September 2015

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.


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.


Top 5 Tips for Sound Transmission Reduction

Tile and stone flooring systems are durable and beautiful, but due to their hardness, can transmit sound more easily between floors. Watch our Top 5 Tips video and learn how to reduce sound transmission and meet a specific delta IIC specification for your project.


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