Yesterday at The International Surface Event (TISE), Mohawk demonstrated its new Airo carpet—a product that Tom Lape, Mohawk Residential president, calls “a new category in soft flooring” for both its unique construction and simplified installation.
We recently spoke with David Ford, Stauf USA’s vice president of sales and marketing, about the company’s new LVP-777 Pro-Lux adhesive, which is designed to install luxury vinyl tile (LVT) and planks (LVP).
Welcome to our annual Installer Forum, where we ask our readers and other professional installers to share their views on the state of the industry—what they love about the trade, what they dislike about it and what they’d like to change if they could.
David Zack understands flooring inspection. With a background that includes running two carpet cleaning businesses for about a decade, authoring a well-received guide about carpet claims and moving full-time into inspection, he knows both the highs and lows of the job.
In the January/February issue of FCI, we speak with installation products manufacturers about their latest luxury vinyl adhesives, whether or not an underlayment is needed and how to install WPC floors.