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CANCELLED Historic Stone Preservation: The Stone and Tile School

June 19, 2020


CANCELLED – Due to COVID-19, this class is cancelled. However, it is available via online correspondence. Contact Fred Hueston by email: fhueston@gmail.com or call 321-514-6845. 

Historic stone preservation and restoration requires a certain knowledge and skill set that goes far beyond that of the average stone and tile restoration contractor. Normal floor or countertop restoration methods are often not appropriate and may even cause damage. This course is designed to provide the knowledge and the tools necessary to be successful in this potentially lucrative sector of the restoration business. This course is taught in a seven hour day beginning at 9:00 am, with breaks provided throughout the day.

About the Instructor

Historic Restoration and Preservation is taught by stone preservation expert, trainer and author Frederick M. Hueston. He 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.

Course Topics
  • What is Historical Restoration?
  • Standards for Rehabilitation and the National Register
  • Who’s Who? (Architect, Contractor, Architectural Conservator)
  • Repair and Maintenance of Historical Stone Masonry
  • Stone Masonry Cleaning
  • Cleaning Historic Stone
  • Stain Removal
  • Long-term Effects of Cleaning
  • How to Market Your Services
  • How to Communicate with Architects and Conservators


June 19, 2020
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Fred Hueston
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The Stone and Tile School
230 Springview Commerce Drive, #500
Debary, FL 32713 United States
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(407) 567-7680
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