Awards and Certificates

Daily-Record Readers Choice Award

Winner of Daily Record’s 2011 Readers’ Choice Award. Every Year Morris County’s Newspaper, The Daily Record, though client reviews and recommendations, sponsors an annual contest to search for the best. The contest is held online for 1 full week, allowing weekly winners of “The Best of This Week” to be voted on by the readers of the Daily Record and the citizens of Morris County. When the votes were in: Exceptional Flooring Concepts was voted the Best Flooring company in Morris County. For the second time in 3 years (2009) you the residents of Morris county have voted us as the best supplier for flooring and refinishing in the entire county. Thanks for Voting!


GREENGUARD Certification ensures that a product has met some of the world’s most rigorous and comprehensive standards for low emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). As the demand for healthy, sustainable products continues to expand, consumers and building industry professionals increasingly demand substantiation of product sustainability claims and rely on trustworthy third-party certifiers to guide purchasing and specification decisions. GREENGUARD Certification provides the market with solutions and resources to ensure healthier indoor environments, and provides manufacturers with credible tools to legitimize and promote their sustainability efforts. Indoor air quality (IAQ) is closely tied to health, and is therefore recognized as an important concern in homes, schools, healthcare environments and commercial spaces. Volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from building materials and furnishings is a major source of indoor air pollution. GREENGUARD Certification has been widely adopted as the trusted standard for low-emitting products. In fact, more than 400 green building codes, standards, guidelines, procurements policies, and rating systems give credit for GREENGUARD Certified products.


When you hire an ASID member, you get an experienced practitioner who can solve problems, help you avoid costly mistakes and, most importantly, create an attractive, affordable space designed specifically to meet your needs. ASID members have the training and expertise to manage all the details of your project. They know the importance of listening to your ideas and understanding your needs. From consultation to planning to the finishing touches, they can help you every step of the way, explaining your choices and adding value to your budget. All members must agree to abide by the Society’s Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct to maintain their membership. To learn how ASID members are required to conduct themselves and their business practice.

National Wood Floors

For most people, their homes represent their single largest investment. Whether you have been in your home for decades, or just a few weeks, the money you spend on your home is an investment in your future, and you want to be sure that it is money well spent. Wood floors offer homeowners one of the best long-term-value flooring options available. They are beautiful, durable, and will last for many decades when cared for properly. For this reason, you want to be sure that the flooring professionals who work on your floors know what they’re doing. The wood flooring professionals certified through the National Wood Flooring Association Certified Professionals program have proven their expertise. They have undergone a series of vigorous exams, both hands-on and written, to prove both their knowledge and skills. They are among the best in the industry, and will help you achieve a high-quality job that will last for the lifetime of your home.

Bona Certified

Bona Certified Craftsmen are hand-picked, proven, top level professionals, trained and certified by Bona that use the complete Bona System on your hardwood floors. These individuals are devoted to Bona product systems; they voluntarily undergo continued Bona training to keep up-to-date on the industry’s “best practices” and are rigorously tested by Bona to ensure the most beautiful and durable results possible for your hardwood floors.
Trust a Bona Certified Craftsman with the largest investment in your home.


CFI Installers possess above average skills in their field, are regarded as the best in the floorcovering industry in relating to other workers, and possess a keen understanding of the importance of providing accurate information for those involved in the flooring installation trade. Each of them have been engaged constantly for over ten years at this venture, volunteering for a minimum of 15 of the 40-50 Certification events that are scheduled annually CFI offers several training courses and educational events.

Armstrong Certified

Choosing the right installer is one of the most important aspects of your flooring purchase. A proper installation is critical to creating the look you want, and in helping to make sure it stays that way for years to come.

  • Experienced – Armstrong Certified Installers are specially trained and certified to expertly install any Armstrong flooring product.
  • Tested – Armstrong Certified Installers must pass a rigorous hands-on and written exam to become certified.
  • Informed – Armstrong Certified Installers receive ongoing product information and support from Armstrong.
  • Supported – Armstrong Certified Installers have access to the Armstrong Installation Training Network, providing them with additional expertise right in your neighborhood.
  • Trusted – Armstrong Certified Installers stand behind their work, and Armstrong stands behind them.

Better Business Bureau

If a business has been accredited by the BBB, it means BBB has determined that the business meets accreditation standards which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB accredited businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB Code of Business Practices represents standards for business accreditation by BBB. Businesses based in the United States and Canada that meet these standards and complete all application procedures will be accredited by BBB. The Code is built on the BBB Standards for Trust, eight principles that summarize important elements of creating and maintaining trust in business.

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