All that warping and twisting of Engineered Hardwood Flooring-No Thanks

All that warping and twisting of Engineered Hardwood Flooring-No Thanks Some Engineered Hardwood Floor Manufacturers are recommending and require their Engineered wood floors be installed with minimum relative humidity of 35% to 40%. This a relative humidity higher than the minimum required by NWFA of 30%. Maintaining a minimum relative humidity in the Northeast of […]

The Role of a Hardwood Flooring & Carpet Expert Witness

Hardwood Flooring and Carpet Consultants and Experts often play critically important roles in litigation and testifying at a deposition or trial.  The more important or complex the matter, the more likely it is that one or more experts will be involved for each side. Expert Inspectors/Witnesses in the Flooring and Carpet Industry are individuals with special […]

Hardwood Floor, Laminate, Hard Surface or Carpet Claim Turned Down?

Do you have a turned down hardwood flooring claim or have a warranty issue? Are you an Insurance Company needing to know if a hardwood floor, carpet or hard surface claim had previous damage? Builder or Architect in need of a pre-installation inspection or moisture test? Are you a consumer who purchased defective carpet or […]

IICRC Forms S600 Consensus Body Standard Committee

VANCOUVER, Wash. (October 20, 2009) – The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) announces the formation of the Consensus Body Standard Committee for the S600 Carpet Installation Standard and Reference Guide. The committee, co-chaired by James Mullins of Shaw Industries and Barry Costa of Aspire Educational Institute, is responsible for drafting the carpet installation standard. “This […]