John Wabeke

John Wabeke's Curriculum Vitae

Arizona Flooring Florensics L.L.C.
1803 Vanderhoef Lane
Phone: (928)  639-3817
Fax: (928)  639-2058
Career History
Floor covering Inspector since 1992 - Arizona Flooring Florensics L.L.C.
Published the following articles for industry magazines;
- Vapor Emission Simplified
- Metal Tile Research
- The Universal Commercial Code and Wood
- Identify the Failure Mechanism
- Dry Cupping Understood
- Vinyl Tile Adhesives
- Seasonal Shrinkage
- Vapor Emission and Low Absorption Tile
NICFI Treasurer 2008 and 2009.
Surfaces Education Committee member 2006 thru 2009
Court room expert witness testimony - Average 18 times per year since 1998.
Case review - Thirty to fourty times per year since 1997.
Commercial Specification and Supervision - Three to five projects per year.
Moderator and presentor of three to ten courses per year since 2001.
Additional Certifications
FCITS-Carpet Inspector
CFI-Carpet Installation Inspector
CTEF-Tile Inspector
IICRC-Substrate Inspector
IICRC-Marble and Stone Inspector
NWFA -Wood Inspector
NOFMA-Wood Inspector
IICRC-Carpet Cleaning Technician
IICRC-Water Restoration Technician
IICRC-Floor Care Technician
WFCA-Certified Flooring Executive
IICRC-Applied Microbial Remediation Technician
CTIOA-Ceramic Tile Consultant
Carpet Cushion Council Certification
Prism Certified Carpet Colorist
Formal Education
High School Diploma - Owatonna High School, Owatonna, Minnesota
BS-Electrical Engineering - University of Minnesota
MS-Chemical Engineering - University of Arizona
Many graduate level courses - 309 college credits
SURFACES - Ten to Twelve industry relevant courses at surfaces per year for the last twelve years.
NWFA - Two to three industry relevant courses per year at the NWFA convention for the last three years.
NICFI - Four to five courses per year at the NICFI convention for five of the last nine years.
COVERINGS - Five to six industry relevant courses per year at Coverings for the last four years.
CTIOA - Yearly on day Ceramic Tile Consultant updates each year for the last four years.
NOFMA - Two one week courses after certification.
Industry Training Seminars
Mannington-Vinyl Inspector
Mannington-Laminate Inspector
Manufacturer Warranty Training
- Pergo Laminate Flooring
- Pergo Hardwood Flooring
- Armstrong Hardwood Flooring
- Armstrong Resilient Flooring
- Columbia Hardwood Flooring
- Insignia Flooring
- Fause Laminate Flooring
- Robina Flooring
- Formica Laminate Flooring
- Formica Laminate counter tops
- Kronontex Flooring
- Alloc Laminate Flooring
- Pickering Laminate Flooring
- Award Flooring
- Universal Hardwood Flooring
- Tarkett Resilient Flooring
- Tarkett Hardwood Flooring
- VST Flooring
Shaw-Wood and Laminate
Mohawk-Wood & Laminate
AFS-Wool Rugs & Carpet
CTIOA - Glass Tile & Movement Joints
Portland Cement Institute - Slab Fabrication and Placement
CTIOA - Stone Failures & Maintenance
NOFMA/MFMA Installation Sand & Finishing School
Ten to Twelve Courses per year at Surfaces for the last eleven years
Industry Association Memberships
National Wood Flooring Association - NWFA
World Floor Covering Association - WFCA
Marble Institute of America - MIA
Ceramic Tile Institute of America - CTIOA
Arizona Ceramic Tile and Stone Association - ACT&SA
Certified Flooring Installers - CFI
NICFI Member to 2010.
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