LINKS


 

Flooring Inspectors and Consultants Websites   

http://www.academyoftextilesandflooring.com  Carl Williams, CA

http://www.carpetinspector.com James Smith, TX 

http://www.cleancareseminars.com  Jeff Bishop, Dothan, AL

http://www.cleaningconsultants.com William Griffin, Seattle, WA 

http://www.flooringclaims.com  Clayton Shull, Vancouver, BC, Canada  

http://www.flooringexpert.com  Ray Durrah, Baton Rouge, LA

http://www.fgamble.com  Fred Gamble, CA 

http://www.flooring-consultant.com  Shawn Trevino, Chicago, IL

http://www.lgmtechnicalcarpetservices.com  Lew Migliore,  Dalton, GA

http://www.inspectionstoo.com  Claudia Lezell, TX

http://www.inspectionstoo.com  Steve Hume,  TX

http://www.inspectionstoo.com  Ken Johnson, TX

http://www.floorinspections.com   Irfan Murtaza, Anaheim, CA

http://www.inspectsolutions.com   Ron Gould,  Vernon Hills, IL

http://www.statewideinspection.com  Linda Lockwood, Barnegat, NJ

http://www.isct.org/fl/fti/cv.htm  Jerry Kessie, FL

http://www.floorspy.com   Ralph Godfrey, San Diego, CA

http://www.midwestinspections.com  John Dailey, Wheaton, IL

http://www.fits4.org, Tim Smith, Dalton, GA

http://www.fcits.org , Dalton, GA

http://www.sani-tech.com  Peter Eckert, Victoria, BC  

http://www.onsitefloors.com  Frank & Doni Robinson, Covington, GA

http://www.floorassetmgt.com  Peter Kodner, St. Paul, MN

http://www.lninc.biz  (L & N  USA), FL

http://www.lncanada.biz (L & N  Canada), Barrie, ON  

http://www.mastercleaners.com  Peter Masi,  CS

http://www.occarpets.com  Jerry Selig, Ocean City, MD

http://www.theclaimsadvisor.com  Dave & Dan Blake , Atlanta, GA

http://www.tjhill.com  Tom Hill, Vancouver, WA

http://www.flooringforensics.com  Roland Vierra, San Jose, CA

http://www.eliteconsultantsinc.com  David & Eileen, Barkstedt, NY

http://www.dnafloorsurgeons.com     Orlando, FL

http://www.carpetinspector.com/dudley  David Dudley, CA

http://www.cleantidy.com  Tony Wheelwright, MB, Canada

http://www.expage.com/page/aai2  R Snow, USA

http://www.carpetschool.com  Libby Longstreth, CA

http://www.orientalrugcleaningschool.com   Ron Toney, Denver, CO

http://www.orientalrugcleaningschool.com   Phil Auserehl, CO

http://www.carpetanalysis.com/dan.html   Daniel W. Bernazzani,  VT

http://www.advancedflooring.com   Kevin M. Schleweis, CO

http://www.mbdinspectfloors.com   Steve,  NJ

http://www.floortechinspect.com  Richard Mabel, Burlington, MA

http://www.protechinspectionservice.net  Dick Johnson, Lakeside, IA

http://www.bobcatcarpetcare.com  Al Casas, CA

(Any other certified carpet inspectors with a  dedicated website can forward it for inclusion on this list.   Presently there are 43  inspectors that could be found with websites) 

   

Flooring Inspectors Directories  

 

1. IICRC ( Institute of Inspections, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification) (Worldwide) 

2. FCITS (Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services, Inc (USA & Canada)

3. Flooring Inspectors Experts  ( USA & Canada)

4. National Institute of Floorcovering Inspectors  (USA & Canada)

5. Carpetinspector.com  (USA & Canada)

6. Advanced Flooring Inspectors (USA and Canada)

7. FlooringClaims.com (USA and Canada)  

8. FITS (Flooring Inspection Training Services) (USA)

 

 

Flooring Inspection Schools  

www.academyoftextilesandflooring.com  (IICRC Registered School). The Academy of Textiles and Flooring, 12430 East Whittier Blvd. Whittier, California 90602.  Toll Free: (800) 551-9378, Bus: (562) 698-1279, Fax: (562) 698-8679

www.carpetschool.com  (IICRC Registered School) Phone: 1-888-469-9764

Flooring Consultants & Inspection Training Services (FCITS),  PO Box 2465, Dalton, GA  30722-2465. Toll Free: (800) 647-0003,  Bus: (706) 259-4155, Fax: (706) 259-6108.   

