VANCOUVER, WA — The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) announces that the BSR-IICRC S600 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Carpet Installation and the BSR-IICRC S800 Standard and Reference Guide for Inspecting Textile Floor Coverings are now available for public review and comment, according to a press release.

iicrc logo 360x235BSR-IICRC S600 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Carpet Installation covers both residential and commercial carpet installations, while BSR-IICRC S800 Standard and Reference Guide for Inspecting Textile Floor Coverings focuses on the inspection of textile floor coverings, including carpet and rugs, the release stated.

According to the release, BSR-IICRC S600 gives specific guidance for the proper, recommended procedures for installing various carpet products in different types of installations, and BSR-IICRC S800 establishes a procedural standard and reference guide for a professional inspection of textile floor coverings.

“The development of these new standards with our industry partners represents the IICRC’s commitment to provide the most relevant and consistent information to our registrants, Certified Firms and continually changing industry,” said Mili Washington, IICRC standards director.

BSR-IICRC S600 and BSR-IICRC S800 draft standards are available from January 25 to March 11, 2013, for review and comment as part of the 45-day public review period, the release noted.

To review or comment, contact Mili Washington, IICRC standards director at Mili@IICRC.org for a copy of the standard(s) and comment form; all comments must be submitted no later than March 11, 2013, the release added.

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