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Discover Our Top Five Tips for Rapid Setting Tile Installations



A rapid setting tile installation can actually be more cost effective to the end user by keeping businesses open with minimal downtime.  Fast track tile installations can benefit both commercial and residential projects. While there are distinct advantages, there are also things to consider in order to maximize your resources and avoid problems.

Watch our video for our top five tips for rapid setting tile installations to successfully complete projects and avoid costly delays and future failures.

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Moisture Control and Waterproofing in Wet Environments - Top 5 Tips for Tile Installation



Tiled steam showers, steam rooms and other indoor areas subject to moisture vapor require different installation considerations.

In this edition of CUSTOM's Top 5 Tips, we explore the things every tile installation professional, contractor, designer, specifier, architect and homeowner needs to consider. Not all waterproofing membranes and tiles are suitable for all environments so it is critical that you understand the differences before starting on a residential or commercial project to ensure the project's long-term success and to keep moisture where it belongs!

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Extreme Conditions Grouting

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Is every tile project installed in ideal weather conditions?  Probably not.  For the best results, grout should be installed when the temperature is between 50°F and 100°F with controlled humidity and wind, after the bonding mortar has properly cured. 

Read our technical bulletin on Extreme Weather Grouting for tips and things to consider when conditions are less than ideal.

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