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Mohawk announces acquisition of Vitromex

Mohawk Industries, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase the Vitromex ceramic tile business from Grupo Industrial Saltillo (GIS) for approximately $293 million in cash. Read More

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Vinyl continues to rapidly expand & innovate

Luxury vinyl tile (LVT), and rigid core in particular, has hands down been the most explosive category over the last several years. Innovation and technology have taken hold of the category giving the consumer compelling reasons to buy. From the original WPC to SPC and the newer MgO, new constructions have addressed consumer performance needs. Read More

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Floor & Decor Grows On

Floor & Decor has continued its ambitious growth path, not deterred by the pandemic, supply chain issues or labor shortages. The flooring superstore, based here, opened 27 stores and one design center in 2021 and in 2022 will open 32 stores and four design centers, with a current store count of 175 and a goal of having 500 stores over the next eight to 10 years. Read More

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Second Home and Vacation Home Designs to Create an Ideal Getaway

Designing a second home or vacation home? Whatever you plan on using your new home for, second homes and vacation getaways should be designed to help you and your family relax and unwind. And that means designing the space with all your specific wants and needs in mind. Read More

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Rare Mosaic Floor Discovered in London

Archaeologists excavating a construction site in London have uncovered a rare mosaic floor dating to ancient Rome. It’s not uncommon to uncover Roman ruins and artifacts in South London, where the Roman city of Londinium was located. (The Romans ruled Britain from the first to the fifth century and founded the capital of Roman Britannia in London.) Read More

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How Training and Trust Combine to Help Flooring Installers Grow in New Markets

Even highly successful flooring contractors can find it challenging to grow their business across the country. Gaining access to more competitive markets, especially in large cities, requires skilled workers with verifiable, quality training. Read More

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The glossy finish on this collection enhances the unique brush strokes in each tile, and the variety of color options makes Tongue in Chic a highly versatile offering from AlysEdwards. Read More

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For projects calling out for elegant and innovative solutions, look no farther than Tile of Spain. This year’s porcelain entries emphasize modern evocations of marble, the rich veining and luminous hues exuding warmth and elegance as the tiles move seamlessly from indoor to outdoor applications. Read More

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Six Ways to Update Your Farmhouse Decor

While farmhouse is a distinctive interior decor style, certain farmhouse elements are becoming so popular that they’re now staples of modern interior design. For example, the clean look and brick layout pattern of white subway tile is right at home in farmhouse interiors. Nevertheless, subway tile has become so popular that it has transcended any single decor scheme, lending itself to numerous looks. Read More

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And so it was

More than 12 years ago, we wrote this headline: “When will ceramic tile outsell carpet?” That was provocative but did not happen. Today, the question is “When will LVT (and its cousins) outsell carpet?” That is not so far-fetched. Read More