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(Wakol Specific) Real Wood Chevron and Herringbone with Subfloor Prep

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£450.00 - 450.00 + VAT per person

3 Days


03 - 05 October 2022 8 / 6 remaining

£450.00 + VAT per person

Solihull, UK

Real Wood Chevron and Herringbone installation course, is a Manufacturer-specific course (Wakol) that concentrates on the correct application of Wakol moisture suppressants (DPM’s), primers, smoothing compounds, wood flooring adhesive and an introduction to LOBA finishing laquears. Included are in-depth subfloor preparation and the installation of real wood flooring with border work and basic sanding of wooden floors. On completion of the course, you will be rewarded with a Wakol gift voucher for £500 to spend on Wakol products making the course effectively FREE.

Day 1 (9.00am – 5.30pm)

  • Health & Safety
  • Different sub-floors and their construction explained
  • Anhydrite / Calcium Sulphate preparation
  • Reading moisture in solid sub-floors to BS8203 & 8201(range of equipment used)
  • Applying moisture suppressants (Wakol 280 PU & 330 MS)
  • Applying primers to porous and non-porous subfloors (Wakol 3045 & 3035)

Lunch break (supplied by FloorSkills)

  • Applying smoothing compounds to solid and timber-based sub-floors (Wakol Z520 & Z626)
  • Plywood installation to timber sub-floors
  • Templating skills

Day 2 (9.00am – 4.30pm)

  • Wood Science
  • Reading moisture in timber subfloor and wood flooring
  • Set out for Herringbone and Chevron real wood flooring
  • Set out for borders

Lunch break (supplied by FloorSkills)

  • Correct application of wood flooring adhesives (Wakol MS260)
  • Installing Herringbone and Chevron real wood flooring
  • Creating scribe jigs for diagonal cuts to walls

Day 3 (9.00am – 4.30pm)

  • Cut back methods for borders
  • Installing borders

Lunch break (supplied by FloorSkills)

  • Introduction to sanding and finishing real wood flooring

Lunch break (supplied by FloorSkills)

  • Wood fillers application
  • Sanding grades and final finish
  • Lacquer application
  • Maintenance and aftercare
  • Question + Answers

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