Your home or your office space is where you have invested all your dreams and hopes in, and naturally you would have thought hard and thorough about what you want to do with your space.
We understand that one of the biggest aspects of concern during renovation is the floors; the floor gives the entire space a strong foundation and contributes largely to the overall ambience. Whether it is a commercial or residential area, hardwood flooring is the most durable option.
But how do you choose a reliable flooring contractor? Let us help you decide.
Choose an AFTA or NWFA Accredited Flooring Company
When surveying flooring options for your residence of commercial space, besides making your decision based on the flooring material and the overall vibe that you are going for, the quality of the product and service of the flooring company should also be among the criteria for consideration. You can cut down on your worries when you engage with a reliable flooring company with utmost professionalism and quality service.
Australasian Timber Flooring Association (ATFA)
The Australasian Timber Flooring Association (ATFA) is the peak body for timber floors and the timber flooring industry throughout Australia and New Zealand that represents contractors, manufacturers and suppliers in the industry.
As a not-for-profit, member-based association focused on the timber flooring industry, ATFA strives to delivery high quality, industry-specific serves and technical information to their members and the community.
National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA)
The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) is an international not-for-profit trade association representing segments of the hardwood flooring industry, including manufacturers, distributors, retailers, installers, importers/exporters, inspectors and consultants.
NWFA is based in the United States of America and offers the best technical education for any wood-flooring professional. It offers professional courses for all skill levels from basic, intermediate, advanced to master craftsman.
Why you should choose a flooring company with ATFA and NWFA membership?
Membership and certification into ATFA and NWFA are only awarded to the best of the best in the flooring and timber industry, which is why choosing to go with an ATFA and NWFA accredited flooring company (like us!) is the best choice for your residential or commercial flooring project.
Leverage on resources and support
As a member of ATFA or NWFA, RV Woods ® have access to a worldwide network of suppliers, distributors, products and technical support in the flooring and timber industry. These are the information that we can leverage to benefit our customers’ projects. We are within reach of unlimited resources in terms of connections and technical support, thus rest assured that your project is in safe hands when you choose RV Woods ® as your trusted flooring expert.
Professional and knowledgeable contractor
Any contractor, manufacturer, distributor, retailer or importer / exporter that is a member of ATFA or NWFA will have access to the latest information in the flooring and timber industry. Besides, our professional team at RV Woods ® are also always kept up to date on industry developments via regular webinar sessions, online courses or research papers that are made available to ATFA or NWFA members only. RV Woods ® is adept in the professional skills and knowledge required to assist you in all your flooring projects.
Engage a fully recognised and qualified flooring supplier
To gain membership and certification in both ATFA and NWFA, the contractor / manufacturer / distributor / installer has to undergo a robust application and qualification process. ATFA for example, offers industry diplomas to members who have obtain the necessary recognition in their training and workshop sessions, as well as reward members with the relevant certification for their great work in a range of award options.
Membership in ATFA and NWFA are regulated by strict industry standards, and not every applicant makes it through to membership successfully.
Definitely go for an accredited flooring company
So, the next time when you think of installing hardwood flooring for your home or commercial project, it is definitely worth it to consider an ATFA or NWFA accredited contractor or supplier.
RV Woods ® is a member the Australasian Timber Flooring Association (ATFA) and National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA; USA). We are renowned for our proven reliability and expertise offering quality hardwood flooring products and services at a reasonable and affordable price point.
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Disclaimer: This article is intended to convey general information only, and in no way does it constitute professional advice for your specific needs. This article cannot disclose all of the risks or factors necessary to evaluate a particular situation. You should seek and obtain relevant professional advice for your specific needs and situation. The information in this article is accurate at the time of publication.