Twenty-two installers attended the Nebraska-Iowa Floor Covering Association's International Certified Floorcovering Installers (CFI) and World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) training and certification event covering carpet, laminate and wood.

“This was a great group of installers who wanted to learn more about their trade, “said Efren Llamas, instructor for the hard surface class.

The classes featured two days of hands-on training using industry standards to share the latest techniques and requirements. WFCA provided session instructers and CFI provided tools and supplies for installers to work, along with session instructors. The Nebraska-Iowa Floor Covering Association donated flooring materials and provided lunch each day.

"We appreciate the support of WFCA for the dealer scholarship funds which provided an opportunity for many to attend," said Jim Walker, CEO of CFI. "With this type of backing, there is no reason that an installer should ever miss a training event. Those who do not keep up their education are fooling themselves. Tools change, methods change, products change and to provide the finest customer service, installers and dealers must understand this to always be up to date in their field.”

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