Marble Use in the Kitchen (2CEUs)
Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Time: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Tour Location: Arizona Tile, 2701 Regent Blvd, Ste 100, Irving, TX 75261
Speaker: Mark Meriaux, Natural Stone Institute
Join us for this free education and networking event:
Marble Use in the Kitchen
Specific to natural stone, many may think that you can only use granite on a kitchen countertop. This class will focus on the use of marble in the kitchen which is on the rise in the U.S. (note: marble has been used in kitchens for hundreds of years, especially in Europe). Attendees will learn that the use of marble in a kitchen will require different protective treatments. They will also learn more about the increasing trend of marble use in the kitchen; obtain unique design elements of using marble for a countertop surface; and, expand their ability to set the proper consumer expectation.
Natural Stone: The Evolving Marketplace, Technology & Product Applications
This seminar will showcase the story of genuine stone in a variety of ways including a tour of a stone facility. Witness a 10 minute video showcasing the history of stone, modern day quarrying techniques, and stone's durability, beauty, and value. Learn and discuss landscape, interior and exterior use and application of natural stone. Obtain more information about the use of sandstone, bluestone, limestone, and quartzite for hardscapes, as well as the interior use of limestone, marble, granite and slate. Study the use of limestone for trims, caps, stoops, poolcopings, watertables, veneers, and much more. Learn how safety in production practices is important to the stone industry.