Wayne Cooper

 

CONTACT

Wayne Cooper
El Paso, Texas
915-630-3356

Email

TERRITORY

New Mexico
West Texas


CERTIFICATIONS
Bamboo
Carpet
Carpet Tile
Cork
Engineered Wood
Laminate
Luxury Vinyl
Sheet Vinyl
Solid Wood
ADVANCED CREDENTIALS
Ceramic Tile
Concrete Moisture Testing
Solid Wood
Wagner Rapid RH
Bamboo
SERVICES
Inspections
Concrete Moisture Testing
Steaming

CAREER HISTORY

Worked for Thomas Paint Co. in El Paso Texas in the floor covering department. 1972-1976
Managed the floor covering department 1974-1976 Partner in Adventure Flooring Company 1977-1981 Founded Coopers Carpet and Tile 1982

Certified Carpet Inspector April 2006 Certified Hard Surface Inspector May 2006 Certified Hardwood Flooring Inspector 2007 Certified Commercial Floor Inspector 2007 Certified Laminate Inspector May 2011 Certified Resilient Inspector 2014
Certified Concrete Moisture Testing 2015

The areas I cover are New Mexico and West Texas.

Certifications

Bamboo/ Cork Flooring
Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services

Carpet

Institute for Floor Covering Inspectors
Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services Ceramic Tile
Institute for Floor Covering Inspectors
Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services

Hardwood

NWFA National Wood Flooring Association Institute for Floor Covering Inspectors
FCITS, Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services Installation
CFI, Certified Flooring Installers Association

Laminate / Specialty

North American Laminate Flooring Association Institute for Floor Covering Inspectors
Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services Marble / Stone
Institute for Floor Covering Inspectors
Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services Resilient
Institute for Floor Covering Inspectors
Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services Woven and Wool
Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services

Additional Certifications

FCITS Carpet Inspection Residential
FCITS Hard Surface Inspection
NWFA hardwood floor inspection course
FCITS Commercial Flooring Inspection
NALFA Certified Laminate Inspector
Certified Moisture Tester ASTM F1869-03
Certified Moisture Tester ASTM F 2170-09
I am an authorized inspector for hardwood floors, carpet, ceramic tile, vinyl, laminate, and cork.
FCITS Woven Carpet Inspector
Elastilon Inspector
IFCII Hard surface Inspector
IFCII Carpet Inspector
Instructor Training Services Resilient/LVT Certification course

Formal Education

Graduate of Ysleta High School 1969 Attended UTEP 1969-1970
Attended UTEP 1969-1970

Industry Training Seminars

Authorized Pergo Laminate Installer
NWFA Wood Installations Basic
CFI Inspection course
Trained in moisture testing to meet ASTM f2170-09 and ASTM f1869-03
NWFA Inspection School
Numerous NWFA training seminars attended yearly Attend multiple seminars yearly at SURFACES. Graduate of NWFA Hardwood Flooring Installation, Sand, and Finish.
North Carolina State University Engineered Wood Flooring for Inspectors Course.
NALFA Laminate Inspection Course.
Side-Match Detection and Color Correction Course 2011.
FCITS Woven/Wool Carpet Inspection Certification course
Flooring Inspector Educational Guild Ceramic Tile Flooring Inspector Educational Guild Hardwood Flooring
NICFI Ceramic Tile Seminar
ITS Resilient Certification Course 2014
FCITS Concrete Moisture Testing Course 2015 NICFI Conference 2015
Floor Covering Inspector Symposium 2015
NICFI Inspectors Conference & Training Update 2017 IFCI Advanced Ceramic Tile & Stone Training 2018 IFCI Advanced Hardwood Flooring Course July 2018 FCITS Resilient Flooring Training Course 2019
Floor Educational Guild Webinar August 2020 FCITS Hardwood Inspection Course 2020