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How to Choose the Best Plank Floor
Armstrong Hardwood Flooring
How to Choose the Best Plank Floor

Choosing a floor may seem a bit daunting, especially if you've never done it before. Whether you're a newbie or a pro, understanding more will prepare you to choose the very best floor for your lifestyle, space, and budget.

Designing With Rugs
Couristan Rugs
Designing With Rugs

When decorating your home, think of your floors as the foundation for your design scheme. An area rug can visually integrate or harmonize eclectic elements in any décor or can revitalize a room.

Anthem celebrates the beauty of the great American hardwoods
Shaw Laminate Flooring
Anthem celebrates the beauty of the great American hardwoods

Anybody up for a road trip? If not, then check out our Anthem Plus laminate. Anthem celebrates the beauty of the great American hardwoods but in a much more affordable laminate option. This laminate features embossed in register texture which means what you see is what you feel. So save some gas and time and explore some of the greatest hardwood looks both sides of the Mississippi!

Solid Hardwood vs. Engineered Wood
Armstrong Hardwood Flooring
Solid Hardwood vs. Engineered Wood

Many hardwood shoppers don't realize there are two types of wood — solid and engineered. Both solid and engineered flooring add value and structure to your home and are available in plenty of species, stains and styles. So, what exactly are these two types of hardwood and how do they compare? Let's explore.

Fifth Avenue oak hardwood flooring
Shaw Hardwoods Flooring
Fifth Avenue oak hardwood flooring

Want to be bold? This chevron stripe installation of Fifth Avenue oak hardwood flooring gives any space an eye-catching focal point. Case in point: the Newport Cottages space at the High Point Market | The World's Home for Home Furnishings, which was styled by Madcap Cottage. Fifth Avenue comes standard in herringbone planks, making it easier to replicate this chevron installation in your home! #DIY

Repel technology offers impressive protection!
Shaw Laminate Flooring
Repel technology offers impressive protection!

Water can wreak havoc on hard surface flooring, but Repel technology offers impressive protection! Watch and see what fizzes and what doesn't. Explore beautiful hardwood flooring featuring Repel

American Industrial Partners' Acquisition of Armstrong Flooring's Wood Flooring Business Is a Win-Win Deal
Armstrong Hardwood Flooring
American Industrial Partners' Acquisition of Armstrong Flooring's Wood Flooring Business Is a Win-Win Deal

CLEVELAND, Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- American Industrial Partners (AIP), a private equity firm with substantial holdings in the construction industry, announced today that it had entered into an agreement to purchase the wood flooring operations of Armstrong Flooring.

Mohawk's Edge Summit to Accelerate Retailers' Competitive Edge
Mohawk Carpet
Mohawk's Edge Summit to Accelerate Retailers' Competitive Edge

CALHOUN, Ga. October 1, 2018—Mohawk will unveil innovative products, brands and programs to help its retail partners accelerate their competitive edge in the face of today’s fast-paced and changing retail world at the Edge Summit, which will be held December 6–9, 2018 at Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee, Fla.

Mohawk Cushions all Seven Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walks for Third year
Mohawk Carpet
Mohawk Cushions all Seven Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walks for Third year

CALHOUN, Ga. September 2018 — Mohawk continues its fight against breast cancer with its support of the Susan G. Komen® 3-Day Walk by donating more than 7,000 SmartCushion pads to comfort this year’s walkers and crew members. The company also hosts the “Mohawk Mile,” a bright pink carpeted footpath to the finish line filled with Mohawk residential and commercial team members, retail partners and customers urging walkers on to success.

