Carpet Complaint Investigation Course for Inspectors
This 2-day course is presented by Dr Eric M Brown of Cleaning Research International, who has been a carpet inspector for more than 30 years, during which time he has inspected hundreds of installations, both residential (domestic) and commercial (contract). A signifi cant number of claims have gone to Court, where Dr Brown has acted as an expert witness.
First day - Theory 10.00 – 17.00 hrs
The fi rst day is concerned with: o the theoretical aspects of carpet faults o an introduction to certain fundamentals of textile technology and carpet manufacture
o explanations of different generic types of fault, including:
pile reversal and other texture changes
colour changes, its causes and possible remedies spots, streaks and stripes uneven and premature wear
delamination and other backing problems odours Second day - Practice 09.00 – 16.00 hrs
The second day of instruction involves: o Practical investigative work, including - o A series of simple chemical and physical tests that can be used to explain the cause of a fault.
o More elaborate tests that can be carried out in a properly equipped textile testing laboratory.
o Problem assessment and fault analysis o Report writing
A light lunch and refreshments during the day will be available at the venue and are included in the fee.
Standard price per trainee: £295.00 + VAT
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