Mohawk SolidTech is Great for Spring!

Spring is a beautiful time of the year. Flowers are blooming, trees are blossoming, and don’t forget all the rain. Mohawk’s SolidTech LVT is a perfect flooring option for homes year-round, but it is especially great for spring!

SolidTech luxury vinyl tile is great for families with kids and pets. The rigid core provides dent resistance, and it is 100% waterproof. Also, SolidTech luxury vinyl tile is easy to clean, which is great when mud and water is brought in the house on rainy days. Mohawk considers these luxury vinyl tile products as a new class of hard surface floors.

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New LVT from Dixie Home

Dixie Home has added eight new luxury vinyl tile styles to their Stainmaster Pet Protect collection. Four of the luxury vinyl tiles are 7″ x 60″, and they are called Monte Carlo, Naples, Coventry, and Oxford. The other four are 9″ x 60″, and they are called Dockside, Sequoia, Grand Oak, and Montrose.

All of the new products are click-to-lock install and have a 20 mil wear layer. Any of these luxury vinyl tiles will look great in any home, and they are perfect for any room in the house because they are waterproof.

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New Product for Engineered Floors Hard Surfaces

Vintage Enchantment is a beautiful luxury vinyl tile in different wood looks. The product has nice grey colors and classic dark colors. The planks are 7 inches by 48 inches, and they are 5 millimeters thick. Also, this product has a 22 mil wear layer. The Vintage Enchantment luxury vinyl tile from Engineered Floors Hard Surfaces is water-proof and pet-friendly. You can install this product in any room of the house. Also, installation is easy because it is floating/click.

There are 12 colors to choose from, and here are just a few colors show in the room scenes below.

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New COREtec Stone from US Floors

US Floors has launched a new COREtec collection called COREtec Stone. The company says this is a new “approach to stone flooring.” COREtec Stone is waterproof, crack proof, and indentation proof. Also, this product is easier to install than ceramic or porcelain tiles.

The products in this collection feature the new core called rigid mineral core. This core is free of PVC and plasticizers. The new rigid mineral core offers indentation resistance with dimensional stability. This product will do well in residential or commercial applications. COREtec Stone is ideal for large spaces and rooms with high temperatures. Moisture from above or below will not affect the flooring since it is waterproof.

COREtec Stone products will have a limited lifetime structural warranty. Also, it will be available in 40 patterns that feature realistic stone visuals such as granite, travertine, and marble in polished and matte options. The planks will be available in these sizes: 6″ x 48″, 12″ x 24″ , 18″ x 24″, and 18″ x 36″.

COREtec Stone products have a thermo-resin layer on top that provides the scratch resistance protection. The core and cork underlayment dampen noise from footstep and provide comfort underfoot. Also, this product is a floating floor and does not need acclimation time.

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Stylish Room Scenes from Revotec LVT

Revotec luxury vinyl tile from Engineered Floors Hard Surfaces works well in any home and any design style. EF Hard Surfaces has created some gorgeous room scenes that showcase these products well. Carpet Express has put these room scenes on their pinterest board.

Check them out!

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Axis – Metropolitan Room Scene
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EF Contract Carpet and LVT

EF Contract offers carpet and hard-surface flooring options that you want and need. The company joined Engineered Floors in 2018. EF Contract provides quality commercial broadloom carpet, modular carpet tile, and luxury vinyl tile. The company believes in prioritizing conservation and consumption reduction before recycling. EF Contract focuses on finding alternatives for valuable resources to help the environment. 

Check out the great commercial flooring options from EF Contract!

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5 Flooring Trends We Love!

#1 –Smart Squares from Engineered Floors

Smart Squares is the new residential carpet tile from Engineered Floors. We love this product because it is a peel n’ stick carpet tile! Engineered Floors took the company’s most popular broadloom carpets and made them into easy to install carpet tiles! These carpet tiles are comfortable underfoot because they have a Kanga Hide cushion backing attached to each carpet square.

#2 –SPC Luxury Vinyl Tile

Carpet Express is America’s source for Water-Proof wood look floors. These products are DIY-friendly and are tough enough for any room in your home. Shop the latest styles and colors, and create a beautiful interior that will also withstand water, stains, and wear and tear like a champ!

Our Pecan Sheel SPC offers a stunning reclaimed look with realistic plank to plank color variation.

#3 –Sheet Vinyl Flooring – Bringing Back The Classics

Sheet Vinyl Room
Did you know Carpet Express is one America’s Top distributors of promotional Vinyl?

We hear a lot about water-proof wood look flooring. From COREtec to our Waterproof Plank Collections, no one can deny the strides Luxury Vinyl Flooring has made in the past decade. BUT. Don’t. Forget. About. Sheet Vinyl Flooring. Sheet Vinyl is the OG water proof flooring, and manufacturers have improved this classic flooring product with stylish Hi-def visuals and textures. Sheet Vinyl is a tried and true product, and is still one of the most affordable way to level-up your home.

#4 –Shaw Floorte

Shaw Floorte flooring uses high-def patterns to recreate an authentic hardwood or tile look. Its locking system is precision-engineered for an easy and durable installation. Floorte luxury vinyl tile and planks combine the best features of vinyl and laminate. Its solid core creates dimensional stability and helps hide imperfections in the sub-floors like a laminate, but its vinyl based construction makes it completely waterproof!

Shaw Floorte Room Scene

#5. STAINMASTER Carpet

As one of the best known brand names in the world, STAINMASTER has a lot to live up to, and these products do not disappoint. There is a reason this fiber is the standard in premium residential carpet. This high performance nylon has also become one of the softest and most color-rich fibers on the market. STAINMASTER has also created the following brands to tailor to each home’s unique needs.

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Stainmaster Active Family is durable enough to withstand your family’s active lifestyle. The carpets with this fiber resist food and beverage stains.
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Stainmaster TruSoft carpet is made with specially engineered fibers that give the carpet a luxuriously soft feel without sacrificing durability.
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Stainmaster Pet Protect resists pet stains, reduces pet odors, and releases pet hair from the carpet!
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New COREtec Products from USFloors

At Domotex and BAU, USFloors will be presenting 8 new designs from its Naturals Collection in a herringbone pattern. The herringbone patterns will have click installation, and they will be available in natural hues with painted bevel.

In addition, USFloors said that they will be expanding the Pro Plus collection with 20 new designs in a larger format. The 20 new designs will be great for both commercial and residential projects.

Be sure to check out the COREtec products from USFloors.

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Shaw Industries Invests in Hard Surface and Carpet

Over the last few years, Shaw Industries has invested $1.5 billion in new facilities to expand its manufacturing of soft surface and hard surface products. In 2016, Shaw opened the Plant RP in Ringgold, Georgia to manufacture resilient products such as their new Uptown Now WPC LVT. In addition, Shaw’s engineered hardwood facility in South Pittsburg, Tennessee has increased capacity by more than 60% in the last few years. Shaw has also invested in the company’s carpet manufacturing.

Shaw Industries looks forward to 2019 with new products and new styles.

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Floors For Life Hardwood and LVT

Floors For Life creates beautiful wood flooring, and they have done so for over 20 years in Macon, Georgia. The Floors For Life hardwood line features prefinished engineered wood and solid wood. Also, the company makes luxury vinyl flooring. Each flooring type is available in a variety of visuals, surface treatments, and species. The company continues to use the current technology and equipment during manufacturing. In addition, the products from the company meets the standards set forth by Floor Score Certification, Green Guard, CARB Phase II, and the Lacey Act.

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