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Alan Fennell

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How to Choose The Best LVT for New Offices

Jun 27, 2017 / by Alan Fennell

Luxury vinyl tile (LVT) is an increasingly popular flooring for commercial installations. But with concerns over rising noise levels impacting employee productivity, there's growing uncertainty over the use of particular hard flooring in office environments.

Today we're exploring whether LVT is an ideal fit for an office as well as three crucial factors to consider to ensure you select the best LVT for your specific space.

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3 Alternatives to Laminate Wood Flooring​

May 31, 2017 / by Alan Fennell

For years, laminate flooring has been the go-to choice for organizations looking to capture the timeless aesthetic of wood flooring without incurring its high costs of installation and maintenance.

But changes in flooring technology mean that laminate flooring isn't the only option to recreate the feel of wood flooring.

Today, we're sharing three alternatives to laminate flooring.

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Linoleum vs Vinyl Flooring: What's the Difference?

May 8, 2017 / by Alan Fennell

Selecting long-lasting, durable hard flooring can be a difficult choice. There are many types of flooring available, yet it can be difficult to understand the differences between various floorings to choose the ideal option that best suits your facility.

Today we're comparing two common types of resilient flooring - linoleum and vinyl - and sharing four key differences between them.

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The Important Role of an LVT Wearlayer

Apr 19, 2017 / by Alan Fennell

There are two common types of vinyl flooring tiles: vinyl composite tile (VCT) and luxury vinyl tile (LVT). One of the most significant differences between the two flooring types is that luxury vinyl tiles have a wearlayer on top of their printed design, whereas vinyl composite tiles do not. This impacts everything from maintenance requirements to durability.

But what is the wearlayer, and why is it such an important consideration when you're selecting new vinyl flooring?

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How to Select the Best Commercial Vinyl Flooring Tiles

Apr 5, 2017 / by Alan Fennell

Selecting vinyl flooring tiles for design projects can be a complicated process. With so many designs and options to choose between, how do you identify which is the best fit for your client from a practical, as well as an aesthetic, standpoint?

Keep these four key practical considerations top of mind to specify the best vinyl flooring tiles for upcoming projects.

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Say Goodbye to Tile Flooring, and Hello to LVT

Mar 20, 2017 / by Alan Fennell

Stone and ceramic tile flooring create a striking aesthetic, and so it can be a popular choice for high-end office lobbies or reception areas, as well as in spaces you conventionally expect to be tiled, such as bathrooms and kitchens. But in modern commercial environments, are hard stone or ceramic tiles the best - and safest - option?

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How to Select the Perfect Vinyl Plank Flooring for Offices

Mar 1, 2017 / by Alan Fennell

Vinyl plank flooring is increasingly popular in commercial installations thanks to its durability and simple maintenance schedule. In addition, it mimics the look of natural wood flooring, without the high budget or complex installation requirements.

If you're specifying vinyl plank flooring on an upcoming project, it's important to consider both your client's aesthetic and practical requirements. To help you identify vinyl plank flooring best suited to your client's needs, we're sharing the three most important factors to consider when selecting vinyl flooring for an office environment.

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How to Clean Luxury Vinyl Tile Flooring

Jan 16, 2017 / by Alan Fennell posted in Maintenance

Some types of hard flooring are known for being difficult to clean and maintain. Fortunately, this isn't the case for luxury vinyl tile (LVT), a resilient flooring that is much easier to clean than vinyl composite tile (VCT) or even natural hard flooring. Today we're sharing exactly how to clean LVT with top tips for removing dried-on dirt and potential stains.

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The Secret to Long-Lasting LVT Flooring

Oct 26, 2016 / by Alan Fennell

Purchasing new flooring for your organization is a difficult task; as well as juggling all of your organization’s practical needs, you want to be sure that the flooring you purchase is durable, and that it will keep on looking great for years to come.

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The Pros and Cons of Luxury Vinyl Tile Flooring

Oct 24, 2016 / by Alan Fennell

Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) is the fastest-growing type of flooring worldwide. Today I’m looking at what LVT is, and sharing the pros and cons of this increasingly popular type of flooring, to help you understand whether LVT is a good fit for your next flooring installation.

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