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  • Acoustical Solutions: Sound Absorption and Sound Transmission

    Acoustics play a crucial role in any environment, impacting everything from productivity in the workplace to the market value of residences. Though the science behind sound is well established, the act of implementing it to design a desirable acoustic environment is complex and a broad scope of solutions is used…

  • Janka Scale Standards for Wood Species

    When looking for lumber that will last underfoot, qualities such as durability, dimensional stability, and hardness are highly desirable. Since wood varies in hardness from species to species, a successful flooring selection should be determined by more than just a simple hardwood designation. The Janka hardness scale serves to quantify…

  • The Power of Performance Fabrics

    Photography Courtesy of AnzeaExplore Materials and Sample It is well known that performance fabrics are ideal for outfitting high traffic areas in interior spaces that are designed to stand the test of time. When searching for easy-to-clean materials that can hold up to heavy wear-and-tear, it is best to specify…

  • The Benefits of Bleach Cleanability

    Photography Courtesy of Wolf-GordonExplore Materials and Sample Durable and disinfectable materials that can hold up to continuous cleanings have become increasingly critical in today’s climate. Diluted chlorine bleach has been used for decades as a steadfast disinfectant and stain solution. When searching for textiles that are equipped to tackle today’s challenges,…

  • Carpet Considerations: Characteristics of Nylon Carpet Fiber

    Photography Courtesy of Milliken When it comes to choosing carpet, one primary consideration is the type of fiber used in its construction. The characteristics of the carpet fiber can determine the carpet’s appearance and feel underfoot, as well as its ability to hold up over time. While many types of fiber…

  • Vinyl Wallcoverings: The Differences Between Type I, Type II, and Type III

    Photography Courtesy of Koroseal Interior ProductsExplore Materials and Sample When it comes to ornamenting the walls of an interior space, there is no shortage of options out there today. But few products offer more durability and ease of cleaning than commercial grade vinyl wallcoverings, which are produced for use across…