Department of Human Services Properties.

Department of Human Services Properties

IKW Consulting Group are the floor covering consultants for Centrelink (now Department of Human Services) nationally.

IKW Consulting Groups ISO 9001 and 14001 Certifications complement DHS’s corporate values, social and environmental responsibilities.

Services IKW supply to DHS include:

  • Reviewing the current floor coverings used by DHS and offering recommendations for future products and installation procedures;
  • Supplying sampling of potential new products;
  • Writing DHS’s carpet/carpet tile supply and installation specifications and tender documents;
  • Reviewing tenders from suppliers;
  • Inspecting DHS offices nationally and providing recommendations regarding maintenance and performance of the floor coverings;
  • Inspecting DHS offices nationally to ensure installation conformity to Australian Standards;
  • Offering environmental information to ensure DHS are up-to-date on GBCA requirements and ensuring the most environmentally sustainable products are used wherever possible;
  • Ensuring all products and materials used are low in VOC’s;
  • Project managing installations on behalf of DHS;
  • Day-to-day consultancy relating to all floor covering matters;
  • Moisture testing subfloors where required prior to the installation of new floor coverings.