Marty Sures

 


DESERT FLOOR INSPECTIONS

P.O. BOX 82185

LAS VEGAS, NV 89180
702 804-5800

702-804-1099 (FAX) 

Learn More About Marty Sures And Why He Is A Peer Review Guild Flooring Inspector


  • 2015 NICFI Ethics Code development committee
  • 2015 Flooring Guild attendance: Resilient Technical Seminar
  • 2015 Achieved International Concrete Repair Institute Certified Technician status
  • 2015 NWFA seminar Environmental Effects on Wood Flooring
  • 2014 Floor Educational Guild â Wood Science for the Flooring Inspector
  • 2014 Floor Inspectors Guild: The Science of Inspecting Ceramic Tile Flooring
  • 2013 Virginia Polytechnic Institute: The Science of Inspecting Engineered Wood Flooring
  • 2013 Virginia Technical Univ.: Science Behind Solid Wood Flooring Inspection
  • 2013 Masters Certification: Flooring Installation
  • 2012 Selected attendee for Tarkett/Johnsonite commercial inspection symposium
  • 2012 Instructor for National Wood Floor Covering Association
  • 2006- 2015 Attended Surfaces continuing education symposiums
  • Presenter at 2011 session
  • 2011 Achieved certification as NALFA Certified Laminate Flooring Inspector
  • 2010 North Carolina State University â Engineered Wood Flooring for Inspectors Course
  • 2010 Achieved certification as FCITS Bamboo and Cork Inspector
  • 2010 Mohawk Group Master Craftsman Training
  • 2010 Member ANSI/IICRC S600 Standard and Reference Guide Committee
  • 2009- Attended National Wood Flooring Association convention and education
  • 2009 - 2011 Attended National Wood Flooring Association convention and education symposium
  • 2009 North Carolina State University- Wood Flooring for Inspectors Course
  • 2009 Attended AFS Inspector update for commercial carpet repair
  • 2009 Achieved certification as ITS Hard Surfaces Flooring Inspector
  • 2009 NICFI Chairman of the Board
  • 2008 NICFI President
  • 2008 Attended Tarkett commercial vinyl inspection course
  • 2006 - 2008 Attended Bona X Inspection School
  • 2007 Attended AFS Commercial Carpet Inspection
  • 2006 - 2007 NICFI Vice-President
  • 2006 Attended Advanced Flooring Specialist Symposium in Greensboro
  • 2005 NICFI Executive Board Member
  • 2004 Attended Inspector Training Services Hardwood Class
  • 2004 Achieved certification as ITS Hardwood Inspector
  • 2004 Achieved certification as NWFA Hardwood Flooring Inspector
  • 2004 Attended L and N/ Pergo laminate training programs â received adjustor status
  • 2004 NICFI educational conference co-chairman
  • 2003 Attended L and N Services hard surface and solid surface update
  • 2002 Received Floor Care Technician Certification from IICRC
  • 2002 - 2008 Attended L and N Services hard surface update
  • 2002 Received Substrate/Subfloor Inspector Certification from IICRC
  • 2001 Attended L and N Services hard surface update
  • 2001 Attended L and N Services hard surface update
  • 2001 Attended Formica laminate training program
  • 2001 Received Installation Inspector Technical Certification from CFI
  • 2000 Attended L and N Services laminate and hardwood training
  • 2000 Attended Advanced Flooring Specialists Symposium given by Institute of Flooring Specialists
  • 2000 Founding member of the National Institute of Certified Floorcovering Inspectors (NICFI)
  • 2000 - 2009 NICFI conference attendee
  • 1999 Attended L and N Services laminate training
  • 1998 Founded Desert Floor Inspections
  • 1998 Attended Mannington Advanced Vinyl Claims and Laminate School
  • 1997 Presented with the Person of the Year: Award by the Maryland Floorcovering Association
  • 1997 Attended Mannington claims school and became a claims adjuster
  • 1995 -1998 Seminar instructor for Mohawk/Aladdin regional training center â Introduction to Handling Consumer Complaintsâ
  • 1995 - 1998 Regular contributing columnist for MAFCO Advisor
  • 1995 Co-Authored book â A Consumerâ s Guide to the Section and Purchase of Residential Carpetâ
  • 1994 Completed FCICA curriculum on Indoor Air Quality and CRI 104 and 105 Installation Guidelines
  • 1991 Certified as a Senior Carpet Inspector by International Institute of Carpet and Upholstery Certification (now IICRC)
  • 1991 Attended training school and received degree of Resilient Floor Covering Inspector from Academy of Textiles and Flooring
  • Attended Flooring and Textiles Seminars of America school in Oklahoma City
  • 1991 Attended Flooring and Textiles Seminars of America school in Oklahoma City to become a Certified Senior Carpet Inspector
  • 1990 Became vice president and 50% shareholder of Carp-I-Graphics
  • 1987 - Present Full time floor covering inspector
  • 1987 Received personalized carpet inspection training by founder of Carp-IGraphics
  • 1983 Closed retail store and started in-home sales retail format
  • 1973 Opened Abbey Carpet in Washington
  • 1973 Abbey Carpet training school in Sacramento
  • 1973 Began Abbey Carpet home study course
  • 1972 Received Bachelor Degree in Business Administration University of Maryland



Professional Services

  • EXPERT IN ALL INTERIOR FLOORING SURFACES
  • CARPET
  • RESILIENT
  • HARDWOOD
  • LAMINATES
  • CERAMIC TILE & STONE
  • SPECIALTY SURFACES & RESINOUS COATINGS
  • SPORTS & COURT FLOORING
  • POLISHED & STAINED CONCRETE
  • CONCRETE MOISTURE TESTING