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The Flooring Contractor Magazine

The Flooring Contractor is a quarterly digital magazine where you can find valuable information for commercial flooring contractors.

Older publications can be found here.

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Vol. 19 № 1 (Winter 2024)
On the cover: The Importance of Concrete

Vol. 18 № 4 (Winter 2022-23)
On the cover: Floor Trends


Vol. 18, № 3 (Fall 2022)
On the cover: Safety in Floor Covering Installation

Vol. 18, № 2 (Summer 2022)
On the cover: Schools

  • Bridging the Workforce Gap - the Role of Technical Training in Schools
  • Schools Need the Summer Break for New Construction and Renovation
  • Resilient Flooring is the Smart Choice for Education
  • How Luxury Vinyl Tile Can Contribute to Better Education Design

Vol. 18, № 1 (Spring 2022)
On the cover: Healthcare

  • Healthcare Flooring: Speaking to the Industry's Evolving Needs
  • Double Duty: ICRA and APIC Standards Reduce HAIS While Addressing the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Healthcare Flooring Installation During and Post-COVID
  • The Art Form of Heat Welding and Flash Cove 

Vol. 17, № 2 (Winter 2021)
On the cover: Understanding Concrete as a Substrate

  • Why are Concrete Slabs Surfaces Non-porous and Why Should I Care?
  • How Deep do I need to Measure Moisture in Concrete?
  • CIM Perspective: Managing Moisture Testing in the Field
  • When Demand Exceeds Supply:  What's the Lender's Role?
  • Should you Partner with a PEO? 

Vol. 17, № 1 (Fall 2021)
On the cover: Hospitality

  • The Growing Demand for LVT in Hospitality
  • The Why and How to Install LVT in Wet Environments
  • CIM Perspective: How CIM Training Opened my Eyes 
  • 3 Ways to Make Your Flooring Business More Profitable 
  • Strengthen Your Supply Chain with Constant Risk Awareness
  • 2021 Technical Resource Guide

Vol. 16, № 4 (Summer 2021)
On the cover: Resilient Flooring

  • Commercial Business Overview
  • Selecting the Right LVP/LVT Adhesives
  • LVT Installation from the Perspective of the Back Seat Driver
  • Invest in your Future
  • Cork Installation Techniques

Vol. 16, № 3 (Spring 2021)
On the cover: Tools and Equipment

  • Another Tool of the Trade
  • Were Service Conditions Met? ... or not?
  • Inconsistent Shading in Cementitious Grout
  • CIM Perspective: 3D Head Scanning
  • Product Spotlights

Vol. 16, № 2 (Winter 2020)
On the cover: Tile & Tile Accessories

  • Dust & Messy Water Solution
  • Manufacturer's Role in Ergonomics and Worker Health
  • Reducers, Transitions Critical for Tile Installation Success
  • Concrete Slab Moisture Testing Evolves in the age of Bluetooth

Vol. 16, № 1 (Fall 2020)
On the cover: Subfloor Prep

  • The Foundation to a Perfect Installation
  • Condensation: How to Deal With It
  • Floor Prep Awareness in the Commercial Industry
  • Self Leveling Underlayments

Vol. 15, № 4 (Summer 2020)
On the cover: All About Adhesives

  • Changing Use of Adhesives in Multi-Family
  • Luxury Vinyl Plank and Tile Adhesives in Today's Environments
  • How to Keep the Jobsite Safe amid COVID-19
  • Porosity: A Significant Factor in a Successful Job

Vol. 15, № 3 (Spring 2020)
On the cover: Challenges on the Jobsite

  • Uncontrolled Moisture & Your Hardwood Floor
  • Journey of a Project Manager
  • New ASTM International Test Standard
  • Product Spotlight

2020 Special Edition: History of FCICA
On the cover: A Look Back at the History of FCICA

  • Written by Kimberly Oderkirk
  • Articles by various writers

Vol. 15, № 2 (Winter 2019)
On the cover: Flooring in Restaurant & Retail Facilities

  • Challenges of Surface Prep in Food Processing Facilities
  • Education is Key in Keeping Floors Clean
  • Tiling and Grouting
  • Product Spotlight
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