Concrete Substrate Slab cracks Debonding Tile failures installation Moisture Problems Published Articles Standards Waterproofing

Learning Proper Substrate Preparation and Quality Controls to Avoid Failures

by Donato Pompo, CTC, CMR, CSI, CDT, MBA – NTCA TileLetter March 2004 – Reviews common ceramic tile and stone failures and explains how to avoid them… Read More

Ceramic Tile Statistics Published Articles Stone Statistics

U.S. Stone Consumption Exceeds Ceramic Tile Value in 2002

by Donato Pompo, CTC, CMR, CSI, CDT, MBA – Stone World Buyers Guide 2004 Volume 20, Number 12 – December 2003 – Reviews stone consumption trends in… Read More

Ceramic Tile Statistics Published Articles Stone Statistics

Welcome to the Stone Age - Category Represents a Growth Opportunity for Dealers, Distributors

by Donato Pompo, CTC, CMR, CSI, CDT, MBA – Floor Covering Weekly Volume 252, Number 29 – November 10, 2003 – Reviews stone consumption trends in the… Read More

Ceramic Tile Statistics Published Articles Stone Statistics

Stone Exceeds U.S. Ceramic Tile Consumption Value in 2002

by Donato Pompo, CTC, CMR, CSI, CDT, MBA – NTCA TileLetter November 2003 – Reviews stone consumption trends in the U.S. compared to ceramic tile; focusses on… Read More

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Stone Products Catalina Report CR026 September 2003

Donato Pompo, CTC, CMR, CSI, CDT, MBA  Contributing author to a 186-page stone statistical research report on the U.S. Stone Industry trends.  Stone Reports contain the timely data… Read More

Ceramic and Porcelain Tile Concrete Substrate Slab cracks Debonding Tile failures installation Moisture Problems Published Articles Standards stone Waterproofing

Substrate Prep & Quality Controls for Ceramic Tile & Stone

by Donato Pompo, CTC, CMR, CSI, CDT, MBA – The Construction Specifier Volume 56, Number 8 – August 2003 – Reviews common job problems leading to failures… Read More

Online E-Learning Education Arrives to the Ceramic Tile and Stone Industry
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Online E-Learning Education Arrives to the Ceramic Tile and Stone Industry

by Donato Pompo, CTC, CMR, CSI, CDT, MBA – TileLetter – June 2003 – How you can take advantage of new, less expensive and more effective educational technology on the web?… Read More

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From Babylonians to Baby Boomers, Tile Endures

by Donato Pompo, CTC, CMR, CSI, CDT, MBA – Kitchen & Bath Business – January 2003 – How to overcome the challenges in selling and designing with… Read More

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Review of Nova's Lost Roman Mosaics Documentary

by Tricia Terraneo, CTaSC Associate  – Presented on PBS on October 8, 2002 – A fascinating documentary about the last minute rescue attempt of priceless Roman mosaic art… Read More

Ceramic and Porcelain Tile failures installation Published Articles stone Training

Quality Control in Ceramic Tile and Stone Specifications

by Donato Pompo, CTC, CMR, CSI, CDT, MBA – The Construction Specifier Volume 55, Number 10 – October 2002 – Reviews the importance of clearly stating quality control guidelines… Read More