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FLOORS in Africa is the only specialised magazine dedicated to flooring on the African Continent, and over the 26 years of its existence it has become an invaluable tool in the hands of the industry professionals. To maintain its position as the mouthpiece of the flooring industry, the management and staff of the publication are in regular contact with the newsmakers and trendsetters both locally and internationally to keep our readership in touch with the latest flooring trends, developments and technology.
For more information on Floors in Africa, visit www.floorsinafrica.co.za

 

Floors VOL 35.4

In this issue:

How flooring is contributing to interactive, modern workspaces
Solutions to Challenges
Wood, Laminates & Bamboo
Customised Flooring Options
The finishing touch with Final Floor Solutions
Project Review: New National Youth Development Agency
And much more...

Forward Thinking Companies 2017

Forward thinking companies are the ones that outshine the rest and become well-known brands in their respective industries. They are the ones that are first to put innovative products in the market, to adapt to new technologies and to try out different styles of marketing. They are positioned for the long term win – they want to leave a legacy for future generations.

Floors VOL 35.3

In this issue:

SPECIAL EDITION FORWARD THINKING COMPANIES
Unique container project showcased at Coverings 2017
Why Below the floor surface is important
Today’s Carpet Trends, Tiles & Styles
Tools & Equipment to get the job done
Project Review: Colgate premises, Boksburg

And much more...

Floors VOL 35.2

In this issue:

Top 3 tech trends for SA’s construction industry
36 Top picks from Innovations @ Domotex
Industry Skills Development & Training
Carefully Selected LVT/Ps & Resilients
Floor Coatings, Hues, Shades & Tones
Top 3 things to consider when screeding your floor

And much more...

Floors Directory 2017

FLOORS in Africa’s first commercial flooring directory in South Africa.

This exciting initiative aims to offer the professional commercial market a quick reference guide to participating flooring companies, listing each organisation’s contact details, areas of expertise and a brief yet thorough introduction to their unique product and service offerings.

Floors VOL 35.1

In this issue:

Seamless, decorative and durable flooring at the new SuperSpar in Secunda
Professional Preference: Stats SA Building
World of Tiles
Floor Care & Maintenance
Floor Screeds
Specifying for Green Design

And much more...

Floors VOL 34.7

In this issue:

Proudly SA Flooring
The effect of Brexit on architectural practices
Have your tiles passed the slip test?
Which products have been moving & shaking in 2016?
Market insights about flooring products
100% bathroom-safe laminate flooring

And much more...

Floors VOL 34.6

In this issue:

5 Tips to combine tiles confidently
The beauty that is chevron flooring
Industrial Flooring Applications
High Traffic Areas
Specialised Flooring Unveiled
Reclaimed & Sustainable Flooring

And much more...

Women in Flooring 2016

In this issue:

We once again showcase women in the flooring sector who are helping to shape the industry in South Africa. Each of these women has an innate desire to succeed and make a difference, and as such they have already achieved excellence within their respective fields.

Floors VOL 34.5

 

In this issue:

Polish quartz specified for airport installation
A tough year for the SA recycling industry
Using the right equipment to eliminate dust is a must
Quality flooring a must in healthcare
Multi-functional adhesive ideal for LVTs
New 3D Visualiser gives architect the full picture

 

And much more...

 

Floors VOL 34.4

In this issue:

Laminate flooring: trends & developments
Sintered slab specialists win 'best stand' award
Growing the future of bamboo
The right answer to wooden floor treatment
Why geometric patterns are growing in popularity
Superior matting solutions

And much more...

Floors VOL 34.3

In this issue:

2016 Office Trends
Innovators in the usage of nanotechnology
Decorative finishes that last
Site mixing is no longer the more affordable option
It's all about going cleaner and greener
The world of carpeting

And much more...

 

Floors VOL 34.2

In this issue:

Resilient flooring: Must know
The top six cement flooring trends
The colourful world of coatings
Training for the Industry by the Industry
Colour/s of the Year announced
Corporate social media

And much more...

 

Floors Directory 2016

FLOORS in Africa’s first commercial flooring directory in South Africa.

This exciting initiative aims to offer the professional commercial market a quick reference guide to participating flooring companies, listing each organisation’s contact details, areas of expertise and a brief yet thorough introduction to their unique product and service offerings.

