Month: December 2011

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Countertops and Architectural Surfaces: Vol. 4, № 5 (Buyers' Guide: 2012)

 Volume: 4 |  Issue: 5 |  Download

Welcome to the 2012 Countertops & Architectural Surfaces Buyers Guide. Before you is the culmination of many hours of hunting and gathering information that we feel will be of benefit to those in the surfacing industry.

We put together this reference tool with one goal in mind: to create a guide that will bring together all of the information you need to find suppliers of nearly any product or service you could want for your business.

Commercial Flooring Report: Vol. 44, № 1 (Business is Picking Up)

 Volume: 44 |  Issue: 1 |  Download

The world isn't ending after all. Business in many parts of the country is picking up. The Boston and Washington, DC markets are seeing steady increases in building as are many other large and small cities in the country. Conversations with clients around the country whether, architects, general contractors or flooring contractors have them seeing a return to where they were before the down turn or up significantly. One general contractor has hired over 100 people in the last year, another over 15 in the last six months, another architectural firm has hired 30 new people. Another general contractor is trying to hire people but can't find any that want to work, which is another dilemma. What's accounting for this and why?

Floor Trends Magazine: Vol. 13, № 12 (December 2011)

 Volume: 13 |  Issue: 12 |  Download

On The Cover:
Pictured is Allwood Engineered Tiger Strand Bamboo, a 9/16" by 5 5/8" by 6' product with formaldehyde-free adhesives. The flooring features a nine-coat, UV cured, VOC-free finish, and 3mm wear layer. Allwood Tiger Strand Bamboo is a 70 percent carbonized to 30 percent natural mix. It can be installed as a nail down, glue down or floating floor above, on or below grade. Photo courtesy of Allwood.

PROBuilder: Vol. 76, № 12 (December 2011)

 Volume: 76 |  Issue: 12 |  Download

Lee Evans, William Levitt, Jack Bloodgood — they are among the many industry pioneers of the last 75 years. In honor of our 75th anniversary, we profile milestones, innovations, and pioneering figures that have shaped home building.

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