Vincent Ferranti

Vincent Ferranti's Curriculum Vitae

Floor Covering Inspections
PO Box 5635
Phone: (623)  386-1575
Fax: (623)  386-1571
Career History
Floor Covering Inspections is a Certified Independent Flooring Inspection Service in Arizona, providing neutral third party investigation and analysis of floor covering problems and failures since 1997. Prior flooring experience includes: Owner Operator of Full Service Floor Covering Retail Operation/ and Floor Covering Installation Contractor from 1970 to 1997.

We offer inspections, corrections and testing for floor coverings, along with Moisture Vapor Emissions Testing of Concrete. Clients include Manufacturers, Distributors, Retailers, Consumers, Insurance Companies, Contractors, Architects, Attorneys, and Installers.

We at Floor Covering Inspections would like to be your floor covering inspection solution.

Additional Certifications
• FCITS – Floor Covering Institute of Technical Services; Senior Certified Carpet Inspector.

• FCITS - Bamboo Certification

• FCITS - Cork Certification

• Certified Independent NWFA – National Wood Flooring Inspector #CP 1850404


• ITS-Inspector Training Services, Advanced Hardwood -Laminate

• Certified Floor Covering Installer Technical Certification. Installation for the Inspector.

• ICR – International Certification Registry; Certified Inspector.

• AFS Commercial Carpet Inspector

• IICRC Certified Independent Substrate Subfloor Inspector

• IICRC Certified Color Repair

• IICRC Certified Independent Floor Care Technician

• AFS Side Match Pro – Sidematch Color Correction

• Tech Style – Side match Correction

• Shaw, Inc. Commercial Carpet Inspector

• Shaw Industries Preferred Vendor Carpet Color Correction

• Armstrong resilient floors/commercial Installation Course

• Pergo Endorsed Installer since 1997 - #10094

• Perstorp/Pergo Certified Independent Claims Inspector

• NICFI –National Institute of Certified Floor Covering Inspectors Annual Convention & Training. 1999-Present

• Armstrong Resilient Floor/Commercial Contract

• Mannington Vinyl Floor Covering –Authorized Inspection /Claims Adjuster

• Mannington Advance Vinyl & Laminate Claims Inspector

Formal Education
St. Francis Preparatory School
St. Leonard’s Academy

Continuing Industry Education is a requirement yearly to maintain ones certifications and assures the flooring industry of the credentials and qualifications for the service they provide in each area of expertise. Certified Inspectors are committed to keeping their skills and knowledge at peak performance, and are recognized experts within the flooring industry.
Industry Training Seminars
• Anderson Hardwood Inspector Training

• NALFA Laminate Inspector Training

• NWFA Wood Flooring Inspector Training

• NWFA Bamboo Inspector Training

• NWFA Subfloor Preparation/Pre-Finished Installation Course– glue down

• FCITS Bamboo Inspector Training

• FCITS Cork Flooring Inspector Training

• Alloc Laminate Inspector Training

• Armstrong/Bruce Hardwood Inspector Training

• Armstrong/Bruce on line Inspector Training

• Armstrong Installation Training-Resilient/Commercial

• Armstrong Factory Seminar/Training

• Award Hardwood Inspector Training

• AFS Inspectors Symposium

• AFS Commercial Carpet Certification

• AFS Commercial Carpet Corrector

• AFS Certified Color Blender

• Beaulieu Factory Seminar/Training

• Brinkman Consulting - Advanced Hardwood Inspector Training

• Bona Kempi (Bona X Hardwood Sand & Finish) Inspection School August 2006

• Bona Kempi (Bona X Hardwood Sand & Finish) Inspection School May 2008

• Durkin Carpet Factory Seminar/Training

• US Stone Solid Surfaces

• Avanza Solid Surfaces

• Ardex Finishing Underlayment

• Harris/Tarkett Hardwood Inspections

• Harris/Tarkett Resilient inspections

• Karastan Factory Seminar

• Pergo Claims Inspector Training

• Pergo Product Knowledge Training

• Pergo Claims Training

• Pergo Laminate Factory Tour/Training

• Mannington Ceramic Tile

• Mannington Residential Floors/Claims Adjuster

• Mannington Advanced Vinyl & Laminate Inspection Training

• Mannington Factory/Seminar - Resilient

• Mannington Hardwood Factory Seminar

• Mannington Laminate Factory Seminar

• Mohawk Commercial 2009

• Mohawk Residential & Commercial 2010

• Moreland Laminate Inspector Training

• Columbia Flooring Installation Clinic

• Formica Inspection Program

• Formica Surell Inspection Training –Solid Surface

• Formica Flooring – FastLock™ - AccuLock™ and Tongue & Groove

• ITS – Inspector Training – Hardwood- Laminate

• Award Hardwood Inspector Training

• Universal Hardwood Inspector Training

• Mohawk Hardwood Inspector Training

• Mohawk Laminate Inspector Training

• Shaw Hardwood Inspector Training

• Shaw Laminate Inspector Training

• Shaw Ceramic Inspector Training

• Pickering Laminate Inspector Training

• Witex Laminate Inspector Training

• Surfaces Continuing Education CONCRETE 2003-2012

• Surfaces Continuing Education WOOD 2003 – 2012

• Surfaces Continuing Education Ceramic/Stone 2003 -2012

• NICFI – Continuing Update Education Training 2000- to present
Industry Association Memberships
• NWFA – National Wood Flooring Association

• NALFA Laminate Inspector Certification

• WFCA - World Floor Covering Association

• CFI - Certified Floor Installers

• IICRC – Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration

• BBB Better Business Bureau

• International Certification Registry

• FCITS – Flooring Consultants and inspection Training

• ITS – Inspector Training Services
Commercial Sites Inspected
Cities Inspected