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White Paper: Extreme Weather Tiling

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Setting tile in adverse or even severe weather conditions presents unique challenges.  The key to a successful project is preparation.

CUSTOM's Technical Services team provides guidance for setting tile when the weather does not cooperate. While these extreme conditions are usually experienced on exterior installation projects, the recommendations also apply to work inside buildings  that lack climate control.

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Top 5 Tips Video: Exterior Tiling



Exterior tile installation presents unique challenges for tile contractors and design professionals.  Tile selection, mortar selection and waterproofing membrane selection is critical to a projects success.

As part of CUSTOM's Top 5 Tips educational video series, Sr. Director of Technical Services Mike Micalizzi discusses the most critical things you need to consider.

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Tools for Tile Contractors when working with Architects

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Looking for online tools to help you choose the right tile installation products?

The CUSTOM website offers resources that make selecting a quality tile installation system fast and easy. Plus, you can always call on our Technical Services for expert assistance on any type of project.

If you are working with a professional architect, designer or specifier, turn to our Architects & Designers web page to:  

  • Locate tile installation products by ANSI Standard
  • View Tile Council of North America (TCNA) Handbook details
  • Download 3-Part CSI Specifications
  • Use the Grout Color Selector to see our newly refreshed color palette

 Read about more time saving tools available to you by clicking the link below.

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Tile Installation System Tools for Design & Specification Professionals

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Looking for online tools to help you write the 09 30 00 tile spec for a warranted installation of tile products? 

The CUSTOM website offers resources that make specifying the right tile installation system fast and easy.  Plus, you can always call on our team of Architectural Consultants for expert technical assistance.

Learn more about:

  • Product selection by ANSI standard
  • Our 3-part CSI specs
  • Our ARCAT Wizard and BIM Objects Library
  • Additional technical documentation
  • AIA / CES Seminars
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