative to natural stone, ceramic tile or even hardwood. it comes in a roll that is cut to size. single solid surface makes it an excellent choice for moisture-prone rooms like kitchens and baths. layered construction and protective finish make it durable and long-lasting. far more depth and texture than it did a generation ago, ...
Sisal Rugs
...atively inexpensive flooring. a sisal rug also provides a neat surface for modern furniture, as well as making good unifying background for a mixture of old and new pieces. sisal rug usually comes in natural colors, but can be dyed. dust and dirt usually fall through the sisal rug which can be lifted up for cleaning. because sisal rugs are made from plant fibers, you will find that most come in n...
Southwestern Rugs
...is method continues to be the preferred choice, although increased demand has led some manufacturers to use other, much speedier production methods. the original method of hand weaving and the use of natural vegetable dyes along with the creativity of the native american artisan, make these a natural choice for art collectors throughout the world. they consistently maintain their value and offer a...
Terra Cotta Floor Tile
... fired clay. terra cotta has been used as a floor tile for thousands of years, especially in countries around the mediterranean sea. there is little difference between terra cotta flooring materials. natural colors range from dark brown through ocher to brick red and are the result of the clay's chemical makeup and the way the clay is fired. the color of traditional terra cotta floor tile is orang...
Travertine Tile
...travertine tile is considered suitable for a variety of architectural styles and is recognized for its timeless beauty. travertine, a warm honey-colored natural stone quarried for thousands of years, continues to be chosen by some of the world's best-known architects and designers. because travertine is abundant, weighs less than marble or granite, and is comparatively easy to quarry, it was the n...
Tumbledstone
...just as marble, travertine and other natural stones can be honed and polished to add a touch of refinement, they can also be tumbled and distressed to look more aged. this is the secret behind tumbled stone. it's a modern recreation that captures the romantic look of stone from centuries past. tumbled stone's weathered surface and seemingly timeworn edges lend an air of rustic elegance to any home...
Turkish Rugs
...em long life - provided they are properly treated. turkish rugs employ time tested dye methods that have been passed down from generation to generation. the use of vegetables, barko, roots and other natural items to make dyes has been a well known art for many thousands of years. madder root, indigo, st. john's wort, onion, saffron, sumac, chamomile, rhubarb, turmeric, sage, poppy, buckthorn, qui...
Turkoman
...erred to as beshir rugs, bokhara rugs, or samarkand rugs. the dying methods used are very similar to those employed by other global weavers and artisans. the use of vegetables, barko, roots and other natural items to make dyes has been a well known art for many thousands of years. madder root, indigo, st. john's wort, onion, saffron, sumac, chamomile, rhubarb, turmeric, sage, poppy, buckthorn, qui...
Waterproof Flooring
...waterproof flooring allows you to incorporate the beauty of natural hardwood into your home’s decor with the fear of moisture and its consequences. waterproof vinyl flooring is rapidly being used in more and more hoes due to its design and material innovations. many waterproof floors now offer premium-quality, wood-like finishes and durable surfaces at far less cost than traditional materials, suc...
Window Treatments
...he interior space be away from the windows, and toward, for example, a colorful rug, a piece of furniture or a wall hanging, the apparent color choice of  window treatments is neutral or a natural color, with a relatively uncomplicated style. depending on your preference, plain curtains can be tied back in the middle, up high or down low.  even a simple style, however, can be c...
Wood Blinds
...wood blinds consist of horizontal wood slats that can be tilted open or close for light control and privacy. like fine furniture, wood blinds add a special touch of warmth and rich, natural beauty to any room. wood blinds are available in 1-inch, 2-inch, 2 5/8-inch and 3-inch wide slat sizes, in a full range of finishes, from stains and paints to a rougher sandblasted finish.  the 1-i...
Wool Carpets
...wool's naturally crimped shape is the formation of millions of air pockets that act as insulation to help regulate room temperature and reduce energy bills. also, berber carpet is easy to clean and purifies your indoor air for up to 30 years from common contaminants like formaldehyde, nitrogen dioxide and sulfur dioxide by locking the contaminants deep in the core of the fiber.  soft, ye...
Wool Rugs
...ffect the quality of the area rug and how the finished article actually looks. area rugs made with wool are thought to be much more durable than those made with alternative materials, thanks to the naturally tough consistency of the substance. they are also considered to be much more robust in terms of looking good, with wool fibers developing an attractive ‘patina’ as they age, rather than beco...
Emerald Davis
...es an extreme layer of durability proven to resist shoe scuffs, kids toys and even pet claw marks! 2. decorative layer. combines state-of-the-art print and emboss technology for the look and feel of natural wood. in selected collections, we offer *eir "embossed in register" technology that aligns the texture and printing for a more realistic wood appearance. 3. substrate made with over 70% stone...
Naturally Aged Autumn Tea
...wire-brushed european white oak offered in 3/8" x 5" random lengths 1-4' ideal for the budget-conscious customer who wants to enjoy the natural beauty of real hardwood...
Fray
...the inspiration for this unique series is cut from the same cloth as natural linen fabrics applied to chalk panels for a timeworn, textural, concrete look. embrace the warmth and comfort of textile paired with the simple maintenance of ceramic. newly enriched graphics weave in a metallic-glossy effect with more contrast and luminescence. fray now offers all the most sought-after sizes, as well as ...
Ensignium LVT with Evertuff
...finition scanning technology captures the image of real wood. advanced digital printing replicates the visual and embossing in 3-d. the minimal pattern repeat (1 in 30) makes the floor look natural and authentic. there are no patterns repeats in a box, expediting installation. the evertuff clearcoat™ gives the product superior durability. (ac4 rating) ensignium® is suitabl...
DariaSeraMD
...daria sera md natural health clinic offers natural treatments for chronic diseases, infertility, fears and anxieties. we use highly effective natural medicines (herbal, homeopathic/heilkunst, immunomodulating, bioactive, organoprotective, miasmatic, and others) to treat the causes of various diseases and help you achieve your best health. our natural fertility treatment program has a high succ...
Pietra Divina
...divine design pietra divina™ sets a heavenly standard for natural stone. three exquisite marbles feature a color palette that includes white with grey veining, white with warm gold movement, and a marvelous black with delicate white accents. this versatile line offers the popular 4x12 and 12x24 tile sizes as well as a full selection of mosaics available in solid colors and blends. additionally, p...
Transio Glazed Porcelain
...ic look of wood in a modern color palette. four colors give you the choice of time-honored browns and a contemporary light beige and grey. the large 8x47 tile plank along with rich graphics allow for natural-looking variation in your space. leave a legacy of cultured elegance when you design with transio™. celebrate traditiongenuine look of woodcolor palette includes classic browns and modern bei...
Enlite Porcelain Tile
...sooth your soul and awaken your senses with tranquil design. finding beauty in the passing of time, enlite™ embraces the calming effect of organic, natural stone visuals in a harmonious color palette. enlite™ celebrates the belief that less is more with the simple offer of a new 15x30 floor tile and a random linear mosaic. embracing harmonyawaken the soul with tranquil designnatural stone visuals...
Earthen
...on of rocks over eons, what results is the life-giving force of soil. each product in our earthen collection is a different type of soil with the subtle and variable colors one would expect from such natural inspiration. building upon the beautiful color changes in our hickory planks we have created a series of softer colors -- from light to dark, that will leave you feeling connected to this incr...
WOODEN FLOORS FOR REAL LIFE
.... harder to damage. real life is full of kids, pets, toys, daily tasks, and challenges - all of which your floor must endure. kährs life is a truly durable wooden floor, which retains its beauty and natural look throughout the years. it's scratch-resistant, impact-resistant and easy to clean. the life collection consists of ten beautiful colors, spanning from whiter tones, natural, grey to darker...
Sweet Memories Collection
...the sweet memories collection, a floor with character. our exclusive manufacturing processes create floors with all the charms of yesteryear. color variations, knots, cracks, and other natural characteristics give this collection an authentic appearance...
Rustic Revival
...rustic revival will rejuvenate any décor with a new look. a tonal assortment that incorporates four yarns creates a great visual in any room. the 16-color palette is natural and compelling. its soft comfort and easy care are irresistible. smartstrandluxuriously soft and with built-in stain resistance, smartstrand® silk carpets use the most advanced fiber innovation to create worry-free beauty and...
Pet-Friendly COREtec Advanced+
... details high density mineral core100% waterproof: won’t warp or buckle extra rigid support: won’t warp or swell balancing layerprovides extra stability attached cork underlaymentquiet & warm: natural cork underlayment blocks out chills and noise stylesour ultra-scratch resistant collection features styles with fewer repeating patterns, making it easier to create a unique and custom look a...
Wide Plank Collection
...natural beauty means natural variationsthe patterns and color variations in a living tree are like all of nature—never repeated. naturally occurring wood characteristics such as mineral streaks, knots, and variations in grain and color are not considered defects. also, the color of your floor will change over time and with exposure to ultraviolet/natural light. as a result of these natural charact...
9 Questions to Ask Before Buying Luxury Vinyl Tile Flooring
... available in a wide range of patterns and designs, making it a popular and versatile flooring choice. 4) what design options are available? common design options include: wood-style patterning natural stone patterning abstract patterns, colors and designs. some flooring manufacturers offer a wider range of designs than others, as lvt is rapidly growing in popularity worldwide. 5) is th...
3 Alternatives to Laminate Wood Flooring​
...he feel of wood flooring. today, we're sharing three alternatives to laminate flooring. the pros and cons of laminate flooring laminated wood flooring is seen as a simple way to create the look of natural wood flooring for a fraction of the price. as well as having a lower purchase price, laminate is much simpler to install than wood flooring, offering additional cost savings during the install...
Marmoleum Solid Sheet
... tactility extensive color palette fitting the trend for neutral, solid color experiences designs that combine beautifully with materials such as wood, glass and metal pure material made from natural raw materials including linseed oil and wood flour using modern recycled materials such as cocoa shells the sustainable flooring solution: co2 neutral (from cradle to gate) and pvc free p...
Courtier Waterproof Flooring
...flooring perfectly replicates both reclaimed and contemporary hardwood floors, while being completely waterproof, durable and easy to clean. courtier rigid is based on an innovative process providing naturally weathered sawn-cut wood visuals, textures and colors – simply the most elegant wood alternative on the market. courtier is floorscore® certified and made using 100% pure virgin vinyl. benef...
Times Square Waterproof Flooring
...aterproof luxury vinyl flooring; inspired by nature and crafted to meet the demands of a modern lifestyle. this contemporary collection provides a wide range of unique designs from concrete slates to natural wood grains and even smooth stones. times square waterproof flooring was created to reflect raw materials using high definition printing, embossed textures, large format tiles and crisp colors...
Legato Liquid Linoleum
...mmercial environment that requires the aid of infection control, slip resistance, and sound dampening flooring solutions. legato is available in 54 colors with five visible cork levels ranging from natural cork to a minimal trace. with minimal preparation, legato can be installed seamlessly over an existing moisture treated subfloor with no required adhesives. legato's proper installation requir...
Rigid Core Elements
...und. rigid core elements is uniquely built to withstand it all, so you can welcome enduring style to any room of your home. inspired designchoose from 15 distinct visuals, each designed to mimic the natural allure of american elm, oak or hickory hardwoods. guaranteed to lastrigid core and a 12-mil wear layer protect against dents and other surface damage. backed by our 30-year limited residentia...
3Twenty Waterproof Flooring
...rproof flooring collection (20mil vinyl) also offers the latest in vinyl technology; it is durable, water resistant and even absorbs sound. benefits for the 3twenty waterproof collection fashion natural low sheen genuine wood grain fashionable width & longer lengths performance waterproof resists scratching & scuffing high stability & density stain resistant healthy ...
SmartStrand
...t protection & warranty colormaxsmartstrand featuring colormax technology is the latest innovation in soft surface flooring. colormax offers beautifully blended colorations that complement the natural depth and color variation of wood and stone. color inspires emotion; it helps you set the tone of your home. colormaxtm blends clear, vivid and rich colors into amazing shades that set your ...
Rigid Core Essentials
... and sound. rigid core essentials is built to withstand it all, so you can welcome enduring style to any room of your home. inspired designchoose from 10 distinct visuals, each designed to mimic the natural look of hickory, walnut, and oak hardwoods. guaranteed to lastrigid core and a 12-mil wear layer protect against dents and other surface damage. backed by our 30-year limited residential warr...
Tarkett Composition Tile
...y foot and rolling traffic. us-made and low-emitting, composite tile contributes to the safety and health of every space. cortina grandewe’ve combined a classic confetti pattern with the veining of natural stone to create this high-performance staple. with homogeneous svt (solid vinyl tile) construction, cortina grande withstands heavy traffic and simplifies maintenance for retail, education and...
Marmoleum Modular Linoleum Floor Tiles
...e used to mix and match or on their own, both delivering a beautiful sustainable floor. marmoleum modular allows you to create individual floor designs that express your taste and application. this natural, sustainable linoleum floor covering is available in tiles of 50x50cm & 50x25cm and planks of 100x25cm in various colors and vintage linoleum designs. discover the unique characteristics ...
Benefits of Bamboo Flooring
...co-friendly and sustainable – bamboo is a sustainable and fast-growing grass that can quickly be replenished from harvesting. it serves as a smart and conscious choice when it comes to preserving our natural environment. to ensure the bamboo that you are considering is environmentally friendly. a natural product – in building on ecological consciousness, teragren strives to use natural products t...
