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1. Wall Tile:
Ceramic tiles meant for indoor use. Not meant to withstand major impact or heat changes.
Submitted on Thursday, April 09, 2015 11:56:00 PM

2. Water Absorption Rating-Ceramic tiles are classified by their water absorption rates. Non-vitreous tiles have greater than 7% absorption. Semi-vitreous tiles have between 3% and 7% absorption. Vitreous tiles have between 0.5% and 3% absorption. Impervious tiles have less than 0.5% absorption.
Submitted on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 11:56:00 PM

3. Wear Layer:-The finish layer of an engineered floating floor such as Hardwood, Cork or Linoleum, adhered to an HDF core. A wear layer may be natural or stained with a finish colour. The wear layer is usually coated by a top layer of urethane.
Submitted on Monday, January 05, 2015 11:56:00 PM

4. Wear Layer:The layer of flooring that covers a pattern effect.
Submitted on Sunday, April 05, 2015 11:56:00 PM

5. Wear Resistance:
The ability of the surface protection (such as aluminum oxide or urethane) that has been applied to either the decor layer or the wear layer, to withstand normal traffic.
Submitted on Monday, November 24, 2014 11:56:00 PM

6. Wear Resistance Rating
This measures the hardness of the glaze on a ceramic tile. PEI 1 and 2 are typically for residential use while PEI 3-5 are for commercial. As the number goes up, the resistance to wear does. PEI 5, then is for the heaviest commercial use.
Submitted on Sunday, March 16, 2014 11:56:00 PM

7. Wilton carpet
Carpet woven on Wilton looms in England. A traditional carpet that has a distinguished history.
Submitted on Tuesday, December 02, 2014 11:56:00 PM

8. Wilton Carpet:
Woven carpet made in a variety of patterns and textures but with a limited number of colors per pattern.
Submitted on Tuesday, January 07, 2014 11:56:00 PM

9. Wire Brushing:
A way to create a distressed appearance to the surface of hardwood flooring.
Submitted on Thursday, October 17, 2013 11:56:00 PM

10. Wood flooring
Definition:Most wood flooring includes hardwoods such as oak, maple, pecan, beech and birch. There is solid wood flooring and laminated, which combines wood layered in different directions for strength and to inhibit warping. Most wood flooring today is prefinished at the factory for ease of installations and uniformity of finish.
Submitted on Friday, December 20, 2013 11:56:00 PM

11. Wood Flooring:
Most often made from hardwoods like maple, pecan, beech, birch or oak.
Submitted on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 11:56:00 PM

12. Wood Flooring:-Most wood flooring is made of hardwoods, such as oak, maple, pecan, beech and birch. There is solid wood flooring and laminated, which combines wood layered in different directions for strength and to inhibit warping. Most wood flooring today is prefinished at the factory to ease of installation and uniformity of finish.
Submitted on Thursday, October 16, 2014 11:56:00 PM

13. Woven carpet-Carpets created on looms which intertwine lengthwise with widthwise yarns. Examples of woven carpet are Kilim, Axminster and Wilton.
Submitted on Monday, June 08, 2015 11:56:00 PM

14. Woven Carpet:
Looms interlace warp (lengthwise) and filling (widthwise) yarns to create a sturdy textile for the floor. Much woven carpet is produced in intricate, colorful patterns. Types of woven carpet include Axminster and Wilton.
Submitted on Thursday, June 23, 2016 11:56:00 PM


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