Armstrong Will Sponsor Homes for Our Troops through 2019

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Recently Armstrong Flooring announced that it will continue its commitment as the exclusive sponsor of Homes for our Troops (HFOT) through 2019. Homes for our Troops is a national non-profit organization that builds mortgage free, specially adapted homes nationwide for severely injured Veterans. Armstrong Flooring has been a supporter of HFOT since 2013.

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Armstrong Flooring Featured in 2016 Coastal Living Hampton’s Show House

architectural remnantsRecently, Armstrong announced that their laminate and hardwood flooring are featured in the Coastal Living 2016 Hampton’s Show House, which is a house that is designed showcase what is new and in style in home construction.

Architectural Remnants laminate in Milk Paint and American Scrape hardwood in Brown Bear are the products featured in the home. The home has a coastal design with bright colors, and the two Armstrong flooring products look amazing in the home. Architectural Remnants laminate and American Scrape hardwood help accentuate the other colors and design elements used in the home.

Click here to see Architectural Remnants laminate in Milk Paint.

Click here to see American Scrape hardwood in Brown Bear.

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Armstrong Flooring Wood Price Increase

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Recently, Armstrong Flooring announced that it will initiate a price increase for engineered and solid wood flooring in the United States and Canada. Engineered wood flooring will get a price increase of 5 to 7%. Solid wood flooring will get a price increase of 3 to 5%.

All orders shipped on or after June 13, 2016 will be effected by the price increase.

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New Additions to Armstrong Hardwood

Recently Armstrong has added some new colors to their different hardwood collections. The Performance Plus, Prime Harvest, and American Scrape are the three collections that have new color additions.

Here are the specific products that have the color additions:

Performance Plus – Birch

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Performance Plus – Oak

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Performance Plus – Maple

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Performance Plus – Walnut

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Prime Harvest Maple Solid

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Prime Harvest Hickory Solid

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American Scrape – Maple

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World Environment Day!

world environment dayTaking care of the environment is one of the most important things we can do, and many of our carpet and hardwood manufacturers create environmentally friendly flooring. Shaw, Mohawk, Armstrong, and IndusParquet are just a few of the manufacturers who create products that help the environment.
Shaw Industries has many environmentally friendly products, which are Cradle to Cradle certified. Cradle to Cradle focuses on designing so that waste is never an option. Cradle to Cradle creates products that will be deconstructed and recycled back into their original materials over and over again. Here are some of Shaw’s Cradle to Cradle certified products: Anso Type 6 Nylon fiber, Eco Solution Type 6 nylon fiber, EcoWorx carpet tile backing, EcoWorx Broadloom, EcoWorx Performance Broadloom backing, Zeftron Nylon fiber, and Epic hardwood. cradle to cradle

Anso nylon carpets are some of Shaw’s most popular green products. All of the carpets and area rugs made from Anso nylon can be recycled at Shaw’s Evergreen Nylon Recycling facility. Evergreen enables Shaw to recycle post-consumer carpet back into new carpet over and over again.

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Another Shaw carpet fiber that helps the environment is the ClearTouch fiber. ClearTouch carpets are made of PET plastic from recycled soda and water bottles. ClearTouch carpets are very soft, and they also help reduce plastic bottle waste. ClearTouch PET carpets contain a minimum of 25% recycled content, and the ClearTouch Platinum carpets contain a minimum of 50% post-consumer recycled content.

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Another Shaw product that helps the environment is the Shaw Epic hardwood collection. This engineered hardwood uses 50% less newly harvested wood than conventional engineered flooring.

Click here to read more about Shaw Epic hardwood.

 

Mohawk SmartStrand carpets are also green products. The SmartStrand fiber is made in part with annually renewable plant-based materials that minimize the usage of limited natural resources. Using renewable plant-based materials allows Mohawk to reduce energy consumption. SmartStrand carpets are durable, beautiful, and beneficial to the environment.

Click here to see our collection of Mohawk SmartStrand carpets.

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Armstrong is another manufacturer who helps out the environment by practicing sustainable forest management. They also help reduce the impact of logging practices. The majority of wood that Armstrong uses in their domestic hardwood flooring is sourced from the Appalachian hardwood region, where the growth rate is an average 2+ trees for every tree harvested. Also, their engineered hardwood flooring is certified as a low-emitting (low VOC) wood product.

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IndusParquet is another hardwood manufacturer that focuses on helping the environment. IndusParquet operates in compliance of government regulations, assuring that the natural resources used in the production of IndusParquet products are manufactured efficiently with minimum impact on the environment. The timber harvest in Brazil is strictly controlled by the government, and the harvest is limited to a maximum of eight trees per 3/4 acre. Endangered trees and trees that provide food for animals are preserved. They are not allowed to be harvested. Also, every tree that is harvested is tagged with an ID code that stays with the tree throughout the manufacturing process.
In addition, IndusParquet has adopted a zero waste policy. 100% of all the wood that enters the factory is used. IndusParquet also owns three vast reforestation plantations to help assure a sustainable resource. Make sure to look for the “Made in Brazil” mark for exotic wood flooring made to protect and preserve the environment.

Click here to see our collection of IndusParquet hardwood. indusparquet

These are only a few of the manufacturers who have programs and production methods to help the environment. If you would like to know more information, please check out each manufacturer page or leave us a comment below. You can also call us at 1-800-922-5582 for more information.

I hope everyone has a wonderful World Environment Day!go_green_happy_world_environment_day_1070788833.jpg

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New Commercial Hardwood from Armstrong!

