Floor Covering Installer (FCI) announced the winners of the 2022 FCI Installation Awards. The FCI Installation Awards honor the most creative installers and interesting installations in a range of flooring categories, in both residential and commercial settings.  

Residential Winner: Tile & Stone
Ken Ballin of Skyro Floors in West Creek, New Jersey, for his turtle scribe shower project in a master bathroom.  

Residential Winner: Resilient
Greg Skafec of Greg Skafec General Contractor in Ashland, Ohio, for his kitchen floor project.  

Residential Winner: Hardwood & Laminate
Matt Garcia of Craftsman Hardwood Flooring in San Angelo, Texas, for the walnut and white oak basketweave installation in a foyer.  

Residential Winner: Carpet
Roland Thompson of Thompson Flooring & Installation in Frederick, Maryland, for the round dome carpet install.  

Commercial Winner: Tile & Stone
J&R Tile, Inc., in San Antonio, Texas, for the San Fernando Cathedral Courtyard. 

Commercial Winner: Topping & Overlays
Laticrete in Bethany, Connecticut, and flooring contractor Jason Roberts Services for the Autostrada Showroom and Event Facility.   

Commercial Winner: Carpet
Wentz Custom Rug Co., in Springdale, Arkansas, for the Southern Arkansas University Main Hall project. 

Commercial Winner: Resilient
H.J. Martin and Son in Green Bay, Wisconsin, for the West De Pere Intermediate School.  

“Our hope is to give our readers some inspiration and ideas of their own when reviewing the winning projects that these professional installers put together,” said FCI Managing Editor Beth Miller. “Through a combination of their experience, creativity and willingness to take that extra step, these craftspeople ensure the installations are not only beautiful, but functional and durable.” 

This month on FCI, winners share what makes their installations special and the challenges they encountered along the way and what they learned from these projects. See all the winners and their video interviews here.