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Maximizing Floor Flatness for Installing Large Format Tile



Great looking tile installations start with a level subfloor. This is especially important if you’re installing large format tile or plank style tile with one side 15” or greater.  Without proper preparation, uneven subfloors can cause tile lippage or even cracking!

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Aqua Mix® Grout Release

Have you ever experienced grout sticking to your tile making cleaup time consuming? There is a better and more efficient way to work. 

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Glass Tile Installation Tips



Glass tile is very ppular but many installation problems can be easily avoided Do you know the best practices for installing glass tile? What mortars are best? How do I avoid visible mortar voids? And what should I know about glass tile’s thermal expansion/contraction? Read our critical tips below and watch the video above for demonstrations.

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Large Format Tile Mortar

The bigger the tile, the more you need CUSTOM.

Planning on installing large tile on walls? Not all mortars are created equal! You’ll need mortar with a high polymer content that won’t sag or slip. CUSTOM offers mortars ideal for holding large format tile on walls and even ceilings successfully.  Remember, large format tile is any tile with one or more sides 15” or longer, backed by CUSTOM’s lifetime system warranty when used with a qualifying system of products.

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