Resumé

Flooring installer / installation & repair contractor 1980 - present. Extensive and varied hands-on experience in the installation, repair and inspection of most floor coverings; exhibiting proficiency in the preparation and remediation of sub-floor deficiencies and irregularities.

  • Member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America from 1982-1987. Locals 2241 & 2287 where I gained experience installing varied commercial floor coverings throughout the New York City metropolitan area.

  • Independent, self-employed floor covering contractor based on Long Island, NY from 1987-1994 installing floor coverings through-out the NY metropolitan area.

  • State of Arizona licensed floor-covering installation/repair contractor from 1995 to present,  AZ ROC, CR-08, 108590. Sole proprietor, owner/ operator responsible for all company operations including but not limited to marketing, sales and installation.

Associations

  • Member - Certified Floorcovering Installer Association, CFI #6126 since 1998.
  • Recipient of CFI’s prestigious Charles R. Gress memorial award in recognition for unselfish contributions in promoting quality floor covering installations.
  • Charter, founding member, served as Treasurer and first elected President of The Grand Canyon State CFI Chapter.
  • Served as CFI National Chapters and Internet Committee Co- chairman.
  • Served on the Certified Floorcovering Installer Association Board of Directors
  • Past member of  World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) and its sister organization, the Arizona Floor Covering Association (AFCA).

Certifications

  • Pergo laminate endorsed commercial and residential contractor.
  • Certified at the CFI Master-II level, CFI’s highest level for carpet installer certification.
  • Armstrong Industries Certified Installer, commercial and residential
  • Mohawk Industries Group Master Craftsman Certification.
  • Advanced Flooring Specialist (AFS) Trained and certified in carpet side match correction.
  • Bona Kemi hardwood floor sanding & refinishing

Trainer Experience - Installation course/clinic instructor for:

  • The International Certified Floorcovering Installers Association (CFI)
  • Karastan Carpet Mills
  • Roberts Consolidated Industries
  • The World Floor Covering Association’s Regional Installation Training and Education (RITE) program.


awards back in the day

Recognitions & Awards - First place winner of the World Floor Covering Association’s Southwest and Northwest US Regional flooring installation contests and winner of the 2002 WFCA USA National flooring installation contest for best carpet installer in the country.

The best way to contact me is by email: Ken@FloorMaven.com
SERVING THE VALLEY SINCE 1995 | 623-915-1760
dba Kenneth J. Frango | AZ ROC C-8 108590
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