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Carey Mitchell

U.S.
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Any question regarding carpet, including specifications, maintenance, installation, regulation.

Ed

U.S.
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I can answer any questions pertaining to rugs, including Oriental rugs, Persian rugs, Indian rugs, Pakistani rugs, Chinese rugs, needlepoint, hooked rugs, Dhurrys, Kilims, antique rugs, hand made rugs, hand knotted rugs, rug cleaning, rug repair, rug appraisal, rug restoration, rug storage, rug pads, rug protection, rug decorating, mothproofing, rug guarding. I CANNOT answer any questions about wall to wall carpeting, about carpets, tiles and floorings.

Chris

U.S.
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20+ years flooring installation ...carpet,wood,tile and vinyl. Residential and commercial. I do not sell the products , just install what ever the shop / customer has purchased. I actually love seeing the finished project completed and it gives me great satisfaction to help others acheive that goal. If I don't know the answer I will say so, and then I will recommend another expert for you. I may even research the subject and answer to the best of my ability ...including links to my sources. I wish you all success Chris

R Adams

U.S.
Available
Certified Installer 1966-1976, Certified Carpet Cleaning Instructor 1976-1985, Certified Commercial and Residential Floor Inspector since 1985 is available to answer questions on problems with carpet or other flooring, and carpet cleaning. I can guide you as to whether you may have a valid claim against a manufacturer/installer/dealer/cleaning company.

Barbara Jacobs

U.S.
Available
I am happy to answer questions about the design and fabrication of hand made area rugs, specifically: Hand Knotted Tibetan Rugs. Similar questions that arise about different methods of making other, less authentic types that are called "tibetan" are also possible subjects.

Perry Vellenga

U.S.
Available
Ceramic Tile/Marble. I can answer questions about floor preparation, tile selection, layout questions, performance of products, expectations of finish, compatabilities, questions about grout and epoxies, evaluating an installer, asking the right questions to check competence...more? 33 years this August 2012/ many years in commercial application from exterior finishes to Mall store fronts/ interior finishes like floor packages in stores inside Malls examples: The Limited, Lerner/NY, Lane Bryants, Bombay Co., Now involved in Residential new construction covering all types of interior finishes and designs.

Don Moore

U.S.
Available
Questions regarding the care and maintenance of Marble, Travertine, Limestone and Terazzo. I can also help with Granite.

Bill Hohmann

U.S.
Available
I can answer questions concerning the stripping and sealing of various tile, brick, and stone flooring with an emphasis on Mexican Tile. I cannot help in regards to installation issues, such as what sort of tile to use; how to install or remove tiles, etc.

Harvey Chichester

U.S.
Available
Concrete floor coatings, repair, decoration etc.

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2016-09-12 finishing hardwood floor:

Jay,     Does your situation involve installers coming in and out of the retail store?   If not I would investigate local supplier warehouses that cater to the trade. That way you could speak with the

2016-09-12 finishing hardwood floor:

Hi Jay,     The tools required to finish the floor are demanding and expensive. One mistake can have serious cosmetic results. The sanding dust alone if not removed properly and eliminated can ruin the

2016-08-20 Wood parquet floor:

Hello Peter,     As much add I'd like to be a designer I just can't visualize this without pictures. I also despise high gloss smooth finishes. I like texture and warmth...a tactile feel and visual appeal

2016-08-01 grout "bleed":

Forgive my tardiness Alan...computer issues.    Ok your description of the issue at hand is not quite as clear as you may be thinking, or at least my understanding of it. Either way there is a specific

2016-07-11 Offgassing from mastic used for a backsplash:

Welcome back Debbie....        I didn't see what size notch trowel your husband employed for the install which might help a little if I knew. The larger the notch the more adhesive that is going to need

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