2Twelve Waterproof Flooring Collection
...rn. this collection boasts two generous sizes at 6” x 48” and 6″ x 36″ formats with realistic embossed wood grain textures. benefits for the 2twelve mil waterproof collection fashion natural low sheen genuine wood grain fashionable width & longer lengths performance waterproof resists scratching & scuffing high stability & density stain resistant healthy ...
Ultimate Guide to Vinyl Sheet Flooring
...ke wood, stone, and slate, or take on its own unique patterns. mannington offers two types of vinyl sheet: luxury vinyl sheet. luxury vinyl sheet, also referred to as lvs, provides a broad range of natural designs, from realistic wood grains to elegant stones and rustic slates. each pattern is enhanced with mannington’s new, exclusive natureform® 4g technology for colors that are incredibly cris...
Barnwood Living
...unty, west virginia, there’s an old company store whose floors have been trod on by the dusty boots of generations of miners, wearing it to the same rich patina as this style. mineral a place where natural and industrial history live side by side, mineral county, west virginia lends its name to this ruggedly textured floor whose deep gray-brown color represents the interaction of metal and wood....
Pergo Wood Originals Collection
... flooring. stretch the imagination with over thirty deep looks featuring authentic texture and extreme detail including reinvented wood-burning techniques that produce charred effects for a sizzling, natural visual. the widest selection of beautiful wood looks ever offered in waterproof laminate planks, wood originals also offers multiple width and lengths for supreme design versatility. install...
Pergo TimberCraft® + WetProtect™
...ranty — featuring premium permamax® wear layer with scratchguard advanced surface protection for superior durability, scratch- and scuff-resistance √ 12mm thickness for maximum stability and a natural wood-floor sound √ easy-to-install locking system requires no glue and makes installing a laminate floor an easy diy project — coordinated moldings available √ wet mop or steam m...
Emser Tile’s Yakedo™Wins Flooring Category in 2020 HD Awards
...los angeles(october 22, 2020) – emser tile, leading designer, marketer and producer of the world’s finest tile and natural stone, proudly announces yakedo™ by emser tile as hard surfaces flooring category winner for the 16th annual hospitality design awards. this year’s awards were held in a virtual format, showcasing100 finalists out of730 projects and 310 products submitted across nearly 40 comb...
3 Tile Foyer Ideas That Will Make A Lasting First
...e - whether that's traditional, modern or something in between - then, choose tile that reflects that theme and helps you achieve your design goals. traditional if you desire a classic look, select natural stone tile, which gives an entryway a modern look with a hint of warmth and style. slate, marble, quartzite, limestone, and travertine are natural stone tile types that are also available in v...
Presario Stone Tile
...presario natural stone tile exemplifies beauty. modern and classic style as one, persario is available in trendsetting 12x24 and 3x9 sizes and comes in four moroccan-inspired mosaics...
The Rochester series
...the rochester series is a beautiful blend of two popular natural stones - limestone and pulpis marble. this natural stone-inspired collection has a stunning authentic look in three neutral colors that provides soft sand-like movement, stunning veining as well as handsome chiseled edges...
MALTA ISLANDS Collection
...advanced laminate flooring with natural wood texture ​republic floor brings you closer to nature with our stunning malta islands collection of laminate floors, embossed with real wood grain texture to bring the joy of nature into every room. we have scouted the world’s forests to create six realistic designs, without cutting down a single tree! republic laminate floors are made from the hi...
LUXE Plank Value
...luxe plank ® value luxury vinyl tile is an affordable way to achieve the stylish look of authentic hardwood or natural stone. scratch and water resistance allow you to simulate natural materials in high moisture areas, including bathrooms, kitchens and laundry rooms. and it's easy to install: just peel, place and press. no special tools are required, and you can start enjoying your new floor rig...
ColorBurst® Variable Color Technology
...next evolution in variable-color technology. we’ve made it a habit to continually meet and exceed customer expectations—a trend that continues with our newest innovation, colorburst®. colorburst uses natural coloration to create a balanced, blended visual that adds depth and richness to dream weaver products. and since we infuse the colors in each strand of purecolor® fiber, the carpets are guaran...
Cali Hardwoods
...engineered and solid wood flooringdiscover the natural look of hardwood flooring for your home with top quality and functional professional flooring. hardwood flooring offers both durability and style. choose from engineered or solid wood flooring, each with a variety of available colors to match any room. cali bamboo offers real hardwood flooring from oak to maple, hickory, and bamboo to meet an...
Sustainable Interiors with a Modern Edge
...u can add to the effect by using a soft, eco-friendly material for your walls, such as tadelakt—a moroccan lime plaster that creates rounded, visually-intriguing surfaces. dial up visual drama with natural and industrial pairingsone element that adds an interesting style to homes is the pairing of hard and soft surfaces, a look that’s easily captured by combining both industrial and natural elem...
DreamVille Collection
...a collection that evokes towns where you can go to relax and recharge with natural-looking floors paired with a matte finish. the dreamville collection, features highly textured floors and rich, natural character woods. the collection comes in engineered technology with duramatt x finish. ...
Portugal Porcelain Stone Collection
...portuguese atlantic dark limestone, a natural, earthen material found only in the mediterranean, inspired crossville's portugal porcelain tile collection. it captures this one-of-a-kind, subtle, organic surface visual with crossville's digital+ technology. the portugal collection offers finishes for both interior and exterior applications. portugal gives designers a great solution for carrying a ...
Lavaliere
...lavaliere is a line of decorative, natural stone mosaics that create show-stopping designs for sleek and sophisticated luxury. the collection includes floor and wall mosaics that integrate natural stone with antique mirror and metal elements, unique shapes with architectural movement and geometric visuals with soft lines and dramatic features...
Natural Creations with Diamond 10
...erform other common flooring finishes on the mohs scale of mineral hardness, which characterizes the scratch resistance of various materials. using cultured diamonds containing all the properties of natural diamonds, our patented diamond 10 technology yields a product unmatched in performance and durability, offering the most scratch, stain and scuff resistance in the industry. durable performan...
Pet Friendly K Guard +
... scratches. we recommend looking at some of our more textured products to provide extra traction for paws and for day-to-day durability. quieterkarndean flooring is softer and quieter underfoot than natural wood and stone products. it will help to absorb sound and reduce the pitter-patter of pet nails across the floor. low maintenancekarndean floors are designed for a long, low-maintenance life ...
LUXE Plank with FasTak Install
...welcome the elegance of hardwood or the sophistication of natural stone into any room of your home. from planks to tile, whatever the style, luxe plank flooring was built to hold onto its beauty — even under high traffic, high moisture and high impact. 100% waterprooftransform your bath, kitchen, basement or laundry room. *luxe plank tiles and planks won't swell, buckle or lose integrity when exp...
Ege Seramik’s New Quarzite Collection combines Classic Size and Style
...norcross, ga. october 7, 2020 - ege seramik introduces the quarzite collection. available in classic sizes of 12x24 and 24x24, this rectified porcelain tile offers the look of natural quartzite, which create contemporary visuals for any project the quarzite collection is available in four colors with a matte finish. the tiles even feature a unique sparkle, much like crystalline effects found in t...
Alterna Engineered Tile
...er to your feet, and easier to care for in any room of your home. lasting strengthenjoy superior durability backed by our lifetime warranty — tiles are water, scratch and stain repellent, and unlike natural stone, they are crack resistant. easy to cleanengineered tile handles kids, pets, water, high traffic and everyday messes, thanks to a stain-and-soil repellent surface (grout included). endl...
Trecento Rigid Core Stone
...trecento rigid core stone look lvt offers the warmth and beauty of natural stone with the ease of luxury vinyl tile. suitable for all grade levels, these 100% waterproof stone-look vinyl tiles are protected with crystalux™— a wearlayer that guards against everyday scratches, spills, pet accidents, indentations, and sun damage. in an elegantly neutral palette of white, grey, and greige, trecent...
Tarkett: Nine New Stone Designs for Popular ProGen™ Rigid Core LVT Collection
...rcular economy, the group has implemented an eco-innovation strategy based on cradle to cradle® principles, with the ultimate goal of contributing to people’s health and wellbeing, and preserving natural capital. tarkett is listed on euronext paris (compartment b, isin: fr0004188670, ticker: tktt) and is included in the following indices: sbf 120 and cac mid 60. www.tarkett.com ...
Daltile's *Peel & Stick* Mosaics Enjoy Strong Sales During Covid
...s the innovation leader in tile and stone, daltile has taken stone to new heights this year with the launch of our innovative peel-and-stick mosaic offering,” said carlos chiu, product manager of natural stone and mosaics, dal-tile corporation. “simplystick mosaix are mosaic tile sheets equipped with peel-and-stick technology for a lasting connection. installation is two simple steps: pe...
Using Karndean to Create a Healthy and Hygienic Home
...apped or grow within carpet fibers; and hardwood floors typically don't harbor allergens, but they can trap dirt between planks, which may trigger an allergic reaction. while carpet that is made from naturally hypoallergenic materials sounds like it would be allergen-free, it could still trap allergens and will require professional cleaning. with karndean luxury vinyl tile you can comfortably go a...
Tarkett Announces its Collaboration with Clean Hospitals
...rcular economy, the group has implemented an eco-innovation strategy based on cradle to cradle® principles, with the ultimate goal of contributing to people’s health and wellbeing, and preserving natural capital. tarkett is listed on euronext paris (compartment b, isin: fr0004188670, ticker: tktt) and is included in the following indices: sbf 120 and cac mid 60. www.tarkett.com about ...
IFDA'S Educational Foundation Announces Design Student Scholarship Winners for 2020
...en, a first-generation vietnamese american, is committed to quality of life issues in interior design. at university, he learned the principles of interior design that benefit both people and the natural environment. as a student leader, nguyen enjoys making connections with his classmates to share the path to becoming a professional designer. in the 2019-20 school year, he served as iid...
Tarkett Joins Material Bank®, Giving Architects and Designers a Streamlined Way to Search and Sample Materials
...rcular economy, the group has implemented an eco-innovation strategy based on cradle to cradle® principles, with the ultimate goal of contributing to people’s health and wellbeing, and preserving natural capital. tarkett is listed on euronext paris (compartment b, isin: fr0004188670, ticker: tktt) and is included in the following indices: sbf 120 and cac mid 60. www.tarkett.com <b>...
Island Stone Introduces Patina Glass Tile Collection
...ns such as tub and shower enclosures. <b>about island stone</b> island stone has its origins in indonesia, where company founders were inspired by the nation’s handicraft industry and natural stones to create the flagship perfect pebble tile. the company’s original mosaics diversified into other natural mosaics, using exotic stones. anchored in wanderlust for exploration, cul...
What's the difference between linoleum and vinyl flooring?
...gether). on some vinyl flooring products there is an attached underlayment. this can add cushion and make floors quieter underfoot. linoleum flooring is made differently. it's a mix of renewable natural materials: primarily linseed oil, which comes from flax seeds, plus other natural ingredients such as jute, cork powders, wood flours and tree resins. the design is not on a separate image lay...
Wood-Look Vinyl Flooring
... options you have if you decide to go this route. what is vinyl wood-look flooring? wood look vinyl is flooring that is designed to closely mimic the wood grains, colors and even textures found in natural hardwood flooring. you can find it in long plank shapes to resemble individual hardwood boards, single vinyl sheet designed to look like multiple boards, or even parquet-style tiles. if you'r...
Wood-Look Vinyl Flooring
... options you have if you decide to go this route. what is vinyl wood-look flooring? wood look vinyl is flooring that is designed to closely mimic the wood grains, colors and even textures found in natural hardwood flooring. you can find it in long plank shapes to resemble individual hardwood boards, single vinyl sheet designed to look like multiple boards, or even parquet-style tiles. if you'r...
How to Choose the Best Rigid Core Floor
...t includes the best attributes of different flooring types: waterproof, scratch-, stain- and dent-resistant, and quiet and comfortable. it's a smart choice for shoppers who want the look and feel of natural wood or stone, plus peace of mind that floors will hold up beautifully in high-traffic or high-moisture areas. plus, this flooring comes in a huge variety of hardwood and stone-inspired design...
How to Choose the Best Plank Floor
...festyle, space, and budget. what's the difference between solid hardwood, engineered hardwood, and rigid core flooring? as the name suggests, solid hardwood is a single, solid piece of wood. its natural simplicity has made it a popular flooring choice for generations, but that same simplicity makes it less than ideal for modern homes. wood is a naturally porous material, meaning it is soft, e...
How Lighting Affects Your Flooring
...the floor and lighting). it’s best to consult a design professional to ensure your choices best suit the function and activities of a space. there are many layers of lighting throughout a home, from natural lighting through windows to ceiling lights; task lighting (pendants over island or sink, under-cabinet lighting) and accent lighting (from table or floor lamps). the differences in color tempe...
3 Glass Tile Bathroom Design Concepts Inspired By Summer
...mbines moonlight blue and pearl-colored glass tiles with marble. if you want to create an even more serene spa-like bathroom, consider jubilance esprit glass and stone mosaics, that feature a calming natural palette in shades of blue. to add depth to neutral decor, use bolder blue tones as decorative accents. one or two rows of sapphire blue glass tile trim threaded throughout a room, for example...
Trend Alert: Japandi Style
....e. feng shui, zen), but another aspect of japanese style, in particular, is wabi sabi – beauty in imperfection. up to now, the minimalist style of choice has been scandinavian style, with its light, natural palette; but as minimalist style evolves, it has taking on a new form in japandi, a fusion of japanese and scandi styles. function is the guiding principle of japandi style. because everythin...
