Conshohocken, PA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014
Philadelphia Floor Store (PFS), the nation’s leading hardwood flooring distributor, has teamed with the National Wood Floor Association (NWFA), the industry’s preeminent not-for-profit trade association, to offer customized training to hardwood floor contractors. The flooring distributor will host the following technical education workshops this fall at their showroom in Conshohocken – located just outside of Philadelphia.
Finish Application/Color Workshop (Thursday, 9/25):
The workshop will address jobsite chemical treatments to achieve a certain look, the application of oils, waxes, stains, dyes, acid cures, site cured UV finishes and common finish problems. Attendees will receive hands-on training for various finish application methods.
Machine Maintenance Workshop (Friday, 9/26):
This workshop offers contractors the opportunity to bring their flooring tools and sanding equipment to learn first-hand how to perform routine jobsite maintenance.
Qualified attendees will earn NFWA credits – 1 degree credit, as well as 1 CEU credit will be awarded per workshop. Hardwood Floor Contractors attending both training sessions will have an opportunity to earn a total of 4 credits.
According to Mike Glavin, Founder of the Philadelphia Floor Store, “We are excited to partner with the National Wood Floor Association to offer these educational opportunities. The NWFA is well known for the quality of their training programs, and these in-depth workshops are no exception. As a company, we are always on the lookout for opportunities that will help us better serve our customers and what better way than to provide training from an industry leader like the NWFA.”
In addition to the training workshops, there is also an Open House on Thursday, September 25th at 5:00pm. The informal event will provide contractors the opportunity to see product demonstrations from NWFA manufacturers and meet with fellow hardwood floor industry experts.
The Finish Application/Color workshop will run from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. on September 25th, and the Machine Maintenance workshop will take place on September 26th from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
All events will be hosted at the Philadelphia Floor Store in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania.
The registration fee is $199 per workshop, or $250 for both. The Open House is free of charge.
For more information or to register click here or call 800-737-1786.
PFS is a leading provider of unfinished and prefinished hardwood flooring and accessories including stains, finishes, abrasives, flooring tools, and sanding equipment.
Family owned and operated, PFS has been serving hardwood flooring contractors for more than 20 years and provides the expertise needed to install and maintain hardwood floors. The company offers all the top name manufactures including, Aacer, Century, Norton, Lagler, 3M, Clarke, Bona, Basic, Primatech, Bostick, and more. The company’s in-house resources include a top-ranked Machine Repair Center, Rental Center, In-house Chemist, and Gym Floor and Wood Floor Consultants. PFS educates customers via personalized service, online training materials, videos and free events. Visit the PFS showroom in Conshohocken, PA or shop online http://www.phillyfloor.com.
Visit PFS on Facebook or follow the company on Twitter at @PhillyFloor. For product information and training videos, visit the company’s YouTube channel or Blog. For media inquiries, contact Caran Baxter at caran(dot)baxter(at)phillyfloor(dot)com or call 610-940-5757.
The National Wood Flooring Association is a not-for-profit trade organization, with more than 2,650 member companies world-wide, dedicated to educating consumers, architects, designers, specifiers and builders in the uses and benefits of wood flooring. NWFA members receive the best in educational training, benefits, technical resources and networking, to advance their professionalism and success. The NWFA is located at 111 Chesterfield Industrial Boulevard, Chesterfield, MO 63005, and can be contacted at 800.422.4556 (USA & Canada), 636.519.9663 (local and international), or on-line at http://www.nwfa.org.