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Certainly a diverse crew here. I'm curious as to where you see hard surface flooring headed, what are some trends you see developing?
 

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In residential I have noticed the following:

Lots of Pre-finished

Engineered

Solid Bamboo is very popular
 

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In my area, probably 90% of laminate and ceramic is DIY. Much of it looks awful, but the HOs are proud of it.
 

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Lots of kitchens going grouted LVT.

Larger format I am doing more 24x24 and 6&12 x 36 in 2013 than ever before.
 

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LVT is taking market share here big time.
 

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I don't have much experience with LVT. Is there a good online resource that covers the installation guidelines? Thanks in advance guys.
 

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Box stores and shop at homes like Empire devouring the market. The entire market.

When I was a kid, furniture stores were where you went to buy flooring. Then it changed.

It's changing again.
 

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I miss seeing the real hardwood guys nailing down solid 13/16" wood and weaving in a variety of borders and/or various inlays.

A dying art as seen by many of the trades....
 
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