Laminate Flooring News

Laminate flooring is versatile and durable, easy to install and maintain – we bring you the latest news in laminate floor trends, designs and installations

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    The New Woodpecker Flooring Catalogue

    Fresh flooring designs and smart accessories The new Woodpecker catalogue is out this month featuring a flurry of new and exciting products, cutting-edge designs and innovations. Many of the collections have been updated to reflect today’s interior styles and bring even more choice to the range. Some of the highlights…

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    Woodpecker Flooring move into new offices

    Featuring a slide, gym and real wood treehouse, The new Woodpecker Flooring offices make a day at work feel like no work at all. Tucked away in Caerphilly’s Pant Glas Industrial Estate, the once empty shell of a warehouse has been transformed into a fantastic workplace, thanks to a 2…

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  • RODOLFO COMERIO Proposes Embossing in Register 1

    RODOLFO COMERIO Proposes Embossing in Register

    Further to recent research by RODOLFO COMERIO there has been an increased interest from the interior design world for the production of wood-grain laminated materials and floor-coverings composed by a substrate encapsulating a certain number of PVC layers possibly reinforced with fibre glass, reproducing exactly the appearance and feel of solid wood flooring  The…

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  • Carpet Fitter Finalists & Demo Zones at The Flooring Show

    Carpet Fitter Finalists & Demo Zones at The Flooring Show

    The 2017 Flooring Show is getting closer, making it’s annual return to the Harrogate Convention Centre from Sunday 17th September to Tuesday 19th September, for three days of industry leading exhibitors, a wide range of products and popular Show Features. After its successful comeback in 2016, NICF announced earlier in…

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  • Save The Date for The Flooring Show 2017

    Save The Date for The Flooring Show 2017

    Returning for the 55th year, The Flooring Show 2017 will run across three days, from 17th to 19th September 2017, so make sure you save the dates for the UK’s largest, trade only Flooring Show! With over 150 of the industries leading brands already signed up to exhibit and a…

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  • New Hard Flooring from COREtec®

    New Hard Flooring from COREtec®

    This entirely new category of hard flooring is a great alternative to glue down LVT, Solid locking LVT or laminate flooring. Its extruded core is made of recycled wood and bamboo, limestone and virgin vinyl. 100% WATERPROOF COREtec® floors can be installed in wet areas. They will never swell when exposed…

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  • FN Neuhofer Holz is once again winning over clients with innovations 1

    FN Neuhofer Holz is once again winning over clients with innovations

    Already well-known for its innovative strength and unusual marketing, the Austrian family firm FN Neuhofer Holz was once again able to win over clients at this year’s Domotex in Hanover. The new products and ranges as well as numerous models attracted plenty of attention on the extended exhibition area this year.…

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  • Academy for Excellence in Flooring looks excellent at  The Flooring Show

    Academy for Excellence in Flooring looks excellent at The Flooring Show

    The UK’s premier manufacturer-backed training and development centre, the Academy for Excellence in Flooring received extraordinary interest in its range of courses for the installation of laminate, wood and vinyl flooring from beginner through to expert at The Flooring Show. With the Quick-Step Master Installer scheme now in its third…

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  • Over 300 Quick-Step Master Installers and counting

    Over 300 Quick-Step Master Installers and counting

    With over 300 Quick-Step Master Installers skilled in wood, laminate or LVT installation now approved by the Academy for Excellence in Flooring, homeowners across the country are enjoying the reassurance of high quality manufacturer-backed installations of their new Quick-Step floor. Whether fitting Quick-Step flooring in a single room or throughout…

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  • Quick-Step LVT - The benefits of a luxury vinyl floor

    Quick-Step LVT – The benefits of a luxury vinyl floor

    Not that long ago, the vinyl floor was still an ugly duckling. People tended to associate a vinyl floor not only with a plastic look, but also with susceptibility to wear and tear. However, thanks to modern production engineering and an unrelenting focus on design, UNILIN has succeeded in raising…

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  • Flint Floor presents The Stonist, a collection of laminates aimed at bathrooms, kitchens and spas

    Flint Floor presents The Stonist, a collection of laminates aimed at bathrooms, kitchens and spas

    The latest incorporation to FLINT FLOOR’s catalogue of laminates is The Stonist, a series of floorings and coatings specially aimed at kitchens, bathrooms and wellness areas. This new series will be introduced at Domotex, the biggest international trade fair for the flooring industry, held in Hannover from January 17th to 20th 2015. Consisting…

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  • MOHAWK ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT TO PURCHASE IVC

    MOHAWK ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT TO PURCHASE IVC

    MOHAWK is pleased to announce the agreement in principle to acquire IVC. The acquisition is likely to close in Q2 2015 and subject to regulatory approval from the authorities. As we welcome IVC into the MOHAWK group, we believe that the synergy between the two strong companies will greatly contribute…

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  • Turn to training in 2015

