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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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Flooring Surfaces for Schools

Flooring Surfaces in Schools

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#DidYouKnow Schools and universities need to consider a wide range of factors: the function of the space, aesthetics, maintainability, durability, comfort, acoustics, indoor air quality, and cost. According to the American School & University magazine, schools are about more than easy-to-clean floors. Teachers and students might be inclined to prefer softer surfaces, especially in the […]

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Carpet in Schools can Reduce Noise Levels and Improve Acoustics

Carpet in Schools can Reduce Noise Levels and Improve Acoustics

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In choosing commercial flooring covering for schools, appearance, safety, and cost are typically the priority. However, there are other considerations to keep in mind such as acoustics. Acoustics matter and can affect learning in schools. Studies show students learn by listening to the teacher and to each other. Excessive background noise or reverberation (i.e., many […]

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Classroom and Corridor Renovation

North Virginia Community College Carpet Installation

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Our goal at Eagle Mat when working with schools and universities is to design spaces that inspire student learning. This includes paying close attention to materials that are flexible, create engagement environments, and can handle wear and tear from the toughest weather conditions. For our most project with the North Virginia Community College, our goals […]

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Carpet and Indoor Air Quality in Schools

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The decision between choosing carpeting or hard flooring in schools has a direct impact on your classroom indoor air quality. Moisture can become trapped under hard surface flooring. Once moisture is trapped and unable to evaporate, the moisture can turn into mold and mildew. A better option is seamed carpet tiles that allow the moisture […]

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Commercial Carpeting for Schools and Universities

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Commercial carpeting can be a good solution in the academic setting. Carpeting has a number of advantages over other flooring surfaces: 1. It’s quiet. Carpet dampens noise which has a detrimental effect on the learning environment. 2. It’s healthy. Some types of carpeting are designed to trap allergens and small particulate matter. 3. It creates […]

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