Stone Care: What You Should Know
AIA Course Number: NSI37, 1.0 LU/HSW
IDCEC Course Number: CEU-119279, Subject Code: 5.3, 0.1 CEU
LACES Course Number: MIA08, 1.0 HSW
NKBA: 0.1 CEU
CEU Course for architects & designers
This one hour course will give design professionals a general understanding of natural stone and the best practices for care and maintenance. Find out what to expect from a stone sealer in both interior and exterior applications and discover the truth about when to seal and when not to seal. Discuss the chemical make-up of different types of cleaners and how they can affect the longevity of your stone installation.
Learning objectives include:
- Gain a basic understanding of natural stone and how their chemical composition affects their performance
- Analyze different types of natural stone sealers and cleaning products and what to expect from them.
- Determine the proper care & maintenance products to use for: flooring, countertop, exterior cladding, or shower applications.
- Identify common problems with porous materials.