Flooring Certifications

Concrete Moisture Testing
Subfloor/Substrate Consulting and Inspection
Carpet Installation Consulting and Inspection
Hardwood Flooring Consulting and Inspection
Engineered Flooring Consulting and Inspection
Laminate Flooring Consulting and Inspection

We specialize in performing concrete moisture testing using ASTM F-2170-11 in situ probes and/or ASTM F- 1869-11 Calcium Chloride MVER procedures.

Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration CertificationICRI Certified Concrete Moisture Testing
IICRC Certified Substrate and Subfloor inspection
IICRC Certified Carpet Inspection
IICRC Certified Wood Floor Inspection
IICRC Engineered Flooring Inspection
IICRC Laminate Floor Inspection
NALFA Certified Inspector

Certifications – 27 years

IICRC Certifications

Master Textile Cleaner
Water Damage Restorer Technician
Carpet Repair and Re-installation Technician
Upholstery & Fabric Cleaning Technician
Oriental and Area Rug Cleaning Technician
Stone, Masonry & Ceramic Tile Cleaning Technician
Bane-Clene Institute Grad
CRI Seal of Approval
Senior Practicing Carpet Inspector

National Institute of Certified Floor Covering InspectorsNWFA Wood Flooring Summit, Atlanta, GA 2008

Inspector’s Symposium, Las Vegas, NV 2010

IICRC Senior Carpet Inspector ~ Academy of Textiles and Flooring, Whittier, CA

Academies and Continued Education

Laminate Flooring Inspector, North American Laminate Flooring Association, Mannington Mills, Salem, NJ
Hardwood and Engineered Flooring, Academy of Textiles and Flooring, Whittier, CA
The Wood Flooring Inspector’s Guild, Wood Flooring Inspectors Class, Charleston, SC
Wood Floor Medallions, Mr. Howard Brickman, Bona Distributors, Bridgewater, MA HWFA Wood Floor Summit, Atlanta, GA
Inspector’s Symposium, Las Vegas, NV
International Concrete Repair Institute, World of Concrete, Las Vegas NV

North American Laminate Flooring AssociationThe Floor Inspectors Educational Guild

“How to Identify Wood Species and Their Characteristics” with special instruction concerning Imported Tropical Wood Flooring and the CITIES program for endangered illegally harvested trees.
Dr. Alex Wiedenhoeft, Forest Products Laboratory

“Concrete Slabs on Grade: Design, Construction and Troubleshooting Fundamentals”
Roberto Nunez, PE, MBA, FACI
Roberto Nunez is a faculty member at NCSU’s Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering Department(CCEE).
Charleston, SC
August 20-23, 2012

The Floor Inspectors Educational Guild
“Advance Courses for Wood Flooring Inspectors”
Advance Engineered Wood Science Classes taught by Dr. Mitchell and Dr. Denig, North Carolina State University Wood Extension Department, Continuing Industry Education.

“The Cork”
Steven Tolli, formerly of Wicanders Cork Flooring of Portugal.
May, 2012 in St. Louis (MO) at the National Wood Flooring Association Headquarters.

“The Science Behind Solid Wood Flooring Inspections”
Virginia Technical University Wood Science Extension Department
Blacksburg VA. February 2013

“The Science of Inspecting Engineered Wood Flooring”
Daniel P. Hindman Dr. Phil Mitchell Ph.D. Joseph R. Loferski
Associate Professor Associate Professor Professor
VA Polytechnic Institute NCSU VA Polytechnic Institute
Blacksburg, VA August 2013

“Wood Science for the Flooring Inspector”
Dr. Hindman Dr. Dewitt Dr. Bond Dr. Loferski
Mr. Charles Moore
New Orleans March 2014

“Wood Science and Building Envelope Science Class”
Dr. Wiedehoeft Dr. Glass
Forest Products Laboratory
Madison, WI August 2014

Ardex Training Academy
Aliquipa, PA
May 2013

Armstrong Worldwide Floor Products
Armstrong Installation School
Residential Vinyl
Lancaster, PA October 2014

ICRI Certified Concrete Moisture Testing Technician
Las Vegas, NV
February 2010

Serving as a third party consultant and forensic specialist with an emphasis on floor covering performance.