Marmoleum Installation - Intermediate
This course is run several times a year at both the Loughborough and Kirkcaldy training centres. For more information, dates, course costs and booking, please visit the FITA website.
This course is designed to improve on already gained skills when using Marmoleum, including approaches to more complex installations and fitting techniques such as cove forming internal/external corners, picture framing, repairs and working around complex obstacles. A ‘must do’ course for those wanting to add to the skills and range of work they can undertake.
What will you learn?
A deeper understanding of British Standards BS 8203 (Resilient Floorcoverings)
The subfloor types and how they affect installation
Different subfloor moisture testing equipment
Subfloor preparation options including fabricated underlays, DPM’s, primers, smoothing compounds and renovation systems
The tools, equipment and PPE required
Correct material selection including subfloor, adhesive and finishing profiles
Detailed knowledge of Forbo Marmoleum products, how they behave including bight marks and shrinkage
Effects on the products based on its environment – Acclimatization
How to plan areas for installation including cover forming
Correct use of tools, equipment and PPE (including heat guns)
Accurate installation methods for subfloor, adhesive and finishing profiles
Correct preparation of wooden subfloor (fabricated underlays)
Installation of Marmoleum products, including site formed coving
Setting out runs in the floor, scribing, templating, picture framing, steps and stairs
Correct adhesive selection and application
Techniques of joint-construction - how to form Nett-fit seams and heat-welded seams
Confidence in correct products, tools and equipment selection
Confidence in product performance based on correct installation techniques
The ability to reassure customers that using the techniques outlined will ensure work is quality assured