Course Description

This course is a must for any stone restoration or hard surface care technician. 

After completing this course, you will have the knowledge and resources to confidently provide answers and solutions to customers that have stains on their natural stone or other hard, porous surface.

Presented by Fred Hueston, Chief Technical Director for SurpHaces and President of Stone Forensics, Stain Care PRO - Professional Stain Removal for Stone and Other Hard Porous Surfaces covers everything from identifying actual stains to resolving them, including how to make and apply the most effective poultice to break down and draw out the stain.  

Many times, the professional stone restoration contractor will encounter what the customer believes is a stain but in actuality is another type of surface damage. This course will cover these as well.

Several actual case studies are included to demonstrate some real-world scenarios and the solutions that were used.  

The course includes:

  • Fred's printable reference guide, The Ultimate Guide to Professional Stain Management, that lists virtually every type of stain you will encounter, and the optimal solution for resolving them.

  • FREE one-year subscription to Stain Care PRO web and mobile app, that features step-by-step instructions for most common stains and many not so common ones.

Course Curriculum


  • 1

    Professional Stain Removal for Stone and Other Hard Porous Surfaces

    • Stain Identification

    • Stain Removal

  • 2

    Case Studies

    • Case Study 1

    • Case Study 2

    • Case Study 3

    • Case Study 4

  • 3


    • Quiz

  • 4


    • The Ultimate Guide to Professional Stain Management

    • Stain Care Pro Web and Mobile App Subscription