DM Flooring Inspections

DM Flooring Inspections is a commercial and residential consulting, inspection and cleaning firm with forty years of flooring industry experience. Since 1974, Don Magnussen he has been performing and providing his cleaning & inspection services throughout Canada. He provides unbiased, independent flooring inspection reports to commercial and residential customers. He can also provide many corrective and maintenance services. Don strives to provide detailed, reliable and informative reports and services allowing his clients the ability to make sound and reasonable decisions based on the most current and applicable manufacturer and industry standards.

Floor Types Inspected:

Don Magnussen maintains certifications related to the inspection and maintenance of almost all
flooring types including the following:
  • Commercial Broadloom Carpet
  • Commercial Carpet Tile
  • Residential Carpet and Cushion
  • Solid Hardwood
  • Engineered Hardwood
  • Laminate Flooring
  • Linoleum
  • Sheet Vinyl
  • Luxury Vinyl Tile
  • Luxury Vinyl Plank
  • Vinyl Composition Tile (VCT)
Services:
Don Magnussen provides cleaning correction services as well as inspections to his clients. His services are used by the largest flooring manufacturers in the world on a weekly basis. He is trained and certified in the following fields of expertise:
  • Commercial Carpet Inspections
  • Commercial Hard-Surface Inspections
  • Commercial Carpet Cleaning
  • Commercial Spot & Stain Removal
  • Residential Hard-Surface Inspections
  • Residential Carpet Inspections
  • Commercial Carpet Cleaning
  • Residential Carpet Cleaning
  • Residential Spot & Stain Removal

Cleaning Consultations and Audits Certifications:

Don Magnussen is committed to the flooring industry and spends hundreds of hours, on an annual basis, keeping up with the latest product manufacturing information and installation requirements. It’s difficult to find someone with more relevant certifications in Canada. Don maintains the following twenty-six industry certifications

  1. FCITS – Certified Advance Hardwood Inspector – #1432
  2. FCITS – Certified Hard Surface Hardwood Inspector – #1432
  3. Mohawk Wood & Laminate Installer – #1029
  4. Mohawk Ceramic Tile Installer – #1024
  5. IICRC – Wood & Laminate Inspector – #8109
  6. IICRC – Resilient Flooring Inspector – #8109
  7. IICRC – Senior Carpet Inspector – #8109
  8. IICRC – Certified Subfloor Inspector – #8109
  9. IICRC – Certified Carpet Repair & Reinstallation – #8109
  10. IICRC – Certified Floor Care Hard Surface – #8109
  11. IICRC – Certified Carpet Cleaner – #8109
  12. IICRC – Certified Master Textile Cleaner – #8109
  13. IICRC – Certified Commercial Carpet Cleaner – #8109
  14. IICRC – Certified in Odor Control – #8109
  15. IICRC – Certified Applied Microbial Remediation – #8109
  16. IICRC – Certified Color Repair Technician – #8109
  17. IICRC – Certified Master Water Damage Restoration – #8109
  18. IICRC – Certified Master Fire & Smoke Restorer
  19. IICRC – Upholstery & Fabric Cleaning – #8109
  20. IICRC – Certified Leather Cleaning – #8109
  21. IICRC – Certified Health & Safety – #8109
  22. IICRC – Journeyman Textile Cleaner – #8109
  23. IICRC – Journeyman Water Damage Restoration – #8109
  24. IICRC – Journeyman Fire & Smoke Restorer – #8109
  25. Esteem – Master Carpet Cleaning Technician
  26. Dupont – Certified Stain Master Carpet Cleaner
  27. CRI – Approved Service Provider Carpet Cleaning

Continuing Education:

Don Magnussen believes that ongoing continuing education is necessary to keep abreast of the flooring inspection, cleaning and correction industry. That’s why he re-invests thousands of dollars a year on keeping himself well educated on the latest flooring trends, methods, standards and issues.

EDUCATION

2019 FCITS – Advanced Hardwood, Laminate & Bamboo Certification – Dalton September

2019 FCITS – Commercial Specialist Inspector Course – Dalton March

2019 NWFA – ThermoSoft Electric Radiant Heating Systems for Wood – February

2018 FCITS – Advanced Resilient Inspector Course – Dalton November

2018 Ice Cleaning Convention Trade Show – La Vegas – Low Moisture Panel

2017 Ice Cleaning Convention Trade Show – La Vegas Trinity Low Moisture Instructor

2013 NWFA – Bamboo Workshop – St. Louis, MO. November

2013 NWFA – Engineered Wood Flooring Workshop – St. Louis, MO. November

2013 NWFA – Inspecting Sand & Finish Workshop – St. Louis, MO. November

2013 NWFA – Utilizing Testing Labs Workshop – St. Louis, MO. November

2013 NWFA – Report Writing Workshop – St. Louis, MO. November

2013 Hydro-Force – Wood Preservation Certification – Nashville, TN.

February 2013 Bridgepoint – Tile & Grout Cleaning Certification – Nashville, TN.

February 2013 Bridgepoint – Commercial Cleaning Certification – Nashville, TN.

February 2013 Bridgepoint – Spot & Stain Removal Certification – Nashville, TN.

February 2013 Bridgepoint – Leather Cleaning Certification – Nashville, TN.

 February 2013 Bridgepoint – Distributor Training Seminar – Nashville, TN.

February 2013 Hygienitech – Certified Allergen Specialist – Punta Gorda, FL. April 2012

NWFA Wood Floor Inspection School – Las Vegas, NV. March 2011

NWFA Wood Floor Refresher Inspection School – Mississauga, ON. April 2010

FTI – Hardwood & Laminate Inspector Course – Houston, TX. March 2010

FCITS – Certified Hard Surface Vinyl Inspector March 2008

FCITS – Certified Hard Surface – Vinyl Sheet Inspector March 2008

FCITS – Certified Hard Surface – Rubber Tile Inspector March 2008

FCITS – Certified Hard Surface – Ceramic Tile Inspector March 2008

FCITS – Certified Hard Surface – Linoleum Inspector March 2008

FCITS – Certified Hard Surface – Hardwood Inspector March 2008

FCITS – Certified Hard Surface – Engineered Inspector March 2008

FCITS – Certified Hard Surface – Laminate Inspector March 2008

NWFA Wood Floor Inspection School – St. Louis, MO. September 2006

FTI – IICRC Subfloor/Substrate Inspector – Houston, TX. March 2006

FTI – IICRC Resilient Flooring Inspector – Houston, TX. March 2006

Mohawk Industries- Hardwood & laminate Installation Course August 2006

Mohawk Industries – Ceramic Tile Installation Course May 2006 

ET&T – Mold Remediation in Buildings Course LasVegas October 2003

TCA – Commercial Carpet Cleaning Maintenance – Houston May 2002

Academy of Textiles & Flooring Senior Carpet Inspector – Dalton April 1993