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All Things Wood Floor, created by Wood Floor Business magazine, talks to interesting wood flooring pros to share knowledge, stories and tips on everything to do with wood flooring, from installation, sanding and finishing to business management.

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All Things Wood Floor, created by Wood Floor Business magazine, talks to interesting wood flooring pros to share knowledge, stories and tips on everything to do with wood flooring, from installation, sanding and finishing to business management.

    Meet the 2021 WFB Ultimate Wood Floor Guy & Gal: Anthony Magaro and Jessica Peterson

    Meet the 2021 WFB Ultimate Wood Floor Guy & Gal: Anthony Magaro and Jessica Peterson

    Anthony Magaro and Jessica Peterson are the 2021 Wood Floor Business Ultimate Wood Floor Guy & Gal, and in this episode they talk with host Stephen Diggins about what’s rewarding and challenging about life as a wood flooring pro, the biggest enemy of the wood flooring pro, and why there’s endless opportunity for wood floor pros today.

    • 49 min
    Doing High-End Floors Down Under: Insights from Award-Winner Greg Ceglarski

    Doing High-End Floors Down Under: Insights from Award-Winner Greg Ceglarski

    When it comes to out-of-the-box designs for stairs or wood floors, Greg Ceglarski’s Scribed Flooring in Brisbane, Australia has become a go-to company and recipient of many awards. Hear from Greg as he discusses what makes the Australian “timber” flooring market different … and all the things that will try to kill you in Queensland, Australia.

    • 55 min
    Booming Demand, Raw Material Shortages and Industry Projections: a Manufacturer Outlook with Bostik's Michael Jenkins

    Booming Demand, Raw Material Shortages and Industry Projections: a Manufacturer Outlook with Bostik's Michael Jenkins

    There's never been a time quite like this in the wood flooring industry, as construction companies experience surging demand and raw material shortages. Michael Jenkins, construction and consumer business director at leading adhesive manufacturer Bostik, offers insights and projections, as well as the latest on what's happening in the world of wood flooring adhesives.

    • 45 min
    The Wisdom of Howard Brickman: How Wood Floor Pros Can Stay Out of Trouble

    The Wisdom of Howard Brickman: How Wood Floor Pros Can Stay Out of Trouble

    Host Stephen Diggins talks with one of the legends of the wood flooring industry, longtime pro Howard Brickman of Brickman Consulting in Norwell, Mass. After starting his wood flooring career as the manager of inspection and school services for the National Oak Flooring Manufacturers Association, Brickman founded his own consulting and contracting business. Since then he’s done extensive consulting on huge wood flooring projects in New York City, taught at many wood flooring schools, appeared on "This Old House," performed countless wood flooring inspections and continued his installation business at the age of 73.

    • 51 min
    Preserving History: Insights From Wood Floor Restoration Expert Michael Purser

    Preserving History: Insights From Wood Floor Restoration Expert Michael Purser

    Host Stephen Diggins talks one of top experts in the United States on wood flooring restoration, Michael Purser of The Rosebud Company in Atlanta. Purser has worked on some of the highest profile restoration projects in the U.S., from James Madison’s Montpelier to Henry Ford’s Fair Lane Estate. In this episode we get to hear about his work, including his small-but-mighty high-profile restoration job at the historic Fox Theatre in Atlanta.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    The Next Gen: Talking With Young Wood Flooring Pro Jake Schlichte

    The Next Gen: Talking With Young Wood Flooring Pro Jake Schlichte

    Why aren't there more young pros entering the wood flooring industry? Wood Floor Business talks with 29-year-old Jake Schlichte, owner of Auburn, N.H.-based North Country Hardwoods, about everything from the challenges for wood flooring young pros to installation details.

    • 47 min

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