Back-to-Basics---Wood-Flooring-101

Back To Basics – Wood Flooring 101

This course assists architect and design professionals in understanding the characteristics of hardwood flooring so they can effectively specify wood flooring for their client projects.

Recognize how hardwood floors react to moisture

  • Examine Maintenance
  • Explain Sustainability

Describe the types of hardwood floors

  • Identify
  • Discuss Advantages
  • Understand History
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Beauty is More Than Skin Deep - Maintaining + Refinishing Wood Floors

This course assists design professionals in understanding the processes involved in properly maintaining and refinishing hardwood flooring so they can effectively specify wood flooring for their client projects.

Explain how and why seasonal gaps and cracks can appear

  • Identify Finishes on Existing Wood Floors

  • Discuss Greenhouse Effect on Wood Floors

Explain routine and long-term maintenance of wood floors

  • Understand the Pad and Recoat Process
  • Describe the Sand and Refinish Process
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Cork, Bamboo, and Hardwood as a Flooring Material

This seminar analyzes the characteristics of cork, bamboo, and hardwood. Design professionals will become more familiar with these materials as a flooring option in an effort to properly specify the material that will perform best in their client projects.

Explain how the use of these flooring materials improves indoor air quality

  • Discuss Growth Cycles And Sustainability
  • Identify Major Differences

Describe the routine + long-term care and maintenance

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Designing-with-Wood-Floors

Designing with Wood Floors

This seminar analyzes the use of wood flooring as an element of design. Design professionals will become more familiar with wood floors as a design material in an effort to properly specify the product that will perform best in their client projects.

Explain how cut affects both the appearance and performance of wood floors

  • Describe advantages and maintenance

  • Discuss different types and species

Understand the history

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Engineered-Wood-Flooring

Engineered Wood Flooring

This seminar explores the uses and benefits of engineered wood flooring. Design professionals will become more familiar with the construction and manufacturing processes of engineered wood flooring in an effort to properly specify the material for their client projects.

Identify the construction of engineered wood flooring + how it differs from solid wood flooring

  • Recognize When & Where To Specify Engineered Wood Flooring Products
  • Understand Manufacturing Process

Describe the routine and long-term care and maintenance of engineered wood flooring

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From-the-Forest-to-the-Floor

From the Forest to the Floor

This seminar explores the process of how trees become wood flooring. Architect and design professionals will become more familiar with wood and its use as a flooring material in an effort to properly specify the product for their client projects.

Understand how us forests are managed and harvested to promote sustainable growth

  • Discuss What Happens To Wood Flooring After It Is Manufactured

  • Describe The Different Ways That Wood Flooring Can Be Installed

  • Explain The Manufacturing Process For Both Lumber & Wood Flooring Production

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How Cut Affects Appearances of Wood Flooring

This seminar explores how different saw cuts will affect the appearance of wood flooring. Design professionals will become more familiar with the different sawing methods available in an effort to properly specify the material that will best meet their client expectations.

Recognize how lumber is dried + how the process differs depending on saw cut

  • Describe How Moisture Will Affect Wood Flooring Performance
  • Recognize How Saw Cuts Will Affect Performance Of Flooring

Identify the different saw cuts for wood flooring

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Wood-Flooring-in-Commercial-Spaces

Wood Flooring in Commercial Spaces

This course assists architect and design professionals in understanding the physical properties and characteristics of wood and the variables that should be considered when specifying it as flooring for their commercial client projects.

Understand the physical properties and characteristics of hardwood and softwood

  • Discuss Potential Issues

  • Recommend Maintenance Procedures

  • Identify Which Floors Will Perform Best

Describe the variables that should be considered when wood flooring is used in commercial spaces

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Wood Flooring Species

This course assists architects and design professionals in understanding the species used for hardwood flooring so they can effectively specify wood flooring for their client projects.

Understand the properties of wood that affects its appearance and its long-term performance as a flooring material

  • Distinguish Exotic Species
  • Explain Janka Ratings And How They Determine Durability

Recognize the characteristics of wood as an organic material

  • Define Domestic Species
  • Identify Benefits Of Wood Flooring
  • Describe Color Changes
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Wood Flooring Trends Wide & Long Planks

This course assists architect and design professionals in understanding the trend toward wide and long plank wood flooring and the variables that should be considered when specifying it for their client projects.

Explain the differences among strip, plank, and parquet

  • Recommend Maintenance Procedures

  • Identify Availability+ Limitations

  • Discuss How Saw Cut Can Minimize Performance Issues

  • Describe The Differences Between Solid & Engineered Wood Floors
  • Understand How Wide &long Plank Wood Will Perform
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