NALFA’s Laminate Flooring Class Debuts March 29

The North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA) is pleased to introduce a new course to its educational curriculum with the debut of a “Getting to Know Laminate Flooring” course. The first class will be held March 29 in Toronto, ON, Canada.

The class is a comprehensive review of laminate flooring manufacturing, installation requirements, potential problems, causes and solutions. It is designed to educate laminate flooring distributors and retailers and any professional interested in learning more about laminate flooring.

The curriculum for the one-day class includes NALFA history, a Laminate 101 course, installation requirements, inspection tools and standards, and product defect review.

The remaining dates are:

March 29, 2012 – Toronto, Canada
April 19, 2012 – Dallas, TX
July 12 – Vancouver, BC, Canada
August 23, 2012 – Salem, NJ
November 1, 2012 – Calhoun, GA

The classes will be taught by Ron Starkey, a NALFA-certified laminate flooring installer and inspector who has worked in the flooring industry for more than 40 years.

The class fee is $200 for 15 – 20 attendees and $150 for 10 – 14 attendees.

To register or for more information, contact Teiya Eubanks at (423) 316-1566 or


The North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA) was formed in 1997 by U.S. and Canadian manufacturers and importers of Laminate Flooring. Since its inception, NALFA has been dedicated to creating voluntary product performance standards for Laminate Flooring in North America. For more information, visit

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