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Table of Contents                                                           Vol. 10 No. 1| Jan./Feb. 2022

        Features                                          40 How Much Moisture Can Hardwood Floors Tolerate?
                                                             Jason Wright of Wagner Meters explains how to determine the Target

        8  Market Study: 2021-2022 U.S. Construction,        Moisture Content for hardwood floors.
           Current and Future Outlook
           Daniel LoBue of Tego Systems Corp. reviews the U.S.
           construction market for 2021 and looks at the trends for 2022   Departments
           in the residential, commercial and public construction sectors.
                                                          6  Publishers’ Note
        12 Identifying Wood Distortions & Corrections     42  New Products
           Three of the most commonly noticeable and/or destructive
           changes that can be experienced by wood floors are cupping,
           crowning and dry cupping. Columnist Brett Miller of NWFA
           explains how to identify the causes and cures for these
           distortions.                                                                                      JAN./FEB. 2022
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        18 A Look at Dew Point and Water Transformation
           Columnist David Seland of ISE Logik covers the hot topic of   On the Cover:  Identifying Wood Distortions
           moisture beginning with the three forms of water: solid (ice),   Shown are some of the new   & Corrections, p. 12
           liquid and gas (vapor) on concrete.            carpet installation tools/
                                                          accessories from Tego Systems.   Concrete Surface Preparation for
                                                                                       Moisture Mitigation, p. 26
        22 Comparing Wool Versus Synthetic                Photo courtesy Tego Systems.
           Carpet Installation
                                                                                       Tile/Stone Talk: E  lorescence and
           PJ Arthur of Natural Fiber Installer Certification explains how            2021-2022 U.S.
                                                                                        Latex Leaching, p. 30
           installing wool carpet using methods for synthetic carpet                  Construction,
                                                                                      Current and Future
                                                                                      Outlook, p. 8
           installation will cause a failed installation and a costly                 A Look at Dew
                                                                                       Point and Water
                                                                                       Transformation, p. 18
           replacement.                                                                Comparing Wool
                                                                                       Versus Synthetic
                                                 Carpet Installation,
                                                                                       p. 22
                                                                                       Insurance Coverage
        26 Concrete Surface Preparation for              Publishing & Sales Office     Contractor Issues:
                                                                                       for Storage, Care and
                                                                                       Custody, p. 34
           Moisture Mitigation                           4607 Lakeview Canyon Rd.,
           For proper bonding of concrete overlays and coatings, it’s   Ste. 560
           important to give the surface the correct concrete surface   Westlake Village, CA 91361
           profile (CSP). Columnist Ray Thompson explains the   Phone: (805) 870-5171
           benchmark guidelines from the International Concrete Repair   Fax: (805) 272-9729
           Institute (ICRI) for CSP, floor sanding and shot blasting.
                                                         Jeff Golden, Editor & Co-Publisher
                                                         Dan Lipman, Sales Manager & Co-Publisher
        30 Tile/Stone Talk: Installation Problems -      Mike Chmielecki, Senior Editor
           Efflorescence and Latex Leaching              Tony King, Art Director
           You think the job is complete, but then you receive a call about
           white deposits occurring on the grout or across the tile, brick,   Editorial Advisory Board:
           concrete or masonry installation. Columnist Greg Mowat   Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF); Floor Covering Installation
           outlines some remedies.                       Contractors Association (FCICA); INSTALL; International  Certified
                                                         Flooring Installers Association (CFI); National Tile Contractors
        34 Contractor Issues: Insurance Coverage for Storage,   Association (NTCA); National Association of Floor Covering Technicians
           Care and Custody of Materials                 (NAFCT); National Institute of Floor Covering Inspectors (NIFCI); National
           Columnist Robert Blochinger explains why, when you have   Wood Flooring Association (NWFA); North American Laminate Floor
           flooring and other materials in storage under your care and   Assn.; and World Floor Covering Association (WFCA).
           custody for jobs owned by others, you are required to have
           proper insurance coverage.                    PROINSTALLER MAGAZINE  Volume 10, Issue 1  (ISSN 2327-6312,  Print)
                                                         and (ISSN 2327-6320, Online) is published by JG Media Group LLC, 4607
        38 Selecting the Proper Adhesive                 Lakeview Canyon Rd., Ste. 560, Westlake Village, CA 91361. Telephone:
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