1Armstrong Commercial Flooring recently announced they have two new additions to their hardwood product lineup. The two new additions are called Midtown hardwood and Performance Plus hardwood. Midtown hardwood has rich grain patterns and a low gloss. Performance Plus hardwood has low and medium gloss options. Both products will give your business a beautiful, highly desired natural wood look with the durability that you need.

The Performance Plus hardwood is part of the Custom Color Program, which provides customers with the option to match color schemes. The Midtown hardwood is not part of the custom color program but it does have a distinctive flooring that uses a choice of nine species, multiple colors, textures, widths, thicknesses, and acoustical features.

In addition, the Performance Plus hardwood features an aluminum oxide finish, which provides the flooring with added surface protection and resistance to scratches and stains. The hardwoods use birch, cherry, hickory, maple, walnut, and white oak.

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Armstrong and Bruce Hardwood Specials!

We offer many great Armstrong and Bruce hardwood flooring, but here are some of our top selling specials! We have three wonderful Armstrong hardwood flooring, which are made of oak, red oak, or hickory. The three different hardwood products have colors that range from light, medium, dark, and even some grey. The products are called Hickory Ridge, Frontier Oak Soft-Scraped, and Monticello Plank. The Hickory Ridge flooring has 5″ wide planks. Frontier Oak Soft-Scraped has 3.25″ wide planks, and Monticello Plank has 3″ wide planks. hickory ridge
The Hickory Ridge hardwood from Armstrong is a distressed engineered hardwood. This flooring was created to capture the beauty and diversity of the American landscape, and then bring that beauty into your home. Hickory Ridge is available in ten gorgeous colors, and any of the colors would look great in your home or business. frontier
Frontier Oak Soft-Scraped is a hand-scraped solid oak collection from Armstrong that has a width of 3.25″. The subtle hand-scraped finish and the double stained grain, make this hardwood a beautiful choice for any home. In addition, it is available in five great colors, and it has an Armstrong Lifetime Finish. Also, this hardwood is made of oak. monticello
The Monticello Plank is a smooth, highly abrasion-resistant engineered hardwood that is made of red oak. This hardwood flooring is available in six nice colors, and they have a satin-smooth finish. The eased edges and ends accent the individuality of each plank, which are 3″ wide. Monticello Plank will look nice in any home or business.
All three of these Armstrong hardwoods are available in great colors and at affordable prices!

We also have two wonderful Bruce hardwood flooring, which are made of oak or hickory. American Home Series is one of the Bruce flooring options, and it is available in 3.25″ wide planks. It is made of oak and it comes in a nice medium wood color. It is a traditional solid hardwood, which has a urethane finish. american home series
The other Bruce hardwood is called Bruce 2.25″ Hickory, which is a solid traditional hardwood that has 2.25″ wide planks. This product has a Dura-Luster Urethane finish, and it is available in three gorgeous colors. bruce 2.25
Both of these Bruce hardwood are available in great colors and at affordable prices!
Armstrong and Bruce hardwood flooring are great for any home or business.

Click here to see Hickory Ridge.
Click here to see Frontier Oak Soft Scraped.
Click here to see Monticello Plank.
Click here to see American Home Series.
Click here to see Bruce 2.25″ Hickory.

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American Home Series – Fawn from Bruce Hardwood

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We have a great new solid hardwood flooring from Bruce called the American Home Series. American Home Series is available in a nice color called Fawn, and the planks are 3.25 inches wide. This traditional solid hardwood has a Dura-Luster Plus Urethane finish and it is made of oak. American Home Series has a 50 year residential warranty, a traditional finish, and a high gloss. This solid hardwood flooring only costs $3.79 per sq. ft.
Your home will look beautiful with this traditional solid oak hardwood flooring. Fawn is a great color to use in a home because it is a nice medium color, and it will go great with many different interior designs.
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Hickory Ridge

autumn blazeHickory Ridge is a beautiful engineered hardwood flooring from Armstrong, and it has a distressed look on the 5″ wide planks. This hardwood flooring’s top layer is made of real hickory and each plank is individually sculpted.  Also, Hickory Ridge is made here in the United States. Hickory Ridge is a richly textured floor that accentuates the graining, knots, and natural characters of natural US hickory. This hardwood flooring was inspired by America’s history and natural beauty.

If you are looking for a floor that will work great in any interior design theme or an active household, then hickory ridge is the perfect match for you and your home. Hickory Ridge is great for active households with kids and pets because of the Armstrong Lifetime Finish. Hickory scores a 1820 on the Janka Hardness scale, which means that hickory can take a lot of pressure before it will dent. This flooring can be glued, stapled, or floated. Also, Hickory Ridge has a medium gloss.

Hickory Ridge is available in 10 colors: Autumn Blaze, Amber Grain, Cajun Spice, Eagle Nest, Grand Canyon Sunset, Hitching Post, Red Rock Canyon, Smokehouse, Wilderness Brown, and Wilderness Mountain.

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First Quality 2 1/4″ Hickory from Armstrong

armstrongArmstrong has beautiful hardwood flooring to choose from, but recently we got in some first quality 2 1/4″ solid hickory hardwood flooring from Armstrong. This solid hardwood has a traditional look and a Dura-Luster Plus Urethane finish. It is available in three colors, which are Country Natural, Plymouth Brown, and Frontier Shadow. This beautiful flooring has a fifty year residential warranty and a low gloss level. Hickory has a Janka hardness level of 1820, which means that this flooring can take a strong amount of pressure before it finally dents. If you would like to read more about how the Janka hardness level is determined, please click here.

Click here to see this beautiful solid hickory flooring from Armstrong, and we also have all of the accessories for this great product.

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