Inspection Services

We are currently available at the following locations:

National Headquarters
400 W Pennsylvania Ave
Southern Pines, NC 28387

Field Offices:

9500 Ray White Road Suite 200
Fort Worth, TX 76244

11811 North Freeway Suite 500
Houston, TX 77060

2186 Jackson Keller Rd #1020
San Antonio, TX 78213

1401 Lavaca Street #102
Austin, TX 78701

6595 Roswell Road Suite G-1378
Atlanta, GA 30328

9805 Statesville Road Suite 6332
Charlotte, NC 28269

14341 Pine Ln
Woodbridge, VA 22191

622 Crestar Dr
Rolesville, NC 27571

Consult Inspect Design, Technical Services provides Inspection Services of a variety of flooring products.

Tony Robison is our lead Inspector. He has over 50 years of experience.

Tony has been certified by the National Wood Flooring Association as follows:

Certified Sales Advisor
Certified in Installation
Certified in Sand and Finish
Certified Inspector of Wood Floors

Tony has been certified by Certified Flooring Inspectors University as follows:

Certified in Carpet Inspections
Certified in Luxury Vinyl Inspections
Certified in Hardwood Inspections
Certified in Laminate Inspections
Certified in Ceramic Tile Inspections
Certified in Bamboo Inspections
Certified in Resilient Inspections

Tony has been certified by the North American Laminate Floor Association as follows:

Certified Inspector of Laminate Flooring

He is a past or present member of the following National Wood Flooring Association committees:

Education/Technical Schools
Certification of Installation, Sand and Finish, and Inspections
Inspectors Test task force review member
Sand and Finish Guidelines review member
Convention Co-Chairman
Convention Committee
Convention Education Committee
Inspection Certification Sand and Finish SME
Member of NWFA Board of Directors 2011-12
Board of Directors of NWFA Certified Professionals 2012-13
Vice Chairman NWFA Certified Professionals 2014-2015
Chairman NWFA Certified Professionals 2016-2018
Immediate Past Chairman NWFA Certified Professionals 2019-2020
Chairman Inspectors Manual
Instructor – NWFA Inspectors School 2016-2017

He is an active member of the National Wood Flooring Association.

He has been awarded the following degrees from the National Wood Flooring Association:

Craftsman Degree
Master Craftsman Degree
Advanced Master Craftsman Degree
Vanguard Degree in recognition for leadership and service to the wood flooring industry
Ambassadors Degree in recognition of continued service and leadership to the wood flooring industry

He is an active instructor with the National Wood Flooring Association teaching on numerous occasions in the following classes in the USA, Canada, China and Mexico:

Expert Installation and Finishing
Advance Installation and Finishing
Intermediate Installation and Finishing
Basic Installation and Finishing
Certified Inspectors Training Course
Hand Scraping
Jigs and Staircases
Subfloor Preparation

He has taken and passed courses for certification over the past 30+ years of being in the flooring industry from the following:

Alto/Clarke Sanding Machines
Basic Coatings Finishing Products
Kahrs Wood Installation Certification
3M Sanding Products
Oshkosh Floor Designs
Mannington Installation
Armstrong Installations
Bruce Hardwood Installations
Roberts Master Mechanics

He has participated in many industry sponsored seminars and courses through the years at the NWFA Convention and Surfaces Convention as well as manufacturer sponsored events including presenting Job Site Troubleshooting at the 2007 NWFA Convention. Presenter at Surfaces 2008 for Risky Business- Installation Failures with Hardwood Program consultant for NWFA Inspectors Symposium 2009 in Long Beach, CA. Chairman of the 2013 NWFA Inspectors Symposium.

He has been recognized as an expert witness in Hard Surface Installations and Inspections in the United States Judicial System for the following:

Solid Wood Flooring
Engineered Wood Flooring
Laminate Flooring
Ceramic Tile
Vinyl Composition Tile and Sheet Goods
Substrate Preparation for all Floorcoverings

He currently performs Hard Surface Inspections for the following manufacturers; Shaw Industries, Zickgraf, Appalacian Hardwoods, Evolutions Flooring, Mohawk Industries, Mullican Hardwood, BLK Laminates, Teragren Laminated Products.

As well as doing inspections, he is the former National Technical Director for Evolutions Flooring, the manufacturer of the following brands; Bella Cera, California Classics, Palmetto Road and Southern Traditions Hardwood Flooring Collections. He continues to perform inspections as well as supervising installations across the US, including Manhattan, Memphis, Big Sky Mt, Aspen CO, Jacksonville FL and Los Angeles CA.

Consult Inspect Design Technical Services was the first flooring company servicing the eastern and southern US to be certified by the National Wood Flooring Association Certified Professionals in Installation, Sand and Finish and as an Inspector.

Tony has made a lifelong commitment to providing the most professional and highest quality services available.

He has a dedication for following the hardwood flooring guidelines set forth by the NWFA, NOFMA and MFMA for the highest quality installation and professionalism available.

Most importantly, Tony has a commitment to customer service and honesty of product viability.