Mannington Sheet Vinyl Price Increase

Mannington will be implementing a price increase on certain sheet vinyl products in the 2nd quarter. The specific sheet vinyl products will be affected by a 4% to 6% price increase. In addition, the increase will apply to all shipments in the United States and Canada. The price increase is because of inflation of raw materials, energy, and transporation.

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Mohawk Carpet – Air.O

Air.O carpets from Mohawk Carpet are hypoallergenic, easy to clean, and VOC-Free. The Air.O fibers do not absorb moisture, which helps prevent the growth of allergens. The unique construction of these carpets provides better airflow. Also, the carpet releases more dust and dirt during vacuuming. Air.O carpet fiber is created with advanced polymers, which means there are no latex or harmful VOCs. Air.O carpets are safe and odor-free. In addition, Air.O carpets are 100% recyclable. Air.O carpets are stain resistance, soil resistance, and a durable flooring choice for any home.

Air.O is a Unified Soft Flooring, which are built to last and a beautiful floor for your home. Unified Soft Flooring can be installed in half the time normal carpet and carpet padding takes. Air.O’s tension-free construction eliminates buckling and wrinkling. The product will stay flat to the subfloor. Also, these products have an integrated premium felt pad, which provides comfort underfoot and protects the subfloor.

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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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5 New Collections from Tuftex Carpet

#1 – Wonderment Collection:

The Wonderment Collection from Tuftex Carpet features two products: Stargazer and Dreamscape. Both of these carpets are patterned carpets with the Stainmaster Nylon Active Family fiber. Also, both of these carpets have the Softbac Platinum backing. Stargazer and Dreamscape have whimsical patterns that will add a beautiful look to any home.

#2 – Artistry Collection:

The Artistry Collection from Tuftex Carpet features five products: Sketch, Free Form, Muse, Pose, and Mosaic. Free Form is a trackless carpet while the other four carpets in the collection are patterned carpets. Each of the carpets use the nylon fiber and have a Softbac Platinum backing.

#3 – Classics Collection:

The Classics Collection from Tuftex Carpet features two products: Ensemble and Del Morro. Both of the carpets in the collection are trackless carpets. Ensemble has a Softbac backing and the Stainmaster Active Family Nylon fiber. Del Morro has a Classicbac backing and uses nylon fiber.

#4 – Reverie Collection:

The Reverie Collection from Tuftex Carpet only has one carpet, which is called Mera. Mera has a Softbac Platinum backing and it is made of nylon fiber. It has a pattern style that resembles a calm sea. Mera is available in 24 gorgeous neutral colors.

#5 – Unleashed Collection:

The Unleashed Collection from Tuftex Carpet has 12 stylish carpet options for homes with pets: Fetch, Scout, Speak, Chase, Purrsuasion, Pawnache, Pawstruck, Faux Paw, Pawparazzi I, Pawparazzi II, The Bark Side I, and The Bark Side II. All of the carpets in this collection are made with Superia SD Nylon 6,6 fiber. Pawparazzi I & II and The Bark Side I & II have the Classicbac backing, while the rest of the carpets have the Softbac Platinum backing. This collection features patterned carpets and trackless carpets.

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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.
stainmaster-trusoft
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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Shaw LifeGuard Edison Awards Finalist

Shaw Industries’ LifeGuard Backing has been announced as a finalist for the 2019 Edison Awards in consumer goods – home solutions category. The Edison Awards was established in 1987 to honor innovation, recognize achievement, and celebrate innovative success from organizations across the globe.

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