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Selling Tile Post-Pandemic – #whytile

Sep 3, 2020

Selling Tile Post-Pandemic – #whytile

ICYMI: “Selling Tile Post-Pandemic: The Healthy & Hygienic Choice for Your Customers and Clients” a webinar from Bill Griese (TCNA) and Noah Chitty (Crossville) is now available to watch on Coverings Connected.

#tile #whytile #coverings #coveringsconnected #webinar #design #education #hygienic

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