David Darche’s presentation ‘Hardwood Floor Finishing’ is a continuing education course intended to provide an understanding about the life cycle of a hardwood floor in a residential or commercial setting. This webinar course covers the benefits of specifying hardwood, each step of the sanding and finishing process and how design trends have contributed to advanced color techniques on site finished wood flooring installations. Attendees will also learn about proper long-term maintenance procedures that contribute to successful design implementation.
Key topics covered:
• Why hardwood floors?
• Types of hardwood flooring
• Specifying the correct adhesive
• Sanding and finishing process
• Staining, sealing and finishing options
• Oil-based vs. water-based finishes
• Proper maintenance
• Sustainability/Indoor air quality/LEED/VOC regulations
‘Hardwood Flooring Finishing’ speaker, Dave Darche, is the National Market Manager - Adhesives/A&D for Bona US and has been in the wood flooring industry for over 35 years. Dave offers his deep bench of expertise to the industry via “Hardwood Floor & Design” a CEU designed for architects and design professionals to provide an understanding of the lifecycle of hardwood. He is a National Wood Flooring Association Certified Wood Floor Inspector and serves on the National Wood Flooring Association Architect & Design Committee.
Bona is an innovative, environmentally conscious company dedicated to creating beautiful floors since 1919. Bona US, the North American subsidiary of Bona AB in Malmö, Sweden, manufactures and distributes floor care and home cleaning products. The first in the industry to offer a full system of waterborne hardwood floor finishing and floor care products certified for indoor air quality by GREENGUARD, Bona products can be found throughout the U.S. and Canada. From residue-free hardwood floor cleaners to a beautiful array of stains and high durability finishes, consumers, distributors and contractors trust Bona. In this webinar the following products will be presented: Bona Adhesives, Bona Waterborne Finishes, Bona sanding equipment, Bona Sealers and Stains. For more information, please contact Bona US at (800) 872-5515 or www.bona.com.