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1-Week Intro Into Ceramic

September 12 - September 16

$1250

The one-week CFI Residential Ceramic course is a comprehensive overview of basic residential ceramic installation beginning with how to approach a customer’s door and ending with how to leave the jobsite.

Day 1

  • Power Point – Safety, Jobsite condition, storage and handling
  • Osha & EPA regulations
  • ASTM Standards
  • Importance of manufactures guidelines
  • Substrate & Subfloor Subfloor preparation procedures
  • Moisture Testing procedures

Day 2

  • Demo
  • Backerboard installation, roofing felt, staggering joints, thin-set under panels, galvanized nails fastening
  • Trammel Points – locating center of room, squaring a room, establish a 45° / 90°
  • Strike primary and secondary lines
  • Cover balancing of tile
  • Dry layout & cutting of tile

Day 3

  • Wetting of substrate
  • Key in of thin set
  • Directional troweling
  • Proper placement of tile
  • Proper coverage min 80%
  • No thin at movement areas
  • Setting floor tile

Day 4

  • Walls – Layout, Movement joints, Coverage, Clean cuts
  • Grouting – mixing of grouts, proper water, placement of grout at angle to joint, clean out grout joint, proper firmness of grout

Day 5

  • Written Test
  • Walls: Layout, Movement joints, Coverage, Clean cuts
  • Grouting – mixing of grouts, proper water, placement of grout at angle to joint, clean out grout joint, proper firmness of grout
  • Cleaning of grout off tiles
  • Caulking
  • Cleaning of tools

Non-refundable two weeks prior to event, unless cancelled or postponed by CFI.

Details

Start:
September 12
End:
September 16
Cost:
$1250
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Website:
https://cfiinstallers.org/events/

Venue

Pruitt Flooring
723 E Skinner
Wichita, KS 67211 United States
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