    Turn to training in 2015

    The Academy for Excellence in Flooring is encouraging fitters and retailers to make the most of 2015 by committing to improve skills and knowledge. With the well-established Master Installer scheme shaping the future of the industry through manufacturer-backed warranties on workmanship, the Academy is considered the benchmark in training for…

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  • A new generation of waterproof laminate floors

    A new generation of waterproof laminate floors

    Wielsbeke (Belgium), 16 December 2014 – With its brand-new ‘Impressive’ and ‘Impressive Ultra’ laminate floors, Quick-Step takes flooring technology to the next level. Thanks to a fully closed surface, finished with a HydroSeal coating, both the Impressive and the thicker, ultra-durable Impressive Ultra range offer a unique water-repellent flooring solution.…

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  • Quick-Step and Pergo featured in Innovations@DOMOTEX

    Quick-Step and Pergo featured in [email protected]

    From 17 to 20 January 2015 in Hannover, UNILIN will showcase its newest Quick-Step and Pergo flooring solutions at DOMOTEX, the world’s leading trade fair for floor coverings. For two of the brands’ new solutions, a special spot will be reserved in the dedicated ‘[email protected]’ areas: the Quick-Step Impressive and…

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  • Pergo stepped up at Sleep

    Pergo stepped up at Sleep

    Visitors to this year’s Sleep event were witness to one of the biggest names in flooring as Pergo looks to strengthen its position as a leading supplier of laminate, engineered wood and LVT flooring for the hospitality sector. Pergo showcased its concept centred on 84 decors available in three different…

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  • Pergo proves it worth at central London pads

    Pergo proves it worth at central London pads

    Luxury homes, apartments and studios across London have been refurbished with Pergo® laminate flooring helping to achieve a first class finish within tight timescales. Working from a palette of grey, reflecting current domestic interior trends, developer V-Exsis turned to different styles and finishes from the Pergo stable, selecting PerfectFold 3.0…

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  • The rise of the Master Installer

    The rise of the Master Installer

    The Academy for Excellence in Flooring can now boast that nigh-on 200 certified and highly qualified Master Installers are enjoying the benefits of being aligned to one of the most powerful brands in the business. As the Academy gears up to for new one-day courses designed to polish skills and…

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  • Bespoke flooring courses give a brighter future

    Bespoke flooring courses give a brighter future

    The Academy for Excellence in Flooring has recently undertaken a bespoke course programme for flooring retailers looking to convert customers to higher value purchases of Quick-Step flooring. Looking at the numerous up-selling opportunities present in Quick-Step laminate, hardwood and LVT flooring, the course delivered insight through additional product knowledge, features,…

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  • Flint Floor to present the most resistant laminate flooring in the world

    Flint Floor to present the most resistant laminate flooring in the world

    Flint has developed the world’s most resistant laminate flooring, with resistance and endurance qualities which make it the best option for hospitality, contract and residential spaces. Furthermore, it is the only laminate that can be installed without any problem in kitchens, bathrooms and spas. Flint’s new HI-FLOOR features High Pressure…

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  • UNILIN increases wood flooring capacity with new production site in Czech Republic

    UNILIN increases wood flooring capacity with new production site in Czech Republic

    Vyškov, Czech Republic, 17 October 2014 – UNILIN, part of the Mohawk Group, a leading global flooring manufacturer, announces the expansion of its production capacity for engineered wood floors. In response to an increasing demand, UNILIN is opening a state-of-the-art production site in Vyškov (Czech Republic). With this multimillion-euro investment,…

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  • Floors magazine meets Mr Mark Cavendish with Quick-Step 1

    Floors magazine meets Mr Mark Cavendish with Quick-Step

    Multiple stage winner at all three grand tours, former World road race champion and current UK Champion, winner of the Milan San Remo, two time victor of the Scheldeprijs Vlaanderen; the list of victories goes on and on for Mark Cavendish, whose palmares makes him one of the all-time greats…

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  • Pergo performs at Sleep 1

    Pergo performs at Sleep

    With stunning laminate, wood and vinyl flooring bringing striking style to the hospitality sector, Pergo will be coming to Sleep for the very first time. Demonstrating how it’s flooring can provide seamless tailored performance to hotel receptions, lobbies, bathrooms and bedrooms, Pergo will open new horizons in flooring for hospitality…

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  • Academy for excellence in flooring powers up the Flooring Show

    Academy for excellence in flooring powers up the Flooring Show

    The Academy for Excellence in Flooring powered up the Flooring Show as it revealed its new identity and courses tuned to commercial and residential installers alike. More than just a new name and logo, the changes at the Academy revealed at the show underline the training and development centre’s ambition…

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  • Quick-Step scoops another industry award!

    Quick-Step scoops another industry award!

    Leading wood, laminate and LVT manufacturer, Quick-Step has been awarded ‘Flooring Trader of the Year’ in the prestigious Timber Trade Journal Awards, now in its 18th year. Quick-Step has once again proved its status as a progressive manufacturer and innovator within the flooring sector, becoming recognised for its efforts to…

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