May/June ProInstaller magazine features:
8 Proper Preparation of Gypsum Concrete Substrates Prior to Installing FlooringColumnist Ray Thompson explains the importance of selecting the proper patching product for use with gypsum underlayment and the importance of using a primer before installing the flooring.
12 Fire Safety on the JobsiteNWFA’s Brett Miller details how three things must be present at the same time in order to produce fire: enough oxygen to sustain combustion; enough heat to reach ignition temperature; and some fuel or combustible material. Together, these three things produce a fire. Take away any of these items and the fire will be extinguished.
18 Industry First Look: Installing LVT in Wet EnvironmentsJeffrey B. Johnson of MAPEI explains how the requests for installing LVT in wet environments led the company to create a complete installation system.
32 Flooring Issues/SolutionsWe’re shining the spotlight on timely, vital topics for flooring installers and contractors from industry manufacturers. With detailed Case Studies featuring multiple images, helpful troubleshooting Quick Tips, and Project Spotlights, this annual issue is an indispensable on-the-job tool! Everything you need to know about pertinent topics – from commercial and residential projects, flooring adhesives, renovations, ceramic tile, hardwood and LVT installation, moisture control, and more ‒ it’s all here at your fingertips!