SmartStrand All Pet protection
... in traditional nylon carpet. colormaxsmartstrand featuring colormax technology is the latest innovation in soft surface flooring. colormax offers beautifully blended colorations that complement the natural depth and color variation of wood and stone. all petsthe only pet-friendly protection system that covers all pets, all accidents, all the time. ...
3 Outdoor Living Space Remodel Ideas to Create a Sleek Modern Style
...nt the design of your home or to create an entirely new outdoor living space with its own unique charm. consider creating feature walls or update outdoor fireplaces using stacked stone for an elegant natural appeal. no matter the goal, most homeowners will want to upgrade, and they are seeking variety in their outdoor tile options. natural stone tile is always a top choice for homeowners looking ...
Hallmark Floors Vinyl 101
... floor. how is vinyl made? complex chemistry based on common saltlike all plastic materials, vinyl results from a series of processing steps that convert hydrocarbon-based raw materials (petroleum, natural gas or coal) into unique synthetic products called polymers. the vinyl polymer is unusual, however, because it is based only in part on hydrocarbon feedstock’s: ethylene obtained by processing...
Wool Carpets: The Best Carpets for Allergies
...o rid your home entirely of these microscopic particles, but you can minimize dust, pet dander, mold, pollen and other annoying allergens in the air that trigger allergic reactions. did you know that natural wool carpet is an effective tool in your anti-allergy arsenal? a properly maintained wool carpet can improve indoor air quality and have a beneficial effect on your health. there’s a common ...
Designing With Rugs
...ht combination of density and fiber. the denser the pile (with closer tufts or stitches), the better your area rug will wear. synthetic yarns – nylon, polyester, acrylic and polypropylene – and the naturals – wool and cotton – are durable, soft and easy to clean. you’ve got to hand it to machine-made area rugs; they may look strikingly similar to the handmade kind, but they’re usually much les...
Rugs 101
...key - rugs with condensed or repeating patterns in darker colors show less dirt and grime over time. rugs look bigger on the rack - so you may have to place a displayed rug on the floor to see it's natural position. while time-consuming, this exercise is better than having to return a rug later. choosing the right size choosing the right size of area rug is just as important as selecting a p...
Kitchen Flooring Guide
...rt - many people love the look of stone, ceramic or porcelain tile for the kitchen, but these floors are cold and hard. engineered groutable tile is an outstanding alternative that gives you the same natural look, but with a surface that's more forgiving underfoot, and not prone to cracking. ...
Vinyl Flooring That Looks Like Stone
...imagine the look of natural stone: the captivating mosaic shapes, the delicate veining and the gorgeous blend of organic colors and clefts. you can enjoy the beauty of materials like slate, travertine and quartz, artfully captured in stone-look vinyl flooring. authentically designed "stone" vinyl flooring at armstrong flooring, we offer several ways to get vinyl flooring that realistically mimi...
Decorating Walls with Flooring
... they're easy to install, easy to care for and easy to love. let's take a closer look at the variety of products you can use on the walls: engineered tile whether you are seeking the look of wood, natural stone, or slate, try featuring our alterna engineered tile products on your wall. it can be used with or without grout as a decorative backsplash, accent wall or other focal point. with a wide...
How to Choose the Best Plank Floor
...lifestyle, space, and budget. what's the difference between solid hardwood, engineered hardwood, and rigid core flooring? as the name suggests, solid hardwood is a single, solid piece of wood. its natural simplicity has made it a popular flooring choice for generations, but that same simplicity makes it less than ideal for modern homes. wood is a naturally porous material, meaning it is soft, e...
Pro Tips for Cleaning up Pet Stains
...olonged period of time. soak a cloth in hydrogen peroxide, rub into the stain, cover with plastic, and let sit for a few hours. this will remove most pet stains. unfortunately, it can also remove the natural stain of the wood. to avoid this, there are some commercial stain removers that work well without lightening the color of the wood. of course, cleaning up an accident as soon as possible is th...
Ultimate Guide to Laminate Flooring
...e benefits. laminate floors can come in styles such as: handscraped & rustic – expensive treatments in hardwood simulated in laminate reclaimed – another hardwood lookalike with a lighter, more natural feel. weathered & distressed – yet another hardwood look works perfectly with the farmhouse style of décor. marquetry – this visual uses an inlaid pattern to form an intricate design. chev...
MANNINGTON HEADS INTO THE WOODS WITH NEW ADURA® MAX APEX FLOORS
...n retailers. aspena rich, refined european oak design with exceptional character and detail, aspen features 8-inch wide x 72-inch long planks crafted with a unique fuming process that highlights the natural cracks, unique knots and fine grain found in real oak. available in four hues: ash, bark, frost and timber. chart housechart house goes all in on one of the hottest trends in home design—ship...
Ultimate Guide to Hardwood Flooring
...hardwood flooring contains real wood on the wearable surface only. the backing and core material may be made up of any type of composite material. benefits of hardwood floors in addition to their natural beauty, wood floors are crafted to stand up to all phases of life. √ long-lasting. the life span of a wood floor can exceed 100 years, making it a tremendous value. when they start to l...
How To Make Dark Walls Work In Your Home
...e broken up with unique trim placements that help create depth on an otherwise flat surface. elements like gold-framed accent tables, triumph hardwood floors in silver, and unadorned windows that let natural light in really open up the space and allow dark paint to work its magic in this living room. open your bathroom with dark walls and contrasting floors. this room celebrates dark colors in ...
Restoration Collection® laminate flooring
...quite the refreshing space, featuring our restoration collection® laminate flooring in fair haven—ideal for bathrooms because it includes our spillshield® waterproof warranty. shown in color: brushed natural...
Is Luxury Tile the Same as Linoleum Flooring?
...nd stripping to remain clean and glossy. luxury vinyl tile is a type of vinyl flooring that is manufactured to resemble a variety of upscale, luxurious flooring materials such as hardwood planks and natural stone. it also has a thicker protective layer, making it even more durable and resistant to scratches, dents, and stains. construction linoleum: modern sheet linoleum is still produced using...
Solid Hardwood vs. Engineered Wood
...onderful investment that will enhance the value of your home and provide beauty for a lifetime. what is engineered hardwood? engineered hardwood floors are made up of layers. the top layer is 100% natural wood, which comes in a variety of species. the bottom layer is also wood. in the middle is a core built from 5 to 7 layers of plywood that crisscross in different directions. engineered const...
Decorating Your Home with Bold Colors
...r painting the ceiling as your accent. another option for implementing vibrant wall color: stick to smaller rooms, where the bold look is less likely to be overwhelming. illuminate color with natural light when decorating with statement colors, remember that lighting can make a significant difference in the overall aesthetic. in addition to lighting fixtures, be sure to incorporate...
Homeowners Drive Growth for Decorative Tile
...tive tile material. gains will be driven by porcelain's increased adoption due to durability, wear and slip resistance, and aesthetic qualities. porcelain tile flooring can be made to look like natural stone or hardwood planks and to feature highly textured surfaces that are seen as attractive by many consumers. the rise in popularity of thin porcelain tile (tpt) – which is lightweight, ...
Give Your Home a Modern Makeover
...e. replace outdated fixtures with modern alternatives that boast sleek lines and finishes. add more fixtures, including table-side task lighting and floor lamps, to brighten a room with limited natural light. have some fun with the lighting by incorporating colored or textured globes that allow the fixtures to become focal points of contemporary design rather than functional afterthought...
6 Top Home Design Trends for 2019
...ents that are beautiful in their own simplicity. muted colors like blue-gray and pale rose come to life on walls and in fabrics. doors made of dark metal and wood paired with glass panels bring natural light and warmth into the home. urban country this trend brings the look and feel of rural living to urban spaces by pairing crisp white and warm neutrals with ornate fixtures. element...
Hand-Crafted Bengal-Bay
...m the world’s most exotic locales into your home. this sustainably harvested hardwood floor combines a subtle hand scraped texture with distinctive hand staining effects that perfectly accentuate the natural variation found in the bengali species. bengal bay features a premium sliced face, a broad, modern color palette, and an on-trend mixed 2/3/5” width. bengal bay is a stunning backdrop for any ...
Tarkett North America Transitions to One Brand
...ion its sub-brands of johnsonite, tandus centiva, desso and lexmark to tarkett. the company will be transitioning collateral over the ensuing months. (prnewsfoto/tarkett) the integration is a natural progression that will enable tarkett north america to continue creating great spaces and better align its segment expertise in commercial, residential and hospitality spaces under a single...
Clever Kitchen Upgrades - Fresh colors and textures for a functional kitchen style
...and classic. while white kitchens are likely to remain a popular option for homeowners, buying trends are showing a shift in painted cabinetry design from classic white to eye-catching colors. natural colors, burnt orange, shades of gray, blue hues and green tones are likely to be the leaders in painted cabinetry colors in 2019, and all are offered through an option like wellborn's colo...
Home Safe Home
...reens and blues can make a room feel cooler. colors that contrast with your walls can be used to fill the space in a room while other colors can be selected to blend with the walls. the amount of natural light in a room also plays into color selection, as changing light alters the colors' appearance throughout the day. texture the material can also factor into the overall look and fe...
Five Show House Trends to Inspire Your Renovation
...nk - will make your space into the perfect place to retreat and take time out for self-care. staying in that vein of incorporating nature-inspired elements, designers are also incorporating new natural materials like wood and stone into kitchen and bath design. shifts in the color story: the bright whites that have dominated design books this past decade won't be gone, but they are star...
Top exterior trends to inspire your 2019 home projects
... fire pit, portable furnace or heater, you and your family can spend time on the deck year-round. for a finishing touch, a floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door not only brings in more sunlight and natural views, it creates a seamless transition between inside and outside. but a great deck starts with high-quality materials, because the last thing you want is to spend excessive time and m...
Sneak Peak: Teaki Tiles Exhibits with World-Class Design Firm at BD|NY Design Fair
...lers across the u.s., teaki tiles are made from 100% high-quality reclaimed teak in 17+ custom patterns. versatile and durable, these unique teak tiles are sure to bring a casual elegance, serene natural beauty and heart-felt hospitality to any home, business or hospitality project. teaki tiles are built to last and leave a lasting impression. about island living: island living is a con...
Gerflor Brings DLW Linoleum Stateside
...n the world, serving a wide-range of customers across vertical markets, including healthcare, education, housing and retail. “as the leader in commercial resilient flooring, dlw linoleum was a natural addition to our portfolio,” said benjamin bachman, chief sales and marketing officer, gerflor usa. “we cannot wait to offer our customers a new source of high-performing, high-quality li...
Tarkett Launches the Scale Study Series Collection from Designer Suzanne Tick
...nted an eco-innovation strategy based on cradle to cradle® principles and promotes circular economy, with the ultimate goal of contributing to people’s health and well-being, and preserving the natural capital. tarkett is listed on euronext paris (compartment a, isin: fr0004188670, ticker tktt) and is included in the following indices: sbf 120, cac mid 60. www.tarkett.com. about suzan...
Images Publishing Group features Sarah Barnard's Healthy Homes in INTERIORS: Inside the American Home
...ysical and mental well-being and that our mental, physical, and emotional health are connected to the art and design of our surroundings. barnard's peaceful palisades project is outfitted with natural materials, organic textiles and handmade furnishings which highlight the home's biophilic design intention. barnard orchestrated a complete interior overhaul, incorporating seaside inspi...
4 Ways to Bring Classic Character to Your Kitchen
...the most authentic rustic design, but it can be soft and susceptible to dents. hickory, alder and cherry can also deliver a cozy, rustic feel. "live edge" tables and accents, which preserve the natural edge of the wood in the design, are another way to add a rustic but current aesthetic. when you're ready to retrofit your kitchen into perfect past-present harmony, remember these tips,...
Tarkett completes the acquisition of Lexmark, reinforcing its presence in the North America hospitality segment
...mented an eco-innovation strategy based on cradle to cradle® principles and promotes circular economy, with the ultimate goal of contributing to people’s health and wellbeing, and preserving the natural capital. tarkett is listed on euronext paris (compartment a, isin: fr0004188670, ticker tktt) and is included in the following indices: sbf 120, cac mid 60. www.tarkett.com. ...
Ashley HomeStore Introduces New Modern Farmhouse Lifestyle
... detail. well-worn woods, woven wicker storage and galvanized steel are staples of the lifestyle, while bright and bold accents pop against the gentle shades of upholstery. "mane + mason was a natural next step for us in our mission to design and craft timeless styles that are comfortable, livable and affordable," says ashley ceo todd wanek. "with this high-quality and beautiful lifesty...
Patcraft’s Oxidation Experiment Inspires Artefact Carpet Tile
... six-week process, vibrant colors and designs emerged to create a flooring collection aimed at bringing off-kilter nature into the built environment. artefact is a reflection of beauty found in natural and organic transformation, with an emphasis on the discovery of artistry in the imperfect. “exploring the idea of industrial design veiled by organic influences, the patcraft design te...
Bring New Life to Your Kitchen with Color
...lorful kitchen accessories or paint an accent wall in your favorite hue. blue soothing, calm and reminiscent of the sea and the sky, blue evokes feelings of health and well-being. adding this naturally relaxing hue to the kitchen, which is often the busiest room in the home, can transform the space into your own personal retreat. one way to bring blue into the kitchen is through 19...
