PENDLETON, SC -- The Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF) has launched a new website to better communicate the value of ceramic tile education and certified tile installation to homeowners, architects, design specifiers, dealers, distributors and tile installation contractors. Visitors to www.ceramictilefoundation.org, CTEF's new URL, will discover many features that enhance their user experience and make finding and learning about Certified Tile Installers easier.
- The site is SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) enabled. This is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. This link ensures that all data passed between the web server and the visitor's browser remain private and integral.
- The site features responsive design so visitors can easily navigate the content regardless of the device they use -- via desktop, mobile device or tablet.
- Site search helps visitors easily locate content within the website.
- A Google Maps-based zip code locator allows visitors to find Certified Tile Installers around the country.
- The CTEF Blog publishes weekly content describing quality tile installation best practices and success stories. It includes a monthly series where CTEF director of certification and training, Scott Carothers, specifically addresses tile installation questions.
- A calendar of upcoming training and certification events with online registration and secure payment through PayPal.
"The newly launched CTEF website takes the mission of the organization to a new level," said Scott Carothers. "It allows us to explain why tile installation certification is so important and reach new audiences. Not just new tile contractors to certify, but also homeowners, architects, designers, dealers and distributors who all benefit from quality tile installation."
Visitors to the CTEF website will find educational resources about tile installation, answers to FAQs about certification, and downloadable information kits about becoming a Certified Tile Installer and tile installation tip sheets.
For more information about CTEF and how to become a corporate sponsor, visit https://www.ceramictilefoundation.org/become-a-ctef-corporate-sponsor-benefits.