Terry Varden, a floor installation veteran for more than 40 years, and commercial manager for Trinity Floor Company of Dallas, Texas, joined his brother Robert Varden of CFI and Seth Gladden and Gary Scheidker of Taylor Adhesives, as they discussed lessons learned in the educational facilities sector during a recent Taylor Time Live webinar. We’re sharing highlights of that conversation, and you can watch the interview in full here.
For those flooring contractors and dealers contemplating getting into flooring for school classroom buildings and gymnasiums, it’s not for the faint of heart, says Robert. Terry agrees, witnessing common mistakes and road blocks newcomers have experienced. “When work got slow [during the lockdown], smaller dealers would try it, and one mistake would put them out of business,” terry added.