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  1. Shaw's State-of-the-Art LVT manufacturing, (Made in USA)

    Shaw's State-of-the-Art LVT manufacturing, (Made in USA)

    Shaw LogoTake a virtual tour of Shaw Industries new, state-of-the-art resilient tile manufacturing facility - Plant RP - in Ringgold, Georgia.

    Shaw Industries Group, Inc., announced it had completed a $30 million investment to manufacture composite core LVT flooring in Ringgold, Ga.  Its resilient manufacturing facility known as Plant RP was located there previously. Shaw started making LVT in this plant in 2016. This latest installation will produce Shaw and US Floors WPC and rigid core products by the end of third quarter 2017.

    This action marks the first investment and manufacturing of WPC and rigid core products in the U.S. It will confirm the leadership position Shaw® and US Flo

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  2. Vinyl Floor/Stair Cap Trim Adhesive

    Vinyl Floor/Stair Cap Trim Adhesive

    Frequently we are asked what is the best adhesive to use for trim. More specifically what is the best adhesive to use for stair caps and flush-stair noses used in vinyl floors. We generally recommend a pressure sensitive adhesive product from PPG. The brand name is called Liquid Nails. More information can be found at the web site at

    Basic Concepts:

    Pressure sensitive adhesive is an glue compound require pressure to initiate bonding between the adhesive and the substrate, whereas other adhesives require heat, water or a solvent. Factors that influence bonding include surface energy, preparation smoothness and temperature.

    Shear strength refers to an item’s ability to withstand tangential force.

    Flexibility refers to an item’s ability to show

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  3. Reviews Bounty Reward Program

    Reviews Bounty Reward Program

    Help Us to Help You Save Money!

    We need your reviews to ensure that we continue to offer the highest level of service to our prospective customers. We want to share the benefits of our success with you as well. So we started the “Bounty Program.” Bounty’s are based upon receiving quality reviews from customers that we have serviced.

    The Bounty Program is a two-tier program; the 1st tier offers a $10 Starbuck’s gift card for a short review (1-3 sentences). Your comments are due to be submitted within 30 days of installing any flooring product that you purchased from Products Direct.

    To be eligible for the 2nd tier Bounty of $100-$200 there are specific requirements. They are:

    • -At the point of sale, the intent to participate in the Bounty Program must be established and agreed upon before the transaction is complete.
    • -Bounties of various amounts are offered as part of the quotation process, payable only after t
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  4. Cabinet Mounting Tips

    We offer a variety of decorative hardware products to meet your needs. If you are looking for a complete set of new hardware or a single piece, we can help.   Please feel free to look through our collection of hardware. We have 2 high-level categories to start with; Kitchen Decorative Hardware and Bath Hardware. Below is a list/map of the hardware.

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  5. Best Kept Secret:

    Google Sketchup

    In April  2006, Google announced Google SketchUp, a freely-downloadable version of Professional Licensed which debuted in August 2000 as a general purpose 3D content creation tool, with the tagline "3D for Everyone" and envisioning a software program "that would allow design professionals to draw the way they want by emulating the feel and freedom of working with pen and paper in a simple and elegant interface, that would be fun to use and easy to learn, and that would be used by designers to play with their designs in a way that is not possible with traditional design software. It also has user friendly buttons to make it easier to use.

    This tool can help you draw out your remoldeling project with great detail.  This exercise i

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