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The Best Multi-Family & Residential Property Flooring

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When choosing commercial flooring for multi-family and residential properties, the biggest considerations are probably durability and budget. You certainly want something that looks good, but you would likely select something for the design after you have met the durability and budgetary constraints. There are tons of flooring choices for commercial properties, so let’s take a […]

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The Best Types of Flooring for Schools and Classrooms

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Commercial flooring for schools and classrooms faces many distinct challenges. The flooring typically has very heavy traffic, and young folks are…well…messy. They don’t wipe their feet like adults do. Kids run or jump when they should be walking, and it’s not unusual for them to be carrying (and dropping) heavy or awkward books, backpacks , […]

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What Is Antron Carpet Fiber and Why Is It Important?

What Is Antron Carpet Fiber and Why Is It Important?

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In 1965, The New York Times ran an ad for some of the newest fibers invented by DuPont showing how great they were and how they would revolutionize clothing. The fibers they were talking about were Orlon (acrylic), Dacron (polyester), and Antron (nylon). Antron nylon is not new. What’s new is that it’s now being […]

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Uses of Inlay in Commercial Flooring

How to Choose the Right Commercial Flooring for Your Place of Business

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Whether you’re building out new commercial space or renovating the space you have, choosing the right flooring is an important decision. Your floor may have to withstand heavy traffic, last a long time, be easy to clean, and be an economic choice. So, how do you choose? Make a List of Priorities Start by making […]

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How to Keep Classroom Floors Clean

How to Keep Classroom Floors Clean

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Keeping classroom floors clean is challenging. No matter what kind of flooring there is, kids are, well, messy. They eat at their desks, they don’t wipe their feet carefully when coming indoors, and the floors in schools take a beating. Nevertheless, there are things you can do to make it easier to keep both hard […]

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Antron Fiber Carpet: The New Kid in Town

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If you haven’t heard, there’s a new nylon carpet fiber called Antron. It has some significant benefits over the other nylon fibers already on the market. So, let’s talk about it. What makes Antron different? The Antron fiber has a different shape. If you cut away other nylon fibers, they look like wheels with spokes. […]

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Fitness Center Flooring

The Willoughby Fitness Center – Fitness Center Flooring Installation

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For our most recent project with The Willoughby Fitness Center, our goals were to provide flooring for their fitness center that focused on durability, acoustics, safety, and ergonomics. Fitness flooring is probably the largest piece of equipment in any given fitness space. Everyone uses it and yet it’s a piece we usually don’t give much […]

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The Benefits of Carpet in Elementary School Classrooms

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Carpeting has evolved a lot in the recent past. Historically,commercial carpet wasn’t the number one go-to for classrooms. But today, there are some great, and easy-to-clean carpets available that might be a great choice for an elementary school classroom. Why? Cleanliness Now, there is carpeting that has a finish on it that makes liquids bead […]

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Daycare and Preschool Flooring Ideas

Daycare and Preschool Flooring Ideas

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If you’re choosing flooring for a daycare or preschool, there are many considerations to keep in mind. It might be helpful to make a two-tiered list of “must-haves” and “nice-to-haves”. Here’s our list. Your list might be slightly different. Must-Have – Easy to clean – Gives traction – Durable Nice-to-Have – Economical – Easy to […]

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How Often Should You Clean Your Carpet?

How Often Should You Clean Your Carpet?

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After a winter of snow, ice, salt, and deicer being walked into your building it is truly the time for a thorough Spring cleaning. Nevertheless, there are some guidelines for cleaning commercial carpet. There are basically three types of cleaning for carpeting: spot cleaning, deep cleaning, and regular vacuuming. Let’s look at them one at […]

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