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Putting the Pride Back Into Installation

By Tom Jennings, WFCA, VP of Member Services Since the WFCA assumed the operation of The International Certified Flooring Installers Association (CFI) last fall, I have been receiving frequent inquiries regarding how we intend to address the problem of getting new blood into the flooring installation tr...
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Do You Fear Installation Training?

Do You Fear Installation Training?

By Robert Blochinger   Why is there so little participation from installers when it comes to training? Recently in south Florida, two seminars were held for flooring installers – one on concrete moisture, the other on self-leveling cements. The first class was a generic three-hour presentation on a...
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Why, When and How to Use Backer Boards

Why, When and How to Use Backer Boards

By Steve Rausch Today’s technology and consumer demands have created a huge variety of tiles and tiling installation materials, each with their own specific properties to match specific applications. There seems to be no one single set of any materials that will be suitable for every application. Theref...
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