Flooring Tag

Picture credit: The Solid Wood Flooring Company  Kitchen refurbishments are big business these days.  Builders’ merchants are setting up kitchen showrooms all round the country, but are they offering your customers the right products for the situation when it comes to flooring?  As the active...

It's showtime As Britain prepares for its annual round of flower shows, keen gardeners are preparing themselves for the long summer ahead.   What has the timber sector got to offer this summer? Softwood decking is still a strong market for merchants but many differenttypes of solid wood and...

Take your place on the floor Timber flooring is an increasingly lucrative category for merchants. It’s especially true in those branches where kitchen displays attract not only builders but also their householder customers. Where should a merchant start with a flooring offering?   Investigating what’s needed below the...

Sustainable supply chain for engineered flooring Around 1/3 of the engineered wood flooring that comes into the UK arrives from factories in China. Following the TTF’s recent experience researching Chinese plywood  contents and documentation, and the resulting additional due diligence which all Federation members involved in plywood...

LION Boards counter single use plastics Meyer Timber are now offering an alternative to single-use plastics for temporary protective floor covering applications by builders. LION Boards are made in Finland from timber industry wood fibre by-products and contain no additives, so can safely be reused and...

What do you do when an eminent Japanese Doctor of Architecture asks to incorporate a visit to a modern timber frame house while in the UK with his five architecture students? You contact the Chris James, Chair of EATTA and Tabitha Binding, University Engagement Manager...

The pleasing aesthetics of wood grain patterns are much in demand in multiply and engineered flooring products. Beauty being very much in the eye of the beholder, and flooring being integral to every part of the home, from kitchens to bedrooms, colour trends tend to...