Below are installations examples that Mr. Tolli installed and supervised in Europe. As one of the technical advisors, Mr. Tolli traveled the works helping installers, retailers and distributors with difficult installations.
Mr. Tolli has been working for over forty one year's within the floor covering industry, working as an apprentice installer, retail manager dealing with problems related to all types of flooring materials. At present, my services include substrate moisture testing, installation training, consulting, writing specifications, lab testing, pre-inspection of job-sites monitoring all aspects until completed, high-rise buildings, locations within the USA, Europe and far East such as China.
Year University or College Degree
2002 National Oak Flooring Manufacturers Association Wood Installation & Sanding - Finishing Graduate
2002 National Oak Flooring Manufacturers Association Certified Hardwood Flooring Inspector
1989 to Present S / L Inspection Service Sole Proprietor
S / L is a recognized authority in the flooring industry offering professional consultation, certified inspections and analysis of materials regarding complaints pertaining to the manufacture, specification, installation, performance and maintenance of the following floor coverings:
Scope of the work includes consultant to architects, specifiers, designers, insurance adjusters, contractors, and attorneys.
Conducting seminars on the installation of cork and other flooring types, related issues to product knowledge and their performance.
Mr. Tolli has appeared in court many times as an expert witness, he is a member of the National Expert Witness Network, and has been an mediator in many pre-triall court cases.
From 1997 to 2003
Executive Director of Technical Services for North America *U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Islands off the coasts of North America and Central America.
Certified Instructor for and by the European Council
Cork Flooring (Tiles, floating systems and engineered wood)
Amorim is a Portugal based company responsible for the installation training programs and product knowledge for their flooring systems.
Rendering as needed, Mr. Tolli dispensed technical advice to distributors, retailers and installers information, advice, and technical support for product application, specification, installation, and maintenance.
Mr. Tolli was also the claims manager for Amorim for all of North America and Islands.
From 1977 to 1989 Retail Floor Covering Store Manager
Engaged in commercial and residential installations.
Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling installation and meetings, purchasing and managing over 29 employees.
From 1975 1977 Apprentice Installer
Professional Affiliations, Achievements and Awards
Member, Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services Inc. f/ka Floor Covering Institute of Technical Services (FCITS)
Member, National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA)
Member, World Floor Covering Association (WFCA)
Member, Floor Covering Installation Contractors Association (FCICA)
Publications (articles written)