THE death of John Constable of ITC Natural Luxury Flooring on 9 May has saddened the flooring industry. ‘This has come as a great shock to all of us,’ ITC said in a statement. ‘There are no words to express our feelings on hearing this devastating news. Our heartfelt sympathy ...Continue Reading
OBSERVING the severe stress that the Covid-19 pandemic unleashed on healthcare systems ...Continue Reading
The World Green Building Council’s (WorldGBC) corporate advisory board has welcomed its ...Continue Reading
The construction and manufacturing sectors are the most likely to rely on ...Continue Reading
The global flooring market was estimated at $330.30bn in 2020 and is expected to reach $347.65bn in 2021 (a compound annual growth rate of 6% from 2020 to 2026), and is estimated to hit $457.83bn ...Continue Reading
CARPET tiles, luxury vinyl tiles (LVTs) and heterogeneous vinyl floors from IVC Commercial have been used throughout the interior of a Birmingham workplace provider. In a refurbishment scheme over three phases about 2,500sq m of Birmingham office space, carpet tiles, ...Continue Reading
SUPPORTING the campaign for BerryAlloc’s Ocean+ laminate collection, Ocean+ Beach House is described as a...
THROUGH the Quick-Step Master Installer programme, The Academy for Excellence in Flooring says it’s the UK’s only training centre to provide access to a lifetime manufacturer-backed warranty on workmanship.
For many homeowners considering an investment floor, the worry isn’t the product itself but who they’ll get to install it. As an unregulated industry, it’s a minefield of recommendations, online reviews, and trader websites.
Alin Cristescu, founder of London-based Fin Wood, and whose family has been in the wood industry for three generations, talks to CFJ in the first of a two-part profile.
By ADAM BERNSTEIN
SOME come to flooring by accident having had no experience or connection with the sector. But others do have a longstanding connection, whether they’ve joined the family business or have worked with some of the products used to make great floors – wood being a...
DRAGON’s Den sees many entrepreneurs fired up to present their latest ground-breaking gizmo that’s new, simple, profitable, and that, they hope, will change everyone’s lives overnight.
Sadly, many of these ‘innovations’ are not new, are no better than existing alternatives, are often over-valued, and result in the entrepreneur going away empty handed.
Which is why I am asking you a very simple question. Is NEW always better?
Barry recaps on our industry’s experience of remote working and explores how subcontractors can use software tools to enable efficient remote working, while not compromising on project delivery.
DURING 2020, I saw loads of subcontractors putting sticking plasters on existing processes and systems that were not designed for remote working, with the desperate aim of simply keeping projects and cashflow moving during the Covid pandemic.
Following several months of lobbying in partnership with Build UK, the CFA has been successful in getting carpet fitters and flooring contractors on...
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