 

Floors VOL 34.1

In this issue:


Ceramic tiles ensure naturalness, colourfulness and robustness
Designed to innovate & set trends
Overcoming language barriers in the construction industry
Flooring students give back to the community
Creating future cities through architecture & design
Decoding wooden flooring
And much more...

 

Floors VOL 33.7

In this issue:

 

The numerous benefits of resin flooring
Seven new colour options for a calm interior
High-profile tiling project completed
Spectacular surface slabs
Success of industry set in concrete
Top cleaning & maintenance tips for exterior flooring

And much more...

 

Floors VOL 33.6

In this issue:

 

The rustic chic and natural beauty of an oiled floor
Intelligent technology in floor heating
Impact of moisture on vinyl flooring
Polished concrete offers flexible, creative solutions
Renovating with cement finishes
Wood-plastic composite decking

And much more...


Floors VOL 33.5

In this issue:

 

Mosaics in all its glory
Innovative 3D Flooring
Women in Flooring 2015
Transforming the old, introducing the new

The smart way to design
Flooring with character
And much more...


Floors VOL 33.4

In this issue:

 

5 Game changing issues affecting interior design/ers
Ceramic tour showcased in New York
Protect a new carpet with underlay
Building external raised floors
The benefits of installing cement flooring
Vinyl tiles used to create 3D Floor
And much more...


Floors VOL 33.3

In this issue:

 

How to: Boost retail sales with flooring
All about applications & technologies
Transforming dull concrete surfaces
New interiors tool launched
Choosing the correct carpet fibre
Taking innovation and customisation into a new realm
And much more...


Floors VOL 33.2

In this issue:

 

Kinetex explained & explored
The soft side of hard flooring
New collection in line with 2015 trends
US Flooring market trends
Using stones and rubber to achieve a coloured floor
Cement-based finishes designed to last
And much more...


Floors VOL 33.1

In this issue:

 

How laminate finds the appropriate underlay
Sustainable cement finishes
Flooring Industry to face challenges in 2015
Unique tiling solution
Vinyl goes high-tech & hygienic
The Art & Design of Concrete
And much more...


Floors VOL 32.7

In this issue:

 

How renovations affect retail businesses
Artificial grass: going for green
7 steps to beautify hardwood floors
Semi-flexible tile makes its mark    
Extending the lifespan of floors
Revealing the beauty of natural stone


Floors VOL 32.6

In this issue:

 

The Epitome Of Sustainability
The Natural Healing Properties Of Quartz Floors
Debunking Heated Flooring Myths
Interlocking Vinyl Tiles – A Unique Alternative
Eliminating Toxicity In Installations
New Floor Paint Launched


SA Women in Flooring

In this feature:

 

Strong. Dynamic. Passionate. Influential. These are just a few words to describe the unique women showcased in this inspiring feature. Their careers span a good many years collectively, and as such they are ideally suited to share their knowledge, wisdom and insight with others aspiring to the same significant achievements and successes within an industry perceived to be male-dominated.

Floors VOL 32.5

In this issue:

 

Removing Bitumen From Floors
A New Benchmark In Healthcare Flooring
Bamboo Continues To Evolve
Successful Adhesive Applications
Grass To Go
Love Bridge For Pretoria


Floors VOL 32.4

In this issue:

 

The Latest Flooring Trends
First Convention Benefits Rhino Campaign
New Building Solutions Introduced
Is it Concrete or Porcelain Tiles?
Quick Setting Self-Leveller
How do Social Media Platforms affect productivity?


Floors VOL 32.3

In this issue:

 

Grey is the trend in floorcoverings
Trends emerging at Revestir
New click lock vinyl floor finish    
Carpet & carpet tiles    
Pros and cons of heated flooring
Cement flooring benefits


Floors VOL 32.2

In this issue:

 

Turning Vision into Reality
Redefining Design Excellence
Construction Disasters: Further Investigation
What role does colour and pattern choice play?
On track to meet construction skills needs
New European Exhibition


SA Flooring Awards Book

In this book:

 

WINNERS
Best contractor for continous contribution
Best flooring project
Best innovation in flooring by product
Contribution to skills development
Environmentally friendly flooring product
Individual lifetime achievement
Longest lifespan installation
360 Degrees excellence in flooring
Longest standing advertiser


