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2014-07-24 12:23:46

Elegant Flooring Solution Combines the Features of Precious Materials with the Practicality of Resilient Solid Vinyl Flooring CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Combining the look of precious materials with the characteristics of resilient flooring, the new Johnsonite GemStone(TM) Solid Vinyl Tile (SVT) from Tarkett, worldwide leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, delivers both luxury and performance. The ideal solution for heavy...

2014-07-21 16:27:43

PORTLAND, Ore., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Devine's line of beautiful luxury vinyl, known as the The Devine Contact Collection is easily installable flooring with a patented adhesive backing. Now available at Lowe's locations throughout Canada, Devine Contact offers both traditional and contemporary design solutions for the DIY consumer. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140721/128998 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140721/128999 Lowe's will be offering 2...

2014-07-19 23:00:13

Recently, BambooIndustry.com, a well-known bamboo flooring manufacturer, has announced bamboo flooring is growing in popularity in the world; it has launched a site-wide bamboo flooring promotion. (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 Recently, BambooIndustry.com, a well-known bamboo flooring manufacturer, has announced bamboo flooring is growing in popularity in the world; it has launched a site-wide bamboo flooring promotion. Many customers choose bamboo floorings because these new floors are both...

2014-07-11 12:25:32

~ Lumber Liquidators offering 10 percent Bellawood discount through July 22 TOANO, Va., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Low-gloss hardwood floors are very popular in Europe and now this look is increasingly in demand by designers and homeowners in the United States. Beyond their warm and inviting feel, the low-gloss appearance hides small scratches, dirt and fur, making it friendly for homes with kids and pets. Up until now, achieving a low-gloss matte finish required finishing a floor...

2014-07-07 08:29:47

MANASQUAN, N.J., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The summer months are hard on floors: traffic in and out of the home is heavier than any other time of year. However, today's vinyl flooring solutions are more than up to the challenge. SMART Carpet and Flooring (http://www.smartcarpet.com) has a wide selection of durable, resilient vinyl flooring options in their mobile showroom. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140703/124326 "The idea that vinyl flooring is inferior to...

2014-06-25 23:17:11

Coker Floor Company has announced the opening of its second flooring and home furnishings showroom. The new location, in Southlake, Texas brings Coker’s owner, Cody Adams, back to the area in which he was raised. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Texas’ Coker Floor Company has just opened a new flooring showroom in Southlake. It is the second showroom for the company, which has been providing flooring products and services in Dallas/Fort Worth for over 46 years. In opening the...

2014-06-17 23:10:15

According to Thermosoft International Corporation, North American homeowners should not expect global warming to last through next winter. Instead, the manufacturer of electric radiant floor heat systems is warning that summer is the best time to install warm floors. Vernon Hills, IL (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Thermosoft’s internal panel on comfort conservation advises North Americans to utilize the summer months to install warm flooring. There is no better opportunity than the summer to...

2014-06-11 23:13:14

Aquaflex™ waterproof flooring adhesive developed by Formulators, a leading manufacturer of moisture mitigation strategies, has been independently tested to meet the Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS section 01350) and is MAS Certified Green®. Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Formulators, inventors and manufacturers of the patent pending Aquaflex™ waterproof flooring adhesive, announced that all formulation variants of the Aquaflex™ adhesive have for a second...

2014-06-05 12:33:30

Harmonium xf2(TM) Linoleum, I.D. Freedom Commercial Luxury Vinyl Tile and Plank Collection, and Johnsonite Finishing Borders Honored by Program CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three commercial flooring solutions from Tarkett, the worldwide leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, recently received Platinum Awards for Design Excellence (ADEX). These awards recognize the superior product design and quality of the company's Harmonium...

2014-05-29 23:09:40

The headlines tell us that war is looming, that climate change bodes inevitable disaster and the sky is falling. When the news is stressful, radiant floor heat from Thermosoft International Corporation is a comforting antidote for anxiety. Vernon Hills, IL (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Its no wonder that child psychiatrists are seeing an escalation in the anxiety levels of today’s youth who are constantly exposed to doomsday talk about the destruction of our planet. In the 50's it was the...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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