Time to replace?

How do you know if a multi-purpose or activity floor needs replacing? Our technical supremo Richard guides you through the signs. You can usually see the signs when a sports or activity floor has reached the end of its days - it may have borne all the repairs it possibly can, it could be unsafe... Continue Reading →

Taking responsibility for your actions

How relevant is the CSR, a company's Corporate Social Responsibility report, to the flooring industry? Our Technical Manager Richard Aylen discusses the issue. Along with the growth of environmental issues customers are beginning to focus their interest upon the ethical and moral standards companies adopt; who do they buy materials from, who are their investors... Continue Reading →

Using your sports hall as a classroom

Adapting your sports hall for use as a classroom is a smart idea many schools are looking into at the moment - will your hardwood floor be up to the task? The current situation has created a need for greater flexibility and many schools will be investigating how best they can adapt existing, useable spaces... Continue Reading →

Top of the class

Over the past few years, there has been a substantial change in the flooring specification guidelines for schools by the Education & Skills Funding Agency, particularly with regards to sports flooring. To qualify for Government funding to build, improve or upgrade a sports hall, a school has to specify an area elastic floor as the... Continue Reading →

RIBA Regional Awards 2020 shortlists revealed

As this year's shortlist for the prestigious RIBA Regional Awards were announced, we were delighted to learn our solid wood floors have been installed in no less than five projects. Over the years, we've had the privilege to work with many, many fantastically talented architects and would like to take this opportunity to celebrate their... Continue Reading →

We’re launching JUNCKERS REWARDS | Earn as you spend

Earn points every time you buy and use your favourite Junckers oil or lacquer. Sign up today at www.junckers.co.uk/reward and you’ll get 100 points free. Set up your account to earn points when you buy Junckers woodcare products through your local distributor. There are 1000s of fantastic rewards, including experience days, iPads and iPhones, Cartwright & Butler... Continue Reading →

Another masterpiece by BIG

World-renowned Danish architects Bjarke Ingles Group (BIG) designed Glasir Education Centre, the largest building on the Faroe Islands to date. The new centre merges three educational institutions with the aim to combine age groups and disciplines, sharing knowledge to the benefit of students, teachers and staff. Inspired by the dramatic landscape of Tórshavn, the building’s... Continue Reading →

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