Floor Trends Magazine: Vol. 17, № 7 (July 2015)

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Right after the "60 Minutes" story about certain laminate products carried by Lumber Liquidators containing high levels of formaldehyde specialty retailers and most of the category's manufacturers jumped into action to ensure consumers their products are safe and meet or exceed all legal requirements. One of those mills was Shaw, pictured here is its Vintage Painted product in Boardwalk.

Stone World Magazine: Vol. 32, № 7 (July 2015)

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The fourth annual Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards, a program that honors outstanding design and installation of stone and tile in residential, commercial, sustainable and international projects, was recently presented during Coverings 2015, which was held this past spring in Orlando, FL. The project Hyde Park Gardens was the International Stone Design Winner. The guest bathroom is an example of outstanding stone craftsmanship with large marble slabs perfectly bookmatched. To read more about this project, as well as other CID award winners, turn to page 138 of this issue.

Contemporary Stone & Tile Design: Vol. 22, № 3 (Summer 2015)

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The homeowners of a private residence in Newport Beach, CA, desired an Old World Italian style for their new home. An extensive selection of stone — supplied by Walker Zanger of Sun Valley, CA — was chosen to create a luxurious Tuscan atmosphere throughout the home's interior and exterior design. Woodridge quartzite pavers are used outside the 8,000-square-foot house, adding to its Italian charm. To read more about the California residence, turn to page 30. Photo by Alan Bynder

Commercial Flooring Report: Vol. 82, № 1 (The Frivolity of Flooring Lawsuits)

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It seems that the entire world is lawsuit happy and ready to bring legal action against anyone for anything and you can always find a lawyer to take the case. When it comes to floor covering issues, whether it's a concern for the flooring material, installation, substrate or another related or perceived related matter, there are always compromises that can be identified that caused the problem — flooring doesn't just fail. When the situation becomes contentious and none of the parties want to make any concessions or the matter escalates to finger pointing, the thoughts of suing pop into mind.