Fueled by strong single and multifamily growth, nationwide housing starts rose 15.7% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.093 million units in July, the highest level since November 2013, according to newly released figures from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.
Total Solutions Plus will take place Oct. 25 to 28 in San Antonio. Show officials said the show’s networking and education opportunities are designed to bring the ceramic tile industry together.
Philadelphia Floor Store (PFS) has teamed with the National Wood Floor Association (NWFA) to offer customized training to hardwood floor contractors.
JJ Haines' Wheeler Supplies Center in Orlando, Fla. will open tomororw, Aug. 22. This is Haines’ first Supplies Center opening and the beginning of Haines' Flooring Supplies Division expansion into the Florida market.
Bamboo Hardwoods has entered into a distribution agreement with Bishop Distributing as a new bamboo flooring distributor partner.
Bellavita Tile's new Pisces Mosaics Collection combines texture, finish, shape and layout in an infinitely variable program, according to the company.
The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Second Quarter Interior Design Billings Index (IDBI) indicates steady, continued and positive momentum for the interior design industry in the months ahead, according to the organization.
Karndean Designflooring's latest app is designed specifically for architects, interior designers and contractors to use at the point of specification, according to the company.
The 10th New York International Carpet Show (NYICS) will be held Sept. 7 to 9 at Metropolitan Pavilion during New York's Metro Market Week.
Paul Hayes, former research and development manager at Al Sorayai Carpet in Saudi Arabia discusses the basics of tufting machine and tufting machine software technology, carpet construction and fiber content in an effort to permit retailers and retail salespeople to better sell carpet and differentiate themselves from the competition. Hayes also discusses the factors that would permit carpet to be classified as high quality.