Free Educational Paper: Checks and Splits in Hardwood Flooring

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The Hardwood Flooring Summit announces an educational paper, which is available for everyone in the hardwood flooring industry. The paper includes technical information on checks and splits in hardwood floors. The paper is published by The Hardwood Flooring Summit, with the assistance of Professor Dr. Brian Bond of Virginia Tech.

The Hardwood Flooring Summit is publishing a free educational paper. The paper focuses on checks and splits in hardwood flooring. Dr. Brian Bond was interviewed during the writing process of this paper. Dr. Bond (who is a professor at Virginia Tech's Department of Wood Science & Forest Products) is an industry expert in the realm of splits and checks, as well as kiln drying.

To access the free educational paper on checks and splits, download a copy (PDF), or just paste the following link into your web browser's address bar:

Dr. Bond is one of forty guest speakers at this year's upcoming Hardwood Flooring Summit, which is a one-of-a-kind educational conference in the hardwood flooring industry. The Summit will include speaker sessions, forty-five breakouts, panels, and debates between industry experts. There's also a two day claims, inspection report writing, and photography course, which is being held the on August 12th and 13th. This two day course is free to those who register for The Hardwood Flooring Summit.

For additional information on The Hardwood Flooring Summit, call 1-(877)888-1013, or visit

About The Hardwood Flooring Summit:

The Hardwood Flooring Summit is taking place at The Hardwood Flooring Summit is organized and hosted by The Claims Advisor, which is a proud member of The National Wood Flooring Association and The World Floor Covering Association. The Claims Advisor has been consulting the flooring industry for more than twenty years. The Claims Advisor has conducted over one hundred-fifty training sessions throughout North America, and provides claims manuals and other educational material for the flooring industry.

The World Floor Covering Association has approved the utilization of trade scholarship (the scholarship is up to $500) towards conference registration. Regular members of the WFCA who are attending The Hardwood Flooring Summit may be eligible for this scholarship opportunity. Members of the flooring industry who are not WFCA Regular Members can join the WFCA and still get the trade scholarship.

Dan Blake, President
The Hardwood Flooring Summit
Telephone: 1-(877)888-1013
PO Box 507
Hoschton, GA
Email: info @


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