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Truth or Consequences: With Floorcoverings, Words Don’t Make It So

By Lewis Migliore

Sometimes I think we’re living in the land of make believe in the flooring industry because you hear so much noise about things that supposedly are, but really aren’t. Beliefs that have no basis in fact. Things that want to be believed because someone thinks they’re so. Things that there’s no explanation for — things that have an explanation, but the explanation has no basis in fact. On the other side of the coin is the truth of why a problem exists that no one wants to believe. Or a failure that’s occurred that supposedly shouldn’t have, because, “we tested the substrate and the numbers said it was ok to proceed and the manufacturer told us so.” 

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The Commercial Flooring Report is provided by Lewis Migliore, president of LGM and Associates, which offers technical flooring services, including help or guidance with a new flooring project or a failure on an existing floor. Contact him at lgmtcs@optilink.us.

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posted on 2/15/2019