Welcome to Ohio Valley Flooring

OVF Installation Training School


Are you an experienced flooring retailer/contractor?

The Ohio Valley Flooring Installation School may be just your ticket! We are proud to offer Installation Training, Testing, and Certification in our state-of-the-art facility.



We have classes on basic installation techniques for Armstrong vinyl--both commercial and residential--as well as hardwood, laminate, tile. We are proud to offer the Konecto Endorsed Installer program, designed to keep your teams up-to-date on the latest installation technologies.

We maintain small class sizes, so programs fill quickly. Enrollment is on a first come first served basis, so sign up now!

Here are just a few of the benefits of training & certification:

DIFFERENTIATE YOUR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FROM YOUR COMPETITION "We have the best installers because we use factory-trained/certified installers."

HELP REDUCE CLAIMS by sharpening your installer's installation knowledge and skills—plus, get free technical support for all OVF flooring product installations.

INCREASE INSTALLER PRIDE AND MOTIVATION by recognizing dedicated, quality-minded installers who have taken the time to invest in their craft.

ENHANCED INSTALLATION WARRANTY AND FINANCIAL BENEFITS Certain manufacturer certification programs offer to cover the cost of material to repair/replace an installer-related error.

CLASS SCHEDULE


August - December 2017
DATE(S)
CLASS (LENGTH)
COST
    AUG 2–3
Residential Vinyl / LVT (2 days)
$199
    AUG 8–10
Commercial Vinyl (3 days)
$299
    AUG 30–31
Pre-Finished Wood (2 days)
$199
    SEP 7
CustomTech Training (1 day)
$ 99
    SEP 11–15*
Travel in Cleveland *
    SEP 20–21
Residential Vinyl / LVT (2 days)
$199
    SEP 26–28
Commercial Vinyl (3 days)
$299
    OCT 2–6*
Travel in Louisville *
    OCT 11–12
Pre-Finished Wood (2 days)
$199
    OCT 17–19
Commercial Vinyl (3 days)
$299
    OCT 26
CustomTech Training (1 day)
$ 99
    NOV 1–2
Residential Vinyl / LVT (2 days)
$199
    NOV 15–16
Pre-Finished Wood (2 days)
$199
    NOV 21
CustomTech Training (1 day)
$ 99
    NOV 28–30
Commercial Vinyl (3 days)
$299
    DEC 6–7
Residential Vinyl / LVT (2 days)
$199
    DEC 13–14
Pre-Finished Wood (2 days)
$199


REGISTRATION FORM

OVF-install-school-reg-Aug-Dec-2017.pdf



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BILL TEPE has been with Ohio Valley Flooring since 1994, and has been associated with the flooring industry since 1981. He is a certified to perform installation training and administer certification tests by Armstrong for Vinyl/Wood/Commercial Products, as well as MetroFlor, Quick-Step & CustomTech.

You can contact Bill at 1-800-955-7724 x2174 or by E-mail at Bill.Tepe@ovf.com



Here's what Owners & Installers are saying
about OVF's Installation Training...


“Learned a heck of a lot more than I ever thought I would.”

Tom Zdybeck

Harms Floor Covering (Maumee, Ohio)





“Sent 4 of our mechanics to your Armstrong class and it’s paying off already.”


Randy Frey

Fremont Floors (Fremont, Ohio)





“Need to get more of our guys in for training like this.”


Arnold Hayes

Kinnards Flooring (Louisville, KY)





“The repair part of the class saved me a lot of potential problems in the field later.”


Don Alt

Cantrells (Indianapolis, IN)





“Heat welding techniques were great. Showed us a lot of things to make the job install easier & better.”


Tony McPeak

Corvin’s Furniture (Elizabethtown, KY)