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Intro to Stone Restoration

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Intro to Stone Restoration
MB Stone Professional Division - Stone Restoration 4 Day Core Class
 
2022 Class Dates:
August 15-18 Wilson, NC
September 12-15 San Diego
September 26-29 Wilson, NC
November 28-December 1 (ADVANCED FLOORS) San Diego
December 5-8 Wilson, NC
January Mikey's Fest San Diego TBD

Class will be held at 2301 Industrial Park Dr. Wilson, NC
(Approximately 45 minutes away from the Raleigh Durham International Airport)

Classes in San Diego held at 1444 Pioneer Way #10, El Cajon, Ca 92020
Hosted by Pure Stone Care

Also Included: 

* A copy of the MB NATURAL STONE MAINTENANCE AND RESTORATION BOOK – $159  value
* MB STONE ID KIT – $159 Value
*Membership to the SureShine Service Network as an MB Stone Certified Professional – $50 value

Course Information

The entire seminar will span 3 and a half days, with Day 1 being optional. The optional Day 1 begins at 1:00 PM. The remaining 3 days of class will start at 8 AM and end when someone cries Uncle. Lunch will be provided daily. Transportation will be provided to and from class, if needed as well.

* NOTE: Listing is not indicative of the order the training is conducted and we are constantly adding to the list to provide the most comprehensive training experience available

Introductions & Background
Basic petrography (Stone identification and understanding)

The Maintenance of Natural Stone (Lecture & Hands-on)
Examples and Samples of Machines and Equipment
Refinishing Natural Stone-Lippage Removal, Honing, Polishing (to include both dry and wet polishing techniques)
Tools of the Trade-What makes it all Happen (Diamonds are not just a girls best friend)
Stain Removal (a little Witchcraft)
Chip And Crack Repair (floors and counters)
Shower Stall Restoration along with caulking and grout repair.
Countertop Restoration (Marble, Granite, & Engineered stone.)
Intensive Grout Cleaning techniques and equipment
Chip and crack repair

How To Get Started In the Stone Restoration Industry
Pre Qualification of the customer.
Marketing, Pricing, Contracts, Advertising, Profiting

All topics covered will be demonstrated by instructors to show the procedure. Then students will have the opportunity to get on machines and work what they have been shown for themselves. During this course, each student will fix a crack, polish a vertical and horizontal piece of stone, and hone and polish a floor section using one of our Klindex planetary and/or a Swing machines. And, don’t forget, we will be available after the official end of each days training session for students that wish to get some additional practice and to make sure students have a grasp of everything we covered.