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Commercial Flooring Installation, Residential Flooring Installation, Commercial Hardwood Installation, , Laminate Flooring Installation, VCT Flooring Installation, Sheet Vinyl Flooring Installation, Ceramic Tile Flooring Installation, VAT Flooring Installation, Slip, Trip, Fall, Accidents, Hard Surface, Checks, Gaps, Cupping, Crowning, Seam peaking, Delamination, Buckling, Edge chipping , Carpet Buckling, Side match, Low rows, Pulled tufts, Mismatch pattern, Cushion concerns, Engineered Wood Flooring Workshop, Wood Species Identification, Wood Moisture, Engineered Wood & Laminate Flooring Workshop, Concrete Covering & Moisture Issues Related to Floor Inspectors,Carpet Cleaning, Upholstery & Fabric Cleaning, Journeyman Cleaning Technician, Journeyman Restoration Technician (Water), Journeyman Restoration Technician (Fire), Water Damage Restoration, Odor Control, Color Repair, Carpet Repair & Re-Installation, Fire & Smoke Restoration, Master Cleaner, Master Restorer, Senior Practicing Carpet Inspector, Substrate Subfloor Inspector,

Carpet, Substrate, Underlayment, Hardwood and Hard Surface

Carpet Inspection Credentials

Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification
IICRC Certification 004209 certified in:

  • Carpet Cleaning
  • Upholstery & Fabric Cleaning
  • Journeyman Cleaning Technician
  • Journeyman Restoration Technician(Water)
  • Journeyman Restoration Technician(Fire)
  • Water Damage Restoration
  • Odor Control, Color Repair
  • Carpet Repair and Re-Installation
  • Fire and Smoke Restoration
  • Master Cleaner
  • Master Restorer
  • Senior Practicing Carpet Inspector
  • Substrate Subfloor Inspector
  • Regional Supervisor

Flooring Consultants & Inspector Training Services
FCITS Certification 1018 certified in:

  • Carpet Inspector
  • Woven Carpet Inspector
  • Hard Surface Inspector
  • Commercial Carpet Inspector


  • Certified Wool Specialist

Advanced Flooring Specialists

  • AFS Woven Inspector
  • AFS Color Blender

Certified Registry Inspector

Toli Installation School

LD Brinkman / Hollytex

  • Tech Advanced Techniques for Inspections / Corrections


  • Certified Restoration Technician

International Floor Covering Installers Association

  • CFI
  • Installation for the Inspector


  • Installation School

LD Brinkman / Hollytex

  • Technical Advanced Techniques for Inspections / Corrections

Hardwood and Hard Surface Certifications, Credentials & Training


  • North American Laminate Flooring Association
  • Certified Laminate Floor Inspector


  • Certified Wood Floor Inspector (Highest Credential-only 20 have attained that certification in the Industry)


  • Certified Wood Floor Inspector


  • Inspector/Installation School


  • Certificate of Achievement Installation School
  • Instructor / Monitor for Installation School

North Carolina State University-Wood Product Extension

  • Certified Engineered Wood Manufacturing Seminar
  • Engineered Wood Flooring and Wood Floor Finishing
  • North Carolina State University-Fundamentals of Concrete Floors
  • North Carolina State University-Wood Science Technology & Field Investigation for the Inspector.
  • North Carolina State University-Engineered & Laminate Floor Update for the Inspector
  • Wood Floor Certification

FCITS Certification 1018

  • Hard Surface Inspector
  • Hardwood Inspector
  • Commercial Inspector

Mannington’s Advanced Vinyl & Laminate

  • Inspection Training
  • Authorized Claim Adjuster
  • Wood, Laminate & Tile Flooring Installation Course


  • Pergo Inspection School
  • Award Training/Installation
  • Formica Training/Installation
  • Universal Training/Installation
  • Alloc Training/Installation
  • Hard surface/Tile training


  • Hard Surface Training
  • Installation Training
  • Tile Training/Installation

IICRC Certification 004209 certified in:

  • Senior Practicing Carpet Inspector
  • Substrate Subfloor Inspector
  • Regional Supervisor


  • Installation for the Inspector

AFS – Advanced Flooring Specialist

  • Advance Flooring Specialist Inspector

Current / Past Industry Positions

  • NWFA Hardwood Floor Inspector’s Certification Committee 2011-
  • NWFA CP Floor Inspector’s Complaint/Violation Committee-2014-
  • IICRC S600 Consensus Committee Member Carpet Standards 2009-present
  • IICRC R800 Consensus Committee Member Inspection Standards 2009-present

NYRCI Board Member 1999-2004

Association of Specialists in Cleaning and Restoration CUCI, President, 1999-2002

ASCR- CUCI Committee 1994 – 2002

Vice-President New York Rug Cleaners Institute 1996-1999

IICRC Regional Supervisor 1998 -present

Clean Fax Industry Magazine Regional Association Representative 1999-2000

Industry Certifications and Association Memberships

  • NWSI-National Floor Safety Institute
  • NWFA- National Wood Flooring Association
  • IICRC- Institute of Inspection, Cleaning & Restoration Certification
  • AATCC- American Association of Textile Chemists & Colorists
  • ACI- American Concrete Institute
  • ASTM- American Society for Testing and Materials
  • NICFI- National Institute of Certified Floor Coverings Inspectors
  • AFS- Advanced Flooring Specialist
  • FCITS- Floor Covering Inspection & Technical Services
  • ICR- International Certified Registry
  • NYRCI- New York Rug Cleaners Institute
  • IAWFP-International Association of Wood Flooring Professionals




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