2021 is just weeks away, and those in the flooring installation industry are eager to roll up their sleeves, put on their masks and get to work in what many believe will be a strong year for business, education and the industry.
While our industry as a whole experienced many firsts this year, one thing about 2020 remained the same: our desire here at FCI to showcase the extraordinary talent, craftsmanship and skill of the flooring installation industry.
The mechanics of installing finished flooring on concrete slabs may be straightforward, but what is not so straightforward is determining whether the condition of the concrete is suitable for the installation.
In an effort to address and alleviate this and other issues impacted by a lack of skilled labor, the newly formed National Association of Floor Covering Technicians (NAFCT) has entered the industry with a goal to improve the flooring industry through training.
Gerry Swift, vice president of Lotus Building Services, entered the flooring industry in 1986, and since then, he’s seen many ups and downs, but none quite like the current pandemic we are experiencing.
Laticrete, a manufacturer of globally proven construction solutions for the building industry, now offers Stonetech Luxury Vinyl & Laminate Cleaner, a no-rinse, daily cleaner designed to quickly and safely remove tough dirt, grease, dust and spills on all luxury vinyl, laminate, linoleum and resilient floors and countertops.