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                                                                                                                                          Understanding Flooring Adhesive
                                                                                                                                          Terminology – Part I
                                                                                                                                                                                  Shown is a flooring project at The

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                                                                                                                                                                                  Coder School Montgomery, located
                                                                                                                                  THE OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF CFI                 just off Highway 206 in Montgomery,   Flooring
                                                                                                                                                                                  NJ. This project was a white box   THE OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF CFI
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                                                                                                                                     12   LVT - A Project Profile: The            fit out of about 1,600 square feet
                                                                                                                                          Coder School - Montgomery               and Fortunato Architecture was the
                                                                                                                                                                                  architect of record. Karndean Luxury
                                                                                                                                                                                  Vinyl Korlok Reserve was used as a   Installation Plan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Four Pre-Installation Components of a Successful Resilient Floor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Oh No, OSHA is on the Job
                                                                                                                                                                                  critical element to ground the vibrancy   Understanding Flooring Adhesive Terminology  Brought to you by:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Choosing the Right Flooring Project in the COVID Economy
                                                                                                                                     16   Four Pre-Installation Components        of the palette. The project’s contractor
                                                                                                                                          for Resilient                           was FCF Construction and the flooring
                                                                                                                                                                                  contractor was LBJ Flooring, LLC. See
                                                                                                                                                                                  story beginning on page 12.
                                                                                                                                     18   CFI Committee Appointments
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                                                                                                                                     20  Oh No, OSHA is on the Job                     THE OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF CFI
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                                                                                                                                                                                  SENIOR EDITOR:          CFI National Office
                                                                                                                                                                                  Kimberly Oderkirk       10676 West US Highway 80
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                                                                                                                                                                                  koderkirk@assocsvs.com  Forney, TX 75126
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                                                                                                                                                                                  (248) 862-5179          (816) 231-4646
                                                                                                                                     22  Choosing the Right Flooring
                                                                                                                                          Project in the COVID Economy            CONTENT MANAGER:
                                                                                                                                                                                  Shalynn Rangel
                                                                                                                                                                                  srangel@assocsvs.com
                                                                                                                                     24  Know Before You Go: Patching             JG MEDIA GROUP LLC:     CFI STAFF:
                                                                                                                                          Compounds and Levelers                  4607 Lakeview Canyon Rd  Robert Varden
                                                                                                                                                                                  Ste 560, Westlake Village,  Executive Director
                                                                                                                                                                                  CA  91361               rvarden@cfiinstallers.org
                                                                                                                                     26  3D Puzzle Tile – German                  Sales Manager/Co-Publisher  John McHale
                                                                                                                                          Engineered Floors                       Dan Lipman              jmchale@cfiinstallers.org
                                                                                                                                                                                  danlipman@pacbell.net
                                                                                                                                                                                  805-368-7379            Lauren Johnson
                                                                                                                                     28  Tools That Can Change the Way                                    ljohnson@cfiinstallers.org
                                                                                                                                          You Install Floors                      Editor/Co-Publisher:
                                                                                                                                                                                  Jeff Golden             For subscription information,
                                                                                                                                                                                  jgmediagroupllc@gmail.com  please contact CFI.
                                                                                                                                                                                  805-444-1472
                                                                                                                                     32  CFI Surface Prep Resource Guide
                                                                                                                                                                                  The International Certified Flooring Installers Association, Inc. (CFI) is
                                                                                                                                                                                  a non-profit organization dedicated to improving flooring installation in
                                                                                                                                                                                  the residential and commercial fields through training and certification.
                                                                                                                           Departments                                            Since 1993, CFI has been recognized as one of the flooring industry’s most
                                                                                                                                                                                  prestigious and beneficial platforms for not only flooring installers, but
                                                                                                                           Word from Robert Varden     6                          flooring professionals worldwide.
                                                                                                                           Industry News             34
                                                                                                                           Member News               36                           CFI provides educational resources for the flooring community, such as
                                                                                                                                                                                  hands-on training in all recognized installation applications. CFI supports
                                                                                                                                                                                  the professional development of the flooring industry by hosting training
                                                                                                                           All rights reserved.  The contents of this publication may not be reproduced in   for installers at all levels, certifications for those looking to continue
                                                                                                                           whole or part without the consent of the publisher. The publisher is not responsible   education, and seminars for flooring associates. CFI is committed to
                                                                                                                           for the content or representations in the submitted advertisements, or product   revolutionize, encourage and benefit the people of the flooring industry.
       www.traxxcorp.com                                                                                                   claims and representations.
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