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 : Grout : Epoxy Grout : 100% Solids Epoxy Grout
A two-component system consisting of a resin and hardener that is combined with any Polyblend® Sanded Grout to fill joint widths from 1/8" to 3/8" (3-10 mm). It offers maximum resistance to staining. Delivers a grout that is uniform in color and colorfast. Easy to apply and cleans up easily with water.
Detailed installation procedures and use of epoxy mortars may be found in the TCNA Handbook under F-113, F-114, F-115, F-116, F-125, F-128, F-143, F-131, F-132, F-134, F-135, F-200, F-205, TR-711 and TR-712 and in addition, in ANSI A108.6. Exceeds ANSI A118.3 specifications. Conforms to requirements for chemical-resistant, water cleanable tile setting and grouting epoxy found in ANSI A108.6 and ANSI A118.3.
Installation must comply with the requirements of all applicable local, state and federal code jurisdictions.
2-part formula, with Part A liquid epoxy resin and Part B liquid epoxy hardener combined with Portland cement and aggregates. Different liquids are required based on desired color.
Custom® Building Products is committed to environmental responsibility in both products produced and in manufacturing practices. Use of this product can contribute towards LEED® v3 certification:
USE CHEMICAL-RESISTANT GLOVES, such as nitrile, when handling product.
All surfaces on which tiles are to be set must be dry, structurally sound, and not subject to temperatures below 65° F (18° C) or above 95° F (35° C). Surfaces must be dry and free of all grease, oil, dirt, dust, curing compounds, sealers, coating, efflorescence, old adhesive residues, gypsum-based underlayments and any other foreign matter.
May irritate eyes. May irritate skin. Do not swallow. Do not get in eyes. Do not get on skin or clothing. Do not breathe fumes. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Wear safety glasses and chemical-resistant gloves. First Aid Treatment: If swallowed, call a poison control center or doctor immediately. Do not induce vomiting. If in eyes, rinse with water 15 minutes. If on skin, rinse well with water.
Stir contents of Part "A" thoroughly, then combine entire contents of part "A" and "B" in a clean mixing container. Stir with a margin trowel until thoroughly mixed. Gradually add a 25 lb (11.34 kg) bag of Polyblend® Sanded Grout into premixed liquids. Using a low speed mechanical mixer (300 RPM or less), mix until smooth. Consistency can be adjusted by reducing the amount of powder added up to 25% (17 lbs). Typically narrow joints require less Polyblend®. For vertical installations, add Non-Slump Epoxy Additive according to directions.
Remove all mixed epoxy from container and place in small piles where work is to proceed. This will extend working time. When grouting walls, place epoxy on mortar board placed on the floor. Using an epoxy grout float, pack joint full with epoxy being careful not to leave voids during application. Remove excess epoxy by holding grout float at a 90° angle and pulling the float diagonally across the grout joints. Removing as much epoxy as possible will make final cleaning easier. Avoid gouging joints. Allow joint to set for approximately 15-30 minutes or until they begin to firm. Time will vary depending upon substrate and ambient temperature. Do not allow epoxy to set on face of tile. Apply liberal amounts of clean, cool water to the grouted area. Adding a few drops (maximum) of dishwashing liquid to the water will aid in cleanup. Using a white nylon pad, work in a circular motion to loosen epoxy film and finish joints smoothly. If necessary add more water to aid cleaning. Clean film from tile with a damp cotton towel and clean water. Change rinse water frequently to aid cleanup and minimize epoxy residue left behind. If a film is noticed after final cleanup, allow joints to cure for 2 hours (depending upon temperature) and rinse grouted tile with clean water and hydro sponge.
Generally, light foot traffic can be allowed in 18 hours at 75°F (24°C), normal foot traffic in 24 hours and heavy foot traffic in 72 hours. Epoxy should be kept dry and protected from exposure to food or other chemicals, that could stain or attack the grout, for 7 days after installation.
Sealing of Grout
Sealing is not necessary
Clean tools and hands with water before material dries.
Keep from freezing.
For routine cleaning, use TileLab® Grout & Tile Cleaner or TileLab® Heavy-Duty Cleaner & Stripper.
Deep Tone Colors: pail unit
Mid Tone Colors: pail unit
White Colors: pail unit
Each unit will need 25 lbs of Polyblend Sanded Grout for color
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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