The Flooring Contractors Association (FCICA) will host the Star Treads and Risers-Everything You Need To Know Webinar on Thursday, Sept. 17 at 11:00 a.m. EST.

Presented by Bill Treiber, technical sales and education manager for, the session will start with getting to know the vocabulary. What’s the difference between a boxed tread or closed tread, a stringer or a skirt board? A basic understanding of the terms is the first step. Next, the Webinar will identify and describe the application, go over diagrams and different situations including angular and spiral staircase, open and closed wall, open staircase, starter step, etc., and teach attendees how to develop a checklist.

Treiber will also show attendees how to order the proper materials. With over 1.2 million product variations, it is imperative that you familiarize yourself with all the options available to eliminate redundancies. And last, he will separate the facts from the fiction. Attendees will learn what goes into a commercial application and the codes that come into play.

The Webinar is American Institute of Architect (AIA) approved.

The registration deadline is Wednesday, Sept. 16.

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