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How Classrooms Will Change Due to COVID-19

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With social distancing in effect until further notice and, like many other institutions, schools must adapt to the ‘new normal’. Interior design within classrooms and workspaces need to change to allow improved hygiene and personal space. There is a lot of debate over how this will happen when schools fully reopen in September, but here’s what we predict will change. …

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Using Carpet Design to Improve Social Distancing

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With lockdown measures slowly starting to ease in the UK and businesses looking to reopen, the question of how to maintain safe social distancing measures is on everyone’s minds. The safety measures so far have helped prevent the further spread of Covid-19, and it’s imperative we continue to stick at it. So, following the advice on Coronavirus from the UK …

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How to Create the Perfect Homeschooling Environment

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For many of us, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, homeschooling is the norm at the moment. While teachers have provided learning packs and you may have had plenty of tips on how to assist your kids with them, it can still be a struggle finding the balance between home and school. So, Heckmondwike FB have put together some of the …

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Update | National Floorcoverings Ltd’s response to Coronavirus

In Blog by Jack Eustace

Monday 4th May 2020 Further to the statement made on 31st March, National Floorcoverings Ltd would like to provide an update to all its customers and stakeholders on the changes made to Group activity due to the Coronavirus pandemic. As of today (Monday 4th May), all manufacturing and despatch departments across the Group, including Heckmondwike, Paragon Carpet Tiles, Mat.Works and …

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National Floorcoverings Ltd’s response to Coronavirus

In Blog by Jack Eustace

Tuesday 31st March 2020 Further to the statement made on 25th March, National Floorcoverings Ltd would like to provide a further update to all its customers and stakeholders on the changes made to Group activity due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The Group can confirm that due to concerns surrounding the safety and wellbeing of its employees, it will be closing …

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5 Tips for Keeping Commercial Carpets Clean

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Every business should prioritise hygiene and cleanliness, and, for offices, educational facilities and retail spaces, it’s extremely important to keep carpets clean. During this time of uncertainty, many businesses may have temporarily closed their doors, but for those who haven’t and for those who will be reopening in the coming months, here are our top cleaning tips to help prevent …

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Why Easter is a Great Time to Refresh Your Carpet

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It’s that time of year again when teachers are ready for a well-deserved break and are counting down the days until the Easter holidays hit. While many teachers might pop into school during the holidays to get ahead, studies have shown that students actually benefit from a teacher who has taken the time to relax and is more refreshed. And, …

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5 reasons to fall in love with carpet

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With so many options available, choosing the right flooring can be a very difficult decision. Here at Heckmondwike FB, we have over 50 years’ experience in providing a wide range of bonded carpets and carpet tiles to the education sector as well as commercial offices and apartment complexes. Over the last few years, hard surface floors, such as luxury vinyl …

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Heckmondwike relaunches Montage range

In News by Jack Eustace

Heckmondwike FB, the market-leading UK manufacturer of fibre bonded carpets and carpet tiles has relaunched its creative Montage carpet range. The update introduces eight new modern colours, available in both 4-metre sheet and tile formats, featuring the range’s signature ‘dot’ design. A stand-out feature in the already well-established range, and incorporated into the new one, the pattern is truly unique …

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The importance of choosing the right carpet for student accommodation

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As we enter the second half of the academic year, plans are well in place for facilities managers to refurbish and replace the carpets in student halls and houses. JLL’s Student Housing Report forecasts there will be a further 500,000 full-time university students in the UK by 2030, and with the number of students choosing to stay in PBSA (Purpose-built …