CFI to Offer Surface Prep Training Class in Kentucky

Forney, TX, January 21, 2020-Ross Tarrant Architects, Louisville Tile Distributors and CFI have joined forces to present the first ever CFI Surface Prep Training Class in Louisville, Kentucky, March 27 and 28. 

This two-day installer training course has been over a year in the making and provides a comprehensive look at evaluating and resolving surface prep issues in the floorcovering and ceramic industries.

The course covers many topics, including moisture testing, proper underlayment selection and installation, checking for level and plumb, identifying surfaces contaminants, concrete porosity, dealing with existing floorcovering, use of self-levelers and other prep products. The class provides an in-depth discussion and hands-on demonstrations of commercial residential applications.

The training class represents part two of CFI’s efforts to educate installers and retailers on proper technique and industry best practices for surface preparation. In August 2019, CFI published the CFI Surface Prep Resource Guide as a reference guide for floorcovering dealers, distributors and retailers.