Ideas for an On-Trend Bathroom
... vanities, also known as wall-mounted vanities, mount directly to the wall, providing more floor space and creating a streamlined look. by mounting the vanity to a wall, the space is broadened, naturally making the bathroom look and feel larger. additionally, the wall mount allows homeowners to customize the space in terms of countertop height and comfort.  although the aesthetic...
Simple summer home maintenance tips for comfort and energy savings
...0 degrees higher than its normal setting for eight hours a day, according to the u.s. department of energy. make a clean sweep: decrease dust and dirt in the home by cleaning with non-toxic, natural household cleaners, such as baking soda, cornstarch or white vinegar, and using a vacuum cleaner with a high-efficiency particulate air (hepa) filter, which will trap small particles like ...
A Handy Guide to Starting a Home Remodel
...ittle simpler, jcpenney home services experts offer insight on two of the most popular choices: granite countertops have long been the mainstay of a beautiful kitchen or bathroom. granite is a natural stone, quarried from large stone deposits around the world. it can have many different variations of patterns and colors, giving each slab a unique appearance that is visually rich and dyn...
Scratching the surface of lvt - let's find out what's underneath
...nch of other elements into simple platitudes. these can often miss the forest for the trees (to use a green-sounding phrase!). if you take nothing else from this blog post (entertainment value aside, naturally), we’d encourage a focus on this last section: a broader point about sustainability people throw around the phrase “recycled content” in conversations about sustainability. recycling in g...
The time is now to incorporate Scandinavian style into decor
...the concept of "slow design" focuses on fewer, higher quality pieces collected over time. melding indoors and out scandinavian style incorporates materials that meld indoors with outdoors - natural woods, slat walls, leather accents and greenery. "cottage culture" architecture style draws on these influences and makes interiors feel like cozy cabins in the woods. functional furnit...
Fresh Home Upgrades for Spring
...omeowners are discovering, there's a whole other space waiting to be discovered. the ceiling, a fifth wall of sorts, opens up endless creative design opportunities. whether you're seeking more natural light, access to fresh air, a sense of spaciousness or a way to bring sophistication to a room, a skylight may be just the solution. for example, velux room-darkening and light-filtering b...
Mix, match and mosaic: The top interior design trends of 2018
...trong flooring, offers her view of the top design trends of 2018. inspired by nature earth tones are big this year in everything from accent pieces, to linens and walls, to flooring. think natural-colored solid hardwood and rattan dining chairs. also on trend: breezy, uncomplicated seaside styles that incorporate natural aquatic blue and green shades. "we are seeing an ode to the...
The beauty of barn doors
...end toward the use of solid, fine-milled hardwoods like walnut and cherry for sliding doors, which not only gives them satisfying heft but is also a great way to bring the warmth and character of natural wood into an interior." new york-based interior designer laura bohn agrees. "i've installed hardwood barn doors in many projects, both in the city and the country," she says. "they prov...
Stuck inside? Easy tips to freshen up your living space
...ey areas to tackle for a comfortable and efficient home. wash windows washing away dirt and water marks from your windows and screens gives you a clear view of the outdoors and lets in more natural light. it will also make your home feel lighter and brighter, keeping cabin fever at bay. and to help maintain a controlled climate inside the home, prevent air from leaking in or escapi...
Stuck inside? Easy tips to freshen up your living space
...ey areas to tackle for a comfortable and efficient home. wash windows washing away dirt and water marks from your windows and screens gives you a clear view of the outdoors and lets in more natural light. it will also make your home feel lighter and brighter, keeping cabin fever at bay. and to help maintain a controlled climate inside the home, prevent air from leaking in or escapi...
Room-by-Room Renovations-Small changes that add up to a big impact
...new vanity is another instant upgrade, whether you opt for an updated version of the original or select a whole new style for a completely fresh look. also consider upgrades that can increase natural light and fresh air without compromising privacy, such as the addition of skylights to your ceiling, or "fifth wall," which can completely change the lighting dynamic of the room. in add...
Save Money Through Energy Efficiency
.... installation depends on many variables, such as how much energy you use, local codes and standards, and whether the house and surrounding terrain are situated to allow you to capture adequate natural power. for a home under construction, your builder should be able to offer guidance; for an existing home, contacting a local renewable energy organization or state office is a smart first...
Tricked out with Tech/Bathroom features that take smart living to a whole new level
...h of a button. don't forget the heated back to keep you warm even longer. perfect privacy if you're blessed with a stunning view out the bathroom window or if you simply prefer the aura of natural light, you may be reluctant to hide behind heavy window treatments. yet again, technology offers the solution. shades you can power with a remote control and even film coverings that conve...
Material Matters
...rn more at kohler.com. countertops in a bustling kitchen, hot pots, sharp edges and spills mean the counters can take a real beating. that's what makes stone a favorite choice for this surface. natural stone like granite or quartz is hardy, but engineered options offer even greater resilience. options like marble or limestone deliver beauty similar to natural stone but these softer materials...
7 Steps for a Healthier Home
...ur home, such as insulation, can be replaced with sustainable options that also improve indoor air quality. consider replacing your existing attic insulation with sheep's wool insulation, such as all-natural options from havelock wool. this renewable, high-performing and safe-to-handle material excels at managing moisture while improving indoor air quality through the absorption of formaldehyde, n...
Give Your KITCHEN a Facelift
... while away from home. quartz countertop upgrade if your countertops are looking tired, scratched or stained, it may be time for an upgrade. the radianz countertop line is comprised of 93 percent natural quartz, making it easy to clean, highly durable and resistant to wear and tear, keeping the surface looking like new. the line of countertops comes in a wide range of nature-inspired colors an...
5 ways to create big luxury in a small master bathroom
...-edge features, such as defogging functions, built-in electrical outlets, night lights, usb outlets, interior lights and set-in magnifying mirrors. 5. lighten up the space. finally, adding more natural light into a small master bathroom can make the space seem larger and more appealing. if your small bathroom already has a window, forgo blinds or shades in favor of easy-to-apply privacy film...
3 ways to personalize your home's curb appeal with an eye-catching front door
... the door. glass is tempered to resist breakage and to help keep intruders out. additionally, you can choose from options with a wide range of transparency, to ensure the right balance of privacy and natural light for your situation. some manufacturers, like simpson, offer easy-to-use design tools for choosing door and glass designs. the company’s online glass taste test tool, for example, enables...
7 'little' upgrades that can mean a lot to homebuyers
... can be an extra feature that appeals to homebuyers. simple under-sink filtration systems can cost as little as a couple hundred dollars. * install a sun tube — who doesn’t want a home filled with natural light? not only does sunlight deliver physical and mental health benefits, using natural light can also help reduce dependence on artificial light sources that impact your energy bills. sun tu...
Black is the new black: Black makes a comeback as a major home improvement trend
... homeowners opting for black shingles? these four reasons prove it's a trend that won't be fading anytime soon: black is modern: a younger generation of homeowners wants a modern home profile. the natural wood-shake aesthetic is often perceived as too traditional or old fashioned. black matches everything: unless the exterior of your house is navy blue or dark brown, a black roof will match ...
Add living space to your home with an easy patio makeover
... and position some accent chairs and tables in a nook or two for conversation clusters. a patterned outdoor rug also helps to delineate spaces on a large patio or deck. a fire pit always creates a natural centerpiece and gathering spot. some designs take this up a notch and incorporate the soft glow of fire right into a tabletop, making it easy to talk long into the summer night. as a finishing...
Big-impact ideas for small patio spaces
...of more square footage. colored rugs are readily available in a variety of designs. pick your favorite striped, chevron or paisley variety and see what a difference it makes. water features the natural elegance, gentle gurgle and sparkle of a flowing water feature can add a sense of peacefulness to any patio. for smaller spaces, easily turn a decorative waterproof container or planter into a...
Trends to Enhance Your Outdoor Living Space
...equired, and food and drink spills wash off easily with soap and water. the latest generation of composite decking also features wood-grain patterns and rich, saturated colors that look and feel more natural than ever before. for more information and outdoor living inspiration, visit trex.com. ...
5 projects to create the perfect outdoor kitchen
... the weather outside is beautiful, so naturally you want to spend as much time outdoors as possible - and that includes mealtime and even the time spent preparing your food. so, if your outdoor cooking station isn't quite master chef worthy, worry not. there are several easy, affordable projects to help you transform the area into the perfect cooking and entertaining space. give these projects ...
Top 6 home decorating trends
...g up everywhere in interior design and are not going anywhere in 2017. farmhouse chic decor is a spin on the classic farmhouse style with an added soft elegance. classic shapes, rustic simplicity and natural materials celebrate country-inspired charm, while soft and cozy neutrals evoke a luxurious and chic style. 5. greenery: named the 2017 pantone color of the year, greenery is meant to repres...
Resilient Vinyl Floors Reinvented
...ual is created from photos so we can literally morph any image and transfer it to the product. once the image is transferred and the product is created, we can add textures that will create a look so natural and realistic no one will ever know the difference. the new vinyl flooring is also very durable and can stand up to the even the toughest tests of a busy family’s lifestyle. many designs have...
Why Choose Resilient Vinyl Flooring?
...ated from photos so we can literally morph any image or visual and transfer it to the product. once the image is transferred and the product is created, we can add textures that will create a look so natural that it will be difficult to spot the difference. additionally, vinyl has a comfort under foot that you simply can’t get from some other flooring types. second, vinyl flooring is resistant to...
Dare to Dream-Add functional, appealing features for a desirable home
... your dreams and desires for your home are attainable and within your reach, so long as you're devoted and willing to put in the time. find more home upgrade tips and tricks at elivingtoday.com. natural light and fresh air from above you can brighten your space in an eco-friendly way with energy star-qualified, solar-powered fresh air skylights from velux america, which provide natural light...
5 spring DIY craft projects to make old stuff new again
...nd even a bed on the shelves. woodland picture frame - do you have an old picture frame or a mirror that the glass has broken out of? you can transform the most basic or worn frame into a piece of natural art by using a glue gun to attach sticks in varying shapes and sizes to the frame. use sticks from a craft store or from your own backyard to decorate the frame, giving it a rustic look that b...
Home Design Trends/Make style the focus of your home renovation
... fifth wall design is skylights, which provide a connection to nature, whether it's a view of the sky on a sunny day, treetops, a passing rain storm or a starry night sky. skylights provide balanced, natural light that can make colors appear truer while enhancing interior decor. in addition, strategically introducing natural light from above can free up wall space for cabinetry or artwork and make...
Don't Lose the Luster-Maintain natural stone counters
... durability is one reason homeowners choose natural stone for their kitchens and bathrooms, but the greatest appeal is often the sheer beauty of the material. maintaining that luster and shine requires a bit of effort, but the ability to enjoy the unique character of natural stone makes it all worthwhile. it's important to understand the shine on granite and other natural stone is not from a...
Simply sleek: How to create today's top shower design
...ement to create unparalleled durability and beauty. the serica walls are available in a variety of decorative options - from simple solid colors to fresh textures, as well as stone-like decorative natural options- all with a matte finish to provide a honed look and textured element. optional accent panels add visual emphasis or contrast to the overall shower design. additionally, the walls c...
Thoughtful home design: 4 tips to transform any small space
...rials such as neolith sintered stone in the la boheme design. this decor is an accurate interpretation of lebanese-inspired cedar that adds visual interest and is much easier to maintain than its natural counterpart. finish off the look with oversized art, large mirrors to bounce light around the room, a floating sink and toilet, and open shower to pack a punch in a small space. 4....
Starting Your Smart Home Transformation
...s because they bring immediate returns in reducing your overall energy usage. irrigation systems and power management products are also wise investments when it comes to optimizing your home's use of natural resources. stepping across the threshold to a smart home may feel like a big step, but once you get settled and experience the convenience and control, you'll likely find yourself explori...
How to Maintain Marble Floors
...it gets to your marble floors. don't shy away from marble. caring for it is easy if you follow these simple rules. for more information for caring for marble floors and other stone surfaces, visit naturalstoneinstitute.org/consumers/care. ...
Light solutions: What to do when your house feels like a cave
...other parts dim and poorly lit. for example, a room with a wall full of picture windows will often lack windows on other walls. near the windows, you'll get plenty of sunlight and some glare, but the natural light might not make it to the far corners of the room - especially if it's a large space like a great room. what's more, interior spaces like powder rooms, laundry rooms, mudrooms and clos...
Stainless Steel is Trending Outdoors
...nies like gama sonic, manufacturer of solar-powered outdoor lighting, answered when customers longed for a modern, durable product by developing the bollard, made entirely from stainless steel. the natural sustainability of the material combined with solar led bulb technology results in a highly energy-efficient, highly green product, which is a must-have for today's eco-conscious homeowners. &...
Easy Home Upgrades/Add style, function to interior, exterior spaces
...ear sealed-battery atom provides added home protection and eliminates the need to replace the batteries for the life of the alarm.for more information, visit firstalert.com. upgrade your home with natural light there's no better way to breathe new life into interior spaces than decorating with light.  velux energy star-qualified, solar-powered fresh air skylights bring natural light an...
5 Easy Ways to Refresh Your Home
... sight: thoroughly wash windows until they are dirt-free so the sun can shine through. capitalize on sunny days, no matter the season, by opening curtains and shades instead of using harsh bulbs. the natural light will soften the look of the room, making it more inviting, not to mention the savings on your energy bills. • sound: curate a cleaning playlist full of your favorite upbeat tracks. fo...
