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               SPECIALIST                                                               Vol. 1 No. 2 | Spring 2021
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                      Understanding Flooring Adhesive
                      Terminology – Part I
                                                               Shown is a flooring project at The

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               SPECIALIST                                      On the Cover:                       WWW.CFITHEFLOORINGSPECIALIST.COM  THE OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF CFI
                                                               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
                                                                 Flooring
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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.
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