Kevin Goodwin is a Registered Independent Woolsafe and CFI (Certified Flooring Inspector) Inspector based in the London & West Midlands area.
Registered Inspectors investigate carpet & flooring complaints on-site on behalf of end-users, suppliers, cleaners and owners. They arrange tests where required, and provide comprehensive reports.
He has extensive knowledge and experience in investigating the causes for carpet and flooring complaints based on his involvement with the carpet, rug and hard floor industry over many years.
Kevin has been working in the floor cleaning and restoration industry since 1991 and is a qualified WoolSafe certified operator, a Senior member of the NCCA (National Carpet Cleaners Association) and the CFI (Certified Flooring Inspector).
Inspections are independent to all parties (manufacturer, retailer, fitter, cleaner, customer), regardless of who is paying for the service. Independent Carpet and Flooring registered inspectors have been trained and examined in the identification of carpet and flooring faults.
Kevin can provide an independent inspection & investigation and report for clients such as:
- End Users
- Carpet and Flooring manufacturers
- Carpet and Flooring retailers
- Owners / consumers
- Carpet and Flooring Fitters & Installers
- Professional / Commercial Cleaners
- Local Authority Trading Standards Offices
- Solicitors, Insurance Companies and Loss Adjusters
- Commercial buildings
- Insurance Companies
Typical Investigations include:
- Carpet and Flooring manufacturing faults
- Carpet and Flooring fitting/installation faults
- Cleaning and Restoration faults/damage
- Change in colour/appearance
- Spots or lines appearing
- Premature wear & tear
- LVT or LVP (Luxary Vinyl Tiles/Planks) issues
Independent Inspection Fees
Domestic Inspection from: £250.00 (Single House)
Commercial Inspection from £325.00
Mileage travel charge: £1 pound per mile
Consultation and Advice: £95.00 per hour
Off-site Inspection and Report (samples sent in the post) from £150.00
Laboratory testing and analysis carries additional costs.
Preparing evidence & attending court from £300.00
An inspection includes a personal visit to the site, close examination, digital photography, sample collection (if feasible) report preparation and submission.
The role of an inspector is is give an independent, honest view of the most likely cause of the defect reported. This is done by the inspector’s experience, testing and investigating the complaint and giving his/her views, conclusion & opinion via a written report.