Color Your Kitchen
...nd odor-resistant. for added convenience, elkay's unique quartz finishing process delivers a satin-smooth, on-porous surface that prevents foods, liquids and bacteria from sticking to it. because natural quartz is four times harder than granite, it has the ability to resist scratches, smudges, heavy impact and heat up to 535 f, making it both a practical and attractive option. explore a varie...
Natural Stone in the Shower
... when it comes to beauty, few building materials can compete with natural stone. one-of-a-kind markings, dramatic colors and rich finishes make it a popular choice, especially in bathrooms where it can transform a utilitarian space into a spa-like retreat.  long considered a great choice for countertops, more homeowners are now installing natural stone in the shower.stone can be a good ...
3 easy home improvement projects you can tackle right now
... during the milder months - like summer and fall - homeowners naturally tend to prioritize working on the exterior of their houses, because the weather is nice. but in the winter, we're more apt to tackle smaller home improvement projects inside. this seems like a no brainer, right? after all, no one wants to redo landscaping when it's 35 degrees outside. with that in mind, chip gaines, host...
5 residential design trends in hardwood
...wood ceilings it used to be that hardwood planks primarily went on floors or walls, but today they're appearing on residential ceilings too. "simple poplar beadboard, painted white or with a light natural stain, looks crisp and airy overhead, adding visual interest while remaining quiet and unassuming," says rebecca ascher, ascher davis architects in new york and newport, rhode island. "for a m...
Trend alert: Wood planks warm up ceilings and walls
... unity." in some rooms, the wood ceilings extend past clerestory windows to create covered porches that link the interior of the house to the mountain landscape outside. more drama is provided by the natural light that streams through the clerestories and across the ceilings, changing the look of the red oak boards throughout the day. rebecca ascher, principal at ascher davis architects in new ...
The many moods of modern design
...al style. european minimalism synonymous for simplicity and functionality, european minimalism is well versed in the notion of less is more. clean lines and simple ornamentation allow for an open, natural flow, while a muted color scheme and light wood floors create the foundation of a calming space. the neutral palette is balanced with rich textures, mixed materials and natural lighting to inv...
3 ways to turn discarded wood into beautiful home decor
... adding new life to their walls is by paneling them with reclaimed wood. to achieve this look, purchase a number of pallets, cut them into various sizes and arrange them on your wall. to enhance the natural beauty of the wood and to show off your own personal style, pick a few of your favorite stain colors and apply them to the wood. if you are looking for bright and bold colors or subtle cottage...
3 Ways Soapstone Enhances Home Design
...spaces and more. there are three primary reasons for the revived interest in soapstone, according to steven schrenk, digital media director and design consultant at polycor, who has been working with natural stone for 22 years. aesthetics: one major factor driving soapstone’s appeal is shifting aesthetic trends. while designers and homeowners have been fascinated by the bright, wide range of colo...
Bathroom renovations even the pickiest in-laws will love
...other-in-law's commentary on the dripping showerhead, your brother-in-law's judgment of the archaic toilet that uses gallons of water per flush, and your sister-in-law's reaction to the total lack of natural light. renovating a bathroom is almost always a good investment. making bathroom upgrades that will not only improve the value of your home and your enjoyment of it, but also satisfy the most...
5 Ways To Do A Quick Kitchen Makeover
...morning coffee, you could be due for a kitchen makeover. check out these ways to spruce up your kitchen. 1. add style with new countertops nothing will liven up a kitchen more than new countertops. natural colors complement stainless steel appliances, but you can choose from a wide array of hues, making the look as simple or as sophisticated as you want. granite and quartz offer a gorgeous look,...
Harvest Your Own Home Decor
...ues of the pumpkins and gourds. place them atop a swatch of soft plaid for a multi-textured look that celebrates the season indoors. for a unique outdoorsy look, piece together a birch wreath using natural supplies such as twig stems, cattail stems and foliage. find more harvest perfect fall home decor at joann.com. harvest fall lanternsskill level: beginner crafting time: 3-5 hours ...
Bold and Blended
... room in the house you’re sprucing up. in the kitchen or bathroom, choosing the right style and material of countertop can make or break your intended design. for example, the beauty of granite’s natural patterns make it a one-of-a-kind look for your home, while a newer kitchen design trend, stainless steel, provides a distinctive look. another easy way to play with the texture in your h...
Shop Your Way to an Organized Closet
...et with these tips: empty out your closet. if you don’t have a closet system in place, choose one that is attractive and complements your style. an option like the closetmaid suitesymphony system in natural gray is perfect for reach-in or walk-in closets. it is completely diy and lets you design a personal organization system to fit a wide range of storage needs, such as long hang, double hang, ...
Simple Steps to Maintain Natural Stone
... (family features) natural stone adds elegance and style to any home. with a nearly endless array of colors, textures and designs, it’s easy to create a one-of-a-kind look for your kitchen or bath. however, without proper care, that carefully selected natural stone may quickly start to show wear and tear. not only does natural stone lend a beautifully sophisticated aesthetic, it’s generally rega...
Make your home feel bigger without adding space
...d work better. replace dark drapes and carpets with lighter colors, paint the walls in pale neutral hues, and ditch the sectional that dominates three walls of your small living room. next, look up. natural light can help a space feel bigger and brighter, and modern skylights, like those from velux america, make it easy to bring natural light into virtually any room. a before/after video of a ch...
5 easy ways to 'charge up' your recycling habits
...2recycle.org/locator. buy recycled products. recycling gives new life to old products by turning them into new ones. by using recycled materials in their products, manufacturers conserve energy and natural resources and reduce waste in landfills. checking the labels for products that are recycled and eco-friendly when making a purchase is the easiest way to be a responsible consumer. participat...
4 nursery design trends you'll love now - and later!
... nursery is the perfect stepping stone to get imaginations spinning and curiosity for nature growing. there is a warmth and coziness that comes from nature-inspired decor. think fuzzy animal mobiles, natural wooden accents, and a whimsical birch tree wall mural from murals your way to create a space where you’re little one will feel calm and peaceful. birch not your thing? murals your way has thou...
You're Free! Five Great Ideas for Repurposing Kids' Bedrooms
...or benches for relaxing as you apply makeup, try on shoes and accessories and create the perfect outfit. meditation room: create a space to recharge yourself physically and mentally, perhaps with natural light, a sound system and elements of nature like plants, flowers and/or a water fountain. to achieve a zen quality, minimal furniture and accessories are recommended. pastels or dark colors a...
How to use color psychology when painting your home
...k colors and this color reminds me of the deep turquoise part of the ocean," she says. "this would make a great front door color on a white or gray colored house. this color would pair well with some natural stone or brick or wood." violets purple tones are immediately attractive to children, making them a great paint option in playrooms or bonus rooms. additionally, violet is also a stunning ac...
Secrets to marrying style, eco-sense and luxury in any bathroom
... luxury and environmental awareness can also meet in other aspects of a well-appointed bathroom, including design, decor and accessories. for example, adding a skylight can fill a bath with wholesome natural light that nourishes the body, mind and spirit while also helping reduce dependence on artificial light sources. the skylight can also provide passive ventilation — all while preserving much-d...
4 DIY projects for your first home
...t-in shelving or simply streamline clothes hangers for an organizational boost you’ll thank yourself for every day. or you can tackle a popular closet upgrade: lining a traditional closet with cedar. natural cedar looks great, smells great and keeps moths and mildew away. it’s a classic and high-end upgrade that’s not terribly expensive or time-intensive. when your friends or family open your clos...
5 ways to design with the 1980s comeback kid: Marble
... front door. add sophistication to the kitchen. the marble aesthetic will continue to be a staple in the kitchen, as there are few countertops that look as luxurious and everlasting. however, the natural material should be used with caution on high-traffic surfaces like countertops. considered a porous soft stone, marble requires regular sealing, and accidental spills from wine, acid or ...
The many moods of modern design
...tyle. european minimalism synonymous for simplicity and functionality, european minimalism is well versed in the notion of less is more. clean lines and simple ornamentation allow for an open, natural flow, while a muted color scheme and light wood floors create the foundation of a calming space. the neutral palette is balanced with rich textures, mixed materials and natural lighting to...
Marvin® Windows and Doors Expands Contemporary Studio Collection
...architects and builders with modern window and door solutions. with the expanded offerings, professionals and homeowners now have even more options to perfectly complement their contemporary look. "natural materials, sleek designs and modern styling all contribute to our enhanced contemporary studio collection, providing even more avenues to bring out the best in contemporary design," said kris ...
Dispelling Myths About Natural Stone
... (family features) natural stone is one of the most beautiful materials available for residential and commercial design. each piece is unique and can fit effortlessly into a variety of decors, making it a top choice for consumers and designers. while natural stone is a popular material, there are several myths surrounding its use that cause homeowners to question its practicality. myth: natural...
Accents to Update Any Space
...tenciled art pillows crafting time: more than 5 hours skill level: some experience necessary supplies and tools: buttercream 12-by-12-inch stencil paisley blossom (71852) 2 16-by-16-inch natural pillow covers 1 each of buttercream fabric paints in dainty pink, lipstick red, ginger, ivy lane, fortnight blue buttercream brushes stencil set 2 16-by-16-inch pillow forms ...
5 Pops of Pattern to Instantly Upgrade Interiors
...nt for contemporary and universal. the lively repetition of eye-catching, sharp lines is ideal for spaces that draw attention in one direction and evoke a strong sense of place. using earth tones and natural colors add to the global feel of the pattern, while cool neutral colors provide a calming aura. * '70s revival - with retro trends making a comeback in both fashion and design, modernizing r...
A Kitchen Designer Tells All - Five tried-and-true tips for rocking your kitchen remodel
...ty is key, especially when it comes to countertops. softer stones like marble are beautiful, but also very delicate and require special care. if you're looking for a material that gives the look of a natural stone, but can stand up to anything, consider an all-natural sintered compact surface. "personally, i cook often, i'm a little clumsy with red wine, and i'm not religious about using a triv...
5 Freezer Hacks that Save Time & Money
...ted, according to the united nations environment programme. that's about 20 pounds per person every month! in terms of money, that's an alarming $165 billion in wasted food annually, according to the natural resources defense council. a smarter freezer storage plan, coupled with buying in bulk, saves time, money, decreases waste and makes for a more organized home. you can maximize the value o...
Wood Trails
...products, such as wood trails, to perform at the high standards of porcelain tile. wood trails also features the use of digital technology, creating the most realistic graining and knotting found in natural wood. all four colors are offered in 6”x20” plank sizes. wood trails has a beautiful matte finish, and is recommended for residential installations only. ...
Montpellier
...montpellier, a high-density ceramic tile, brings stunning marble design to ceramic tile. montpellier reinvents the subtle veining and natural color variation found in marble. the soft transition of colors throughout the tile creates a feeling of soothing tranquility, elevating any design to a new level. high density ceramic tiles by interceramic® are produced using advanced technology that allows...
Your Perfect State of Organization
...our progress can really be rewarding. already organized if your home is already organized, you know that keeping clutter at bay is a full-time job. be sure to keep a watchful eye on areas that naturally accumulate clutter, such as entryways and child play areas. if you do have children, get them involved in the organization process by teaching them where items belong and how to store them. ...
Save on Splurge-Worthy Home Styles
... aged wood; yet can be installed without concern for water damage, warping or wear and tear. with advanced technologies, tile manufacturers are also able to create visuals that capture the look of natural stone. veining, color variations and even textured surfaces make them often indiscernible from the real thing. some examples include daltile's marble (marble falls) and slate-look (porada) col...
Tips for Tackling Holiday Messes
...ightened before the guests arrive. prep your kitchen surfaces. often serving as the base camp for holiday entertaining, the kitchen deserves some extra attention. for kitchens with granite and other natural-stone surfaces, use an effective cleaner, such as the granite gold three-part system of cleaning, sealing and polishing before the party to ensure that it looks cleaner - and finger-print free...
Earth-Friendly Ways to Welcome Babies, Pets
...s have other things in common: their precious paws touch just about everything, and whatever they can reach might end up in their mouths. so around these curious cuties it's a good idea to clean with naturally derived cleaners. tackling the to-dos that come along with these new additions is also a good time to adopt other green habits that will help preserve pretty places for them to explore a...
Why Emergency Preparedness Matters/Tips to Prevent Storm Damage
..., but it can only power a few items for a few hours. * a standby generator is an automatic, permanent backup power solution. it requires professional installation outside the home. it is powered by natural gas or liquid propane and turns on automatically during a utility power outage to keep a home's lights, furnace, ac units and other appliances on while the power is out. emergency prepare...
Emergency Preparedness Tips/Prepare your home for a power outage
...nsfer switch provides a seamless and permanent backup power solution. it is professionally installed outside the home and can power more of your home's appliances for long periods of time. powered by natural gas or liquid propane, recent power management technology has allowed homes to still receive whole-house backup electricity, but with a smaller, more affordable generator than in years past. ...
Make Your Home Smarter
...zed window shades were a luxury only the rich and famous could enjoy - that is until smartphone technology came into play. with the touch of a finger, homeowners can now adjust their curtains and the natural light streaming into their rooms with one of several applications. these special systems even allow you to set a schedule for opening your shades, so you can wake up to natural light every mor...
Home Updates That Go Back In Time/Revive the charm of mid-century modern design
... spout, creating a multi-sensory experience which offers an elegant, beautiful water flow. simplistic furniture furniture from this era is characterized by clean, straight lines which play up the natural beauty of the design. pieces that are stripped down to a simple form often speak louder than those with excess detailing. simplistic kitchen chairs or cabinets with wood detailing in the livin...
