Top 4 Benefits of Partnering with a Starnet Contractor

The Starnet Worldwide Commercial Flooring Partnership brings many benefits to contractors and their customers. The partnership is comprised of 171 locally owned, independent,  full-service flooring contractors that service more than 300 locations throughout North America.

“Through collective ownership and shared expertise, Starnet members help develop effective programs and services to improve member businesses,” states Starnet. “All benefits and programs are tailored to meet the complex demands of operating a full-service commercial flooring contractor business.”

benefits of partnering with a Starnet Contractor

The Starnet Worldwide Commercial Flooring Partnership logo

Starnet is the largest network of commercial flooring dealers offering local services, across Canada and the United States, through a single source network. Market solutions span Corporate,  Education and Healthcare, offering:

  • Product Specification and Sales
  • Flooring Solutions for Multiple Location Businesses
  • Floor Prep
  • Installation
  • Carpet Reclamation + Recycling
  • Maintenance +Floor Care Services

Starnet Partnership Criteria for Eligible Partners 

With $3 billion in annual sales, benefits of the Starnet Partnership are extensive. From its nationwide network of dealers to its best-in-category vendor partners, Starnet and its members offer the highest standards in the industry based on trust, delivering quality workmanship and reliable service.  Each Starnet member is evaluated by a committee before becoming a Starnet member. Criteria for eligibility includes:

  • Financial Stability
  • Impeccable Brand Reputation
  • Highest Standards of Craftsmanship
  • Exceptional Customer Service
  • Commitment to Employee Training

Through the vast network shown above (partial image), Starnet members work together to serve multiple location flooring projects, including flooring maintenance services, across North America to deliver:

  • One Stop Purchasing and Servicing
  • Single Source Accountability
  • Centralized Document Management
  • Professional Craftsmanship with Coast-to-Coast Consistency
  • Superior Customer Service 

Benefits of the Starnet Partnership: Flooring Manufacturers

Benefits of the Starnet Partnership also relate to manufacturers. Starnet partners with more than 70 leading flooring manufacturers to offer peace of mind in delivering quality commercial carpetLVT, ceramic and stone, and other products . The alliance also provides unbiased advice and product recommendations in addition to product bundling for all flooring types, one-stop purchasing and the ability to obtain proprietary products designed by Starnet.

 Continuing Education Units

To stay current with accreditation in addition to gaining knowledge from the network, Starnet offers 15 IDCEC and AIA accredited CEU courses in partnership with the Carpet and Rug Institute.

In addition to courses, members continually pool their knowledge and expertise. Flooring issues are discussed in an open manner.

 Starnet Environmental Stewardship

Benefits of the Starnet Partnership extend to protecting our environment.  As part of the network stewardship program Starnet offers: Post-Consumer Carpet Recycling, LEED- Accredited Flooring expertise and environmentally friendly flooring selections.

Through the Starnet Carpet Reclamation Program, more than 50 million pounds of carpet has been diverted from landfills, saving over 144 Million gallons of water and enough energy to power 6 thousands home for a year.

Benefits or the Starnet Partnership For Darwin Fisher Customers

Each member adheres to a strict Code of Ethics, seen below, to uphold their commitment to provide customers the best possible flooring experience. Darwin Fisher has been a member since June 2006 and has completed projects in Montreal, Calgary, Seattle and various other locations through Starnet. The partnership gives commercial flooring contractors’, like Darwin Fisher,  special status as each member has a reputation that clients can trust.

By choosing Darwin Fisher benefits include: 

  1. Your flooring project is done right the first time—saving you time and money while  protecting your long-term investment.
  2. Being part of the worldwide alliance allows Darwin Fisher to be part of a larger flooring cooperative that provides expertise to the markets served with the utmost professionalism, timeliness and quality.
  3. Darwin Fisher is privy to technical information, which helps solve reoccurring industry challenges. Access is provided to other dealers who provide a forum to discuss new issues and quickly mitigate problems.
  4. The company is part of a bigger group when servicing clients enabling them with leading edge technology and resources. This means the comprehensive breadth of services that Darwin Fisher offers is always improving. Starnet also offers a list of preferred suppliers, which guarantees the quality all materials supplied.
Top 4 Benefits of Partnering with a Starnet Contractor Darwin Fisher

Darwin Fisher and the Starnet Code of Ethics

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