Travertine & Marble Tile: Properties, Installation Considerations, and Proper Care and Maintenance

Maintenance of Travertine & Marble Tile Care

About this course:

With the growth and increased popularity of travertine and marble tile as a floor and wall covering, understanding the characteristics, proper installation methods and care have never been more important to prevent unnecessary failures and ensure success and satisfied clients. This online training course will start with the geology and practical characteristics of the stones. Next, we will explore proper installation methods in several applications including floors and walls with an emphasis on large format tile. Finally, we will discuss how to properly protect and maintain these stones to assure years of function and satisfaction.

You'll learn:

  • Recognize the characteristics, strengths and limitations of marble and travertine tile
  • Identify the available options including finishes, cuts and grade selection
  • Select the correct installation products and methods to ensure success every time
  • Discuss the role of sealers in meeting the customers' expectations and explain the importance of a proper maintenance program


Your Instructor


The International Surface Event (TISE)
The International Surface Event (TISE)

The International Surface Event (TISE) is the largest North American event serving the floor-covering, stone & tile industries. The International Surface Event is comprised of the The International Surface Event: SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomac | TileExpo events. Together, these three world-class tradeshows feature four impressive days of the newest products, hands-on demos, inspiring trends, key manufacturers, industry suppliers, along with unmatched education and networking. Held annually each year in Las Vegas, TISE brings together buyers and sellers from all over the world to see the latest products, trends, services and technologies.


Class Curriculum


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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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