Format: Video of Slides with Audio
Presenter: Danny MacNair, Rod Sigman
With the growth and increased popularity of travertine and marble tile as a floor and wall covering, understanding the characteristics, proper installation methods and care have never been more important to prevent unnecessary failures and ensure success and satisfied clients. This session will start with the geology and practical characteristics of the stones. Next, we will explore proper installation methods in several applications including floors and walls with an emphasis on large format tile. Finally, we will discuss how to properly protect and maintain these stones to assure years of function and satisfaction.
? Recognize the characteristics, strengths and limitations of marble and travertine tile
? Identify the available options including finishes, cuts and grade selection
? Select the correct installation products and methods to ensure success every time
? Discuss the role of sealers in meeting the customers? expectations and explain the importance of a proper maintenance program