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Go Beyond the Surface: January 2012

Happy New Year!

Looking for new eco-friendly products for your upcoming projects? So are we! We’re starting off the year with two new wall surfaces and we’re off to Surfaces 2012 in Las Vegas to find more:

New Wall Surfaces

The Eco Floor Store has two new environmentally friendly wall surfaces: Pearlamina and Nature Flex.Pearlamina Wall Coverings, Vancouver, BC

Pearlamina is a semi-flexible surface material made from natural Capiz shells. With a pearl-like finish, Pearlamina is ideal for accent walls, cabinetry and other interior surfaces. + Learn more

Nature Flex
Nature Flex interior wall coverings are made with beautiful Water Hyacinths (also known as Water Lilies). Nature Flex is available in three classic colours: white, raw umber and charcoal. + Learn more

Surfaces 2012
Next week, we’re off to Las Vegas for this year’s Surfaces – the leading floor covering industry event in North America. We’ll be looking for the newest and hottest trends in eco-friendly floors and surfaces from around the globe.

Follow us on Twitter to get live updates or keep an eye out for our February newsletter where we’ll share our finds (in this case, what happens in Vegas won’t stay in Vegas!).

Winter Eco Tips: Installation in Winter Months

In cold temperatures, make sure to allow for extra time for your wood flooring to acclimatise to its future home before installation.

It’s also important to check the moisture content of the wood and the surface it will be installed on – otherwise, installation won’t stand the test of time.

Hint: Wood meters to measure moisture are available for sale or rent at local building supply stores.

Lunch & Learns

Invite us to your office and we’ll thank you with lunch!

We’ll also bring along our newest eco-friendly products to help inspire your team for upcoming residential and commercial design projects.

Call us at 604.576.4400 or email us at jared @ for more information.

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