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Table of Contents                                                           Vol. 9 No. 5 | Sep./Oct. 2021






        Features

        8  Resilient: Working With Self-Leveling
            Underlayments
            Columnist Ray Thompson Jr. presents the proper steps
            for successfully using self-leveling underlayments prior to
            installing the flooring.
        12  Contractor Issues: Importance of
            Adhesive Application Volume                        Addressing Aesthetic Issues When Installing Real Wood Floors
            Applying the correct amount of adhesive is critical to               p. 20
            the successful completion of the installation, according
            to columnist Robert Blochinger. Make sure to follow the   Departments
            instructions on the adhesive container and within the
            flooring product installation guide.         6  Publishers’ Note
                                                         18  Quick Tip: 3 Pre-Installation Tips That Limit Your Risk of Excess Moisture
        14  Addressing the Installation Crisis One       42  New Products
            Trade Student at a Time
            Floor Covering Education Foundation executive director   On the Cover:
            Jim Aaron outlines the mission of the association:  provide   The crew from Tile-It Inc. installs MAPEI’s
            awareness of the job opportunities and career pathways in   Mapeheat radiant floor heating system   SEP./OCT. 2021
            the industry, improve the pathways available, improve the   in the bathrooms of the Skyline Lodge   www.proinstallermagazine.com  • $6
            perception of the pathways, connect individuals to training   in Highlands, NC. See Installing Electric
            opportunities and place individuals into jobs within the   Radiant Heating Under Ceramic Tile and   Working With Self Leveling
                                                                                          Underlayments, p. 8
            industry..                                   Stone article beginning on page 30.
                                                         Photo courtesy MAPEI.            Addressing Aesthetic Issues When
                                                                                          Installing Real Wood Flooring, p. 20
        20  Aesthetic Issues When Installing Real        www.proinstallermagazine.com
            Wood Floors                                  Publishing & Sales Office        CFI Convention Report, p. 34
            Compression set, panelization, sidebonding, telegraphing   4607 Lakeview Canyon Rd.,   Installing Electric
                                                                                         Radiant Heating Under
                                                                                         Ceramic Tile and
            fasteners, crooked installations and telegraphing substrates   Ste. 560      Stone, p. 30
                                                                                         Contractor Issues:
                                                                                         Importance of
            are issues the installer needs to overcome when installing   Westlake Village, CA 91361  Adhesive Application
                                                                                          Volume, p. 12
                                                                                          Addressing the
                                                                                          Installation Crisis:
            real wood floors, according to columnist Brett Miller of   Phone: (805) 870-5171  One Trade Student at a
                                                                                          Time, p. 14
                                                                                          Understanding ASTM
            NWFA.                                        Fax: (805) 272-9729              F710 Standard Practice
                                                                                          for Preparing Concrete
                                                                                          Floors to Receive
                                                                                          Resilient Flooring, p. 26
        26  Understanding ASTM F710 Standard             Jeff Golden, Editor & Co-Publisher
            Practice for Preparing Concrete Floors to    Dan Lipman, Sales Manager & Co-Publisher
            Receive Resilient Flooring                   Mike Chmielecki, Senior Editor
            Don Styka, Tarkett director of field services, explains   Tony King, Art Director
            selected main points of the ASTM F710 standard, including   Editorial Advisory Board:
            contaminants, moisture testing, acclimation, expansion- and   Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF); Floor Covering Installation
            isolation joints, and more.                  Contractors Association (FCICA); INSTALL; International  Certified Flooring
                                                         Installers Association (CFI); National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA);
        30  Installing Electric Radiant Heating Under    National Association of Floor Covering Technicians (NAFCT); National
            Ceramic Tile and Stone                       Institute of Floor Covering Inspectors (NIFCI); National Wood Flooring
            Columnist Gregory Mowat discusses the proper methods of   Association (NWFA); North American Laminate Floor Assn.; and World
            installing electric radiant heat assemblies for on-ground and   Floor Covering Association (WFCA).
            above ground concrete installations using the Tile Council of
            North America guidelines.                    PROINSTALLER MAGAZINE  Volume 9, Issue 5  (ISSN 2327-6312,  Print)
                                                         and (ISSN 2327-6320, Online) is published by JG Media Group LLC, 4607
        34  CFI’s 28th Annual Convention Shines          Lakeview Canyon Rd., Ste. 560, Westlake Village, CA 91361. Telephone:
            Light on Bright Future for Well-Trained,     (805) 870-5171, Fax: (805) 272-9729.  Annual rate for subscriptions in the
                                                         U.S.A.: $30 USD.
            Certified Installers
            With 73 first-timers at convention in Orlando, Fla., there   Annual rate for subscriptions to nonqualified individuals in Canada: $50
            was a lot of excitement among young installers who   (includes GST and postage); all other countries: $75 (airmail) USD.
            became acquainted with how important their involvement is
            to the growth of CFI.                        POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: PROINSTALLER MAGAZINE,
                                                         4607 Lakeview Canyon Rd., Ste. 560, Westlake Village, CA 91361.
        38  Lean Management Practices                    Printed in the U.S.A.
            Bill Treiber, Artistic Finishes technical sales & education   Copyright 2021 by JG Media Group LLC
            mgr. describes the five-step process on lean management   Change of address: Send old address label along with new address
            begun by Henry Ford in the automobile industry, aimed at   to PROINSTALLER MAGAZINE, 4607 Lakeview Canyon Rd., Ste. 560,
            minimizing waste.                            Westlake Village, CA 91361.
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