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Professional kitchen cleaning at home is a breeze, when using the right cleaners and tools. Read the full article published on Arboritec website.Read More
Maximum Commercial Uptime Modern retailing requires solutions that ensure maximum commercial uptime. Arboritec recently helped a busy coffeehouse in Pleasanton CA add beauty and protection to their wood floors without turning away a single customer. Together with some of the top flooring professionals in the Northern California region, we met this challenge using a system of top-coatable Miracle Oil finish in conjunction with our ceramic-fortified, instantly-cured finish UVElite. This commercial system is only available from Arboritec. Project Timing Saturday - November 16, 2013 Here Rose Fall, project designer, glues the final mesquite panel into place on the coffeehouse floor...Read More
The Mazurek's were at a crossroads... Tonya and her husband Ted recently bought a well-built, existing ranch style home in the upscale Denver area neighborhood of Littleton with the idea of remodeling it to make it truly their own. With an ample yard, enough room for their active family to spread out and a golf course out back, the house had many features they really liked. With a few changes to walls, wood floors and the kitchen, Tonya saw the potential for her new home to quickly become not only updated, but very comfortable and suited to their needs. The Mazurek's are..Read More
Arboritec recently had the honor of being involved in an extremely exciting $265 million dollar urban redevelopment and restoration project. Through our partnership with commercial wood floor contractor Syracuse Commercial Floors, we are helping bring 130,000 square feet of wood floors “back from the brink” in the bustling Pike Block area of downtown Syracuse, NY. 130,000 square feet...That's a lot of reclaimed and restored wood floors! VIP Structures, the architect and development arm of the project, wisely reached out to Syracuse Commercial Floors for their wood flooring expertise and ability to manage projects of this scale. Development discussions began in the summer..Read More
Arboritec recently had the opportunity to visit with NYC area supplier Ken Nygaard of Olson Floor Supply. Olson Floor Supply is a family-owned and operated supplier of wood flooring, tools and machinery, technical support services, and of course the full spectrum of floor finishes. They are well situated in a well trafficked industrial section of Jamaica, New York. Olson Floors is about five miles from JFK International Airport and close to the bridges and tunnels leading into Manhattan. Jamaica, NY itself is a culturally-rich area of the US. Olson Floor Supply is frequented by hard-working Americans with roots in..Read More
Golden State Flooring and Arboritec USA recently announced an exclusive distribution agreement to supply ceramic fortified wood floor finishes to the California market. To kick off our collaboration, a series of technical workshops were held at Golden State Flooring’s impressive wood flooring supply facilities in San Jose and San Diego, CA. Do You Know the Way? Mark Mukosiej, Arboritec’s senior-most wood flooring technical support specialist was on hand to showcase Arboritec’s line of ceramic-fortified waterborne finishes. Demonstration boards in the San Jose showroom floors were sanded down to raw wood. Chris Lamb and Jason Grant of Golden State Flooring helped..Read More
Printer's Building Arboritec's field technical and training representative Mark Mukosiej recently met up with Tom Bridge of Bridge Wood Floors at his job site in the Printers Building in Worcester, MA. Bridge Wood Floors of Douglas, MA sources product and expertise from distributor Brian Salatiello over at Wood Pro, Inc in Auburn, MA. When Arboritec arrived, Tom and his son Jeremy were actively working on the 2nd and 7th floor hallways in this grand, 7-story building that used to house a printing company. Gilbert G. Davis, Commonwealth Press and J. S. Wesby had constructed the Printers Building in 1923 to meet the printing needs of the surrounding area...Read More
As the exclusive manufacturer of ceramic-fortified waterborne finishes for wood floors, we are proud to have customers like Brian Johnston. We're thankful to Brian for allowing us share his comments with the rest of you after meeting with our Northwest sales representative Frank Lazzara: "The day following our meeting I went down to Brosson [www.brossoncompany.com] and purchased some Vibrant sealer and Avenue ceramic fortified wood floor finish. The staff there was extremely friendly and even offered to deliver products to me for convenience. Also, the cost was not bad either. As for what I think of it? Amazing! After applying well..Read More
Customer Update – Gehl Flooring Supply Arboritec recently had the opportunity to catch up with Bob Gehl over a Gehl Flooring Supply. This company is a great example of an American dream that came true. Bob is the great-grandson of Adrien Gehl who started the business in 1928. Bob is currently at the helm of this exemplary flooring supply company out of Butler, WI. Bob, who chooses his words and work relationships carefully, had much to share during our recent visit. Bob spoke fondly of his hardworking Midwestern customer base and the resource-rich region where he operates. Though known for it's daily farms, outdoor sports, Harley Davidson, and beer..Read More
Arboritec Customer: Day Flooring Company - Vancouver, WA Arboritec recently had the pleasure of catching up with a third generation hardwood floor professional and recent Arboritec convert, Dallas Day of Day Flooring Company. Dallas has been in the hardwood trade for 56 years. For the last 20 years, he has been based out of what locals refer to as the “Coove” or Vancouver, Washington. Since 2001, he has busied himself delighting customers as a contractor operating both in Vancouver and just over the salmon- and sturgeon-filled Columbia River in the greater Portland, Oregon market. Dallas is an accomplished installer and..Read More
Arboritec recently had the pleasure of speaking to Tom Bridge, owner and operator of Bridge Wood Floors to get his take on the flooring trade, the development of waterborne finishes, and to learn about his experience working with our line in particular.
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In our last article, we touched on how wood floors and area rugs go hand in hand. Many wood floor retailers and sanding & refinishing contractors offer their customers an array of impressive design options by pairing a floor design with area rugs to suit. At Van Briggle Floors in Campbell CA for instance, customers can select from a variety of Tufenkian artisan area rugs that are all hand made in Nepal using the Tibetian knot, local labor, and locally grown wool with fine silk detail. Customers can not only browse a wide selection of stunning, high quality area rugs but those..Read More
Why We Love Area Rugs...
Area rugs are a match made in heaven for a well maintained wood floor.
Why do we love wood floors? Longevity, character, health and sustainability is the short answer. For a longer one, read on...
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