Welcome to WoodFlooringTrends !I'm Sam Cobb. I currently serve as Managing Partner/CEO of Real Wood Floors. I started this blog to open a discussion of emerging trends in the wood flooring industry. We've compiled a great list of contributors each bringing a unique perspective to the discussion providing you real-time info on current style trajectory.
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Wood Flooring in Mumbai Have you ever wondered what the wood flooring market is like on the Indian sub-continent? We recently interviewed Mehul Muni, owner of Urban Decor, a flooring retailer in the fourth largest city on the planet to … Continue reading
French / European Oak Flooring Gaining Wider Market Share >French oak flooring entered into the US market about 20 years ago breaking in at the top echelon of the flooring market primarily in the Northeast. Today, in the same way … Continue reading
Market Trending Towards Lower Sheen and Lower VOC Products >Wood flooring can be finished in numerous different ways. Some finishes are burnished into the wood, some are natural oils that harden over time, some are a top coating that actually … Continue reading
Is 5″ the New 2 1/4″? >The Elements of Style edited by Elizabeth Cromley and Stephen Calloway does a great job outlining the historical use of wood flooring in construction and architectural design from 1485 to present day. When examined … Continue reading
Recycled Wood Accommodates Market’s Rising Demand for “green” >Green building products continue to be a burgeoning flooring category across all flooring mediums. In the hardwood flooring sector this commitment to environmental responsibility has been expressed in a move towards third party … Continue reading