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Garry Ruick

Garry Ruick

Garry Ruick is President of Floors and Prefab Interior Construction for Continental Office. He has over four decades of industry experience.

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Nothing Good Comes from Moisture in Floors

Garry Ruick

BY Garry Ruick /

If you’ve been involved in a commercial floors project during the last several years you’ve probably heard some discussion about issues with concrete moisture and moisture vapor emissions. As odd as it sounds, it’s actually a multi-billion dollar annual problem in North America. Yes, that’s billion with a “B”. In fact, it’s one of the largest challenges we face as a flooring contractor.

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Topics: Commercial Floors, Concrete Finishes

From the Ground Up: 3 Steps to Selecting Workplace Flooring

Garry Ruick

BY Garry Ruick /

Would you agree that the heart of your workspace starts with flooring?

We're going to guess that your answer is "no."

But, what if we told you it should be? 

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Topics: Flooring, Commercial Floors

Uncorking Cork Floors

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BY Garry Ruick /

Cork; it's a unique material that we often take for granted. For years, we've used it to post messages on boards and to seal wine bottles. And now it's right under our noses, or rather our feet, in the form of cork floors.

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Topics: Flooring, Commercial Floors

Hardwood vs. Luxury Vinyl Tile

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BY Garry Ruick /

The look of a wood floor is a timeless, classic option for organizations of all types and sizes. Whether you choose actual hardwood or luxury vinyl tile (LVT) that looks like hardwood, the possibilities of a great wood floor design are possible within your organization. However, knowing what material to select can be a challenge.

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Topics: Flooring, Commercial Floors

Great Spaces Magazine - Fall/Winter 2018

FEATURED AUTHORS

Kenny McDonald

KENNY MCDONALD

PRESIDENT & CEO, COLUMBUS 2020
Amber Konkoli

AMBER KONKOLI

CREATIVE DESIGN DIRECTOR
Dustin Francis

DUSTIN FRANCIS

DIRECTOR, CONCRETE FINISHES
Marty Davis

MARTY DAVIS

GRAPHIC DESIGN DIRECTOR
Michael Sharp

MICHAEL SHARP

VP, SALES
Nannette Maciejunes

NANNETTE MACIEJUNES

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, COLUMBUS MUSEUM OF ART
Pam Blair

PAM BLAIR

EVP, HUMAN RESOURCES
Rich Oliver

RICH OLIVER

SVP, SALES
Scott Bartlett

SCOTT BARTLETT

VP, FLOOR MAINTENANCE GROUP
Sue Zazon

SUE ZAZON

REGIONAL PRESIDENT, HUNTINGTON BANK