National Institute of Certified FLooring Inspectors (NICFI)

Independent Inspector Association

The National Institute of Certified Floor Covering Inspectors (NICFI) is a not-for-profit association of certified, independent floor covering professionals. The membership is comprised of flooring experts in all disciplines and products, within the floor covering industry. These individuals are educated and certified by associations that specialize in training and/or certifying floor covering inspectors.

Flooring Educational Guild

Educational Training

The Flooring Educational Guild provides scientific educational and technical training classes for dedicated flooring professionals. Our motto is simple, "Move Beyond Certification by Becoming Educated".

National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA)

Standards, Education, & Training

The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) is an international not-for-profit trade association representing all segments of the hardwood flooring industry, including manufacturers, distributors, retailers, installers, importers/exporters, inspectors and consultants. NWFA’s mission is to unify and strengthen the wood flooring community through technical standards, education, networking, and advocacy.

Floor Detective

Flooring Reference Guide & Inspector Search is a comprehensive diagnostic tool designed to assist flooring retailers, inspectors, claims analysts, regional sales reps, interior designers, builders, and consumers, understand and more accurately identify complaints associated with flooring products. This single tool is a resource for diagnosing issues, citing detailed information for claims, finding local inspectors, and more!