Ron Gould
Ron Gould Certified Flooring Inspector

 

CONTACT

Ron Gould
Bonita Springs, Florida
888-854-0946

Email

TERRITORY

Florida
Caribbean


CERTIFICATIONS
Bamboo
Carpet
Carpet Tile
Cork
Engineered Wood
Laminate
Luxury Vinyl
Sheet Vinyl
Solid Wood
SERVICES
Inspections

CAREER HISTORY

Ron Gould has been in the flooring industry for over 30 years in sales, management, fabrication, and installation. He has been a full-time flooring inspector since 1995. His industry certifications include the IICRC, NWFA, IFCI, NALFA, CFI along with numerous industry and manufacturer product-specific seminars.

Southwest Florida (including the Florida Keys) is his home base, Ron does perform inspections throughout the entire state of Florida, the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean if required.

Ronald H. Gould is a certified flooring inspector, President, and CEO of Inspect Solutions, Inc. Inspect Solutions, Inc. provides inspection services throughout the United States and Canada.

Floor Covering Experience

1982-1989 New York Carpet World Detroit/Chicago

Retail Sales, Management

1989-1995 Custom Binding Service Chicago, IL

Custom rug fabrication and custom flooring installations

1995-2003 Consumer Carpet Consultants, Inc Vernon Hills, IL

Independent Flooring Inspections

2003 – 2011 Inspect Solutions, Inc Zion, IL

2011 – Present Inspect Solutions, Inc. Fort Lauderdale, FL

Associations

World Floor Covering Association (WFCA)
National Wood Floor Association (NWFA)

North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA)
Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration (IICRC)
Institute for Floor Covering Inspectors (IFCI)
International Certified Floor Covering Installers Association (CFI)
National Rug Makers Association (NARM)

Advance Flooring Specialists (AFS)
Better Business Bureau (BBB-A+ Accredited Rating)

Insurance

Hartford Insurance (E&O, Property, Liability, Workman’s Comp)

Certifications

NWFA Hardwood Floor Inspector

NWFA Wood Flooring School

IICRC Senior Certified Carpet Inspector

IICRC Substrate and Subfloor Analyst

IICRC Laminate and Wood Floor Inspector

NALFA Laminate Flooring Inspector

IFCI Flooring Inspector

CFI-Installation for the Inspector

Mannington Flooring Inspector

Formica Flooring Inspector

Mohawk Commercial Technical Carpet Inspector

L & N Services

Laminate Certified Inspection
Pergo
Armstrong
Tarkett
Formica
Countertops
Stone
Laminate

Thermosoft Radiant Floor Heating Installer/Inspector
LVT Certifications
Metroflor/Konecto Vinyl Plank Inspector
IVC
Earthwerks

Committees

IICRC TAC Committee (Standards and Reviews)

Trade Publication Subscriptions:

Adhesive & Sealant News
Claims Advisor
Floor Covering Installer Magazine

Floor Covering News
CFI Professional
Cleanfax Magazine
Cleaning and Maintenance E-News Daily
Cleaning and Restoration Magazine
Floor Covering Weekly
Floor Focus Magazine
Flooring Magazine
Hardwood Floors Magazine
ICS Cleaning
Inspection News
Internet World
Kitchen & Bath Design News
LDB Interior Textiles
Maintenance Sales News
Maintenance Supplies
Meetings and Conventions
National Floor Trends
Paint & Coatings Magazine
Sanitary Maintenance
Stone World
Textile World
Talk Floor
Tile Magazine
Walls & Ceilings Architect

Conventions & Seminars

Advance Flooring Specialist Convention San Diego 1999
NICFI Convention* Various years since 2001
NWFA Convention* 2013, 2014
Surfaces (Las Vegas)* Yearly since 1996
TISE (Miami Beach)* 2014
Coverings (Chicago/Orlando) Various years since 2001

*Attended and had an exhibit on display