The benefit of this collaboration is the ability to give consumers access to reputable and vetted floorlayers. By hiring a trader with a dual endorsement, it provides an additional layer of security, and extra peace of mind, as these traders have gone through a rigorous assessment by Which? Trusted Traders and the industry trade body, NICF.

Ian James, President of NICF has shared his positive view on the new working relationship going forward:

'The collaboration between the NICF and Which? Trusted Traders Scheme enhances and compliments the aims of both organisations.  The NICF brings technical expertise from a long established, highly regarded trade body within the domestic flooring market.  Which? helps deliver this expertise through a recognised and trusted consumer brand.  The end user simply gets greats service and a quality installation.'

The NICF is a highly respected organisation within the flooring industry and is active in promoting the skilled floorlayer.   Formed in 1979 its aim was to promote excellence within the field of carpet fitting, understanding and awareness of the British Standards Code of Practice for the installation of textile floor coverings, and to provide assurance of quality of workmanship to the public.

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