CPD Program

CPD Program

Wood flooring is such a technical subject. Architect and design teams need to know and understand about sub floor preparation, DPMs, installation techniques, differences between solid and engineered floors, surfaces finishes and structures as well as renovating and maintenance. The CPD program we have covers all aspects of the tradition and trade.

The CPD program is offered over three convenient time slots, with a maximum 8 members per team.

  • Breakfast 08:30 to 09:30 am Coffee, pastries and juice provided
  • Lunch 12:30 to 13:30 pm
  • Sandwiches refreshment provided Late Afternoon 16:30 to 17:30 Snacks and refreshment provided

CPD 1- Sub floor preparation for wood flooring

Covers screed, joist and boarded floors, resin and DPM primers, mosaic and plywood-particle board underpayments. Moisture reading and humidity. Requirements for adhesives and the different types.

CPD 2-Electric underfloor heating and wood floors

Covers specification, performance, subfloor requirements, issues relating to temperature and commissioning. When to install and when not to install. How a floor heat source affects wood flooring, both solid and engineered.

CPD3-Floor sanding/finishing and renovation

Covers floor sanding and onsite brushing, finishing techniques using reactive colour systems, lyes and soap. Application of lacquers and hardwax oils and specialist pigments. Maintaining wood floors

CPD4- Wide plank and Parquet engineered floors

Covers all aspects from logs n the forest with FSC certification through to mill preparation of top layers. Engineered differences and core build ups, techniques for gluing and profiling, factory finishing and brushing, specie grading and top layer thicknesses.

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CPD Program

Much of Rainleaf’s work is undertaken for prestigious design and architect clients. Many of the projects we complete are covered by confidentiality agreements.

Our design library has been created in such away that we are able to offer design teams the complete freedom to visit us with their clients to view, discuss and digest all matters wood flooring related. Your time with us can be completed undisturbed.

Simply make an exclusive appointment with us and the studio is entirely for your use. We are able to offer out of hours opening to suit clients where time is a premium due to international commitments.

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Rainleaf Artisan Flooring
30 Pimlico Rd, Belgravia,
City of Westminster,
London, SW1W 8LJ