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Quick-Step Eligna Wide 'Morning oak light' (UW1535) Laminate flooring -
Just add white…

Cover photo: Quick-Step Eligna Wide Morning Oak Light UW1535 There's a style trick that no one is talking about, and that's because it's one that only comes to the surface once those in inner circles puts it on display. It's like they all got the memo...

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High tech textiles for bionic performance

Flotex is a unique textile floor covering that combines the hard wearing and durable characteristics of a resilient floor with the quality, warmth and comfort of a carpet. The product connects key performance indicators into a single solution for specialised flooring projects. Besides being strong and...

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Avoid wood flooring failures with the right product

Elastilon®, a Dutch import by FloorworX, has been successfully used for solid or engineered tongue-and-groove flooring in 27 countries around the world since the 1980s, and has been successfully implemented in South Africa for over 15 years. The system ensures fully glued, free floating solid or...

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7 Steps to a beautiful hardwood deck

Many contractors have trouble with the final decking because of poor preparation, or the contractor’s onsite battle with choosing the correct brushes and installation methods. Not only does the Bona® Decking System provide convenience, affordability, and world class results, the installation is also a fast...

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Parquet designs can be flexible

Parquetry dates back to the mid to late 1600’s and is recognisable by its highly regular, geometric patterns. With parquetry, designs and images are made using blocks or strips of wood. Some common parquetry forms used in furnishing and flooring include squares, sunshine, stars, triangles...

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Think “glocalisation” for local and global considerations

Specifiers often find themselves at a crossroads between specifying locally produced products and sourcing products manufactured internationally. There are pros and cons to each option and the debate is ongoing. The answer seems to be a balance between local and global, rather than an “either/or”...

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Blue jeans, baby – an unexpected home trend for 2017

Jeans, denim, blues, whatever you call them– the denim trend in fashion is at an all-time high for 2017. While every woman’s denim collection should consist of the classics like simple skinny jeans, a great pair of flares, and your go-to comfy jeans, it never hurts...

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Gothic Land – Dramatic Elegance

The typical idea of a Gothic room sends shivers down the spine of most people. In reality, Victorian Gothic is an architectural style found as early as the 1740s with designs so beautiful and intricate that modern homeowners seek to incorporate these Gothic interior design characteristics...

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Concrete Living 2017

This year interior trends are focusing on materials in addition to purely colour or texture. Material forecasts typically consider factors such as potential industry growth, economic impact, and newsworthiness to predict the best innovations for the New Year. The 2017 forecast of significant material trends, offers...

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