Stuart Dean's Director of Facade Restoration Serves as a Presenter at 38th Annual California Preservation Conference

-Presentation Covered Different Types of Aluminum Finishes, Corrosion and Coating Failure-

May 13, 2013, 16:53 ET from Stuart Dean

NEW YORK, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stuart Dean, an international provider of renowned architectural restoration services, is pleased to announce that Rex Dean, director of facade restoration, served as a presenter during the 38th Annual California Preservation Conference, which took place May 1-3 in Anaheim, CA.  Dean's presentation, titled "Aluminum – Conserving Modern Metals," discussed the different types of aluminum and their related finishes, as well as corrosion and coating failure related to aluminum.

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"At Stuart Dean, no matter what the challenge – from weather to graffiti, vandalism and every day wear and tear – we are proud to restore surfaces to their original beauty," said Mark Parrish, president and CEO of Stuart Dean.  "We are pleased to have a presence at industry conferences such as this, and we are sure that attendees learned quite a bit from Rex's presentation."

Considered to be one of the industry's foremost experts on facade restoration, Rex Dean has almost three decades of experience and has been involved in as many as 800 facade restoration projects at buildings and institutions across the globe.

The California Preservation Foundation is dedicated to preserving California's diverse cultural heritage and historic places. More than 500 individuals attended the show, from preservationists to city and county planners, architects, community leaders, landmark and historic resource commissioners.

Stuart Dean repairs damage to architectural assets and restores surfaces at centuries-old buildings and newly constructed facilities with minimal interruption to business.  The company's advanced processes and products restore natural stone and other architectural appointments and protect surfaces from staining and deterioration caused by environmental contamination and everyday use.  Stuart Dean's expertise includes metal refinishing; stone polishing, cleaning and protection; wood refinishing; glass restoration; innovative and sustainable grouts and flooring solutions; and curtain wall and facade restoration.

Stuart Dean's vast experience gained during nearly 80 years in business enables the company to provide unique solutions to costly maintenance challenges, including cost-effective restoration programs that are custom-designed by the most skilled, knowledgeable and safety-conscious technicians in the industry.

About Stuart Dean
Stuart Dean is an international provider of renowned architectural restoration services, specializing in metal refinishing; stone polishing, cleaning and sealing; wood refinishing; glass restoration; innovative and sustainable grouts and flooring solutions; and curtain wall and facade restoration.  Thousands of clients trust Stuart Dean to restore and preserve their buildings, retail stores, institutions and restaurants every day. Stuart Dean offers a portfolio of services to enhance the beauty and retain the value of a wide array of architectural assets. The company has been in business for more than 80 years, with 22 offices in the U.S. and Canada and more than 450 employees.   Major markets served include Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, New York, Norfolk, Orange County, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Richmond, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Tampa, Toronto, Vancouver and Washington, D.C.  For more information, visit

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