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2012-06-04 14:22:23

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Going green and being frugal go hand in hand if you choose your home's flooring wisely. Both environmentally friendly and a good value, a laminate floor can transform a room without felling a tree, mining a quarry or depleting your wallet. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120604/CG18338) Among homeowners in the know, laminate flooring has long been known as an affordable solution. Now, with the green movement catching on with...

2011-10-08 07:00:00

Pioneer Millworks has reclaimed over 100,000 feet of old wood from the original Drew Furniture Company factory in North Wilkesboro, NC. Pioneer Millworks will give this old, often overlooked, wood new life as solid and engineered flooring, timber frames, custom cabinetry, furniture, fixtures, and millwork. Farmington, NY (PRWEB) October 08, 2011 Pioneer Millworks has reclaimed over 100,000 feet of old wood from the original Drew Furniture Company factory in North Wilkesboro, NC. Pioneer...

2011-06-01 00:06:51

Dog Kennel mat options from Rubber Flooring Inc. are now available Chandler, AZ (PRWEB) May 31, 2011 Rubber Flooring Inc. announces the introduction of dog kennel floor covering options. Kennel flooring is available in a wide variety of sizes, textures and colors. All dog kennel mats are nontoxic and easy to clean. The pet flooring options at Rubber Flooring Inc. provide a clean and comfortable surface for your "Ëœbest friend'. All options are easy to install for kennels or...

2011-05-15 00:02:31

Major League Baseball has created a Fan Cave where two contest winners are viewing every MLB game including post season games. The unique 15,000 square foot space in lower Manhattan will play out against a back drop of salvaged wood, specifically Reclaimed Oak from Pioneer Millworks, a leader in the reclaimed and sustainable wood industry. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2011 Major League Baseball (MLB) has created a Fan Cave where two contest winners are viewing every MLB game including post...

2010-12-01 08:13:00

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Tarkett, a worldwide leader in innovative flooring and sports surface solutions, has announced that it has acquired the Centiva business from International Floors of America, Inc. Centiva is an internationally recognized designer flooring brand, specializing in luxury resilient tile that enhances interior environments from corporate, hospitality and healthcare to education, retail and residential. "As we continue to work in strengthening...

2010-10-07 06:45:00

GROVER, N.C., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Wood Products Association has selected the Staybull Flooring(TM) line of Brazilian Cherry recycled flooring for the cover of the 2010 edition of International Wood Magazine. Being recognized by the IWPA highlights how green building products like Staybull Flooring(TM) are setting the standard for new construction. According to Sales Manager Rosi Lehr, "We are both proud about the opportunity to showcase our brand of recycled wood...

2010-08-31 06:35:00

GROVER, N.C., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Staybull Flooring is eco-friendly recycled flooring that solves the two major problems that plague both solid and engineered products. Because excessive moisture is the leading cause of many wood flooring problems, problems like cupping and twisting are predictable outcomes that create headaches for many homeowners. Although engineered flooring can be installed over concrete, its lifespan is hindered. With a thin layer of wood starting width of 1mm,...

2010-08-24 07:30:00

GROVER, N.C., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent years, by introducing eco-friendly recycled flooring products to the market, the wood flooring industry has made significant strides in setting and upholding new standards for sustainability. Nonetheless, eco-savvy architects, designers and consumers who are wary of greenwashing are now scrutinizing which companies are truly taking the lead on earthy-friendly products. That is why more and more turn to Staybull Flooring(TM)...

2010-04-07 07:00:00

DALTON, Ga., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer demand for green home products continues to grow, and as a result, Mohawk Industries, the leader in recycled and renewable flooring, has compiled 10 Green Design Trends for 2010. The company tapped design gurus Robin Wilson, a pioneer in the eco-friendly design sector, and Vickie Gilstrap, vice president of color and design for Mohawk's Residential Business, to help consumers go green in their homes without sacrificing style. Choose carpet...

2009-08-11 11:06:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Mohawk Industries (Mohawk) has teamed with The Birmingham Zoo to put its SmartStrand(R) with DuPont(TM) Sorona(R) (SmartStrand) carpet to the mightiest of durability and stain resistance tests. On August 14, Mohawk will install SmartStrand triexta carpet in the indoor enclosure of The Birmingham Zoo's only Eastern Black Rhinoceros, leaving it there for two weeks. "Ricko the Rhino" - not your typical 12-year-old! - is a bold opponent for the...