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Understanding your flooring options and risks

By Denver Coleman
December 10, 2019
, By Denver Coleman
December 10, 2019

  The flooring industry is an interesting one, with a complex buying channel, countless intricacies and nuances in the specifying, installation and maintenance process, and one where sometimes the product is actually the least of everyone’s...
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Are your cleaning teams curing or killing your patients?

By Denver Coleman
August 21, 2019
, By Denver Coleman
August 21, 2019

There seems to be much consternation in the industry regarding maintenance and cleaning.  Most of this function is outsourced and not as easily managed as we’d like. With superbugs becoming more lethal than ever, it is critical to ensure that...
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Why do we need self-levellers and moisture barriers today if we didn’t need them 20 years ago?

By Denver Coleman
May 14, 2019
, By Denver Coleman
May 14, 2019

With more than 50 years’ experience in the local and international flooring industry, Denver Coleman, Chairman of Polyflor SA, answers questions posed by installers, architects and readers. In this issue, he discusses the repercussions of modern...
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A perspective on shiny floors

By Tandy Coleman
April 18, 2019

On a warm Saturday morning, I head off to my local shopping mall with my daughters.  My eldest daughter, about to start her first corporate job needs a corporate wardrobe. My younger daughter is moving to a rainy, windy city and wants to bump up...
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Fake News #3:  Is the PUR coating on your vinyl floor really a PUR coating?

By Tandy Coleman
November 21, 2018

Too often, there are claims in the industry that a vinyl floor covering has a PUR coating when in actual fact, it is far from. A vinyl floor covering with PUR has a PUR (polyurethane) coating which is cross-linked and UV-cured. The PUR coating...
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Fake News #2 All impact sound reduction (acoustic) vinyl flooring is created equal

By Tandy Coleman
November 06, 2018

One acoustic floor is not necessarily equal to another.  When choosing a floor that needs to reduce both impact sound and in-room walking noise, it’s important to understand and check the different technical specifications of the products on...
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