Flooring

Flooring can set the tone for a space, either by differentiating it from the rest of the home or creating continuity. It must be durable and suit the needs of the homeowners, whether they have toddlers racing around or need to optimize mobility as they age. Tips, product information and design ideas for flooring can be found below.



Ensure durability, strength, and fewer callbacks related to your subfloors by fo

Ensure durability, strength, and fewer callbacks related to your subfloors by following these back-to-basics installation strate

Features
August 20, 2012

Ensure durability, strength, and fewer callbacks related to your subfloors by following these back-to-basics installation strategies.

5 proven ways to optimize framing

5 proven ways to optimize framing

Features
August 17, 2012

Advanced framing can save materials and time while boosting your homes’ efficiencies. Here are five techniques that can be adopted independently.

Products
May 02, 2012

Created with a bath environment in mind, the BR-111 Engineered Collection provides highly durable hardwood flooring.

Products
April 05, 2012

This template-driven add-on for Revit BIM software helps automate design, production, and manufacturing of light gauge metal and wood studs for floor framing.

Bellawood 100-year transferable warranty

Bellawood 100-year transferable warranty

Products
March 18, 2012

Lumber Liquidators has extended the warranty it offers on its Bellawood line of prefinished hardwood flooring from 50 to 100 years.

DuChateau Riverstone Collection

DuChateau Riverstone Collection

Products
November 24, 2011

The Riverstone Collection is the latest series from DuChateau Floors, an evolution of hand-sculpted hardwood flooring that blends with interiors old and new.

Features
February 14, 2011

There are a number of reasons builders might make the decision to switch building products, materials, or systems. A different product may offer first-cost or labor savings over your current product. Or perhaps it will make your homes more energy efficient or green, and thus more marketable to potential buyers. Regardless of the reason, switching products does pose risks and challenges for builders.

9 innovations from the Greenbuild show

Owens Corning is taking its tried-and-true EcoTouch fiberglass insulation line to a new level of green with the introduction of

Features
January 01, 2011
Features
December 06, 2010

The largest of the three Show Village homes at 3,060 square feet, the Treasure Sands model is designed specifically for the resort rental market, with accommodations for multiple families and large groups. The four-bedroom house is loaded with a variety of living and entertainment spaces and amenities, including a home theater, hobby room, and master suite retreat.

Features
December 06, 2010

Measuring just 30 feet in width, the Sea Breeze model is designed specifically for narrow-lot, infill applications for just about any region or environment in the country — from coastal settings and mountainous areas to urban landscapes and traditional suburban neighborhoods.

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