Jul , Used predominantly in flooring and building materials, PVC is highly durable and has good fire resistance Contemporary Hall by Susan Diana Harris Interior Design The decking on the front door of this Australian beach house is made of a composite of recycled plastic milk bottles and wood fiber.
Nov , Carpet tile, carpet tiles, or modular flooring include a carpet face or show surface in overlying relation to a backing of or including adjoined particle indoor, indoor outdoor, outdoor, loop pile, fiber pile, yarn pile, nap, single ply yarn, multiple ply yarn, plush, velvet plush, Saxony, natural Sisal, synthetic sisal,
May , A further object of the present invention is to provide a new type sports tennis surface having a laminate layer of sand filled acrylic latex applied over a grip coating formed on a prefabricated rubber basemat, without use of prior art water base, solvent base or urethane base adhesives on a fiber or
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Oct , As you research green building materials, make sure you check their level of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) VOCs are chemicals that easily become gases and mix with the oxygen in your home Among the top building products that contain VOCs insulation, carpet, vinyl flooring, caulk, adhesives,
Jun , When it comes to the floor, layered rugs are your best friend Sure, you ve seen this artfully done with natural fiber rugs paired with sheepskins or Moroccan shags, typically over hardwood But the rug on rug look works with wall to wall, too Using a large throw rug on top of carpeting not only allows you to
Jun , The emission rate is considered to be a good indicator of the emission characteristics of formaldehyde and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from building materials Emission of Phthalates and Phthalate Alternatives from Vinyl Flooring and Crib Mattress Covers The Influence of Temperature.
May , carpet padding, athletic surfaces, vinyl composite tile (VCT), vinyl tile, resilient sheet goods, ceramic tile, wood flooring, synthetic flooring material, cove base, or floor covering padding The method of claim , wherein the substrate comprises Styrofoam, textile fabrics, natural and synthetic fibers,
Jul , Also, the house is clad in EcoClad, an FSC certified bio composite made of post consumer recycled paper and bamboo fiber, features natural ventilation with western exposure windows for daylighting, and it all sits upon a concrete slab floor that s radiant heated Ready to move in More on the
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Jul , The final design features abundant natural light, sustainable materials, and fully integrated indoor outdoor rooms The primary goals of the project The kitchen cabinets are faced with a high performance fiber composite veneer developed to be a timber free alternative Both of these are relatively new
Sep , In depth reviews of green flooring materials Concrete, Laminate, Paper, Plastic, Stainless Steel, Stone, Recycled Glass (Terrazzo), Ceramic Tile, Plastic solid surface materials are extremely popular due to their resistance to stains and bacterial growth, their very low impact on indoor air quality, and the
Nov , A polymer composite comprising a melt processed polymer compounded with a color stabilizer comprising a bromate or iodate ion, and a silver based antimicrobial agent A rapidly emerging application for silver based antimicrobial agents is inclusion in polymers used in plastics and synthetic fibers.
Feb , animal print, then indoor outdoor rugs may be the perfect choice for you They re available in a ton of colors and eye catching patterns, from chevron stripe to zebra And because they re relatively inexpensive compared to wool and other natural fiber rugs you can afford to ride the wave of any trend.
Feb , Corporate Marble is a series of marble pieces constructed from resin and glass fibre Resin composites are generally reserved for hi performance components, but here they are bonded to shattered stone slabs a weighty, fragile material of luxurious corporate lobbies and buffed floors The new composite
Jul , This is a type of hardwood, engineered wood, or laminate flooring that you install over the existing surface No demolition If you install carpeting, choose a version with a low pile, made from natural renewable or recycled low VOC fiber, and glue it to the underpad so that it won t bunch up with movement.
Nov , Indoors, outdoors, and everything inbetween, these flooring tech products offer solutions for a variety of projects through patent pending manufacturing technology that exposes the primary backing as part of the product design, providing variation in fiber pile heights for added depth and texture.
Sep , But you can select flooring materials that will help you maximize the quality of your indoor environment while minimizing damage to the natural environment Once vinyl s useful life ends, it will not decay in landfills, even though millions of pounds of vinyl tile are landfilled in the United States each year.
Dec , Alternatively, where the algae are not naturally available, they can be produced in interior environments using tanks or the like with grow lights that promote fiber composites, wood veneer, organic materials such as grass or bamboo, plaster, paper, open or closed cell foam, and natural or synthetic fibers.