Grouting for Success - 1 LU/HSW

Thursday, November 5, 2020 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time

Presented by: Mapei

AIA credits and certificates for this webinar will be issued by the presenting vendor.

Get an explanation of the differences in grouts and how industry standards apply to them. You'll also learn the difference between Portland cements, HCT technology and epoxies, and why they are needed for various types of ceramic tile and stone installations.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the history of grout, why it is used, and what it is supposed to do.
  • Learn how specifying job site mixed, factory blended, and/or high performance cement grouts make a difference in your owners' expectations.
  • Learn when an “industrial” epoxy grout is needed in your projects specifications.
  • Gain a better understanding of the many different types of grouts to assist you in specifying proper performance on your next tile project.

About the Speaker

Mike GranatowskiMike Granatowski

Director, Architectural and Commercial Projects, Mapei

Mike Granatowski is the National Architectural Manager for MAPEI and has been employed with MAPEI for 17 years. Mike has been working within the flooring industry for more than 40 years. He has specialized in tile and stone installation systems, where he has been involved with installation, distribution and sales, focusing on design professionals. During his tenure at Mapei, Mike has done presentations on systems installations to major architectural firms, national accounts, and at major trade shows throughout the United States, Italy, Portugal, and Brazil. Mike is a graduate of the University of Arizona, is an active member in CSI (Construction Specification Institute), and is an avid road cyclist.



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