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FCICA: Why Certifications Matter

FCICA: Why Certifications Matter

By Paul G. Stuart, Jr., Stuart & Associates Commercial Flooring There has been long debate over the value of being certified within flooring installers’ circles, and now with social media. One school of thought says you cannot be considered a professional, or at least not seriously, without being pr...
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Tile/Stone Talk: Replacement of Existing Ceramic Tile & Stone Tiles

Tile/Stone Talk: Replacement of Existing Ceramic Tile & Stone Tiles

By Gregory Mowat, Forensic Tile Consultants Prior to replacing ceramic or stone tiles, it’s important to know why the replacement is necessary. The typical causes for replacing tiles include: They are cracked, or indent fractured; Are damaged from impact; Are detached, hollow or loose; They were imprope...
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Historical Corner: ROBERTS: Celebrating 80 Years of Ingenuity

Historical Corner: ROBERTS: Celebrating 80 Years of Ingenuity

Supporting Professional Installers Worldwide Since 1938 By Leslie Del Pozo, QEP Director of Channel Marketing The proverb, “Necessity is the mother of invention,” certainly holds true to ROBERTS carpet installation tools. Roy Roberts had been a carpet layer all his working life and was a very proud and...
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