March 2009 Floor Talk Recap

During the month of March we had quite a few reader questions and quite a few news and noteworthy events happen. Below is a recap with links to each post of the happenings of March 2009!

SOME READER QUESTIONS INCLUDED:

Cleaning laminate with vinegar – can vinegar be used safely to clean laminate floors?

Area rug padding – what types of area rug padding are out there and why it’s important.

Flooring for extreme temperatures – a reader wants a floor that can withstand extreme temperature changes.

Rubber Flooring – a cake decorator is looking for a soft flooring alternative for her business.

NOTEWORTHY NEWS INCLUDED:

Warmly Yours – introduces radiant heating for showers.

Wilsonart introduces laminate tile – a new lineup of classic high pressure laminate flooring that reflects the hottest style trends in both residential and commercial interiors.

WFCA color trends report - latest flooring designs take inspiration from fashion runways.

Shaw education on allergens and energy - this post talks about Shaw’s efforts to educate and debunk the many myths  about carpet regarding allergies and indoor air qualities.

OTHER POSTS INCLUDED:

Fabulous Find: Waterworks and Walker Zanger tiles - noteworthy products from Waterworks and Walker Zanger tile companies.

Highlight of rug info site called Rug Rag – the premier destination for information about area rugs.

Leather tiles – features, design options, durability, installation, maintenance and benefits of leather tiles.

Beaulieu’s Bliss carpet – get a cleaner feeling home with Bliss carpet by Beaulieu.

The meaning of colors - color were broken down into what they mean from a decorating standpoint as well as their tie to emotions.

How to deal with carpet issues – this post covered carpet issues such as crushed pile, shedding, snags and footprints and what should be done about them.

Top 10 things your housekeeper should know about your floors - tips such as why you should not drag furniture across the floors, what types of mops should and shouldn’t be used on hard surfaces, why walk off mats are important and more.

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