Vincent Ferranti's Curriculum Vitae

Floor Covering Inspections
PO Box 5635
Goodyear
85338
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.


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

• FCITS - Bamboo Certification

• FCITS - Cork Certification

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

• NALFA INSPECTOR CERTIFICATION

• ITS-Inspector Training Services, Advanced Hardwood -Laminate

• Certified Floor Covering Installer Technical Certification. Installation for the Inspector. www.cfi-installers.org

• ICR – International Certification Registry; Certified Inspector. Inspectors-experts.com

• 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
A FEW LISTED ARE:
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Absolute Patio Surprise, AZ
Academy of Classical Ballet Peoria, AZ
Ahwatukee Carpets Phoenix, AZ
Arizona Allergy Building Phoenix, AZ
ARIZONA – FORT HUACHUCA Sierra Vista, AZ

ARIZONA GRAND RESORT Phoenix, AZ
ARROWHEAD MEDDICAL PLAZA Glendale, AZ
Associated Construction Phoenix, AZ

ASU (ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY) Tempe, AZ
ASU POLYTECHNIC CAMPUS Mesa, AZ

Badger Restoration, Inc. Phoenix, AZ
BC Floor Covering Phoenix, AZ
BEST WESTERN GOODYEAR Goodyear, AZ
BED BATH & BEYOND Mesa, AZ
BED & MATTRESS DEPOT Chandler, AZ
Bentley Carpet - Phoenix, AZ
Bison Construction Phoenix, AZ

Chubb Insurance Co. Scottsdale, AZ
Com. Bldg - 202 E. Earl - Phoenix, AZ
Com. Bldg - 1133 N. Scottsdale Rd. - Scottsdale, AZ
Com. Bldg - 2929 E. Camelback - Phoenix, AZ
Com. Bldg – 3010 N. 2nd Street Phoenix, AZ
Com. Bldg – 7816 N. 19th Ave Phoenix, AZ
Com. Bldg – 8241 E. Gelding Scottsdale, AZ
Com. Bldg - 1840 Baseline Rd. Tempe, AZ
Com. Bldg - 7612 – N. 74th Ave Glendale, AZ
Commercial Strip Mall Cave Creek, AZ
Commercial (New 3 story) Tempe, AZ
COVE APARTMENTS Phoenix, AZ
Cuellar Realty Services, Inc. Phoenix, AZ

DEER VALLEY ARPORT Phoenix, AZ
D & M Land Development Co. Phoenix, AZ
Dr. Fiel - Tempe, AZ
Dr. McFarland (Office complex) Phoenix, AZ
Dr. Shapiro (Office complex) Tempe, AZ

Earl’s Beauty School Mesa, AZ
EASTSIDE CHURCH of CHRIST Phoenix, AZ
Echelon Builders (Commercial) Fountain Hills AZ
EDUCATION CENTER 20/20 Scottsdale, AZ
Edward Jones Offices Mesa, AZ

FREDERICKS of HOLLYWOOD (PV Mall) Phoenix, AZ
Fashion Square Mall

FAIRMONT SCOTTSDALE PRINCESS Scottsdale, AZ
Fairfield Inn & Suites Chandler, AZ
Farnsworth Property Offices Mesa, AZ
First Horizon Home Loan Chandler, AZ
First Regional Animal Hospital Chandler, AZ
FLOWING WELLS JR. HIGH SCHOOL Flowing Wells, AZ
Ft. Huachuca Sierra Vista, AZ
Foundation Services of America Phoenix, AZ
Fountainhead Tempe, AZ

GAINEY SUITES HOTEL Scottsdale, AZ
GOODRICH AREOSPACE - Phoenix, AZ
Great American Towers Phoenix, AZ
Great Clips Store # 1560 Phoenix, AZ
Great Clips Store # 1562 Goodyear, AZ
Great Clips Store # 1573 Phoenix, AZ
Great Clips Store # 1583 Phoenix, AZ
Great Clips Store # 1595 Glendale, AZ
Great Clips Store # 1599 Peoria, AZ

