Quality begins from the ground up.
Preparing your surface is the most critical task of any tile or stone installation. Custom Building Products offers you one source for the needs of virtually any job.
The foundation of precise tile and stone setting.
Whatever the application, CUSTOM® offers the broadest line of tile and stone setting materials in the industry to give the exact performance your job demands.
Tile grout with dependable performance and color.
Look for tile grout with rock-solid durability, consistency and the largest color palette with Custom. Our grouts are easy to work with yet deliver hard, dense joints.
Care & Maintenance
Stains can RUIN Stone & Tile.Protect Yours Now!
Stains on stone, tile or grout happen easily - and can leave permanent stains. Protect your surface against both oil-based and water-based stains with the right sealer.
Professional Solutions for Professional Results
Offering the largest selection of Sealers, Cleaners, Problem Solvers, Grout Colorant and Stone Restoration products, we provide professionals with the tools and solutions needed to stake their reputations on; making us the #1 Contractor Preferred Manufacturer of Sealers and Cleaners.
Flooring Installation Systems
Start with a strong foundation.
Increase the durability of your floor covering installation by ensuring that your subfloor is properly prepared. CUSTOM® Flooring Installation Systems provide a strong foundation for virtually any project, and deliver optimum performance when used under all types of floor coverings: carpet, wood, vinyl and more.
Shower Installation Systems
Hard core performance.Fast, easy installation.
Custom’s industry-leading variety of waterproof shower slopes and accessories, exclusively manufactured by KBRS. They’re not only twice as strong as any other pre-fabricated shower substrate, but also the fastest and easiest to install.
Profiles & Transitions
Discover a new choice in high-quality profiles and transitions. Create stunning designs in tile and stone without unsightly edges.
A complete line of high performing, aesthetically pleasing edge-protection profiles. Available in the most popular designs and styles, they integrate with most field tile to increase design flexibility and minimize safety risks.
Tools & Accessories
Precision demands the best.
SuperiorBilt® Tools are professionally preferred for tile, stone and floor covering installations.
Thin Veneer Installation Systems
A single source with dedicated service and support.
Custom’s comprehensive TVIS line is engineered as a complete system, giving architects an advanced, premium masonry installation solution for manufactured stone thin veneers.
Products : Care & Maintenance : Sealers : TileLab® SurfaceGard® Sealer
Provides unsurpassed invisible protection for marble, stone, porcelain, quarry and Saltillo tile, grout, concrete and masonry. This long-lasting, water-based sealer actually repels dirt, oil and stains allowing for easy cleanup. Use when maximum protection is required such as in food preparation areas, floors and other high traffic areas. Can also be used in place of a grout release prior to grouting to prevent grout staining and facilitate grout cleanup. Low odor, pH neutral and nonabrasive. Allows moisture vapor transmission. For interior and exterior use.
As a sealer or grout release for all stone surfaces, unglazed tile, porcelain, clay pavers, concrete, brick, masonry, grout. For interior and exterior use.
Surface should be dry, clean and free of waxes, sealers or finishes. TileLab® Heavy-Duty Stripper & Cleaner or Aqua Mix® Heavy-Duty Tile & Grout Cleaner will clean the surface or strip wax and acrylic finishes. New installations need to be cured 48 – 72 hours before application. Protect painted surfaces. Test product in obscure area to ensure desirable results. Sealer can be applied 48 hours after grout has been installed.
MAY BE HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED. MAY IRRITATE EYES AND SKIN. Wear skin and eye protection. Contains diethylene glycol monobutyl ether and fluorophosphate esters. If in eyes, flush with water for at least 15 minutes. If on skin, wash with soap and water. If irritation persists, seek medical attention. If swallowed, DO NOT induce vomiting. Seek medical attention. Keep out of reach of children.
Porous tile, such as clay and Saltillo pavers, can be stained by grout during installation. Sealing the tile before grouting will make grout removal much easier. Apply two coats of sealer according to directions after tile has been bonded for a minimum of 24 hours, or apply to front face of tile before installation.
USE CHEMICAL-RESISTANT GLOVES, such as nitrile, when handling product.
Apply SurfaceGard® using a new mop, lambswool applicator, sponge or brush. Allow it to penetrate for up to 5 minutes. Immediately wipe off any excess. If first coat has been absorbed, apply a second coat following the same procedure. Polished or dense surfaces usually require one coat. Grout and other porous surfaces usually require two. Conduct a test to see if surface is completely sealed after 2 hours by applying drops of water on the surface. If it penetrates immediately, apply an additional coat. If a residue is visible on the surface after drying, remove it with a sponge or white polishing pad 60 minutes after application.
2 - 3 hours.
Clean tools and hands with soap and water immediately after use.
Do not use cleaners containing ammonia, acids or bleach. Use an appropriate TileLab® or Aqua Mix® neutral cleaner. Tile industry experts recommend periodic testing of sealed surfaces. Apply a few drops of water on the surface. If it soaks in, a coat of TileLab® or Aqua Mix® sealer will be necessary to keep sealer at peak performance.
Lasts up to 20 years under normal conditions depending on hardness and texture of surface. Use factors, cleaning routines, harsh cleaning methods, sun exposure and weather conditions will affect wear.
Custom® Building Products warrants to the original consumer purchaser that its product shall be free from defects in material and workmanship under normal and proper usage for a period of one year following the date of original purchase. Custom's® sole liability under this warranty shall be limited to the replacement of the product. Some states, countries or territories do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty will not extend to any product which has been modified in any way or which has not been used in accordance with Custom's® printed instructions. Custom® makes no other warranties either expressed or implied. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may have other rights that vary from state to state or from one country/territory to another. This warranty is not transferrable.
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