We’ve rounded up the latest flooring installation product introductions, systems and technologies for this virtual product showcase.
Posted: February 5, 2021
A collection of the latest moisture control products on the market.
Posted: December 7, 2020
Stair treads and transitions play an important role in flooring installations, as they help to offer a unified look to the flooring in residential and commercial spaces. There are multiple steps involved with the installation of these accessories, and these products are helping installers get things just right.
Posted: June 15, 2020
We may not have been able to walk the halls of Coverings 2020 in New Orleans this year due to the coronavirus pandemic and the show’s cancellation, but there was no pause in new product innovations. We’ve rounded up a selection of the products that would have been seen at this year’s show. To see more, visit coverings.com.
Posted: May 8, 2020
With the growing demand for hard surface flooring including hardwood, laminate and vinyl, there is a growing need for sound-reduction underlayment to alleviate noise caused both directly and indirectly by hard flooring surfaces.
Posted: May 7, 2020
Grout and mortar products are materials that are constantly being innovated in the tile and stone industry. This is a roundup of the latest technologies on the market.
Posted: April 15, 2020
By Danielle Clair Simpson, managing editor
Over the last 25 years, we have highlighted some of the flooring installation industry’s most innovative, groundbreaking and top-selling flooring products, systems and technologies. Join us as we take a trip down memory lane to look back at companies’ top products of the past—some even as far back as 50 years—and their top products of today.
Click here for more features from the September 2019 issue of Floor Covering Installer.
Posted: September 20, 2019
Regional flooring buying markets are underway and retailers and buyers across the country are checking in locally with manufacturers and distributors to see their newest products, equipment, technology and techniques. The Southeast Flooring Market, held in Atlanta, Jan. 8 and 9 at the Cobb Galleria Centre, saw upwards of 1,000 attendees from within a 300 mile radius. Busy, yet manageable booths and an optimistic outlook for 2019 among both exhibitors and attendees made for a positive and energetic market. “Everyone is so optimistic,” said show organizer Lori Kisner. “It helps that we do our shows the first of the year because everyone is so gung-ho.”
Here’s a look at SEFM from the show floor.
Posted: January 11, 2019
The International Certified Flooring Installers Association (CFI) wrapped up their 25th anniversary convention in Orlando last week. The mood at the show was optimistic, with attendees saying they were excited to celebrate CFI’s milestone while also looking forward to the future of the organization.
Following is a gallery of photos from the convention. For video taken during the event, visit FCI’s Facebook page at facebook.com/FCIMagazine.
For more information on CFI, visit cfiinstallers.org.
Posted: August 21, 2018
The INSTALL Triennial Conference was three days immersed in exploring how education, training and certification can make a difference with a focus on how labor, management and manufacturers can work together to eliminate industry issues. The event included the newly-introduced INSTALL Olympics where champions from each of the Five Districts of the Carpenters Union in the U.S. and Canada competed in a timed skills installation.
Posted: August 9, 2018