Avoid an Installation Headache: Tile Installation Failures & Cures
Learn How To Avoid an Installation Headache: Tile Installation Failures & Cures
About this course:
Properly installed, ceramic, porcelain, stone, and glass tile should provide years of service and beauty, however many tile failures can be attributed to incorrect installation. This session will explore the most common tile installation failures and how to avoid them, including bond failure, tile and/or grout cracking and water damage, as well as how to repair many of these failures after they occur. We’ll also cover new materials, standards and methods.
- Discuss new materials, standards and methods that have been recently introduced
- Describe the most common tile failures and how they can be prevented
- Identify how to select the right products and methods to avoid the most common failures
- State possible solutions to the most common tile failure occurrences
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.