Working with Your Countertop Fabricator to Set Expectations
Date: Thursday, April 6, 2023
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm ET
Moderator: Chuck Muehlbauer, Natural Stone Institute
Panelists: Mark Meriaux, Natural Stone Institute
Jeff Erickson, Cutting Edge Countertops
AIA: NSI-T01 1 LU | HSW
LACES: NSI-T01 1.0 HSW PDH
Have you ever specified a building material and had an unexpected outcome after installation? Join us as we discuss setting expectations when specifying natural stone for residential use. During this session, we will discuss how to select the right material for applications, what should be included in stone specifications, and when to ask your fabricator for help. Gain a better understanding of how to select natural stone for your next residential application.
- Learn how to meet clients’ expectations through a balance of aesthetics vs. performance.
- Discuss best practices of working with your fabricator to avoid project challenges.
- Understand key performance characteristics for natural stone and manmade materials in different residential applications.
- Review natural stone resources that will help create a successful project.