May 22, 2018

    Forbo new Modul’up Vinyl Flooring: No Adhesive Needed

    Forbo Flooring Systems has launched a brand new adhesive free sheet vinyl product category into its flooring portfolio – Modul’up Vinyl Flooring. Requiring no adhesive, tackifier or double-sided tape, Modul’up saves on the cost and time of installation, meaning contractors can complete more jobs, quicker. With greater flexibility, excellent dimensional…
    May 21, 2018

    The Uzin flooring App for perfect floors.

    UZIN have a FREE flooring App for smart phones and tablets, which is designed to help you with advice and guidance regarding flooring specifications. It now includes the UZIN recommended adhesive guide where you can find adhesive recommendations for a variety of floor coverings from leading manufacturers. The UZIN Floor…
    May 21, 2018

    New collection from ege carpets: ReForm Terra

    ReForm Terra adds a new and organic design to the ReForm family that counts the Artworks, Foss, Legend, Matrix and Memory collections as well. Inspired by diverse landscapes from around the world Looking from far above, earth [in Latin: terra] is a spectacular view. Wild forests transform to a palette…
    May 14, 2018

    Fein multi-tools – Josche’s go to tool for…

    Fein interviewed Josche Frankenberger last October following the launch of the new generation of Fein Multi-tools in 2017. An experienced prop maker and furniture designer, he answers questions on his work, talks about his workshops and discusses his reasons for using and investing in Fein, nearly two decades on. Josche Frankenberger…
    May 4, 2018

    Floorwise introduce a new range of tread in-fills…

    Floorwise is now offering a range of new tread in-fills for its Aluminium Stair Nosings, providing contractors with more functionality from its great value line featuring straight, rake and bullnose profiles. Suitable for internal and external use, floorwise nosing can now be fitted with specially developed anti-slip in-fills in a range…
    May 3, 2018

    Precision Cutting and Control with Hultafors Tools’ Newest…

    As professional craftsmen know, Hultafors’ can deliver just about anything you need for measuring, levelling and marking; striking, cutting and chopping; even prying and wrecking. That’s why they’ a range of tools that can handle tough applications, last for ages and feel right when you’re working on site. Hultafors’ HBX…

      UZIN flooring systems used at Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust

      The flooring contractor Superior Finish (Contracts) Ltd was asked to replace the 30 year old floor with new vinyl tiles. The new flooring had to be installed in the very busy corridors that link different areas of the hospital, so the contractor installed the new floor overnight and in sections so the corridors could be used whilst the job was being carried out. As the corridors are frequently used to transport beds and patients between various departments, Superior Finish (Contracts) Ltd turned to a UZIN system due to their extremely reliable installation systems. Electric tugs are also used daily to…

      3 Ways to ensure your wood flooring lasts longer

      Here are three ways to keep your wood flooring looking brand new for longer. A well-made and properly installed wood floor shows that you care about your home or business. We want to share with you the three best ways to keep a long lasting and high quality wood floor. The Supplier As you probably know, if you buy a low quality and cheap product you are going to end up with some pretty bad results. The Solid Wood Flooring Company are a different kind of wood flooring specialist compared to most. We utilise our 35+ years’ experience to make…

      2 One Day Training Academies at Multi-Hire, Shot-Blasting and Floor Stripping

      If you know pretty much everything there is to know about your job, then either your job’s so boring that you bitterly regret not trying harder at school, or you’re just about ready to retire! The fact is that in this fast-moving world knowledge is your greatest drawback or competitive advantage, depending on how much you have. Customers feel safe when they’re in the hands of someone who knows what he or she is talking about, and that’s a feeling they’re prepared to pay a premium for. If your product knowledge is wafer thin, then you have only one thing…

      Atkinson & Kirby provides a lesson in Engineered Oak Flooring style at the Heriot Watt University

      Atkinson & Kirby has helped to add style to the James Watt Building at the Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh. Established in 1821, Heriot-Watt is a specialist university, renowned for its innovative research, with five campuses across the world including, Edinburgh, Scottish Borders, Orkney, Dubai and Malaysia. The James Watt Building, in the Edinburgh campus, has recently undergone a number of improvements to enhance the university’s facilities, with one of the more notable changes being the addition of new Engineered Oak Flooring. McKay Flooring, the key contractor for the project, supplied Atkinson & Kirby’s Engineered Oak range of flooring in…
      • Refurbishment of Top Lodge Visitor Centre Barn into…

        Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications. Contract summary Industry Refurbishment work – 45453100 Location…

      • Falmouth School – Walling, Roof, Sports Flooring Tender,…

        Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications. Contract summary Industry Construction work – 45000000 Location…

      • UOW648 Edward Elgar Building Flooring Replacement Tender

        Flooring Replacement Tender – Open opportunity This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications. Contract summary Industry Floor laying…

      • Introducing a new publishing model for GDP –…

        – Download Full Report as PDF – Table of contents Introduction Overview of the current and new models The trade-offs of the new model Impact on data Publication schedule of releases Products Revisions policy Information about…

      • Retail Sales, Great Britain: March 2018 – UK…

        – Download Full Report as PDF – Table of contents Main points Statistician’s comment Things you need to know about this release Main figures for total retail sales Month-on-month sector summary and contributions to growth How…

      • UK contract floorcoverings market worth in excess of…

        After achieving strong growth of 4% in 2015, growth rates in the contract floorcoverings market were slightly disappointing in 2016 and 2017. A number of factors had a negative impact on the market, including increasing inflation…

      Training News

      • 2 One Day Training Academies at Multi-Hire, Shot-Blasting…

        If you know pretty much everything there is to know about your job, then either your job’s so boring that you bitterly regret not trying harder at school, or you’re just about ready to retire! The…

      • FeRFA – New Apprenticeships start 22-23 March –…

        FeRFA will be starting new Apprenticeships in Resin Flooring, Screeding and Surface Preparation on 22 & 23 March at the Ibis Rugby East.  The two-year schemes all lead to an NVQ Level 2 Diploma and the…

      • New marketing training programme is a recipe for…

        Ooba Creative, marketing and creative consultants in the Thames Valley, UK have launched their new “Marketing Mastery” programme – a completely new approach in marketing learning to deliver Fearless Marketing for the region’s entrepreneurs and SMEs.…

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