Hallmark Stores Chandler, AZ
HAMPTON INN Scottsdale, AZ
HAMPTON INN & SUITES Phoenix, AZ
HAMPTON INN Prescott, AZ
HOSPICE OF THE VALLEY Mesa, AZ
HOTEL IVY Scottsdale, AZ

I C Realtime Goodyear, AZ
Imperial Wholesale - Mesa, AZ
Ironwood San Tan Apts. - Gilbert, AZ

JOHN C. LINCOLN MEDICAL CENTER Phoenix, AZ

LA SIENA SENIOR LIVING CENTER Phoenix, AZ
LEGACY BANK Scottsdale, AZ
LDS Church Flagstaff, AZ
LDS Church Mesa, AZ
Lincoln Properties Phoenix, AZ

MAYO HOSPITAL Scottsdale, AZ
McCarthy & Holthus, LLP Scottsdale, AZ
McKay Medical Offices Mesa, AZ
Microsoft Scottsdale AZ
MY-Office Business Center Surprise, AZ

Nationwide Floor & Window Phoenix, AZ
New School Mesa, AZ
Nelson Packaging Phoenix, AZ
N. W. CHILDREN’S CLINIC Phoenix, AZ

Oxford Place Apartments Phoenix, AZ

PAYLESS SHOE STORES Phoenix, AZ
PAYSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Payson, AZ
PHOENIX RADISON AIRPORT Phoenix, AZ
Picture Show Entertainment Paradise Valley, AZ
Precision Academy High School Phoenix, AZ
PURE FITNESS Peoria, AZ

Quarter Condominium’s - Glendale, AZ
QUEEN VALLEY GOLF COURSE Queen Valley, AZ

Raintree Corporation Center Scottsdale, AZ
RESURRECTION LUTHERAN CHURCH Phoenix, AZ
Retreat at WestPoint - Surprise, AZ
Rim Country Health Payson, AZ
Russ Lyon Realty Peoria, AZ

SAFEWAY STORE Surprise, AZ
Salon Boutique Scottsdale, AZ
San Hacienda - Chandler, AZ
San Prado Apartments Glendale, AZ
San Tan Professional Park - Gilbert, AZ
San Palacio Apartments Tempe, AZ
SACATON SCHOOL DISTRICT Sacaton, AZ
SALVATION ARMY BUILDING Phoenix, AZ
SCOTTSDALE LIBARY Scottsdale, AZ
SCOTTSDALE TEEN CENTER Scottsdale, AZ
Showtime Tack & Harness Phoenix, AZ
SLEEP GALLERY MATTRESS DEPOT Gilbert, AZ
SMILES-DENTISTRY Scottsdale, AZ
SOUTHGATE CHURCH Phoenix, AZ
Specific Air Reps Phoenix, AZ
Starpointe - Phoenix, AZ
State Farm Insurance Chandler, AZ
SUN CITY WEST FOUNDATION Sun City AZ
SUN CITY RECREATIONAL CENTER Sun City, AZ
SUN LAKES LIBARY Sun Lakes, AZ
SUN VALLEY CHARTER SCHOOL Phoenix, AZ

The Hartford Insurance Co. Scottsdale, AZ
THUNDERBIRD RETIREMENT HOME Glendale, AZ
TOLL BROTHERS HEASQUARTERS Scottsdale, AZ
TRADER JOE’S Scottsdale, AZ

US Carpet Phoenix, AZ
Uptions Medical Building Mesa, AZ
Uptight Carpet Showroom Avondale, AZ

VERIZON WIRELESS Oro Valley, AZ
Victors Jewelry Exchange Goodyear, AZ
View Point Restaurant Sun City, AZ
VILLAGE INN - Avondale, AZ

W HOTEL Scottsdale, AZ
Western States Offices Phoenix, AZ
WINSLOW CAMPUS OF CARE Winslow, AZ
W.M. Grace Contractors, Inc. Phoenix, AZ




Cities Inspected