Floating and Fixed Wood Flooring Course WOODPECKER EXPERT

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£795.00 - 795.00 + VAT per person

4 Days

Solihull

03 - 06 September 2019 8 / 8 remaining

£795.00 + VAT per person

28 - 31 October 2019 8 / 8 remaining

£795.00 + VAT per person

06 - 09 January 2020 8 / 8 remaining

£795.00 + VAT per person

Solihull, UK
Solihull, UK
Solihull, UK

Become an expert with this hands-on course, using tools, equipment, and subfloor products to fit wood flooring in a real-life environment. This is a manufacturer course hosted by FloorSkills, covering WOODPECKER wood flooring products and installation guidelines. This course is designed for installers who have basic skills through to the more advanced flooring installer.

 Please phone the office to book if you have previously completed the FloorSkills Subfloor Level 1 Course to claim your discount and to reduce this course down to 3 days. 01564 703 900

Day 1 (9.30-5.00)

  • Health and safety
  • Different sub-floors and their construction explained
  • Choosing the correct product to prepare the subfloor
  • Reading moisture in concrete and wooden subfloors
  • Diamond grinding equipment, segment selection and setup
  • Dust extraction systems, filter types and setup
  • Subfloor strength testing and product selection to suit

Lunch Break (supplied by FloorSkills)

  • Applying surface DPMs including epoxy, PU, water-based, 1 coat and 2 coat systems
  • Applying primers including water-based, acrylic-based and resin-based
  • Applying smoothing compounds to solid sub-floors including latex-based, water-based and fibre reinforced
  • Applying compounds to timber sub-floors
  • Anhydrite/calcium sulphate preparation

Day 2 (9.30 - 4.30)

  • Laminate, engineered and solid wood identification and differences
  • Wood science
  • Underfloor heating and its effects on wood flooring
  • Set out for plank/strip wood flooring

Lunch Break (supplied by FloorSkills)

  • Different underlays and installation
  • Installing laminate and engineered (floating)
  • Installing around range of obstacles including curves, radiator pipes and sanitary wear

Day 3 (9.30 - 4.30)

  • Complete installation of floating systems from previous day
  • Installation of plywood to suit fully bonded wood flooring products

Lunch Break (supplied by FloorSkills)

  • Selecting the correct adhesives for the installation of fully bonded wood flooring products
  • Applying adhesive
  • Installing wood plank/strip flooring by an adhesive method

Day 4 (9.30-4.30)

  • Complete Installing wood plank/strip flooring by an adhesive method from previous day
  • Prepairing for the installation of borders

Lunch Break (supplied by FloorSkills)

  • Installing borders
  • Batten systems explained
  • Selecting the correct nail gun
  • Installing wood plank to batten system by cleat method (demonstration)
  • Maintenance and aftercare

Please phone the office to book if you have previously completed the FloorSkills Subfloor Level 1 Course to claim your discount and to reduce this course down to 3 days. 01564 703 900

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