The North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA) will hold the first session of its Installer Certification School on Feb. 23-24, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pa. The comprehensive training curriculum covers all aspects of a quality laminate installation and will give the attendees the skills necessary to perform installations to high standards and craftsmanship in the field.
of registering and attending the NALFA
School is $450 per person
for NALFA members and $500 per person for non-members. The registration
fee includes all the necessary instructional materials, use of on-site tools
and materials, meals, a NALFA Installer Certiﬁcation Certiﬁcate and use of the
associated logo and marketing materials.
session will cover topics such as: what is laminate, HPL & DPL, types and
joints, abrasion class and wear class, job site evaluation, floor preparation,
wood sub-floors, concrete sub-floors, moisture meters, acclimation, safety
issues and emergency procedures, insurance, using manufacturer instructions,
measuring and balancing, installation direction, sub-floor issues, special
areas, correcting errors, measurement and estimation, installation techniques,
board replacement, floor removal and cleaning.
Space is limited, so early
registration is recommended. To register or for more information, please
call Teiya Eubanks at (423) 316-1566 or visit www.nalfa.com.
NALFA to hold February Installer Certification School
January 15, 2009