Safe, Green Ways to Protect Family & Home
...to nest and call home. * be sure to mow your yard on a regular basis to reduce the risk of a flea or tick outbreak. * to keep pests from outdoor areas where your family spends time, use nature-cide natural outdoor insect & pest spray, which can be used to eradicate and prevent outdoor insect, reptile and rodent infestations. adorn your yard with proper plants: * a sturdy, healthy plant is le...
Setting the Mood for Summer in the Home
...the kids or relaxing over coffee before the start of a new day. elevating the ambiance at home. create a relaxing environment with lamps, dimmer switches and candles. choose light bulbs that mimic natural light (you can buy them at any hardware store). the flickering light of a scented candle can add a touch of ambiance and soothing light. also consider hanging a pretty fixture in the center of...
Caring for Your Stone Surfaces
...ertops and vanities for their durability and to add more value to the home. but in the end, nothing beats the most visible benefit - that rich shine and luster right after the workmen install the new natural stone. it's that gorgeous shine homeowners desire to maintain. for some, their lustrous granite or marble surfaces are the envy of dinner guests. for others, it's a feeling of frustration a...
Colorful Springtime Crafts - Easy projects add color to the home
...celebrate the uplifting colors of spring with easy-to-make crafts that bring inspiration and creativity to the home. natural appeal let the wild charm of the outside world inside your home this season. the use of moss brings a full spectrum of gentle greens to your door or wall with this moss letter, a simple project from the crafting experts at jo-ann fabric and craft stores. with the use of ...
A Sparkling, Spotless Home-Spring cleaning solutions to make your house shine
...do you need to tidy up your home for spring? this vibrant season lends natural inspiration to home cleanup projects in every room. whether you need to provide some overdue tlc to the tub, want a solution to freshen up the floors or long for laundry care that is safe for your family, refer to this guide for tips that will make your home feel shiny and new again. easy to manage and maneuver if d...
Bringing the Outside Indoors/Making Patio Space an Extension of the Home
...ce. let this area serve as a transitional space where the outside world connects with the comforts of your interior. here are a few tips to make your outside world an extension of your home: choose natural materials for chairs, sofas, rugs, pillows and other décor, choose natural patterns, textures and fibers. pair materials like hemp, rattan, bamboo, wicker and jute, with softer textures, such...
Shedding Light on Replacement Windows
...windows can bring new life to existing homes by letting in fresh air, flooding rooms with natural light and opening up beautiful views. they also come in all shapes, sizes and materials. important considerations for selecting the right window are type, material, style, climate and budget. type a pocket window is perfect in situations where the home's existing window frame and surrounding wall...
Control the Clutter with Drop Zones
...after returning home from a long day at work, a weekend soccer tournament or an all-day shopping excursion, it's natural to want to drop everything and relax. however, literally dropping everything can cause a tremendous amount of clutter in the home, leading to stress, misplaced items and wasted time. to eliminate the clutter that busy lifestyles create, try establishing designated drop zones thr...
Seven Small Changes With Big Impact
...and add plenty of cushions for comfort.   7. let there be light - instantly change the look and feel of a room just by changing the lighting. simply change your bulbs to one offering more natural light or swap out the entire light fixture for instant beauty. whether you update one room or transform your entire house, these simple changes will turn your home into a sanctuary that trul...
Seaside Inspiration for the Home
...les, and items like sand dollars and shells in a wooden tray. this antique-look photo frame accent table is ideal for displaying fun-in-the-sun photos past and present. a whitewashed finish is the natural choice for breezy, beachcomber appeal. you can find more beach-inspired projects like this at www.joann.com/projects/. photo frame accent table some experience necessary approximate craf...
Create Budding Home Updates
... add one or two accent pieces that feature artificial flowers. from pillow cases to lamp shades, this look is everywhere and will add a cheerful glow to any room. * stay away from colors that don't naturally occur. for example, a rose in a bright blue shade will not convey the same amount of charm as a dusty pink. for more fun projects to liven up your home décor, visit www.joann.com/projects. ...
Green Ways to Beautify Your Home
...nd detergents. look for products with plant-based ingredients and that are free from artificial chemicals, colors and fragrances. and learn to make your own cleaners, too. baking soda and vinegar are natural products with a lot of cleaning power. making some green improvements around your house is easier than you think - and the payoff is a beautiful home and a better environment...
Your bedroom: the key to a restful night's sleep
...om. "get rid of your phones, tvs and ipads while in bed. the artificial light will interrupt your sleep cycle and keep your brain activated, making it harder to get to sleep and keep you off the more natural sleep patterns," brown says. bedding: "a comfortable mattress enclosed in a hypoallergenic cover protects from dust mites and allergens such as animal dandruff and pollen," recommends he...
Ten lucky home decor trends for 2013
...kirk-rolley, senior marketing director at daltile, notes that one of the biggest style trends of the year will be porcelain tile that emulates the look of hardwood in high-traffic areas, offering the natural beauty of wood with the long-lasting durability and ease of maintenance of tile. rectangular-sized tiles - particularly those in long, linear plank styles - will remain popular in floor and wa...
Fresh Tips for Holiday Sparkle
...s using a classic pantry staple to make sure your home is fresh and inviting. a clean kitchen * in the kitchen, make sure your food prep area and tools are clean. instead of harsh cleaners, try natural, food safe arm & hammer baking soda. sprinkle it onto a clean, damp sponge or cloth, and wipe clean. rinse thoroughly and then dry. baking soda is great for counters, stainless steel sinks, cu...
Nick-of-time tips to make your home holiday ready
...r to change the look of countertops and cabinets. while you're swapping out knobs and drawer pulls, consider giving tired laminate countertops a coat of paint. add a new backsplash in ceramic tile or natural stone, or go quick and easy with peel-and-stick metal tile that evokes the look of classic tin. 3. guest bath/powder room after the kitchen, the guest bath or powder room will likely see...
Upgrading your kitchen from 'blah' to 'bling' for less
... of the countertop requires the right material for aesthetics and functionality. while there are numerous options, today's laminate countertops feature beautiful designs that mirror granite and other natural stones at a fraction of the cost, and with scratch-resistant finishes that are not only easy to clean but also resist common stains like peanut butter, permanent marker and red wine. because l...
Cleaning Made Simple
...as possible. use a steam mop to clean and sanitize the floor. many models have triangular pads to help you get into corners and around furniture more easily. -for other tiled areas - if your tile is natural stone, treat stains based on type. if the stain is calcium based, from grout buildup, mineral deposits or hard water, use a ph balanced cleaner for stone. bathroom freshen up the bathroom ...
Choosing the Right Light Bulb
...ing their packaging. for example, ge lighting has implemented a color-coding system to help you better understand the light that will be emitted from each bulb. color selections are modeled after the natural cycle of daylight, from sunrise to sunset. for example, yellow boxes represent bulbs with strong, vibrant light ideal for home cooking, cleaning and grooming, while purple boxes represent subt...
Five Tips for Wood Finishing Like a Pro
...orosity have a direct impact on the final color and appearance. * semi-transparent - adds color to the wood. products in this category still show wood grain and texture while hiding a little of its natural appearance. wood color and porosity have a direct impact on the final color and appearance. * solid - if applied correctly, this type of finish does not show any wood grain. the type of wood...
Freshen Up Your Home, Naturally
...if you've become accustomed to the scents of your own home, how can you really know if it's odor free? healthy living expert, building biologist and author lisa beres shares these simple solutions to naturally create and maintain a fresh home: kitchen refrigerator: remove foul odors and stains from leftovers in the fridge by cleaning the drawers and shelves with a homemade cleaning solution. si...
Top kitchen upgrades that blend beauty and value
...ure you can adjust the amount of light that enters your kitchen from a skylight while dressing up your decor. if a traditional skylight isn't right for your needs, you can still enhance the room with natural light; tubular models like velux's sun tunnel skylights use reflective tunnels to deliver light from above and are usually less expensive. add an optional light kit and the units provide light...
New mobile app puts flooring in hand
...ere almost 1.2 billion mobile web users worldwide, the international telecommunication union estimated. this includes nearly half (46 percent) of americans, according to a 2011 study by comscore. naturally, many of these mobile web users are homeowners and maximizing the value of their biggest investment is at the forefront of their minds. flooring is vital to achieving that goal, and a new fl...
Simple Switches to Spruce Up Any Home
... wood's seasonal swap outs* art: switch out art in frames with nature-inspired, seasonal illustrations. for example, leaves for fall or flowers for spring.* furniture displays: create a "cabinet of natural curiosities" by putting seasonal elements from nature on display. birds' nests, seashells, moss and acorns take on a sculptural quality when displayed in groups.* rugs: change up area rugs acc...
Creating the perfect master suite retreat
...ovide the feeling of open spaces - like the open sea. because the bed will be the focus of the room, keep the shades simple. try bamboo window shades to maintain the casual flow while allowing in natural light. use whimsical decor pieces such as glass bedside lamps and palm plants throughout the rest of the room to complete the theme. looking for low-cost design elements? corral beautiful shel...
Going Green: Laminate Flooring Is the Homeowner's Eco-Friendly Choice
...of materials fused together through a unique lamination process. thanks to the layer of high-definition photography used to give laminate flooring its beauty, laminate creates the realistic look of a natural resource – such as wood, marble or stone – without actually using it, so fewer raw materials are used in the manufacturing process. "the manufacture of laminate flooring doesn't involve the...
A Beauty Routine for Your Furniture
...ttract spills, such as a kitchen table, clean weekly. spray the cleanser onto a cotton cloth to help prevent spotting. wipe in the direction of the wood grain. * polish - enhance and maintain wood's natural luster by polishing it twice a month. use a no-wax, no-silicone product to restore natural radiance, free from greasy film and fingerprints. additional special care for wood * moisturize -...
Time-Saving Cleaning Tips for Busy Moms
...it's no surprise that mothers make compromises every day. a recent survey of 1,000 american moms by green works naturally derived cleaners revealed that 57 percent admit to turning down bedroom time with their mate to clean the house. this number soars to 74 percent for new moms. in addition, the survey found that moms don't get to take breaks for special occasions. in fact, half of all moms re...
Clean House Naturally and Avoid Toxic Cleansers
...with harsh ingredients and chemicals. in fact, you can easily clean using inexpensive products already in your kitchen, such as vinegar, baking soda and lemon juice. use these tips to clean your home naturally. start seeing clearly: after months of winter weather, windows are often coated with a layer of grime. a solution of 2 teaspoons of white vinegar and 1 liter of warm water can be used to...
What's Your Style? Fresh decorating ideas for your home.
... the things you love to add elements that express your personality: feel connected to nature? display elements from nature to add earthy touches to a room. look for beautiful rocks and geodes. use natural fabrics, wood-wicked candles, and display sprigs of lavender and green leaves in ceramic vases or mason jars. scent: lavender & juniper berry. wish you could visit the mediterranean? freshe...
Spring into 2012 with the hottest colors for your home
...e epidermal, faded mint and feather lite. primitive. a meandering path through the forest takes us past colors only to be found in nature. deep barks, shocking citrines and raw earth inspired the natural colors of this palette. the primitive colors are as mysterious as the shaded canopy of the woods that inspired them. suffused with energy, they speak to growth, regeneration and life. this nat...
Interior design trends: Easy seasonal changes refresh and revive your home
...on it's such an inspirational season, and houseplants are a great tool for awakening that sense of nature and bringing the outdoors inside. houseplants make any room look more luxurious, and they are natural air cleaners, awakening the senses of spring's fresh air. good, low-maintenance indoor houseplants include the peace lily, spider plant and snake plant. interior decor can also reflect the...
Selling or staying put, 'daylighting' improvements pay off for homeowners
... in their homes for the foreseeable future. bringing the daylighting concept home industrial and office designers have long used daylighting - the concept of illuminating interior spaces with natural light from above - to improve energy efficiency, healthfulness and functionality of rooms. the slower housing market and sluggish economy have raised homeowner interest in the concept. "da...
Prep Your Home for Months Indoors
...y items such as garden hoses, outdoor toys and potted plants. store outdoor furniture. before you store lawn or patio furniture, scrub each piece thoroughly with arm & hammer baking soda - this natural cleaning method means that you won't need to worry about harsh chemicals washing off onto your lawn. baking soda can also be used to eliminate odors from seat cushions or remove the grease fro...
Top Tips for Party Prep
...t thing a host can do to make an immediate difference in its look and feel. "when properly cleaned and protected, there is nothing that surrounds a room in luxury and stands the test of time like natural stone," says benedict, host of diy network's "weekend entertaining" and author of four books including "the sophisticated cookie" and "celebrations." "and, just like leather and wood in yo...
A Down-to-Earth Guide to Home Heating and Cooling
...owner pays about $1,900 a year on utilities, most of it going toward heating and cooling bills. a growing number of homeowners are finding savings in their own back yards by utilizing the earth’s natural energy to heat and cool their homes. it’s called geothermal energy — and it can save you some green while you’re going green. geothermal systems — also known as ground source heat pump syst...
Make Your Home Cleaner and Greener
...five times higher than outdoor levels. these pollutants - as well as chemicals found in many products today - can irritate allergy and asthma sufferers. "more people than ever are looking to make natural changes in their home to help improve their family's environmental health," said dr. shannon thyne, associate professor of pediatrics at ucsf and medical director of the pediatric asthma and a...
