Volume: 67 | Issue: 1 | Download
Flooring product failures, or the interpretation of a flooring failure being the reason for a disappointment, are the cause of most flooring concerns and complaints. The scenario typically follows the planning of a project, the consideration of a flooring material or materials, contemplation of the type or types of flooring to use, consideration of samples presented for use, selection of the flooring materials, the decision on what to use, where to install it, when to install it and the anticipation that it will deliver the performance expected of it. After spending a great deal of time and money the worst feeling is to see the total investment taking a turn for the worst within a short period of time after it is put into use. Why does this happen and how can you take precautions so that you aren’t a victim of a flooring failure?