Celebrating 89 years 1934-2023
The year was 1934. James H. Weinheimer an oil company chemist was working part time at family owned, Make-NU Carpet Works. The company was operated by his sister Winifred and her husband Jack. In 1937, Jack died in a tragic auto accident. James continued to help Winifred, later starting his own company.
A New Company is Born
Itching to have his own company, Weinheimer Rug and Carpet Works was born in 1934. The company rapidly expanded from an installation workroom.
The company added in-plant and on-site cleaning service. Followed by contract and retail floor covering, and an interiors division.
More products and services were to follow. Products ranged from carpet to resilient ,hardwood floors and window coverings. Services included a full-service floor covering work room, installation, cleaning services, drapery and upholstery services and a retail division.
The Generations Grow
From childhood, Terry worked with the various divisions. 1970 he started his own flooring and design center company. As a child, Kevin started working for the family company. Kevin was to become the 3rd generation with the company.
Flooring Inspection Company
In 1990 Terry moved the family to Oregon. He and Kevin started The Weinheimer Group a floor covering inspection company. The company provided inspection service for the flooring industry and the consumer. In 2023 the Weinheimer family celebrated 89 years in the floor covering industry.
Today, Kevin Weinheimer, manages the TW group and is lead inspector, offering on site testing and inspection service. Flooring types inspected include carpet, laminate, hardwood, engineered floors, luxury vinyl flooring, laminate and other flooring products. The companies specialty is analyzing and solving problems related to flooring installation, maintenance and floor covering products.
Free Informational Websites
To help consumers and the industry, the company manages free informational websites. These websites include FloorCentral.com, LaminateFloorProblems.com, FloorCoveringCentral.com and CarpetsWallToWall.com
Flooring Inspections Services
Home based in Eugene, Oregon with satellite offices in Portland, Oregon – Kent and Tacoma, Washington, the company provides hardwood, luxury vinyl, bamboo, carpet and laminate inspection services in Oregon and Washington.
Terry and Kevin are nationally known floor covering inspectors . They provide their services throughout much of Oregon and Washington, they are available for nationwide service upon request. To schedule an inspection or request information click here.