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R Adams

U.S.
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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.

Harvey Chichester

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

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.

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.

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.

Carey Mitchell

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

Don Moore

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

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.

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2017-03-23 hiding a bigger problem...:

Yes...  Make them all flush...trim/move the long one. Or replace the offending board...highly unlikely at this point.    They also make transitions that have a lip to cover the new material it creates

2017-03-22 hiding a bigger problem...:

Tear it all out and start over...lol    What we always did was we drew a line on the floor and then we used scrap pieces of wood and nail that down on the line so that we could butt up to the imaginary

2017-03-21 transition:

Typically I use a Base Shoe puller or a pry bar to remove it..    In the photograph although I can't tell very easily what material is on the floor, I would insert my pry bar on the opposite side of the

2017-02-25 identifying carpet:

 This carpet was manufactured by Shaw Industries, Inc. and sold under one of many possible brand names.      The codes tell us:          760   = Shaw Industries          

2017-02-09 Limestone tile with grout deposits:

No problem. Sealing the stone will help to keep this from happening again but also taping the stone off and maybe using an epoxy grout instead of porous style grout would be beneficial here. Most times

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