Continuing Education

Staying Current

We, at GQ Hardwood Floors, know the importance of staying current with education and trends. Industries are constantly changing. We believe in continuing education so that GQ Hardwood Floors and their employees stay current with the latest developments, skills, and newest technologies required for the field.

 Jonathan Gramajo at the NWFA  Training Facility in St. Louis, MO

Jonathan Gramajo at the NWFA  Training Facility in St. Louis, MO

NWFA

The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) is a not-for-profit trade association representing all segments of the hardwood flooring industry. NWFA offers one of the most comprehensive selections of hands-on technical education for wood flooring professionals at all skill levels: Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Master, and Master Craftsman.

Check out NWFA's magazine for a recap!

 GQ Hardwood Floors' newest machine addition

GQ Hardwood Floors' newest machine addition

FloorCrafter Belt Sander

The FloorCrafter, engineered to be the most aggressive belt machine in the industry, was also designed to provide reduced vibration. Its cutting ability allows the hardwood sanding professional the ability to increase production while achieving perfect results. With the patented Dolly Transport system, the FloorCrafter is truly a unique and innovative approach to hardwood floor sanding.

 Henry Lopez at the BONA Training Facility in Manalapan, NJ  

Henry Lopez at the BONA Training Facility in Manalapan, NJ  

bona

Bona provides products for the installation, maintenance and renovation of wood floors. Bona also provides courses such as, The Bona Sand and Finish Training School which teaches attendees how to improve technical skills including all the elements related to the entire hardwood floor sand, stain and finish process. These courses are held nationwide and also in Toronto, Canada at one of Bona’s Regional Training Centers (RTC) or the National Wood Floor Association (NWFA) facility.