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Registration opens for NALFA Installer and Inspector Certification classes

Screen Shot 2015-06-10 at 5.03.40 PMWashington, D.C.—The North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA) has opened registration for the 2015 Advanced Laminate Installer and Inspector Certification classes. The specialized courses offer numerous benefits to installers and inspectors including a potential for higher income and increased business exposure.

The Installer class will include a hands-on installation and will be taught by Anthony Palandro, an installer, inspector and consultant who has worked in the floor covering industry since 1972.

The Inspector Certification class will include hands-on training, installation requirements, inspection tools and standards, product defect review and certification testing and evaluation. This course will be taught by Ron Starkey, a NALFA Certified Installer and a NALFA Certified Inspector with over 20 years of experience inspecting floor installations.

2015 NALFA class dates and locations are as follows:

Installation: July 9 Ringgold, Ga.

Inspector: July 10, Ringgold, Ga.

Installation: Oct. 22, Salem, N.J.

Inspector: Oct. 23, Salem, N.J.

All classes are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST.

Each class is $350 per person and is available for WFCA scholarship funds. A discount is offered for those attending both classes at one location. To register, download the registration form at and fax it to NALFA at (423) 634-9074 or email Valerie Roy at