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Alan Fennell

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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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How to Maintain Your New Luxury Vinyl Tiles

Oct 10, 2016 / by Alan Fennell

Luxury Vinyl Tiles (LVT) are ever-increasing in popularity; in fact, LVT is the fastest growing type of flooring worldwide.

However, it is often confused with Vinyl Composite Tile (VCT) and laminate flooring, which means there are lots of common misconceptions about how Luxury Vinyl Tiles should be maintained. Improper maintenance can have a significant impact on how long your Luxury Vinyl flooring lasts, and can dramatically increase the total cost of ownership.

So today I’m sharing the most effective maintenance schedule for your new Luxury Vinyl Tiles, to keep them looking their best for longest.

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How to Choose Luxury Vinyl Flooring that Lasts

May 10, 2016 / by Alan Fennell posted in Performance

Looking at Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) flooring samples, you can find a dozen oak-look designs at different price points – so how do you work out which option is the best fit for your needs?

After installing LVT flooring in your space, it can be difficult to know whether it will last as little as three years, or as long as twenty. So today, I’m looking at the two main factors you need to consider to ensure your LTV looks as good as new for the years -- or even decades -- to come.

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Is Your Luxury Vinyl Flooring Bad for Your Health?

May 5, 2016 / by Alan Fennell posted in Health & Wellness

Different flooring manufacturers use different processes in manufacturing their luxury vinyl flooring. Some manufacturers prioritize using a high proportion of post-consumer recycled content in their flooring tiles, and others prioritize the durability that comes with using only 100% virgin vinyl.

But how does the content of your luxury vinyl tiles (LVT) affect the health of you and everyone that uses your organization’s facilities? Today I’m looking at the health and environmental impact your LVT can have.

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What is Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT)?

Feb 26, 2016 / by Alan Fennell posted in Design

Luxury Vinyl Tile is the fastest growing type of flooring worldwide, but it is often confused with laminate or other types of hard flooring.

Today I’m looking at what LVT is and how it’s made, as well as clarifying some common misconceptions about luxury vinyl tiles, to help you understand whether LVT is a good fit for your next flooring project.

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