Amorim. The maker’s Wicanders line now includes Cork Plank with Micro Bevel (at left). The 43/8-inch-wide boards are beveled on four sides, offering a new look for the Wicanders Cork Oak floors. For high-moisture environments, Click Seal glueless joint sealant can be applied to the tongue side of the plans during installation to render the floor virtually waterproof. Cork Plank with Micro Bevel is available in 12 colors across the Originals, Moods, Traces, and Presidents collections. 410.553.6062. www.amorim.com.
Columbia Flooring. The new Character Woods collection (at right) of engineered hardwood flooring features a variety of factory-created surface treatments, including hand-sculpted, recovered, weathered, distressed, and time-worn looks. SuperiorShield Surface technology by 3M is built into the floor during the curing process to protect against stains, germs, and grime, while improving gloss retention. The use of PureBond technology means no formaldehydeis added to the finished flooring. Six flooring styles are available in a range of colors. 800.654.8796. www.columbiaflooring.com.
Teragren. The maker’s popular Synergy line of bamboo flooring now includes a wide-plank floating floor (below) with the Välinge patented glueless self-locking system. The system allows for greater stability and ease of installation, the maker says, adding that the material is, on average, 150% harder than red oak and 125% harder than North American maple. Ideal for high-traffic areas, Synergy Floating Floor is available in wheat, chestnut, java, and brindle finishes, and can be installed anywhere, including below-grade areas such as basements. 800.929.6333. www.teragren.com.
Forbo Flooring Systems. Featuring new colors and an improved locking system, Marmoleum Click collection (above) is also certified to be asthma- and allergy-friendly by Allergy Standards Ltd. and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. The natural product is primarily made from linseed oil, wood flour, and pine rosins. It comes in 24 colors and in 12-inch-wide and 36-inch-long panels and in 12-inch squares. 866.627.6653. www.forboflooringna.com.