Bamboo vs Cork vs Hardwood

What you always wanted to know about bamboo, cork, and hardwood but were afraid to ask.

About this course:

This training course is a slide/audio combo of students asking questions of wood flooring professionals with combined experience of nearly a century in the industry! It is directed towards educating retailers, architects, designers, and installers. This is an opportunity to gain understanding of floor failures and how to prevent them, best application and procedures, and how to maximize your sales while minimizing your claims.

You'll learn:

  • Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Recommend the proper flooring, based upon the environment and your customer's lifestyle
  • Ensure that the project is ready for installation, including testing and documentation of environmental and structural readiness
  • Manage the project through the installation and if applicable, sanding and finishing process
  • Implement quality assurance and customer satisfaction procedures, including teaching the customer how to properly maintain their floor


Your Instructor


The International Surface Event (TISE)
The International Surface Event (TISE)

The International Surface Event (TISE) is the largest North American event serving the floor-covering, stone & tile industries. The International Surface Event is comprised of the The International Surface Event: SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomac | TileExpo events. Together, these three world-class tradeshows feature four impressive days of the newest products, hands-on demos, inspiring trends, key manufacturers, industry suppliers, along with unmatched education and networking. Held annually each year in Las Vegas, TISE brings together buyers and sellers from all over the world to see the latest products, trends, services and technologies.


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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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