The Marble Institute of America (MIA) has released an updated version of theResidential Stone Countertop Installationtechnical module. The revision of this module was undertaken by a special task force composed of industry leaders, MIA Accredited Natural Stone Fabricators, and representatives of the Stone Fabricator’s Alliance. Included in the publication are 17 pages of detailed drawings on all aspect of countertop installation; a section on making accurate field measurements; clarification of lippage for countertops vs. peninsulas; pictures of commonly used edges; and 17 pages of detailed drawings on all aspects of countertop installation.

"MIA’s installation guidelines should always be evolving to account for advancements in technology, proven industry practice, and enhancements from previous versions," said Chuck Muehlbauer, MIA technical director. According to Countertop Chapter Review Committee Chair, John Cogswell, “The newly revised countertop module reflects current industry practice and includes an expanded stone materials section, as well as, a new section on stone finishes and guidelines for outdoor kitchens.”

For more information on ordering this updated countertop technical module, contact MIA at (440) 250-9222 or