Tile Installation System Tools for Design & Specification Professionals

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Looking for online tools to help you write the 09 30 00 tile spec for a warranted installation of tile products? 

The CUSTOM website offers resources that make specifying the right tile installation system fast and easy.  Plus, you can always call on our team of Architectural Consultants for expert technical assistance.

On our Architects & Designers web page, you can:  

  • Locate tile installation products by ANSI Standard
  • Create a customized submittal package including CAD drawings
  • View Tile Council of North America (TCNA) Handbook details
  • Incorporate 3-Part CSI Specifications
  • Access the ARCAT Wizard and the BIM Objects Library
  • Use the Grout Color Selector to see our newly refreshed color palette
  • Request an AIA/CES Seminar for your firm
  • Connect with your local Architectural Consultant

The main pages of the CUSTOM website offer easy links to even more resources:

  • Systems Warranties
  • Reference Library
    • Case Studies
    • Videos
    • Technical Bulletins
    • White Papers
    • Technical Data Sheets

Today’s tile requires specific underlayments and mortars to create a durable installation. We list products by their ANSI designation so they can be specified to fit the exact needs of each project. 

CUSTOM has a complete listing of all TCNA-endorsed methods for installing ceramic and natural stone along with CAD drawings showing the recommended products for each detail. 

We also offer a comprehensive CSI formatted 3-part specification for general tile, floor preparation, moisture vapor control and swimming pool installations. 

An even easier way to write a specification is to follow the link on the page to the ARCAT Spec Wizard and follow the simple steps to produce a CSI formatted specification.

For selecting grout color, the CUSTOM website includes an easy to use tool to speed matching your tile.    

CUSTOM’s Architectural Support Team is Here for You

To help with writing a specification that meets today’s criteria, CUSTOM has a national team of highly experienced Architectural Consultants. These tile specification experts are available to support you in achieving a beautiful and long-lasting installation on any project.  Click here to contact the architectural consultant closest to you.

Architectural Consultants offer free AIA/CES-approved Lunch and Learn classes. These are held right in your office to help members of your firm obtain the required continuing learning units.  Request a class reservation today!

Not sure where to start or want to talk to a tile installation expert right away? Call CUSTOM Technical Services at 800.282.8786.

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