Wood Flooring Failure Analysis
When faced with wood flooring failure, Terry Weinheimer and Kevin Weinheimer are just a phone call away. Solid hardwood, engineered hardwood, bamboo, nail down, glue down and floating, we inspect and test them all. Product related, installation related or site related, the Weinheimer’s provide testing services to analyze and find the cause of the problem.
The Weinheimer Group is an expert at wood floor failure analysis. Terry Weinheimer was trained as a wood flooring inspector by NOFMA – The National Wood Floor Manufacturers Association. Terry was the first inspector in the Pacific Northwest to become a Certified Flooring Inspector by the NWFA – National Wood Flooring Association. When you want an independent evaluation backed by years of wood flooring failure analysis and inspection experience you will want to call The Weinheimer Group.
There are many exotic and domestic wood floor and bamboo species. There are many wood floor manufacturing and installation techniques. Solid wood flooring, engineered floors and laminated wood floor products. Nail down floors, glue down floors and floating floors. One can only imagine the number of concerns that can be addressed. From problems such as gaps, cupping, buckling, cracks, delamination, lifting, denting, scratching and finish problems. There are grading issues and moisture related concerns. Regardless of the type of wood flooring failure the Weinheimer’s will assist you.
We will perform wood flooring failure analysis and onsite testing to identify the cause of the failure. Upon completion of the investigation and testing you will be provided with a written report that is documented with photographs and/or supporting documents to resolve a claim.
If you’re hoping to prevent or are involved in a legal action, wood flooring failure analysis and our consulting services may be just what you need to settle a claim.
Wood Flooring Failure Analysis Clients
Our wood flooring failure analysis clients include flooring manufacturers, floor covering retailers, flooring distributors, architects, builders, developers, insurance companies, building owners, home owners, installers and attorneys.
The Ever Changing Wood Flooring Industry
Terry Weinheimer’s experience as a floor covering inspector began more than 35 years ago and Kevin Weinheimer has been inspecting floor coverings for more than 15 years. The Weinheimer Group has been providing flooring inspections in Oregon and Washington since 1990, when they relocated to Oregon from Southern California.
The flooring industry continues to introduce new products, this is an ever changing industry. Even with the years of experience that Terry and Kevin have they continue to invest heavily in continued education to remain current on these changes.
In addition to wood flooring inspections the Weinheimer’s are also experts and hold certifications for inspecting other flooring and floor covering products such as floating laminate floors, resilient floor covering, luxury vinyl floors, cork floors, carpet and specialty floor coverings.
Certifications and Trade Memberships
The Weinheimer Group is a member of and holds certifications from organizations such as WFCA- World Floor Covering Association, NWFA – The National Wood Flooring Association, CFI – Certified Flooring Installers, IICRC – Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration, NICFI – National Institute of Floor Covering Inspectors, FCITS – Floor Consultants and Inspection Training Services, AFS – Advanced Flooring Specialist and Natural Fibers Installers/Inspectors – Certification – NFIC
Contact for Information or Service
The Weinheimer Group provides both residential and commercial flooring inspections. We serve Oregon, neighboring communities in northern California and western Washington. Nationwide service is also available.
When you have a wood floor or other flooring issue you are encouraged to contact Terry or Kevin Weinheimer for information, consultation or arranging an inspection. You may phone us at 800.621.3427 or use our Contact Form.