Senior Certified IICRC Carpet Inspector, Terry Weinheimer
IICRC Senior Certified Carpet Inspector, Terry Weinheimer. Terry was first Certified as an IICRC carpet inspector more than a quarter century ago at a time that the IICRC was still in its infancy. Today, the IICRC is a Certification and Standards organization that serves more than 25 countries. The IICRC has trained not only IICRC carpet inspectors but also hundreds of thousands of individuals in a variety of floor covering service industries. The organization is truly the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification.
When an independent carpet inspection is needed, an IICRC Carpet Inspector is almost always among the first to be contacted by carpet manufacturers. As an IICRC senior certified carpet inspector, Terry not only performs inspections for carpet mills such as Shaw, Mohawk and Beaulieu, he also provides independent carpet inspections for homeowners, carpet retailers and big box stores such as Lowes, Home Depot and Costco.
Consumer Benefits of an IICRC Carpet Inspector
As an IICRC Carpet Inspector Terry investigates claims, performs onsite testing and collect forensic evidence that enables him to determine why a carpet or carpet installation is failing. Terry prepares a report that includes his observations, tests results and documentation. This report explains his findings in a clear and concise manner. IICRC carpet inspectors are known for writing reports that are suitable for use in a court of law.
As an IICRC Senior Certified Carpet Inspector, Terry is knowledgeable of the carpet industry as a whole. Besides being and IICRC carpet inspector he holds IICRC certification and certificates in carpet cleaning, upholstery and fabric cleaning, color repair and hard surfaces floor care.
IICRC has been known for writing the books when it comes to cleaning, restoration and inspection. Terry and son Kevin also wrote the book for they are the authors of Carpet Inspectors Handbook a book of over 450 pages which has been used to train multitudes of carpet inspectors.
The IICRC American National Standards Institute – ANSI accredited Standards Developing Organization or SDO. As and SDO the IICRC has and continues to develop industry wide standards and reference guides for carpet and upholstery cleaning, water damage restoration, mold remediation, inspection and carpet installation. These Standards Include but are not limited to:
BSR-IICRC S100 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Cleaning of Textile Floor Coverings
BSR-IICRC S210 Standard and Reference Guide for Dimension Stone Maintenance and Restoration
IICRC S300 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Upholstery Cleaning
ANSI/IICRC S500 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Water Damage Restoration
BSR-IICRC S520 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Mold Remediation
BSR-IICRC S540 Standard and Reference Guide for Trauma and Crime Scene Biological and Infectious Hazard Clean Up
BSR-IICRC S600 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Carpet Installation
BSR-IICRC S800 Standard and Reference Guide for Inspecting Textile Floor Coverings
ANSI/IICRC Standards are voluntary consensus based standards that are accepted as the standard of care in the industry. Copies of these Standards can be purchased at the IICRC website.