Specifile Spotlight May 2021: Flooring Products & Inspiration

Featuring flooring products from South Africa’s top flooring suppliers and manufacturers, including Traviata, Union Tiles, Cemcrete, COBA Africa, TAL and Johnson Tiles.

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27 Jan 2020
Traviata Flooring creates the canvas for commercial spaces

From a design perspective, one of the biggest international trends is to create “Resimercial” spaces. This involves taking the comforting…

Traviata Flooring creates the canvas for commercial spaces

From a design perspective, one of the biggest international trends is to create “Resimercial” spaces. This involves taking the comforting and inviting elements of residential design and incorporating them into commercial spaces making clients, customers and staff feel more at ease. One of the easiest ways to create a welcoming…

29 May 2019
FirmFit the right kind of floor for different areas of the home

The FirmFit elegant line vinyl wood flooring from Traviata Flooring Systems is the right kind of floor for different areas…

FirmFit the right kind of floor for different areas of the home

The FirmFit elegant line vinyl wood flooring from Traviata Flooring Systems is the right kind of floor for different areas of the home. Homeowners need a floor that is durable, attractive, easy to clean and has the best value for money. This is exactly what the trending floor product, FirmFit…

24 May 2021
Raised “cradle deck” flooring system with unique water harvesting application

Sustainability is the key feature of a new outdoor raised flooring application which is laid on recycled truck tyres and…

Raised “cradle deck” flooring system with unique water harvesting application

Sustainability is the key feature of a new outdoor raised flooring application which is laid on recycled truck tyres and will harvest vast volumes of rainwater.  This system is exceptionally environmentally friendly. The InstaCradle system is comprised of cement pavers (600 x 600 x 40mm) which are loosely placed on…

31 May 2021
Can you use underfloor heating on cement floors?

Even though cement has great insulation properties; which means it is not as cold as many would believe; some clients…

Can you use underfloor heating on cement floors?

Even though cement has great insulation properties; which means it is not as cold as many would believe; some clients still prefer to have their home warm and snug in the cold winter months. The question “Can I use underfloor heating with my Cemcrete floors?” is a frequent enquiry. Below…

01 Jun 2021
COVID-19 Response range for facilities management

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has become a global pandemic in 2020 and governments, businesses and members of the public are having to…

COVID-19 Response range for facilities management

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has become a global pandemic in 2020 and governments, businesses and members of the public are having to take unprecedented steps to protect themselves and others. Whilst many countries are easing their lockdowns, normal socialising is strictly prohibited. Social distancing and contamination control are effective ways to reduce…

18 Jun 2021
Biophilic design colours and textures

Biophilic design has experienced a resurgence in popularity driven largely by the upswing in time-spent-at-home. The design of living areas…

Biophilic design colours and textures

Biophilic design has experienced a resurgence in popularity driven largely by the upswing in time-spent-at-home. The design of living areas is focused on creating healthy spaces for people to gather, in a post-pandemic imagining of what our public and private spaces could be. To this end, the earthbound design draws…

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