Flooring Inspections Technical Services (FITS) (Dalton, GA).   P.O. Box  866, Dalton GA 30722, 729 W. Tyler #14, Dalton GA 3072, 8547 E. 38th Street, Tulsa OK 74145-1424, Phone: 706-529-4582 / Fax: 918-622-4939
Toll-free: 888-440-0699 / 866-617-9825

International Certification Registry.  Flooring and Textiles Seminars of America (FTSA).  Education Centers Plus, Inc., 6479 Norton Center Drive, Norton Shores MI 49441, Fax: 231-798-8080

   

 

 

Associations/Societies/Organizations  

 

Flooring:

www.bcfca.com  BC Floorcovering Association

www.carpetcushion.org   Carpet Cushion Council

www.carpet-rug.com  Carpet and Rug Institute

www.cfi.org  Certified Flooring Institute

www.fcica.com  Floor Covering Installation Contractors Association

www.lifca.org  Long Island Floor Covering Association

www.nafcd.org National Association of Floor Covering Distributors

www.pfa.org  Polyurethane foam Association

www.fernmark.com  Wools of New Zealand

www.wfca.org  World Floor Covering Association

 

Inspectors:

www.iicrc.org   Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification

www.fcits.org Flooring Consultants & Inspection Training Services (FCITC) (Dalton, GA)  

www.fits4.org Flooring Inspection Training Services (FITS)

www.inspectors-experts.com  International Certification Registry (ICR)

www.nicfi.org  National Institute of Certified Floor-Covering Inspectors (NICFI)

 

Installers:

www.carpet-rug.com  Carpet and Rug Institute’s Seal of Approval Program

www.cfi-installers.org  International Certified Floorcovering Installers Association

www.fcibcertified.com  Floor Covering Installation Board

www.floorinstallation.org  Floor Installation Association of North America  

Cleaners:

www.ascr.org    Association of Specialists in Cleaning and Restoration (USA)

www.accinst.com.au  Australian Carpet Cleaning Institute (Australia) 

www.arcca.asn.au   Australian Restoration and Carpet Cleaning Association (Australia)

www.britishcleaningcouncil.org  British Cleaning Council (United Kingdom)

www.bics.org.uk  British Institute of Cleaning Science (United Kingdom)

www.ccinw.org  Carpet Cleaners Institute of the Northwest  (USA)

www.iicrc.org   Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (USA)

www.isct.org  International Society of Cleaning Technicians (USA)

www.nucca.asn.au  National Upholstery & Carpet Cleaners Association  (Australia)

www.woolsafe.org  WoolSafe Organization

www.carpet9.org  The Carpet & FabriCare Institute  (USA)

www.cleaningnto.org  Cleaning Industry National Training Organization (United Kingdom)

www.ncca.co.uk  National Carpet Cleaners Association  (United Kingdom)

www.cleaningassoc.org  Cleaning and Support Services Association  (United Kingdom)

www.icmma.org.uk  Industrial Cleaners Machine Manufacturers Association (United Kingdom)

www.ukcpi.org  (United Kingdom Cleaning Products Industry) 

www.mrsteam.co.za/cucasa  (Carpet & Upholstery Cleaners Association of  South Africa)  

 

Testing Standards:

www.aatcc.org  American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists

www.astm.org  American Society for Testing and Materials

www.bttg.co.uk  British Carpet Technical Center

   

 

 

 Carpet and Carpet Cushion Testing Laboratories   

 

Listed below are all laboratories accredited within the NVLAP program as of October 24, 2002.  

 

For additional information, contact NVLAP at (301) 975-4016.   Send E-Mail to NVLAP at: NVLAP@nist.gov

 

www.tsiofdalton.com  Carpet Testing Services, Inc. (Formally Certified Testing Labs) Phone:  706-226-1400 Toll Free 800-849-9901 Fax 706-226-6118.  [100108- 0]

www.commercialtesting.com  Commercial Testing Company.  Phone: 706-278-3935
Fax: 706-278-3936.  [100120- 0]

www.ittslab.com  Independent Textiles Testing.  Phone: (706) 278-3013 Fax (706) 272-7057. [100166- 0]

protest@alltel.net  Professional Testing Laboratory, Inc.  Phone: 706-226-3283 Fax: 706-226-6787. [100297- 0]

Bentley Prince Street Testing Laboratory, City of Industry, CA [100288- 0]
Beaulieu of America - Carpet Testing Lab, Dalton, GA [100190- 0] 
Interface Testing Laboratory, LaGrange, GA [200402- 0]
Mohawk Industries, Inc.- Lyerly Plant, Lyerly, GA [100156- 0]

Shaw Industries, Inc., Central Laboratory Operations, Dalton, GA [100193- 0]

 

 

Carpet Air Quality Testing    

  http://www.aqs.com/carp_emi_prog.htm  Air Quality Sciences, Inc. (Carpet Emissions Testing)

 

Flooring Trade Magazines  

 

Flooring:  

www.floorcoveringnews.net  FLOOR COVERING NEWS

www.floorcoveringweekly.com  FLOOR COVERING WEEKLY

www.floordaily.net  FLOOR FOCUS and FLOOR RADIO

www.floorfacts.com  FLOORFACTS

www.flooringmagazine.com  FLOORING

www.floorpage.com   COVERINGS  (Canada)

www.ntlfloortrends.com  NATIONAL FLOOR TRENDS

www.textileindustries.com  TEXTILE INDUSTRY

   

Installation:

www.fcimag.com  FLOORCOVERING INSTALLER

www.icsmag.com  INSTALLATION AND CLEANING SPECIALIST

   

