TalkFloor, the daily industry eNewsletter in partnership with Floor Covering Installer, Floor Trends and TILE Magazines, is stuffed full of content for busy installers, contractors, retailers, designers, manufacturers and other members of the industry. Whenever I am visiting one of the many bustling industry events across the country, I am always on the lookout for chances to talk shop with some of the top players in their respective fields. Here are some recent audio and video highlights for FCI readers. Find more at


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Scott Carothers, Executive Director, CTEF, from Total Solutions

Scott Carothers, Executive Director, Ceramic Tile Education Foundation, from Total Solutions discusses the knowledge level of many within the installation community and the widespread lack of awareness of the TCNA Handbook.


Mike Sawicki, Miracle Sealants Company, from Total Solutions

Mike Sawicki, National Sales Manager, Miracle Sealants Company, from Total Solutions discusses this educational event, the place it has carved out for itself in the industry and the technological improvements that have taken place.


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Jennings & McGrath on the New Installation Standard

Tom Jennings, former retailer, now a trainer with CCA Global and the WFCA, and John McGrath, Director, INSTALL, discuss the installation sector and the new S600 Installation Standard. As members of the standard writing committee Jennings and McGrath discuss the substance of the standard, its goals and how the standard will likely be implemented.

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