LACES Course Number: NSI43, 1.0 HSW

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CEU Course for architects & designers

Sandstone: The Basics of Selection, Fabrication, Maintenance and Restoration

This session, presented by Natural Stone Institute, was created for design professionals to gain a better understanding of sandstone as a building material. Learn more about how to select this natural stone for a variety of interior and exterior applications. Gain an understanding of how sandstone is produced and fabricated and its unique application opportunities to enhance your design plans and obtain information about setting the proper consumer expectations in regards to installation and maintenance.

Learning Objectives Include:

  1. Discuss the sandstone selection process and how to identify quality material.
  2. Recognize sandstone uses and limitations in both interior and exterior settings.
  3. Identify how sandstone is fabricated and installed.
  4. Explain how to maintain and care for sandstone after it has been installed.

Sandstone Handout

Program Length: 60 minutes



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