Floor Cleaning:

www.cleanfax.com  CLEANFAX

www.cleaningbusiness.com  CLEANING BUSINESS MAGAZINE

www.baneclene.com  CLENE-TIMES

www.commercialfloorcare.com  COMMERCIAL FLOOR CARE

www.tradepress.com  CONTRACTING PROFITS

www.icsmag.com  INSTALLATION AND CLEANING SPECIALIST

www.prochem.com  TREND TRACKS

 

Carpet Fibers:

www.ifj.com  INTERNATIONAL FIBER JOURNAL

www.fibersource.com  FIBER SOURC

Carpet Mills/Manufacturers  

 

www.amitico.com  Amtico

www.atlascarpetmills.com  Atlas Carpet Mills  

www.beaulieu-usa.com  Beaulieu USA  

www.beaulieucanada.ca  Beaulieu (Canada) 

www.bentleymills.com  Bentley Mills

www.bigelowcommercial.com  Bigelow  (A division of Mohawk)  

www.camelotcarpetmills.com  Camelot Carpet Mills  

www.couristan.com  Couristan  

www.crossley.ca  Crossley Carpet Mills (Canada)  

www.designweave.com  Designweave Commercial Carpet  

www.earthweave.com  Earthweave Carpet Mills 

www.interfaceinc.com  Interface Carpet Tiles  

www.jjindustries.com  J & J Industries 

www.karastancontract.com  Karastan  

www.krauscarpet.com  Kraus Carpet Mills (Canada)

www.lees-carpets.com  Lees  

www.milliken.com  Milliken & Company  

www.mohawkcarpet.com  Mohawk Industies  

www.pvhdecor.com  PVH Carpet Tiles  

www.royaltycarpetmills.com  Royalty Carpet Mills  

www.shawinc.com  Shaw Industries  

www.ssmills.com  S & S Mills

www.uniquecarpetsltd.com  Unique Carpets Ltd.

 

 

 

Click here for an extensive directory of carpet and rug manufacturers.  Click here for 800 numbers for the carpet and rug mills.  

   

 

Carpet Fiber Producers & Misc Suppliers  

 

www.dupontantron.com or www.stainmastercarpet.com DuPont (Nylon 6,6)

www.nylon6ix.com  BASF (Nylon 6)

www.solutia.com or www.weardated.com SOLUTIA (formally Monsanto) (Nylon 6,6)

www.honeywell-plastics.com ALLIED SIGNAL/HONEYWELL PLASTICS (Nylon 6)

www.ansosmartcare.com ANSO® carpet care

www.mmm.com/carpet   3M's Scotchgard carpet protector.

www.basf.com/businesses/fibers/carpet  BASF Fiber Products

www.corterra.com   CORTERRA™ Poly Trimethylene Terephthalate (PTT) is a revolutionary new polymer that combines the best properties of polyester and nylon

www.stainmaster.com  DuPont STAINMASTER®.

www.forte-cloth.co.uk  A design firm from England that services the carpet and rug manufacturers

 http://www.mohawkcarpet.com/fresh/step2n.htm  Mohawk Carpet’s Forever Fresh by Mohawk Carpet. Forever Fresh uses proven Odor-Eaters enzyme technology to eliminate odors caused by moisture that penetrates the carpet.

www.senkroma.com.tr  Senkroma Colorants from Istanbul. 

www.sind.com  Producer of backings for carpet including Softbac™

www.trcc.com  Textile Rubber & Chemical Company.  polyurethane attached carpet cushions.  Manufacturers of KangaBACK, KangaHYDE, KangaTRAC, and System TR/18 and KangaCushion.

www.weardated.com  Solutia (formerly Monsanto)

www.wronz.org.nz  Wool Research Organization of New Zealand.  Testing, Educational Services, and Product development.

www.ultronvip.com   Ultron VIP Nylon is a patented mix of fiber shapes and sizes specifically engineered for improved soil-hiding ability and extra bulk and cover.

 

Carpet Cleaning Suppliers and Equipment Manufacturers 

www.baneclene.com

www.bridgepoint.com

www.butlersystem.com

www.captureclean.com 

www.chemmax.com

www.chemspec-canada.com

www.chemspec-europe.com

www.chemspecworld.com

www.cleanco.com (Canada)

www.cleanfreak.com

www.chsa.co.uk  (UK)

www.crystaldry.com  

www.dri-eaz.com

www.1800drycarpet.com 

www.ebay.ca (Canada)

www.ebay.com

www.express-cleaning-supplies.co.uk  (UK)

www.ezmoves.com

www.fibreclean.com (Canada)

www.hostcarpetcleaning.com

www.hoover.com

www.hydramaster.com

www.hydroforce.com

www.janitors-warehouse.ca (Canada)

www.jondon.com  

www.powrflite.com

www.prochem.com 

www.pro-team.com

www.redhotcarpetcleaning.com

www.rotovac.com

www.steamgenie.com 

www.steamindemon.com

www.steamway.com

www.sycorp.ca

www.vonschrader.com

www.winsol.com

   

 

Miscellaneous carpet sites

 

 www.carpet-index.com  (British Website)

 www.ifloors.com  (Flooring Store)

 


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