Top 10 Bathroom Trends
...facturing practices to create their tiles. a hint of nature: wood and stone are in-demand materials for bathroom design. wooden soaking tubs and stone tiles and bathtubs retain heat well and add a natural feel to any bathroom. fine furniture: the right vanity can transform a mediocre bathroom into a luxurious escape. "homeowners want their bathroom cabinetry to resemble the elaborate pieces...
Make Every Day Earth Day
..., too. some schools sponsor "walk to school" days to help cut emissions and get kids more physically active. clean green. you don't need harsh chemical cleaners to take care of household cleaning. natural products like baking soda can tackle many of your everyday chores. church & dwight co., inc, the maker of arm & hammer was the first corporate sponsor of the original earth day in 1970 and eve...
Great Looking, Durable, Affordable and Easy-to-Install: Top Reasons Why Armstrong’s New Duality Vinyl Flooring Dazzles
...res and benefits unique to each selection. from the unique markings of dramatic slate to modular designs that mimic the look of a ceramic installation, the stone collection captures the beauty of natural material and provides warmth and comfort underfoot. the wood looks echo the timeless sophistication and rich graining of natural hardwood. alternatives include looks that are visually exotic, ...
Planning an Outdoor Oasis
... as hedges, trees, lattice screens, raised garden beds, railings, a gazebo or fence to frame your space. * ceilings provide shelter and shade. think of awnings, umbrellas and pergolas. or use what's naturally there, like the branches of a shade tree. * flooring could be the existing lawn, a mulched pathway or a created floor such as a concrete or flagstone patio, or deck. decide the elements...
The master suite: a haven within your home
...rsuit of happiness and piccolo. nothing ties a room together better than luxurious design elements like custom-made fabric headboards and coordinating bedding in silks, egyptian cottons and other natural fibers. think mix-and-match when it comes to furniture - eclecticism rules in 2011. the pervasive influence of steampunk - a quirky mix of old and new - makes it perfectly fine to blend a cont...
Arley Wholesale Donates Huge Amount of Tile for Haiti Rebuild
...utive year as no. 1 out of 1.4 million charities in the united states, with 100% of its expenses going directly to global programs. operation compassion focuses on three priorities: (1) responding to natural disasters both domestic and global; (2) providing inspiration, information, training and resources to help mobilize churches, individuals and community groups to provide food and basic necessi...
Top 10 home decor trends for 2011
...emp - which are environmentally friendly, contribute to healthy indoor air quality, and can be repurposed or recycled at the end of their lifespan - will be in high demand. vollf adds that using such natural textures as hemp, jute, organic cotton, recycled polyester, bamboo fiber, organic wool and linen, and soy silk will help keep it simple but still green. for more information on top trends,...
Anderson expands into laminate with enhanced finish - OptiGuard adds strength, realism
...ding clarity and one of the industry’s highest gloss levels. the surface is exceptionally smooth, fine and reflective.” • most realistic finish: “the clarity of the optiguard finish makes the most natural and realistic finish allowing the detail and design of the product to resonate. combine this with the durability of optiguard and you have the best laminate available today.” sandlin said b...
Mohawk Industries Turning “Green” Into Green: Ideas You Can Use Today
...three key principles: • profit: the lasting economic impact a business makes for itself and community. • people: engaged in the business and community to make an impact. • planet: stewardship of natural resources to ensure healthy continuity. using these, stores have been able to make immediate changes that result in better profitability. here are some ideas you can start implementing toda...
Hardwood finishes are more eco-friendly than ever
..., too. most manufacturers have online calculators to help you determine exactly how much finish to buy, but if you end up with extra paint, stain or sealer, there's no need to worry. because of their natural ingredients, water-based finishes do not need to be taken to a hazardous waste center. simply let open containers sit in a well-ventilated area, and once they solidify, place them in the trash...
Keep fresh air flowing during dry winter months
...ors. extra tips for a happier, healthier, warmer winter: * reverse the switch on your ceiling fans so they blow upward, toward the ceiling. by doing so, you will reduce cooling drafts and force naturally rising heat back down into the room. * add a touch of green. house plants are a small, but natural source of oxygen, and will liven up any room. * on pleasant or mild winter days, ha...
Besa’s Darci Creates A Wider Vision For Vanity Lighting
...thbars feature opal handcrafted glass. the flattened cylinder-shaped glass, open at both ends, has a low-profile look that sits just off the wall. it offers useful light with refined beauty that fits naturally in contemporary vanity settings. the design also coordinates with besa’s larger darci wall sconces. darci vanity luminaires are available with gu-24 lampholders. 13w quad-style self-ball...
Pergo to unveil printing technology in 2011
...rfectfold locking technology (fcnews, sept. 28/oct. 5, 2009) and, as it prepares for next year’s introductions, a new printing innovation has been announced. developed by pergo’s global r&d group, natural variations will appear on select décors in the manufacturer’s premium design collections in the u.s. and europe starting in the first quarter of 2011, noted david hartman, vice president of sa...
LEED Stop on Eugene Tour of Homes Features Hakatai
...s featured in 2010. cq interior design, los angeles and portland, worked closely with the homeowner in the floor to ceiling shower specification of the emperia series of mixed-medium glass mosaic and natural stone tiles from hakatai. the weeklong tour hosted by the home builders association of lane county, oregon, celebrated its silver anniversary by showcasing the work of 14 professional home ...
Wools of New Zealand builds brand value at Surfaces 2011
...l educational tools. surrounding wools of new zealand booth #2320 are 23 mill partners that make up the rest of the wools of new zealand brand area. each mill is taking advantage of the beautiful, natural benefits of new zealand wool to introduce exciting carpets and rugs. the wools of new zealand brand area will be identified with floor stickers and signage, accompanied by maps that will be ma...
USFloors commitment to environmental responsibility backed by actions
... flooring is harvested every six years. but usfloors takes it a step further by ensuring the formaldehyde and other volatile organic compounds (vocs) are minimized in the household. both usfloors’ natural bamboo and natural cork lines carry the greenguard children & schools certification for improved indoor air quality, greenguard’s most stringent testing requirement for indoor air quality cert...
Armstrong Green: Opportunity for customer service and better sales
...ble company. is there evidence the company is proactive about monitoring and minimizing the negative environmental impacts of its business? does it have targets for reduction of its use of energy and natural resources? does it replenish forests if utilizing lumber? are the materials sourced in compliance with chain-of-custody regulations? every consumer has her own definition for green, and mos...
How to cut more than $1,500 from your utility bill
... down the drain, be sure to repair kitchen and bathroom faucet leaks. hot water leaking at a rate of one drip per second can waste up to 1,661 gallons of water annually, as well as the electricity or natural gas that heats the water. average savings: $35 per year. lighting: * make a light switch. replace your five most frequently used incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs...
Top 10 home decor trends for 2011
...emp - which are environmentally friendly, contribute to healthy indoor air quality, and can be repurposed or recycled at the end of their lifespan - will be in high demand. vollf adds that using such natural textures as hemp, jute, organic cotton, recycled polyester, bamboo fiber, organic wool and linen, and soy silk will help keep it simple but still green. for more information on top trends,...
Kährs launches the Artisan Collection
...ated with kährs nature oil. the artisan collection will be the first north american kährs flooring introduced with the nature oil surface treatment. kährs nature oil enhances your floor's amazing natural beauty. the oil brings out the fine structure and graining while deepening the wood color. measuring 74 3/4" x 7 1/4" x 5/8", these woodloc© floors will add a rustic and dramatic effect to...
Planting a Rain Garden
...s across roofs and driveways, it picks up oil and other pollutants. municipal storm water treatment plants often can't handle the deluge of water, and in many locations the untreated water ends up in natural waterways. the epa estimates as much as 70 percent of the pollution in our streams, rivers, and lakes is carried there by storm water. to reduce the excess water runoff, many towns are enc...
TERAGREN® INTRODUCES NEW PORTFOLIO STRANDBAMBOO FLOATING FLOOR COLLECTION
...es and textures can be combined to complement each of the floors in the portfolio collection. color palette suggestions include light, reflective and golden tones to complement hewn tawny; fresh and natural colors for high tea; earthy neutrals to complement paris black; inviting, serene and elegant colors for rich cognac; and bold, sophisticated hues to accompany midnight black. the teragren™ ...
Inspired New Longer Wood Lengths in Laminate from Armstrong Floors
...a 30-year residential and a 5-year light commercial warranty. colors include coastline clam, boston tea, maritime gray, and river boat brown. it’s not just wood designs: new products emulate natural stones & ceramics the new armstrong laminate stones & ceramics collection offers a limestone in linen sand and tawny beige, as well as a new slate inspired by natural vermont slate, in fiv...
HomerWood floors offer a blend of the handcrafted and the contemporary in new patterns and finishes
...homerwood hardwood flooring extends its selection of unique visuals with new herringbone cut planks and uv-oil naturals options that enhance the exquisite styling of its premium hardwood floors. a hardwood floor pattern defines the look of any space, and the new herringbone design gives a room a distinct and sophisticated look. in herringbone, the hardwood floor strips are laid in a diagonal ...
Wilsonart Contract Flooring Moves to Main Street
...izontal-cut bamboo brings a wide variation of color into its knuckled texture. the depth and range of color presents a wealth of design opportunities. this design is a sister coloration to bamboo – natural. sapele a native species of tropical africa, the exotic sapele’s distinctive figuring allows one plank to have a ribbon effect while another features cathedrals: a classic look for design lo...
J Mish Donates Wool Yarn to Help Soak up BP Oil Spill
...will soak up oil!!     we generate leftover wool yarns on every production run, and had over 3,000 pounds of wool that we could dispatch to the cause immediately.   excess access is requesting any natural fibers toward the cause. for more information visit: www.matteroftrust.org   to view other photos of the cleanup effort, visit: http://www.matteroftrust.org/programs/hairmatsphotos.htm...
Green Your Clean
...more people than ever are looking for more natural ways to keep their homes clean and free of harsh chemical fumes and residues. but there is still plenty of confusion about the best way to do that. with so many products making vague claims, it can be hard to make an informed decision. what works? what's truly natural? this guide to greening your clean will help you make smarter, more natural cle...
Naturally Clean and Fresh
...household products on hand. did you know baking soda can be used to polish silver flatware, deodorize your household, and exfoliate skin, among many other uses? why it works: baking soda is a natural, safe, effective and gentle solution for multiple personal and home cleaning needs, which is why it has been a household staple for over 160 years. arm & hammer has a long history of environme...
Color splashes into 2010 styles
...dramatic, over-sized patterns, in an “almost out of context scale,” according to bains. playful colors such as pink, turquoise and yellow will liven up neutral palettes. particularly in the interior, natural primaries like bright blue, yellow, green and red will lend new life. color will be a factor in the emphasis on what people want this year, rather than traditional space utilization, particula...
A New Breeze of Color for Karastan’s Classic Weaves and New Wovens with Casual Flair
...dalton, ga, february 19, 2010—the winds of change blow softly and naturally in karastan’s woven introductions for 2010. popular sisal-like weaves head into spring with fresh colors. several of these eco-friendly carpets are crafted of sustainable and renewable wools of new zealand brand wool for durability, easy care and comfort. they all have a free and breezy spirit that is both casual yet sophi...
Outdoor Rooms from Top to Bottom
...ior, implementing function and cohesive style. outdoor fabrics and accessories should reveal personality while adopting juxtaposed colors, textures and lines that translate easily, as if the interior naturally extends outdoors. according to kinbar, outdoor rooms have always existed; they are becoming more defined as new products arrive on the market that make these spaces as livable as indoor ...
Colorful New Shingles Inspire Home Makeovers
...at respect the architecture of your home. colonial, victorian, tudor, greek revival, even american foursquare and bungalow-style homes all have conventional color palettes. * take a long look at the natural setting of your home. woodland settings suggest earth tones. bright colors look best in sunny climates. be sure to check for neighborhood association restrictions on color choices. * brick, ...
Refresh Your Nest Affordable ways to liven up your home
...ome sparkle," said robinson. "it's like sunlight peeking through the clouds." distressed to impress modern country is ageless and exudes a comforting charm that takes imperfection to new heights. natural finishes, heavily distressed surfaces, reclaimed woods, rattan, wicker and other natural textures are livable finishes for busy families. and the look fits farmhouse style or urban loft with e...
Greener Living - Simple steps toward a more natural home
...whether it's out of concern for the environment or for a desire to live a more natural lifestyle, more people are making green decisions for their homes. in gallup's annual environmental poll (2008), 28 percent of americans said they've made major changes to their lives to protect the environment, while 55 percent said they have made minor changes. the most common changes involve recycling, conser...
Silestone Intro
...multi-dimensional functionality makes silestone natural quartz a better option for your home. silestone offers cutting-edge style and performance by staying at the front of innovation and design, offering you over sixty-five stunning colors and two exceptional textures. it is a non-porous surface that is scratch, stain and scorch resistant, backed by a 15-year limited manufacturer's warranty. si...
Choosing Tile
...our ceramic and porcelain tile collection consists of a wide variety of colours and textures, with some representative of natural surfaces such as wood, stone and metal. porcelains are hard wearing and can be resistant to extreme weather conditions, fading, scratches and heavy loads...
Choosing Natural Stone
...choosing natural ston...
Why wooden floors?
...as we choose a dream floor, we often ask ourselves the question: artificial or genuine? small wonder. laminate flooring and natural wood flooring have a number of advantages in common. a variety of designs and ease of installation are just a few of these. still, as those who have settled for a genuine wood floor say, the artificial product can never be a worthy match for a work created by perfect ...
