A cutting edge course in cleaning, repair and sales for hard surface services
About this Event:
MB Stone Pro, Stone Edge Training and Mikey’s Fest are proud to bring to you a revolutionary new course for the floor care industry.
Learn the very latest techniques on how to deal with TODAY’S modern surfaces and more importantly, how to present and sell these services.
Instructors Bryan Thomson, Mike Pailliotet & Stu Rosen
With carpet in homes and businesses becoming increasingly less popular, NOW IS THE TIME to position your company as a full service floor care provider
Subjects demonstrated and practiced by students:
Stone Counter-top cleaning, restoration, chip repair and sealing
Stone and Ceramic floor tile cleaning
Grout repair, fortified, epoxy and flexible products, color matching techniques
Back Splash, Sink and Base Board joint removal and repair
Grout Color Seal, application and removal
Topical Floor Finishes, application and removal
Wood floor cleaning, low moisture and extraction methods
Vinyl floor cleaning, plank and sheet
We will have a variety of demonstration work stations featuring mock set ups, such as counter to back-splash, bath tub to wall, bottom mount sink to counter-top, floor to tile base board, floor to wood baseboard, vertical shower wall to vertical shower wall, etc. Students will be trained on how to use caulking guns and syringes, various grout types, silicones, epoxies etc with removal and installation both being demonstrated
All subjects will be demonstrated and practiced on first hand at the MB Stone Pro Training Center. Three jam packed days of real hands on training including a comprehensive manual
CLASS IS LIMITED TO 13 STUDENTS, DON’T WAIT TO RESERVE YOUR WORKSPACE!!
Group Hotel info forthcoming
Closest Airport – Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU)
Bryan Thomson, owner of Stone Edge Training and a natural born educator, has worked for Turbo Force International, Legend Brands and US Products as a trainer and salesman. He currently runs his own high end stone and tile restoration company in Phoenix Arizona .
Mike Pailliotet, the world’s most passionate carpet cleaner has been in the field cleaning all flooring types for over 34 years, runs Mikey’s Board, the oldest and most respected industry online forum as well as runs Mikey’s Fest, the world’s most unique industry event.
Stu Rosen, as a former apprentice to Maurizio Bertolli, Stu Rosen acquired his knowledge and skills in the craft of stone refinishing from the best of the best. He has continued to be an innovator always researching to find and/or create new products. Stu has a passion to learn and evolve in the stone industry. A recognized industry icon (or “Stone Guru”- as many Stone Professionals refer to him), Stu is dedicated to consumer education and continues to maintain Maurizio’s legacy, specializing in restoration and re-polishing of marble, granite, and all other natural or engineered stones. Stu is the owner of MB Stone Care and Supply LLC, MB Stone Pro, and Stoneshine NJ.
Group Hotel @ Hampton Inn Down Town mention “MBStone” for our special $89 a night rate