TEC® and FCICA to Offer Expert Advice: “Strategies for Exterior Tile Flooring Installation”

AIA-approved Webinar to Take Place on June 16, 2016

Publish Date: Tuesday, June 07, 2016

AURORA, IL…TEC® will present a new webinar about “Strategies for Exterior Tile Flooring Installation,” a detailed review of best practices for installing tile on patios, walkways, pools and other exterior applications.

The one-hour webinar, approved by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and hosted by the Flooring Contractors Association (FCICA), is scheduled for 10 a.m. CDT / 11 a.m. EDT on June 16, 2016. To register, visit: http://www.fcica.com/webinars Architects will receive 1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) for enrolling in the course.

TEC®, a proud member and supporter of FCICA, will offer this presentation with the help of Tom Plaskota, TEC® Technical Support Manager.

“Tiled exteriors make a powerful first impression,” says Kristin Fritts, Director of Marketing for H.B. Fuller Construction Products Inc., the manufacturer of TEC® brand products. “Well-executed exterior tile installations can attract customers to a business, add curb appeal to a home or aesthetically enhance a public space. Tom Plaskota is a widely regarded expert and makes the ideal presenter for this topic.”

Plaskota has been working with the TEC® brand of surface preparation and tile and flooring installation systems since 1997. He is a former industry director for the Chicago CSI Chapter. His role as technical support manager requires him to manage the TEC® field support team that provides contractors with technical job-site guidance.

Some of the key points the webinar will cover include:

·       Proper tile selection

·       Substrate preparation

·       Mortar selections

·       Various tile setting strategies

For more information about TEC® visit tecspecialty.com.

The TEC® brand is offered by H.B. Fuller Construction Products Inc. – a leading provider of technologically advanced construction materials and solutions to the commercial, industrial and residential construction industry. Headquartered in Aurora, Illinois, the company's recognized and trusted brands – TEC®, CHAPCO®, Grout Boost®, ProSpec®, Foster®, and others – are available through an extensive network of distributors and dealers, as well as home improvement retailers. For more information, visit www.hbfuller-cp.com