INSTALL Doubles Its Labor Warranty

Chicago, IL, Jan. 30, 2014 -- The International Standards and Training Alliance (INSTALL) has doubled its warranty on labor to two years and $10,000, effectively immediately.

“Since we launched the INSTALL Warranty Program in 2013, the program has taken off. More installers are getting certified, more contractors are getting certified, and customers are noticing and considering the warranty benefit when awarding jobs,” said INSTALL Director John McGrath.

“This is a clear message that INSTALL Certified Contractors provide quality work, security and peace of mind for flooring installations across the USA and Canada.”

INSTALL offers a free, third-party, value-added installation guarantee on the work of its certified contractors for commercial and residential installations of carpet, resilient and hardwood.

Industries served include healthcare, education, hospitality, retail, residential, and more.

“Only the best capitalized, most professional contractors in North America achieve the status of being an INSTALL Certified Contractor - and therefore qualify to carry the Warranty on Labor,” McGrath said.



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