Engineered Stone Restoration
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Instructor(s) : Fred Hueston
Tuition Fee : $1095
Duration : eLearning Lessons plus 1-day Hands-on Lab
Upcoming Hands-on Lab Dates
06-16-2022
07-21-2022
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Course Overview

This course will train you on how to restore and refinish engineered stone (quartz) countertops. It is designed for stone restoration contractors who want to expand their services to include servicing engineered stone. The course includes 1 full day of hands-on in our Learning Lab plus eLearning lessons that the student can circle back and review as needed. Additional resources and on-going email support are included. There is a five-student maximum for the hands-on portion of the class, which means you’ll get plenty of one-on-one time with the instructors to ask questions and get feedback. You will have your own equipment to use, so there won’t be any waiting and watching for your turn while others work.

About Engineered Stone (Quartz) Countertops

Engineered stone sales have skyrocketed since this material first came out. Natural stone and engineered stone can both be repaired and restored, but there are key differences in engineered stone that will influence your repair and restoration methods. This course will educate you on the properties of engineered stone, prepare you to confidently work on this material, and provide valuable information you can reference as needed as you begin working on engineered stone jobs.

It seems everyone is purchasing it these days, which means the demand for qualified restoration pros has increased exponentially. This course will educate you on what you need to know to service this product.

This Course Covers:

  • How does engineered stone differ from natural stone?
  • What is engineered stone?
  • History of engineered stone
  • How engineered stone is made
  • Engineered stone binders
  • Engineered stone identification
  • Warranty considerations
  • Problems and defects
  • Working with engineered stone
  • Refinishing and polishing
  • Scratch removal
  • Polyester versus epoxy
  • Filling pits and holes
  • Crack repair
  • Bidding on engineered stone repair and restoration jobs

 

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