SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA -- Aqua Mix, manufacturer of products for the care and protection of natural stone, tile and grout, has introduced the Independent Care & Maintenance Applicator program. The intensive 3 1/2-day program includes both hands-on and classroom experience that will provide the tools needed to expand the services of an existing company or begin a new business opportunity. The program will begin this fall at the Aqua Mix corporate headquarters in Santa Fe Springs, CA. Upon completion of this program, the trained applicator will know how to handle sealing, cleaning and refinishing, troubleshooting of hard surfaces, and be able to professionally service both residential and commercial installations. Other training techniques will include strategies on how to estimate jobs, advertising materials, selling to the customer and marketing and promotional strategies.