Tile Day 2018 by International Masonry Institute of Michigan
For Who: Architects, Engineers, Specification Writers, Signatory Contractors, Construction Managers, Facility Managers, Building Owners, Distributers, Manufacturers, and Design Students
Where: St Mary's Cultural Center
18100 Merriman Rd
Livonia, MI 48152
When: Wednesday, May 23, 2018
8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Fee: The cost of this program is FREE, and lunch is included, however you must register in advance, and no later than Friday, May 18, 2018. Seating is limited!
AIA CE Credit: This program meets AIA/CES criteria for Continuing Education. Attendees will receive 4 AIA/CES hours for attending this event.
8:30 am - 9:30 am "Leveling and Surface Prep" by Dean Cunningham - Laticrete International
We will explain how to secure your substrate in order to allow for stone, tile, porcelain, carpeting or specialty finish materials. This will give you the insight on how to protect your investment, guaranteeing a long-lasting durable installation.
9:30 am - 10:30 am "Moisture Mitigation" by Dean Cunningham - Laticrete International
We will explain how to efficiently handle concrete slabs exhibiting elevated moisture levels (> 75% relative humidity or 3 lbs moisture) and how to prevent it from becoming a reoccuring issue.
10:30 am - 11:30am "Group Performance and Selection" by Howard Jancy - Custom Building Products
This one hour HSW CEH program will define and show how to properly specify grout for ceramic tile an natural stone, discuss sanded and non-sanded grouts, latex modified and epoxy grouts and maintenance and basic troubleshooting.
11:30 am - 12:30 am "Large Tile Installation Methods" by Howard Jancy- Custom Building Products
Learn how large tile and stone should be specified, how well it will perform and the importance of understanding surface preparation, substrate deflection, installation procedures and grouting issues.
WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK OUR SPONSORS: Virginia Tile, Schluter Systems, Crossville, Florida Tile, Beaver Tile & Stone, Miracle Sealants, Noble Company, NuHeat, Custom Building Products, USG, Genesee Tile, Dal Tile, Emser, Ciot, Dwyer Marble and Stone, Laticrete, Wedi, Mapei, American Olean
This is a free event but registration is required.
To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tile-day-2018-tickets-43884078460