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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

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.

Don Moore

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

Carey Mitchell

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

Harvey Chichester

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

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.

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.

Ed

U.S.
Available
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.

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.

Kelsey Quigg

U.S.
On Vacation
returns 12/31/2016
I can answer questions regarding all aspects of installations and/or renovations pertaining to hardwood flooring, questions regarding leveling a substrate, as well as questions about moisture concerns with concrete.

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2016-11-29 deep cleaning of saltillo tile:

If the tiles are sealed, and it sounds like they are, then there is no "deep" cleaning to them. You would merely be cleaning the surface.     Rarely do you need anything more than a dish detergent and

2016-11-02 MEA 52157:

The first number, 760, indicates the carpet was manufactured by Shaw Industries, Inc.  It could have been sold under several Shaw brand names, as well as some private label names.      Unfortunately, the

2016-10-15 stored carpet temps:

As we all know, and carpet installation standards require, carpet must be acclimated to the indoor environment before installation.   The CRI 105 installation standard says the minimum temperature of the

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

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