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Mike Brown

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The Pros and Cons of Carpet Tiles

May 24, 2017 / by Mike Brown

Modular carpet tiles are one of the most popular flooring options in commercial environments. Today I'm sharing the pros and cons of this versatile floor covering, to help you determine whether carpet tiles are a good fit for your next project.

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The Key to Buying Inexpensive Commercial Carpet

May 22, 2017 / by Mike Brown

Are you tired of overpaying for carpet that is quickly damaged? Today, we're giving you the knowledge needed to specify durable carpet at a fraction of the expected total cost.

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How to Choose the Most Durable Carpet

May 10, 2017 / by Mike Brown

When selecting new carpet, you're weighing various priorities depending on your client's needs: aesthetics, budget, longevity and practical requirements. If your client's top priority is creating a long-lasting space, then selecting the most durable carpet available is essential. But what affects carpet durability, and how do you know the carpet you've chosen will continue to perform well and look beautiful in years to come?

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4 Unique Design Considerations when Selecting Commercial Carpet Tiles

Apr 24, 2017 / by Mike Brown

Commercial carpet tiles offer greater design flexibility than broadloom carpet or hard surface flooring. With an ever-increasing range of colors, patterns and textures available, decision-making can be overwhelming - and that's before you consider the practicalities of different types of carpet tile.

To help you select the best modular carpet and create the look you envisioned for your client, we're sharing four important design considerations that are unique to carpet tiles.

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4 Office Design Ideas to Improve Collaboration

Apr 12, 2017 / by Mike Brown

Offices are embracing open-concept layouts as a way to improve communication and collaboration between employees, but removing walls and cubicles is only the starting point. There are several items you can tackle in your office design to overcome the challenges associated with open office working and encourage increased collaboration.

Here are four of the most popular design ideas to improve collaboration in open offices.

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4 Reasons to Select Plush Carpet Tiles for Your Next Flooring Project

Apr 3, 2017 / by Mike Brown

There are aspects of commercial spaces that should really stand out, be it an executive office or a meeting room. Broadloom carpets are the traditional go-to for creating a plush, luxurious floor, but they aren't always the best option for the rigorous demands of a busy workplace.

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5 Commercial Carpet Cleaning Misconceptions Disproved

Mar 29, 2017 / by Mike Brown

Regular cleaning and proper maintenance are essential for extending the life of commercial carpet. While carpet is relatively simple to clean and maintain, the issue is complicated by a handful of pervasive misconceptions that lead to carpets being improperly maintained - shortening their usable life.

Today, we're disproving five common misconceptions about commercial carpet cleaning so you can make informed decisions about your cleaning requirements and keep your carpet looking new for longer.

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What's the Difference Between Commercial Carpet Squares and Planks?

Mar 27, 2017 / by Mike Brown

Selecting modular carpet can seem like a never-ending list of decisions to make. Color, pattern, size, shape - small decisions that all have a significant impact on your finished project. From large square tiles to narrow carpet 'planks,' it can be difficult to determine which is the right shape and size for your organization. With that in mind, we’re identifying the most common commercial carpet tile sizes – and exploring the different uses of each.

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5 Reasons to Reconsider Wood Flooring for Commercial Interiors

Mar 22, 2017 / by Mike Brown

Wood flooring has a timeless aesthetic. In commercial spaces, it offers a great way to introduce an organic, biophilic feel into select areas, coordinating different styles around its simplicity and classic appeal.

But while wood flooring is a great fit in certain spaces, in some parts of the commercial environment, the rigorous demands of the modern workplace can mean that other flooring products might be a better choice.

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How to Select the Right Type of Floor Covering for Your Commercial Space

Mar 15, 2017 / by Mike Brown

When it comes to selecting flooring for your commercial space, there are various options to choose from, and they all have their respective merits and drawbacks. It can be difficult to determine which type of flooring best suits your organization's specific needs. To make the right decision, you need to look beyond the aesthetics of each flooring type and consider the day-to-day practicalities first.

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