Installation Problems, Causes and Cures: Hardwood, Bamboo and Laminate

Learn Hardwood, Bamboo and Laminate Installation Problems, Causes and Cures

About course:

This training course will explore problems and causes that are installation, job-site and manufacturer related. We will cover real world cases of actual flooring failures, such as cupping, checking, edge lifting, buckling, and gapping. You will leave the course with a better understanding of the most common failures, why they occur and the proper corrective measures. Nail down, glue down, and floating installations will be covered.

You'll learn:

  • Discuss the causes of many of the most common hardwood, laminate, and bamboo flooring failures
  • Identify the causes of many common installation, job-site, and manufacturer related failures
  • Implement techniques to correct many of the most common failures
  • Develop a plan to avoid many of the most common failures before they occur


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.


Class Curriculum



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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