Every Maryland business owner wants the workplace to not only look good, but to have all the building materials meet industry standards. Because flooring material like tile, laminate, stone, hardwood, and more are all manufactured, there is the possibility of problems at that stage. When faulty material is shipped out and installed in the workplace, these flooring defects can often become a problem as they fail to live up to their expectations.
No Maryland business owner wants their place of business to look poorly, whether it’s a store, office, factory, or other place of employment. Flooring defects can cause shrinking, warping, ripples, cracks and uneven wear and tear, causing the flooring to look bad. In a worst case scenario, the flooring material can even cause a slip and fall accident because it was no longer suitable to walk on. When flooring defects become walkway hazards, they can actually cause injuries to employees and workers via a slip and fall accident.
Business owners who discover or suspect that there might be problems due to flooring defects should get in touch with a Maryland flooring defects expert witness. The expert witness should be able to do some investigating and research on the suspected defect and present facts to interested parties. Sometimes the Maryland flooring defects expert witness will communicate to the manufacturer, the installer, the insurance company or even in a court of law. The professional opinion of the expert witness carries a lot of weight, because they are not biased in any way. They merely report the facts as they discovered them.
Business owners across the state can really use the expertise of a Maryland flooring defects expert witness. This person must have the right professional background that enables them to identify and explain complex information to others who are not in the flooring industry. They must have plenty of experience with different flooring materials as well. Business owners should not settle for a Maryland flooring defects expert witness who doesn’t have experience as a walkway auditor or flooring inspector.
Rob McNealy of Flooristics has been working as a flooring contractor, walkway auditor and flooring inspector for many years and has participated as an expert witness in many cases. He knows what it takes to perform a thorough examination of any flooring defects at the workplace, then present facts to anyone who needs to know.
Rob McNealy has industry experience in the following areas:
- Slip, Trip, and Fall Expert Witness
- Slip Testing
- Specifications and Standards Review
- Floor Project Consulting
- Carpet, resilient, and hardwood claims
- Floor System Integration
- Floor Failures and Defects
- Concrete Moisture Testing
- Interior and Exterior Walkway Surfaces
- Floor Coverings, Matting and Rugs
- Floor Cleaners, Polishes, and Coatings
- Sidewalks, Parking Lots, Ramps and Curbs
- OSHA “Walking and Working Surfaces”
- ANSI, ASTM, OSHA
Whatever the flooring problem is, Rob McNealy of Flooristics can get to the bottom of the issue. As a Maryland flooring defects expert witness, Rob McNealy is the one to call to discover answers about flooring issues at the workplace.