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Trust the RedGard Family of Products for Waterproofing and Crack Isolation in Tile Installations



When it comes to waterproofing and crack isolation in tile assemblies, trust the RedGard brand from Custom Building Products.

RedGard’s proven performance in both residential and commercial applications has made it one of the best selling waterproofing and crack prevention brands in North America.

Count on CUSTOM’s complete RedGard family of products for fast, reliable tile installations.

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Waterproofing Membrane Creates a Shower in a Day with Rapid-Curing System

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What is the fastest way to build a mortar bed and waterproof a shower?

What shower installation method is best suited for your project? The pre-slope and shower pan liner method? Waterproofing on top of the mortar bed using traditional mortar and membrane materials? A rapid curing system?

Learn about new technology from CUSTOM that has created a much faster shower installation solution than traditional methods in our technical bulletin.

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Prevent Cracks in Tiled Surfaces Through Subfloor Preparation

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Tile installed in homes and businesses continues to get larger and larger. Tile 15”, 24” and larger make up the majority of tile installed today and these tile are considered large format, which is defined as tile 15 inches or longer on any side including plank shaped tile. This popular design trend is pushing the boundaries of tile installation with increased importance on crack prevention. 

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Waterproof a Tiled Shower the Right Way

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The standard shower is one of the wettest places on earth with the equivalent of 2,500 inches of rainfall a year. This means that properly waterproofing a shower is not just a recommendation, it is essential in protecting your home or commercial structure from the effects of water. Learn how to waterproof a tiled shower and avoid costly structural damage and mold growth.

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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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