Stone & Tile Forensics


Inspections • Consultations • Expert Witness

Natural Stone Refinishing’s Brian Cardone, is a Certified Forensic Stone Consultant with over forty years in the stone and tile industry.

He has a wide-ranging expertise in natural stone, stone originating outside the United States, underlayment failures, sealers, membranes, fabrication, installation failures, as well as failures relating to natural stone installations.

Past clients range from homeowners, to insurance companies, contractors, architects, and engineering firms.

Serving the Northeast USA, Brian brings a deep knowledge in all aspects of stone and tile to the specialized fields of stone and tile forensics.  This enables us to provide the right answers and solutions to all of your stone and tile questions.

At Natural Stone Refinishing Corporation, our goal is to be your only source for all your stone and tile forensic needs. In addition to the many services Natural Stone Refinishing provides, we are pleased to add complete forensic consulting services:

  • Expert Witness
  • Failure Analysis
  • Project Review & Analysis
  • Surveys
  • Job Problem Analysis
  • Installation Inspections
  • Specifications
  • Repair Feasibility Studies
  • Owner Representation
  • Supervision of Installations
  • Restoration Procedures
  • Recommendations Insurance Claims
  • Stain Removal Testing
  • Historic Preservation & Conservation
  • Restoration & Maintenance Consultation
  • Facade Inspections
  • Sample Collection
  • Slip and Fall Testing & Prevention Programs
  • Fountain & Monument Investigations
  • Specification Writing
  • On-Site Testing
  • ASTM Testing
  • Laboratory Testing
  • Non-Destructive Testing
  • Infrared Thermography
  • Boroscope Examinations
  • Destructive Testing

Please call us with any questions that you have or to schedule an appointment.