NALFA announces advanced installer & issues and answers classes

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The North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA) is pleased to introduce a new course to its educational curriculum with the debut of a one-day Advanced Laminate Installer Certification class. In addition, a new course entitled “Laminate Flooring Issues & Answers” will be offered to educate laminate flooring distributors, retailers, and anyone interested in learning more about laminate.

The schedule for the Advanced Laminate Installer Certification class for 2012 is:

March 6 – Salem, NJ
May 8 – Dallas, TX
July 10 – City of Industry, CA
September 11 – Calhoun, GA
November 6 – Phoenix, AZ

This course will include a four­-hour hands-on installation, which will serve as a test for certification. The installation will include installing with obstacles, molding, stairs, testing for flatness and moisture, and plank replacement.

Presentations will address the definition of laminate flooring, a review of samples and locking mechanisms, preparing for installation, job site evaluation, installation of floating floors, water management, grade levels, wood and concrete subfloor requirements, sound considerations, safety requirements, and a glueless plank demonstration.

The course fee for both classes is $350. To register or for more information, contact Teiya Eubanks at (423) 316-1566 or teubanks@kmtcreative.com.

 

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