Flooring

NFSI awards high-traction surface recognition to Kinetex products

J+J Flooring Group announce that its Kinetex product line has received High-Traction Surface certification from the National Floor Safety Institute.

Four products debut in carpeting collection

Four products debut in carpeting collection

J+J Flooring Group's lead brand, Invision, has introduced Manor House, a collection of four broadloom products.

J+J Flooring Group releases trends report

J+J Flooring Group announced the release of a new trends report that identifies four major drivers of design taking place in the senior living market.

Flooring group introduces plank products

Flooring group introduces plank products

J&J Flooring Group's Kinetex textile has introduced its first modular plank products.

First impressions count: Making wise investments

First impressions count: Making wise investments

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The baby boomer generation has been a transforming force on all sorts of institutions throughout their lives, and now with 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 every day, they're transforming the long-term care industry as well.

First impressions count: Don't be floored

First impressions count: Don't be floored

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A clean floor is likely to go unnoticed. But when it's not clean, it reflects negatively on your overall reputation.

J+J Flooring Group releases carpet line

J+J Flooring Group releases carpet line

J+J Flooring Group's Abstractions by Invision has released new color carpet options for interior environments.

Avoid bacterial growth with the proper flooring system

Avoid bacterial growth with the proper flooring system

Be it a food processing facility, commercial kitchen or freezer storage area, when it comes to flooring for the food service industry, the advantages of urethane cement are many. This is particularly true for long-term care and senior care facilities where cleanliness, cost efficiency and ease of maintenance are paramount.

How to do it ... Design

When designers get to work on senior care settings, they must always be concerned about what they put underfoot. Textures, colors, composition, cleanability and many other factors come into play. And yet there is, of course, no single kind of flooring that should exist throughout a facility. Experts advise here on how to decide on appropriate surfaces and locations for them.

Kitchen design assistance for facilities

Kitchen design assistance for facilities

Whether you are just starting out in the long-term care business, building a new facility from the ground-up, or simply swapping out finishes, fixtures and furnishings in existing spaces and units, there are special considerations for catering to your unique clientele.

Dual-stiffness flooring eases falling injuries

Nursing home residents who fall on dual-stiffness flooring may be less prone to fractures, according to a recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. Researchers from the Bruyere Research Institute in Canada reviewed falls that occurred at an Arizona nursing home in 2008-2010.