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Carey Mitchell

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

Harvey Chichester

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

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.

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.

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.

Kelsey Quigg

U.S.
Available
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.

Chris

U.S.
Available
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.

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.

Don Moore

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

Recent Answers

2017-01-11 Sealing of Saltillos:

If I relate some problem I am aware of regarding a competitor's product, I open myself and us up to legal entanglements, which has happened before with questions posed here.    Any "sealer" that contains

2017-01-08 removal of southwestern clay tile:

Thank you for your question Dranda,        Early in my career I encountered a fair amount of "Mexican Tile", mostly for install and a few times tear out. The tear outs were less entertaining. Having tried

2017-01-04 Flooring:

Happy New Year,     Most of today's floors, regarding laminate and other wood products resist scratching and scuffing very well. Vinyl sheet goods will be more susceptible to damage, tearing. Vinyl plank

2016-12-20 Sloping kitchen floor:

Hi Sandy,     Usually building codes specify the parameters. If the code has been violated only a building inspector from your state can determine that.    You would have to pay for an independent inspection

2016-12-10 Marble stained with water from below:

Natasha,    The floor will need to be rehabilitated or you risk damage to the interior structure. I would recommend a general contractor for this.     If the stain to the stone (And I would need to know

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