Throughout history, floors have been constructed using stone. Natural Stone (Dimensional Stone) comes from quarries around the world. There is a multitude of nuance in each stone. As a member of the Marble Institute of America, Interior Specifications maintains an awareness of the factors related to a proper selection, installation and expectation of natural Stone Flooring.
This category of floor covering also includes Ceramic Tile flooring, Engineered Stone Flooring, and Engineered Glass flooring. There is interplay between the Marble Institute of America and the Tile Council of North America. Interior Specifications maintains a relationship with the Tile Council of North America, and blends the discipline of both organizations in preparing an opinion.
Interior Specifications has been called in by Engineered Stone Manufacturers and distributors to investigate installation failures. These projects were in Hospitality Healthcare and Retail.
The specification of a sub-structure for each product is related to the items dimensions and the site conditions. Interior Specifications address these issues with the eye of the long time contractor. The performance of a stone floor is directly related to the quality of the installation protocol and the contractor’s adherence to that protocol.
As a contractor, Interior Specifications has installed stone flooring in high-rise office building. As a forensic investigator, Interior Specifications has seen stone failures due to varying events.
Interior Specifications is expert in Stone and Ceramic Tile failures.