While floor heating practices have been around for centuries, thanks to evolving modern technology, radiant heating systems have gone from an uncommon nicety exclusively seen in wealthy estates, to an eco-friendly and affordable concept that more homeowners are utilizing than ever before.
I understand the techniques required to be successful when heat welding and the on-going challenges locating trained installers qualified to heat weld, however, it’s just as important to use skilled installers when cold welding a seam.
By day, Kyle Hedin is the owner of Illustrious Hardwoods in Mesa, Arizona, and by night, he is host of the Floor Academy Podcast. No matter the topic(s) of the week, the underlying message remains the same: you are worth it—worth the time, effort and energy it takes to strengthen yourself, your craft, your business and your pockets.
By definition, it seems we’re riding the perfect storm after the start of the pandemic last year, and now, as the aftermath is continuing in 2021, we’re faced with all types of shortages—a shortage of products and on top of that a shortage of labor.
Dottie Bonn started installing floors out of necessity to feed her family as a single mother of five kids. After more than 20 years in the industry, she has started her own flooring installation company, A Girls Flooring Company, in Youngsville, North Carolina.