Floors VOL 32.1

In this issue:

 

The World of Tiles
Cabling Solutions for IT industries
Projects to be Proud of
Locally Produced Products
Ceramics and Porcelain - Back to Basics
Cersaie 2013 - The trends


Floors VOL 31.7

In this issue:

 

Ceramic Tiles of Italy - 2013 Spring/Summer trends
Safety Rubber - For sports and playground applications
Tough new vinyl tile - Suitable for almost any installation
Exterior Flooring & Paving
Hygiene in Healthcare is imperative - But what floors to use?
Latest Trends - For modern living


Floors VOL 31.6

In this issue:

 

The psychology of colour - What to use where
Largest roof-mounted Solar Panels - In South Africa
Exceptional support - For concrete institute
Floor cleaning industry - On a high!
Social Media - Are you connected?
Another great show - For Decorex Joburg


Floors VOL 31.5

In this issue:

 

Fine Grain Flooring – Recently launched
Eco-friendly – Tufted Tile Range
Carpet colours – Woven with a twist
Green Wood Flooring – Why not eucalyptus?
Peel-and-stick – Acoustic underlay
SURFACES 2013 – The trends

 

Floors VOL 31.4

In this issue:

 

Safety flooring – In playgrounds
Italian Marble – Performing well in world markets
Cork – A great resilient floor
Diamond Anniversary – For a gem in the flooring industry
Don’t slip up! Make sure your floors are safe
Residential project – Wins NWFA Award

 

Floors VOL 31.3

In this issue:

 

Great projects – To be proud of
Choosing a vinyl floor – Do you go for looks or performance?
Concrete – Refined and stylish building material
Keeping carpets clean – Extends lifecycle
Bamboo fibre – Provides silky soft yarns
New wood floor range – Brought to SA

 

Floors VOL 30.2

In this issue:

 

Flooring future - Think tank
Carpet Tile Design - Make your own
Floor transitions - Use the right profile
Thumbs-up to PVC
Green cleaning
Checklist to ensure a green product

 

Floors VOL 31.2

In this issue:

 

THE GREENING OF BUILDINGS - In South Africa
UK CARPET RECYCLING - A huge success
WORK ENVIRONMENTS - Benefit from cable floor system
SUSTAINABILITY - Through innovation
FLOORING - Going the green way
REPORT - Vinyl is green responsible

 

Floors VOL 31.1

In this issue:

 

GREAT FLOORS - That last forever
CERSAIE 2012 - Show’s status
NATURAL STONE - ‘Miss World’ of the flooring industry
PORCELAIN MOSAIC TILES - For high-traffic areas
NEW DESIGN ELEMENT - A huge success
BILLION SQUARE METRES - Of ceramic tiles produced

 

Floors VOL 30.7

In this issue:

 

Showcase of expertise
A fresh look for clinic floors
Successful? – Well, certainly the biggest!
An edgy, modern new look for NWK
New concrete repair product launched at Interbuild

 

Floors VOL 30.5

In this issue

 

Natural wood floors - Still a beautiful, viable option
Laminate flooring -Brings great looks to your floors
Eucalyptus flooring - The new ‘greenie’?
Laminate flooring - The history
Wide range of profiles - For laminate floors

 

Floors VOL 30.4

In this issue:

 

The performers - the best the industry has to offer
Stylish - polished concrete floors
World asthma day - highlighting the dangers
Nearly 60 years’ experience - serving sa well
SAFMA - Assessment of Facilities industry

 

Floors VOL 30.6

In this issue:

 

CONCRETE FLOORS - Post-tensioned concrete explained
TIME TO TRAIN - A friendly approach
SITE SAFETY – Senior management has role to play
HEALTHY FLOOR SURFACES - For hospitals
CABLE MANAGEMENT - Keeping the office alive
MAINTENANCE - Of Oiled Wood Floors

 

Floors VOL 30.3

In this issue:

 

Safety floors - the guidelines
Epoxy Systems Launch
Decorative Concrete Competition
Handmade carpets are back!
Floors with special needs
Chinese wood floors

 

Floors VOL 30.1

In this issue:

 

World of tiles
Below the surface
Proudly local
Cersaie 2011
Profiles of success
Insight into sports flooring

 

 

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