Courses

Rigid Core Installation Requirements & Pro Tips

With the massive market increase of resilient floor coverings, proper installation training has never been more critical. Floating floors that separate, glue down floors that release from the subfloor and buckling planks are all avoidable. Learn the proper installation techniques and get pointers on how to avoid the most common pitfalls. Presented by Andy McWilliams of Novalis US

The Why, What, and How of Concrete Moisture Testing

Live Webinar: Wednesday, October 26 at 2 pm ET Presenter: Jason Spangler, Wagner Meters Division Manager - Flooring About the Webinar: The Why, What, and How of Concrete Moisture Testing Get the knowledge and guidance you need to help avoid and prevent moisture-related flooring failures with this comprehensive concrete drying and moisture testing webinar. We’ll cover a wide range of topics with answers...

Updates in Moisture Vapor Mitigation

Live Webinar: Wednesday, October 12, 2022 | 2 PM EST FREE to NAFCT Members/$25 for non-members About the webinar Moisture vapor mitigation has become a tried-and-true way to protect floor goods from the dangers associated with moisture emitted by concrete slabs. New technologies in epoxy products allow for more choices when using these products to solve MVER concerns. Presenter: Aaron Abbott, Senior Technical Product...

Tools of the Trade

On-Demand Webinar: Available 24/7 Presenter: Aaron Abbott, Senior Technical Product Manager, LATICRETE International, Inc. About the Webinar: Equipment and Tools for Installing Self Leveling Underlayments Preparing floors for modern, high quality floors goods often includes leveling and smoothing, and self leveling underlayments are often part of the plan.  Knowing how to prepare a floor and then mix and install the SLU correctly using the...

Heat Welding & Flashcove Education Session

On-demand Educational Session - Available 24/7 Heat weld and flashcove is a very high level skill that sets you apart from other installers. Mike Pigeon will cover the tools and process of constructing proper welds and flashcoves. Presented by Mike Pigeon of Floor Connections

Wood Science Essentials 2022

Wood Science Essentials includes presentations from leading university wood scientist including, Frank Owens, Ph.D., Rubin Shmulsky, Ph.D.,Tâmara França, Ph.D., and Frederico França, Ph.D. Course topics are: Wood Anatomy and Properties Wood Identification Wood and Water Relations Bio Degradation and Preservation of Wood Kiln Drying and Defects Engineered Wood and Subfloors Thank you to Wagner Meters for sponsoring these educational sessions!

Webinar: Protecting Floor Coverings with LATICRETE Moisture Mitigation Systems

Live webinar will be held Tuesday, August 17 at 11am ET. This webinar will be recorded. Presenter: Aaron Abbott, Senior Technical Product Manager, LATICRETE International, Inc. About the Webinar: In this live webinar, we will be discussing the What, Why, and How of moisture mitigation using LATICRETE products. Humidity and moisture in concrete slabs has been a major headache for the flooring industry...

NAFCT Virtual Education Event – Spring 2021

The National Association of Floor Covering Technicians (NAFCT), recently hosted a two day virtual education event on April 6-7, 2021, featuring technical education from industry professionals. The sessions and demonstrations were recorded and you can experience 8 hours of quality, technical education that you can watch on-demand. Educational sessions include: Concrete: Components, Placement and Finishing - presented by Dean Craft of...

Webinar: The Evolution of Self Leveling Underlayment

Webinar July 20 | 11 am ET Kyle Enoch will present the webinar and questions will be answered by Shane Jenkins, from Schönox, HPS North America, Inc. About the Webinar A brief history of the the binder systems used for self leveling will be shared, We will explore the basic ingredients used to make a self leveler. We will also learn about...

Substrate and Subfloor Prep Certification

Your NAFCT certification journey begins with the Substrate and Subfloor Prep Certification.   In this course you will gain knowledge and understanding of: Wood Subfloors and Underlayment Materials Wood Subfloor Construction Components of Concrete Concrete Subfloor Construction and Placement Concrete Problems and Causes Thick Pour Gypsum Underlayment Respirable Silica Hands-on Substrate/Subfloor Training After each lesson there will be a short quiz and...

WEBINAR: WHY, WHAT AND HOW OF WOOD

About the Webinar This webinar is presented by Jason Spangler, Sales Manager for Wagner Meters. Get all the knowledge and guidance you need to: Prevent moisture-related problems in wood Choose the right wood moisture meter for your situation Get accurate measurements with a moisture meter And much more! Webinars are FREE to NAFCT members however, registration is required. Non-members are welcome...

WEBINAR: SHOULD WE CHECK MOISTURE CONTENT OR MOISTURE MOVEMENT?

About the webinar Sonny Callaham from Divergent Adhesives presents the webinar: Should We Check Moisture Content or Moisture Movement? Learn about different types of moisture testing and what they actually tell you. Learning objectives include: What are some of the reasons for the raw material crisis. How to perform moisture testing. What do moisture tests really show you. Webinars are FREE to...