Flooring Craftsman

Flooring installers are extremely valuable in creating and mentoring the next generation craftsmen.

1%

Installing 20+ Years

1%

Feel Professional Training is Very Important

1%

Booked Out 3 or More Weeks

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Will you step up?

As a flooring craftsman, you know there’s lots of work out there, and that’s great for your business. But could you use some help, or are you looking to retire sometime down the road. Who will replace you? You can help FCEF bring in a new generation of flooring craftsman that take as much pride in their work as you do.

Inspire the next generation of craftsmen.

We need you to help us spread the message and tell your story. You know more than anyone the pride your work brings you. And you know how to make a successful business in flooring installation.

Share Your Story:

We want recruits to understand what a career in flooring is really like. What better way to do that than to tell real stories – your stories.

Share Our Message:

Share our message on social media. Let people in your community know how you’ve built a career as a flooring craftsman and let them know about the opportunities for scholarships and support through FCEF.

Elevate the Trade:

Continuing your own education and providing high levels of quality and craftsmanship help elevate the trade and show the industry that training makes a difference.

Donate

Financial support helps us continue to grow programs that recruit, scholarship, and train tomorrow’s flooring craftsmen. Your donation helps fund scholarships, awareness campaigns, and general operations.

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Help us share our message and make more people aware of the opportunities as a flooring craftsman. Follow us on social media, sign up for emails, and learn more so you can spread awareness in your community.

We are stepping up…are you?

We need to educate, train and support new recruits.
In order for our industry to grow. we need to educate, train and support new recruits. If we can take the time to show recruits how to be successful from the very beginning, there will be more value in our industry. It's we set the standard for our craft!
Crystal Sims
In order for our industry to grow. we need to educate, train and support new recruits. If we can take the time to show recruits how to be successful from the very beginning, there will be more value in our industry. It's we set the standard for our craft!
The flooring industry changed my life.
The flooring industry not only changed my life, it also allowed me to be able to change a few of my family members’ lives. I learned how to fish so I’ll never go hungry and now I teach others how to fish so they will never go hungry.
Marquis Wright
Mr. Wright Flooring
The flooring industry not only changed my life, it also allowed me to be able to change a few of my family members’ lives. I learned how to fish so I’ll never go hungry and now I teach others how to fish so they will never go hungry.
The flooring industry changed my life.
Marquis Wright
Mr. Wright Flooring
They'll enjoy my work for years to come.
A career in the flooring industry is a fantastic way to make a difference. It gives me the rewards of providing my artistry to others, knowing they will enjoy my work for years to come. It allows me to meet people, go places and travel.
Ken Ballin
Skyro Floors
A career in the flooring industry is a fantastic way to make a difference. It gives me the rewards of providing my artistry to others, knowing they will enjoy my work for years to come. It allows me to meet people, go places and travel.
They'll enjoy my work for years to come.
Ken Ballin
Skyro Floors
Our Industry Needs Young People
We have an obligation in order to keep our industry viable to help find ways to really bring young people into our industry and let them see that this is a fantastic opportunity for themselves and for their families. And you can support what we are trying to do here at the FCEF in many different ways.
Piet Dossche
We have an obligation in order to keep our industry viable to help find ways to really bring young people into our industry and let them see that this is a fantastic opportunity for themselves and for their families. And you can support what we are trying to do here at the FCEF in many different ways.
Our Industry Needs Young People
Piet Dossche
We Can Do More Together
The National Wood Flooring Association stands with FCEF. We can do more together than we can do separately. It's a way for the whole industry to step up and say education matters.
Michael Martin
National Wood Flooring Association
The National Wood Flooring Association stands with FCEF. We can do more together than we can do separately. It's a way for the whole industry to step up and say education matters.
We Can Do More Together
Michael Martin
National Wood Flooring Association
Thanks to the FCEF for taking on the most important job in the business—raising up the next generation of floor covering installers. Because of you, our products will be in good hands!
Paul Murfin
Taylor Adhesives
Thanks to the FCEF for taking on the most important job in the business—raising up the next generation of floor covering installers. Because of you, our products will be in good hands!
Paul Murfin
Taylor Adhesives
All facets of our industry will benefit from the training of our next generation of installers.
Supporting FCEF can be as simple as a once-a-month automatic deduction. All facets of our industry, especially retailers, will benefit from the training of our next generation of installers. Help us to keep this moving forward and solve our industry's problem.
Deb DeGraaf
DeGraaf Interiors
Supporting FCEF can be as simple as a once-a-month automatic deduction. All facets of our industry, especially retailers, will benefit from the training of our next generation of installers. Help us to keep this moving forward and solve our industry's problem.
All facets of our industry will benefit from the training of our next generation of installers.
Deb DeGraaf
DeGraaf Interiors
The installation crisis is real.
The installation crisis is real. We're trying to get in front of it before it becomes a much bigger issue. Please support FCEF.
Geoff Gordon
FUSE Alliance
The installation crisis is real. We're trying to get in front of it before it becomes a much bigger issue. Please support FCEF.
The installation crisis is real.
Geoff Gordon
FUSE Alliance
Without installation, we can't sell the first square foot of goods.
Without installation, we can't sell the first square foot of goods. We've got to make people aware of the opportunities in the flooring industry.
Steve Abernathy
WFCA
Without installation, we can't sell the first square foot of goods. We've got to make people aware of the opportunities in the flooring industry.
Without installation, we can't sell the first square foot of goods.
Steve Abernathy
WFCA
Dealers this is not just a manufacturer problem to fix!
Dealers this is not just a manufacturer problem to fix! STEP UP and do your part! This has been an industry problem for years and everyone waited for someone else to fix this. Well, someone else is everyone that benefits from the flooring industry in any way.
Don Roberts
Central Alabama Flooring
Dealers this is not just a manufacturer problem to fix! STEP UP and do your part! This has been an industry problem for years and everyone waited for someone else to fix this. Well, someone else is everyone that benefits from the flooring industry in any way.
Dealers this is not just a manufacturer problem to fix!
Don Roberts
Central Alabama Flooring