Stone Forensics Offers Stone & Tile Troubleshooting Workshop

Stone Forensics has announced that it will be conducting its popular Stone and Tile Troubleshooting training January 21-24, 2019 in Las Vegas.

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 program is designed to teach the basics of stone and tile installations failures. The stone and tile troubleshooting program is a full 4 days with the certification test on the last day. The program is only offered once per year and the class size is limited. This course will also offer certification for those who wish to be certified inspectors. The cost of the class is $2500 per person.

This comprehensive class covers the following topics:

*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 or contact Dr. Fred at 321-514-6845.

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