Stone Forensics recently announced that it will be conducting its popular Stone and Tile Troubleshooting training July 5-8, 2021 in DeBary, Fla. The program is designed to teach the basics of stone and tile installations failures.
According to Fred Hueston who will be conducting the training, “The amount of failures, poor installations and other issues with stone and tile flooring are on the rise. This seminar is perfect for restoration and installation contractors as well as architects, building engineers and maintenance staff who have to deal with stone and tile installation and restoration.”
The stone and tile troubleshooting program is a full four days with the certification test on the last day. The program is only offered once per year and the class size is limited. The comprehensive class will cover:
- The geology of stone
- Understanding the structure of different kinds of stone and materials
- Identification of stone and tile types
- Quarry techniques that affect the final product
- Production of tile and slabs
- Fabrication and installation requirements
- Physical and chemical testing
- Stone and tile forensic investigation
- Diagnosis of problems
- Stone and tile restoration
- Repair and replacement
- Stain removal
- Report writing
- Expert witness testimony
- Slip resistance
- Laboratory testing
One day will be spent in the field examining failures. For further information and to register go to stoneforensics.com or contact Dr. Fred at 321-514-6845 or www.stoneforensics.com. Can’t attend? Ask about Stone Forensics’ study at home class.
This video gives an overview of the class, which was originally scheduled for January 2021 in Las Vegas, NV. Now it is July 5-8 in DeBary, Fla., about 30 minutes from Orlando, Fla., which will be hosting the Coverings show from July 7-9.