Course curriculum

  • 2

    Before the Restoration Process Begins

    • Evaluating the Floor

    • Masking and Protecting

    • Surface Prep

  • 3

    The Restoration Process

    • Honing and Grinding

    • Polishing With Powders

    • Polishing With Crystallizers

    • Honing Powders

    • Hand Machine Honing & Polishing

    • Crack & Chip Repair

  • 4

    Stain Management

    • Stain Identification

    • Stain Removal

    • Stain Care Pro Mobile App

  • 5

    About Sealers

    • 1. Intro to Impregnating Sealers

    • 2. Coating vs. Impregnators

    • 3. Breathability - Vapor Transmission

    • 4. How to Apply an Impregnator

    • 5. Common Questions and Answers

  • 6

    Resources

    • How to Make a Scratch Tile

About This Course

This is a refresher course

This refresher course is designed to review what was covered in The Stone and Tile School hands-on Essential Marble and Stone Restoration course. 

Former students can review processes and procedures and circle back as many times as needed, or use it to train/support their technicians.

What This Course Covers

  • The difference between marbles, terrazzo, limestone, and travertine
  • Honed vs polished finishes
  • Masking and protecting
  • Determining stone damage
  • Grinding
  • Honing and polishing
  • Feathering
  • Repairs
  • Lippage removal
  • Tile removal and replacement
  • Hand grinding
  • Stain management
  • Sealers


Documents and other resources that were provided in class are accessible in the Resources section of the course.