Learn Historic Restoration and Preservation of natural stone in the comfort of your own home with the world renowned natural stone expert, Fred Hueston, Instructor with The Stone and Tile School. Fred will present an exclusive look into historical stone restoration and preservation for those desiring to break into this specialized field. The cost for the course will be $795. Fred is an internationally recognized stone and tile consultant and the author of more than 27 books and numerous articles on stone and tile. Founder and former owner of the National Training Center for Stone and Masonry, he is now concentrating on full-time teaching, consulting, installation fail investigations and expert witness work in courts worldwide.
About the Course
Historic stone restoration requires a certain knowledge and skill set beyond everyday floor or countertop restoration. This course is designed to provide the knowledge and the tools necessary to be successful in this lucrative sector of the restoration business. Students will be provided with course material including the reference manual, Historic Stone and Tile Restoration.
TOPICS THAT WILL BE COVERED:
- What is Historical Restoration?
- Standards for Rehabilitation and the National Register
- Who’s Who? (Architect, Contractor, Architectural Conservator)
- Repair & Maintenance of Historical Stone Masonry
- Stone Masonry Cleaning including the problems associated with cleaning historic stone, stain removal and the long-term effects of cleaning
- How to Market Your Services
- How to Communicate with Architects and Conservators