INSTALL Members Donate Time and Floorcovering Skills for Charity

INSTALL Members Donate Time and Skills for Charity
NECTF instructors Eric Martinez and Brian Redshaw teach concrete polishing at the Jared Allen Homes for Wounded Warriors project in Derry, NH (Photo by Ellen Webber/NERCC).

Members of the floorcovering industry’s leader in training and certification, INSTALL, have donated time and labor to several non-profits across the United States. This was a win-win scenario for apprentices to continue fine-tuning their skills on the job while providing non-profit organizations assistance in optimizing facilities.

Polished Concrete for The Wounded Warrior Project

The new INSTALL concrete polishing training was put to the test as apprentices donated their time to help renovate The Wounded Warrior Project facility in Derry, NH. Instructors Eric Martinez, Brian Redshaw and Matt Attarian led the installation as apprentices learned how to prep and polish concrete flooring.

Hardwood Flooring for Ronald McDonald House

On the other side of the country, INSTALL members installed new hardwood flooring for a Ronald McDonald House in Southern California. Ronald McDonald Houses are supported in many ways by the Carpenters Union across the USA.

Infection Control for Homeward Bound

Commercial Floor Covering Services donated labor and materials to Homeward Bound, a charity organization in Brooklyn Park, MN that helps provide housing and 24-hour specialized nursing care for severely disabled residents. Due to the residents varying health concerns, INSTALL floor covering apprentices implemented Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) measures. ICRA saves lives by protecting patients from hospital acquired infections. Infections can be deadly to immuno-compromised patients in occupied health care facilities during construction if care is not taken to control air flow, dust, mold and noise vibrations.

INSTALL is committed to increasing the flooring industry’s excellence while supporting local communities and organizations. With INSTALL certified installers, jobs are completed right the first time, reducing callbacks and headaches.

To learn more about INSTALL, visit https://installfloors.org/.

 

About INSTALL

INSTALL, the International Standards and Training Alliance, is an association of professionals representing the entire flooring industry: installers, contractors, manufacturers, associations and consultants. By bringing together stakeholders at every level of floor covering installation, INSTALL has the resources, capability and commitment to deliver work we can all take pride in. Rigorous standards, comprehensive training using manufacturer-directed curriculum, and the industries only free, extended and non-proprietary third party warranty on labor demonstrate our commitment to long-term value.

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