Patcraft’s Oxidation Experiment Inspires Artefact Carpet Tile
Patcraft Commercial Carpet
Patcraft’s Oxidation Experiment Inspires Artefact Carpet Tile

Cartersville, Ga. – Patcraft, a leader in high-performance commercial flooring, has launched its newest carpet tile collection, Artefact. This versatile collection, featuring four distinct products, was inspired by an oxidation experiment exposing fabrics to metal, rust and wate

Mohawk “Colors of Spring” National Sale Features Aggressive Consumer Rebate and Financing Offers, Free TV Commercials
Mohawk Carpet
Mohawk “Colors of Spring” National Sale Features Aggressive Consumer Rebate and Financing Offers, Free TV Commercials

DALTON (March 28, 2011)— For the seventh straight year, Mohawk and its aligned retailers are partnering to create a springtime national selling event that has proven effective in building store traffic, increasing sales, and strengthening the brand position of Mohawk aligned retailers.

Mohawk featured in ABC News’ “Made in America” series
Mohawk Carpet
Mohawk featured in ABC News’ “Made in America” series

DALTON (March 29, 2011)—ABC World News Tonight recently devoted two weeks of evening news broadcasts to this challenge: “Could you furnish a home using only American-made goods?” It included products from Mohawk Industries as one of its solutions.

Mohawk Industries Turning “Green” Into Green: Ideas You Can Use Today
Mohawk Carpet
Mohawk Industries Turning “Green” Into Green: Ideas You Can Use Today

Retailers across the country have used sustainability to make a difference in their stores’ bottom lines. Mohawk Industries has been asking dealers for their best practices and have gotten scores of ideas in how to reduce costs, boost sales, and build stronger bonds with customers.

Wool: Clean Air Certified Program Launched by Wools of New Zealand
Wools of New Zealand
Wool: Clean Air Certified Program Launched by Wools of New Zealand

MARIETTA, GA, November 29, 2010—The buildup of indoor air contaminants is a growing concern in residential as well as commercial interiors. Although many materials, including carpet, pass tests for minimum VOC (volatile organic compounds) emissions, wool goes a giant step further by removing contaminants from the air and improving the health of the indoor environment.

Wools of New Zealand builds brand value at Surfaces 2011
Wools of New Zealand
Wools of New Zealand builds brand value at Surfaces 2011

MARIETTA, GA, December 1, 2010—Wools of New Zealand is impacting the market with targeted programs that will be showcased at Surfaces under the umbrella of a newly designed booth.

Armstrong Green: Opportunity for customer service and better sales
Armstrong Hardwood Flooring
Armstrong Green: Opportunity for customer service and better sales

Call it what you will—sustainability, environmental responsibility, green—it is a very public issue. Still, the open question is: In what ways and to what degree are consumers making purchase decisions based on green factors? And, how does that impact flooring?

Kährs launches the Artisan Collection
Kährs Hardwood Flooring
Kährs launches the Artisan Collection

Kährs, Europe's leading wood floor manufacturer, has launched the Artisan Collection, the ultimate artistic collection of floors. With dramatic surface treatments, and a wide color range from pale to dark, Kährs Artisan will add a bold and powerful statement to any interior design.

Inspired New Longer Wood Lengths in Laminate from Armstrong Floors
Armstrong Laminate Flooring
Inspired New Longer Wood Lengths in Laminate from Armstrong Floors

The big news in laminate flooring this year is Rustics Premium™ New England Long Plank, a dramatic line from Armstrong which offers a hand-scraped, oiled finish hardwood look and the longest laminate floor boards to date – over seven feet.

J Mish Donates Wool Yarn to Help Soak up BP Oil Spill
J. Mish Carpet Collection
J Mish Donates Wool Yarn to Help Soak up BP Oil Spill

We learned that "Excess Access" is a non-profit that takes surplus materials and re-purposes them for other uses. In our case, waste wool yarn WILL SOAK UP OIL!!

Mohawk Looks at Training Magazine Top 125 Honors as a Challenge to Improve
Mohawk Carpet
Mohawk Looks at Training Magazine Top 125 Honors as a Challenge to Improve

DALTON (March 9, 2009)—Mohawk Industries has again been named as one of Training Magazine’s “Top 125” training organizations, this time for 2010.