Tom Hammond's Curriculum Vitae

Tom Hammond
1513 Laurel Lane
Gastonia
28054
Phone: (704)  864.4609
Fax: (704)  864.3686
Career History
Certifications
Additional Certifications
Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC)
Senior Practicing Carpet Inspector #115
Substrate and Subfloor Inspector
Carpet Repair and Reinstallation
Carpet Cleaning
Upholstery and Fabric Cleaning
Carpet Color Repair

National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA)
Certied Harwood Flooring Inspector # CP205105

Inspector Training Services (ITS)
Hardsurface Inspector
Hardwood Flooring, LaminateFlooring, Resilient and Vinyl Flooring
Advanced Hardwood Flooring Inspector

Ceramic Tile Education Foundation
Certified Ceramic Tile Inspector

International Certified Floorcovering Installers Association (CFI)
Installation For Inspection Certication
Technical Certification #IT178
Pattern Match

Advanced Flooring Specialists (AFS)
Commercial Carpet Inspector

Formica Corporation
Solid Surface Countertop Inspector
Fountainhead, Surrell, Formica Solid Surfacing

The Mohawk Group
Master Craftsman Certification
Formal Education
Clemson University
Bachelor of Science cum laude 1972

Industry Training Seminars
Carpet Inspection:
National Institute of Certified Floor Covering Inpectors (NICFI)
annual convention and product training 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005,
2006, 2007, 2008.
Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC,
formerly IICUC) ------- Certified Carpet Inspector since 1980
IICRC requires Continuing Education Credits to maintain certification.
Advanced Flooring Specialists (AFS) Commercial Carpet Inspection taught
by Shaw Industries Commercial Carpet Division
AFS annual inspection training symposiums since 2001
Academy of Textiles and Flooring (ATF) Carpet Inpection Class
ATF annual training classes
Durkan Commercial and Patterned Carpet pattern match inspection training
Certified Floorcovering Installers (CFI) pattern match inspection training
Floor Covering Institute of Technical Services (FCITS) annual training classes
Manufacturer training by Beaulieu of America, Mannington Carpet Mills,
Mohawk Industries, Patcraft Carpets, Shaw Industries, and Southwind
Carpets.
Sidematch color correction by AFS and Shaw Industries
Carpet color correction and spot dyeing taught by Ernest David, Americolor
Many training classes and all yearly conventions as a member of Midsouth
Professional Cleaners Association (MSPCA) 1975 - 1992 --- carpet cleaning
upholstered and leather furniture cleaning, fire damage restoration, water
damage restoration, accoustical ceiling cleaning

Ceramic Tile Inspection:
Ceramic Tile Education Foundation Ceramic Tile Inspection Class 2004
Ceramic Tile Education Foundation Forensic Tile Inspection Class 2005
Industry Association Memberships
* National Institute of Certified Flooring Inspectors (NICFI)
* World Flooring Covering Association (WFCA)
* National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA)
* National Wood Flooring Association Certified Professionals (NWFACP)
* Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC)
* Certified Floorcovering Installers Association (CFI)
* International Certified Floorcovering Installers Association
Commercial Sites Inspected
Cities Inspected