With the floor covering industry’s growing concern with the shortage of qualified installers, the UofCTS ITS Verification course is an effective and practical solution to train tile installers in a short amount of time.
The scope of the standard will address the test methods and minimum requirements for field-fabricated shower tiling kits and prefabricated, tileable shower receptors, including the materials, physical characteristics, performance testing, markings and specification.
Many times, when ceramic tile is installed, we, as installers, may not use all of the tile industry standards to our best advantage. These standards can be the installer’s best friend when assisting the consumer, whether residential or commercial, in deciding the grout joint size and pattern.
The standards found in the ANSI (American National Standards Institute) A108.02 document provide the installation method standards used to provide a good looking and long-lasting tile project. When they are followed, the job is headed for success, but when they are not followed, it may be doomed from the beginning.
Chuck Fowke, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders and a custom home builder from Tampa, Florida, issued a statement after the U.S. Department of Labor issued its final independent contractor rule.
NAC Products, Inc., the company that introduced the flooring industry to ECB® and crack isolation membrane technology, has earned the “Clean Air GOLD Certification of Building Products,” from Intertek.