Live Pure by BOEN Flooring
...live pure is an innovative new surface finish technology that gives boen floors an untreated and completely natural look and that keeps the natural color over time. in today's design world there is a strong emphasis on natural materials and surfaces. with the introduction of "live pure," hardwood floor specialist boen gives the opportunity to choose a flooring that preserves the naturalness of woo...
Karastan Wool the Natural Choice
...karastan wool the natural choice...
Florida Tile - Berkshire HDP
...itional used in both residential and commercial applications. the palette designed with the american taste in mind, will take your traditional hardwood and put it in high traffic and wet areas that a natural wood could never hold up to. with up to 40% recycled content, greenguard and porcelain tile certified, the line meets the .06% wet cof and includes and 4x24 bullnose to complete any interior i...
Waterproof Flooring that Looks Like Natural Hardwood - Introducing SolidTech Vinyl Planks
..."mohawk solidtech is a new generation of vinyl plank flooring. it combines the strength and rich visual of natural hardwood with the gorgeous fashion, durability and easy cleanability of a luxury vinyl tile or plank. perfect for active homes with kids and pets, solidtech floors are waterproof, stain- and wear-resistant while achieving the look and feel of real hardwood. a new and revolutionary f...
Mohawk Uniclic Laminate Installation with Chip Wade
...d clear of all debris, and the particulars of choosing and installing underlayment. he also provides techniques for creating a uniform expansion gap and maintaining variation in plank selection for a natural look as you lay your planks...
How to Install Solid Hardwood
...the natural beauty of solid hardwood floors…who doesn't love it? what you may not know is that the very natural aspect that gives this hardwood its stunning beauty requires some careful preparation to ensure a successful, lasting installation. watch as jack describes the right way to install solid hardwood flooring...
Breeze from Orian Rugs
...breeze is quickly going to become your favorite purchase. the perfect blend of natural tones in gray, beige, blue and ivory make it an easy addition to most spaces in your home. it also has durable backing to allow you to enjoy it...
Mohawk Group's Iconic Earth
...mohawk group’s iconic earth collection draws inspiration from natural stone formations over time. the stone visuals celebrate natural processes of geology with pops of sheen morphing and shifting throughout the floor. offered in complementing 12-inch x 36-inch plank and traditional 24-inch x 24-inch formatted styles, iconic earth features new metallic yarns allowing for a unique lustrous effect th...
Modern Bliss Collection Video - Milliken Floor Covering
...a cozy knit sweater. a warm woolen blanket. the bold seams of a fitted jacket. these natural textiles encourage and enhance every part of our daily lives. and now, inspired by the familiar comfort of these very fabrics, milliken has created an all-new collection of high-end carpeting. with 5 textured patterns and 16 hue selections, modern bliss offers a serene carpet solution that is not only beau...
FloorDaily.net: Kersey and Hollowell Discuss Engineered Floors' New Pentz Mainstreet Brand
... of floor focus magazine, discuss the strategy and products behind engineered floors' foray into the mainstreet commercial carpet market. listen to the interview to hear more about how this move is a natural next step as part of the integration of engineered floors and j+j flooring group...
We Are Moduleo
...moduleo® is the next generation of luxury flooring, combining the look, feel and durability of real, natural materials, with the straightforward installation and maintenance associated with vinyl flooring. we are bold. we are beautiful. we are different...
Forbo Flooring Systems Allura - LVT How It's Made
...ake you to our luxury vinyl tiles factory in coevorden in the netherlands. we show you how we make our allura lvt products and why they have such a high quality. are you looking for the aesthetics of natural wood or stone floors with the advantages of strong & comfortable vinyl? explore our new allura lvt collection. warm underfoot, sound absorbing, easy installation & maintenance. there is no oth...
Mohawk's TecWood floors are the perfect combination of strength and style for all homes.
...wood flooring is the traditional hallmark for taste, style, and performance. our tecwood is prized for its natural beauty and lasting durability, tecwood in the home makes a rich visual statement but keeps cleanup a breeze. that's why tecwood floors are the perfect combination of strength and style for all homes...
Mohawk's SolidWood in the home makes a rich visual statement but keeps cleanup a breeze.
...wood flooring is the traditional hallmark for taste, style, and performance. our solidwood is prized for its natural beauty and lasting durability, solidwood in the home makes a rich visual statement but keeps cleanup a breeze. that's why solidwood floors are the perfect combination of strength and style for all homes...
abstract
...A pattern or design not based on natural forms...
filament
...A single continuous strand of natural or synthetic fiber...
sisal
...Originally made of vegetable fibers, the carpet industry has recently captured the look of natural sisal and jute with the gentler, more comfortable synthetic alternatives. Wool and synthetic alternatives are almost worry-free and offer a variety of interesting textures, patterns and prints...
delustering
...Synthetic fibers with polymer additives and/or cross-section design modification that limit its natural brightness or reflectivity. Delustering improves soil-hiding characteristics, as it limits the soil magnification that would occur with clear or shiny fiber...
fiber
...A unit of matter, either natural or man-made, which forms the basic element of fabrics. The term refers to units which can be spun into a yarn or felting and can be processed by weaving, tufting, knitting or fusion bonding. Important properties include elasticity, fineness, uniformity, durability, soil resistance, luster, and denier...
latex
...A water emulsion of synthetic rubber, natural rubber, or other polymer. In carpet, latex is used for laminating secondary backings to tufted carpet, backcoating carpet and rugs, and for backcoating woven carpets and rugs. Almost all carpet latex consists of styrene-butadiene synthetic rubber (SBR) compounded with large quantities of powdered filler...
spun yarn
...Yarn that is made up of short lengths of fiber, either synthetic staple or natural fibe...
cork flooring
...One of the earliest of modern resilient floor coverings, the flooring is made from the bark of cork oak trees, a replenishable material. Cork flooring is available in tiles and sheet goods in natural unfinished cork, waxed cork, resin-reinforced waxed and vinyl impregnated cork in many colors including natural shades...
sisal flooring
...Rugs, mats and matting made from sisal, a natural plant material. Available woven and dyed in various colors, as well as machine and handpainted. Similar flooring is made of jute, coconut and seagrass...
slate
...A naturally laminated rock that is often used in regular and irregular shapes embedded in cement or mortar to create a hard-surface, patterned floor...
mosaic tile
...Formed by either the dust pressed or plastic method. Usually 1/4" to 3/8" thick with a facia area of less than six square inches. Made of porcelain or natural clay composition, with or without an abrasive mixture throughout...
natural clay tile
...A ceramic mosaic or paver tile made by dust-pressed or plastic method. Made from clays that produce a dense body with a distinctive, slightly textured appearance...
non-slip tile
...Tile with greater non-slip characteristics due to abrasive admixture, abrasive particles, grooves or patterns in the surface or because of natural non-skid surface characteristics...
paver tile
...Unglazed porcelain or natural clay tile formed by the dust-pressed method. Similar to ceramic mosaic tile in composition arc physical properties but relatively thicker with six square inches or more of facial area...
quarry tile
...Unglazed tile that is usually six square inches or more in surface area and 1/2 to 3/4" thick. Made by the extrusion process from natural clay or shale...
flat rubber
...Natural or synthetic rubber cushion with a flat finished appearance on both sides...
rippled rubber
...Natural or synthetic rubber cushion produced to give the appearance of bubbles on the surface and usually containing non-woven or paper scrim on the top side...
rubberized hair
...Needle-punched felt of clean, sterilized natural fiber coated with skid-proof resin on top and bottom...
textured rubber
...Natural or synthetic rubber cushion produced with a fine textured appearance on the bottom and non-woven or paper backing on the top...
lignin
...The main noncarbohydrate constituent of wood. Lignin is a "polymer" that functions as a natural binder and support for the cellulose fibers of wood...
natural rug
...Often refers to an ivory or earth-toned rug where the texture of the rug is the main feature. These rugs are usually made of sisal, jute or woo...
vegetable dyes
...Dyes made from plants and bark. They produce unusual shades of blue, green and other colors. They contain no synthetic chemicals and, due to their natural ingredients, tend to fade faster than chrome dyes...
Tactesse®
...Tactesse® fiber is the incredibly durable carpet with the uniquely soft touch. In the past only natural fibers could offer this caliber of softness. Now you can get this feel PLUS the added bonus of the large variety of styles and great maintenance qualities that STAINMASTER® 6,6 nylon offers...
species
...type of tree, such as oak, cherry or walnut. Different wood species have different hardness’s that affect durability; graining, which affects the board’s look; and indigenous color, which can be kept natural or stained...
beech
...nd chestnut, beech is most common in the higher altitudes of the Appalachian Mountain chain. Elegant and attractive, the American beech is a medium tall tree with the smoothest of all bark. It grows, naturally, along mountain slopes and rich uplands in nearly pure stands. It tolerates shade well making it one of the forest trees that can thrive beneath the canopy of taller species. American beech ...
mahogany
...traight grained but is prized for its figures which include stripe, roe, curly, blister, fiddleback, and mottle. Extremely strong, hard, stable and decay resistant. Finishes and stains to a beautiful natural luster.
patina
...The change in an object's surface resulting from natural aging due to wear and oxidation...
camel hair
...alone but is most often combined with fine wool for overcoating, topcoating, sportswear and sports hosiery. Because of the beauty of the color, fabrics containing camel’s hair are usually left in the natural camel color or dyed a darker brown. Light weight and soft, it is said that a 22 oz. camel fabric is as warm as a 32 oz. woolen fabric...
waterproof laminate
...minate's moisture-resistant core is designed to keep water from soaking into the material, staining it, or causing it to swell and buckle. However, it isn't waterproof in the same way as sheet vinyl, natural stone, or ceramic tile. Yet, it is an inexpensive alternative and does offer good water-resistance. Technically, most waterproof laminate is more water-resistant than fully waterproof...
resilient floors
...Resilient floors are created from carefully selected natural and synthetic materials. Today`s resilient flooring is a highly engineered combination of polymer materials. Polymers are large molecules composed of repeating structural units, which allow for increased strength and durability for the lifetime of the product...
NatureForm™
...Inspired by nature, Mannington's revolutionary, patented NatureForm embossing technology now makes it possible to replicate the beauty found in natural materials. The low gloss and texture found in NatureForm patterns create the most realistic ceramic, stone and wood visuals in resilient flooring. NatureForm·HG combines high gloss, or shine, with texture to add ...
chiseled tile
...When it comes to choosing tiles and cladding, it’s hard to match the beauty and timelessness of natural chiseled stone. Extremely popular, chiseled edge tiles have a fantastic rustic natural look. The chiseled techniques of the craftsmen are ancient, passed down from generation to generation. It is a style that has adorned floors and walls of courtyards, houses and palaces. ...
cork tile
...A floor surfacing unit made from natural cork shavings compressed and baked to be thoroughly and uniformly bonded together...
cork
...The bark of a tree commonly known as Cork Oak and native to the Mediterranean region. The bark naturally splits every 9 to 15 years and can be safely harvested causing no harm to the tree. Cork is naturally hypoallergenic and resistant to mold and mildew. ...
decorative layer
...The rotogravure printing process offers a multitude of design possibilities that are expressed through the decorative layer such as patterns, geometrics, natural stone designs and more...
homogeneous rubber flooring
...A rubber floor surfacing material, in sheet or tile form, that is of uniform structure and composition throughout.‚ It usually consists of compounded natural or synthetic rubbers, or both, in combination with mineral fillers, pigments, and other additives. ...
linoleum flooring
...Made of natural ingredients that include linseed oil, cork, limestone, wood flour and tree resins. The color goes all the way through, making it extremely wearable and durable. ...
resin
...Any of various solid or semi-solid amorphous fusible natural organic substances that are usually transparent or translucent and yellowish to brown and are formed especially in plan secretions, are soluble in organic solvents but not in water. Any of a large class of synthetic products that have some of the properties of natural resins, but are different chemically. ...
hard surface
...Hard Surface Flooring (not to be confused with "hardwood") is a family of flooring materials that includes concrete or cement, ceramic tile, glass tiles, and natural stone products. Ceramic tiles are clay products which are formed into thin tiles and fired. Ceramic tiles are set in beds of mortar or mastic with the joints between tiles grouted. Varieties of ceramic tiles include quarry ...
nylon carpet
...Due to nylon's excellent wear-resistance, it is widely used in carpeting. However, nylon is stained by certain natural and artificial food colorants; these include coffee, mustard, wine and soft drinks. While fluorochemical coatings are effective in protecting carpet from substances such as soil, they offer little protection from some types of acid stains. A number of methods were devel...
ColorMax
...at set your home apart. ColorMax offers superior color saturation and enhanced color clarity in every fiber. The ColorMax color palette is specifically made to coordinate with the blending you see in natural products like wood and stone. ...
luxury vinyl tiles
...Luxury vinyl tile, commonly referred to as LVT, offers the esthetics of realistic, natural wood and stone floors whilst giving having the advantages of strong and durable vinyl: warm underfoot, sound absorbing, tough & durable, with easy installation & maintenance. Luxury vinyl tiles come in several installation options: glue-down for heavy traffic, loose-lay for quick renovation, and c...
luxury vinyl
...Luxury vinyl features some of the most versatile, innovative, and high-performing flooring available. High-quality vinyl flooring offers the luxuriance and texture of more expensive natural materials, such as natural stone, ceramic tile, and hardwood, without busting your budget. Offered in plank, tile, and sheet formats, vinyl flooring boasts realistic visuals, easy installation, and a high le...

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