- The Certified Flooring Inspectors University Code of Conduct sets forth the principles and rules of conduct Certified Flooring Inspectors shall adhere to and respect to preserve the honor and professionalism of the Inspection Industry.
- A Certified Flooring Inspector shall not impugn the professional reputation of another inspector, organization, school or certification body associated with the Flooring Inspection Industry.
- The Inspector shall have one client and answer only to the one client without sharing information unless requested to do so with the written consent from that client.
- In his or her appearances, speeches and other professional acts, the inspector will always consider the professionalism and general culture of the Flooring Inspection Industry and this Code.
- The inspector will conduct himself in a court of law as a professional expert witness and shall not offer legal advice other than what may be written or stated by an Industry Association or Manufacturer.
- An inspector shall avoid situations that may be a conflict of interest to his client. A conflict of interest is when the inspector’s interests conflict with the interests of the client or company.
- Certified Inspectors shall not speak on site or give field reports while on site performing an inspection.
- Inspectors shall respect all laws and regulations of the state they reside in and all Federal Laws.
- Inspectors shall respect all people involved in the inspection process.
- Inspectors shall respect the environment in all activities pertaining to the Certified Inspection Industry.
- To support the Certified Flooring Inspectors University (CFIU) to advance the Flooring Inspection Industry.
- To Address and report on the problems set forth by the commissioning party as well as the issues pointed out by the end user upon inspection.
- To write reports containing Detailed Observations of the problems, Site Conditions, and Applicable Field Tests.
- To write conclusions based on Industry or the Manufacturer’s Installation standards:
Carpet and Rug Institute Standards CRI 104 and 105
Tile Council of North America (TCNA)