Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Avidbots brings floor scrubbing robot to South Korea

Avidbots is pleased to announce a partnership with Daeduck International to bring Neo – an autonomous floor-scrubbing robot – to South Korea.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Global hardwood supplier announces Canadian debut

In response to the growing demand for engineered wood products, Havwoods International has announced plans to open its first Canadian showroom in Toronto.

REMI Network

On&On Recycling Program hits milestone

Armstrong Flooring announced it has recycled more than 100 million pounds of post-consumer flooring material and kept 50,000 tons out of landfills through it’s On&On Recycling Program.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Autonomous robots and the cleaning industry

It’s been quite a journey for two University of Waterloo Engineering graduates who dreamed of creating an autonomous robot company.

Canadian Property Management

The Value of As-Built Plans

It's not uncommon for building measurements to stray from initial blueprints. These changes may not always seem to be significant, but accurate numbers count.
floor maintenance

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Facility Floor Maintenance: Tips and Tools

Adopting and following a regular floor maintenance schedule and sourcing easy-to-use products to help sustain the look of any finished floor.

REMI Network

Sealed Air plans Diversey Care spinoff for 2017

Sealed Air plans to spinoff its Diversey Care division and the food hygiene and cleaning business within its Food Care division (New Diversey).
floor finish

REMI Network

The value of applying a floor finish

Some facilities no longer apply protective finishes to floors due to time, cost and environmental issues. Here are some healthy and manageable options.
luxury vinyl tile

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

LVT gains ground in commercial markets

Luxury vinyl tile (LVT) is gaining ground. The luxurious-looking product also promises a long lifespan, but this requires proper care.

REMI Network

Flooring giant opens sensory-based showroom

Commercial flooring giant Shaw Contract Group unveiled its new 5,500-square-foot showroom in Atlanta, Georgia, created to evoke the senses and inspire design professionals using the
In-Floor Heating

Design Quarterly

In-floor heating gaining ground in condo market

In-floor heating is gaining ground in the condo market. And coupled with the smart home technology, it allows owners to be more energy efficient.
LVT flooring popularity

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Picking underlayment for hard-surface flooring

Looks matter when selecting new hard-surface flooring for interior spaces in commercial buildings. But so does the choice of underlayment.
winter safety tips for condo managers

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Countering the effects of winter on floors

Here are six questions building managers should ask themselves during the lead up to winter in order to counteract the ...

Design Quarterly

From wine barrels to wood floors

Discerning connoisseurs now have the ability to bring the character of a wine barrel into their cellar by ...

Design Quarterly

Digital fever

Ink-jet technology represents a new system of floor and wall tile decoration that is positioned to alter the way ceramic and porcelain is decorated.


Making the right flooring choice

Making the right flooring choice and then installing and maintaining it properly can result in years of durable service and significant cost-savings.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Problems underfoot

Hard-surface flooring is often selected because it’s practical. However, this doesn’t mean it's impenetrable. Here are five of the most common hard-surface floor problems and tactical solutions to resolve them.