CustomTech Flooring Prep
CustomTech – the industry’s leading collection of technologically-superior, easy-to-use, professional grade subfloor preparation products designed for all types of floor coverings.
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 right tools and solutions; making us the #1 Contractor Preferred Manufacturer of Sealers and Cleaners.
Tools & Accessories
Precision demands the best.
SuperiorBilt® Tools are professionally preferred for tile, stone and floor covering installations.
Products : Grout : Pre-Mixed Grout : SimpleFix® Pre-Mixed Adhesive & Grout
Ready-to-use product bonds and grouts ceramic floor and wall tile. Crack, shrink and stain resistant. Great for repairs and small jobs. For information on use in larger installations, please call Custom technical services.
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.
Surfaces must be structurally sound, clean, dry and free from grease, oil, dirt, curing compounds, sealers, adhesives or any other contaminant that would prevent a good bond. Concrete or plaster must be fully cured for 28 days and accept water penetration. Concrete must be free of efflorescence and not subject to hydrostatic pressure. Plywood flooring must be structurally sound and meet all ANSI and deflection requirements (no flex or movement). Surfaces and materials should be maintained at a temperature above 50° F (10° C) or below 100° F (38° C) for 72 hours.
Contains Petroleum Distillates. If ingested, do not induce vomiting and call a physician immediately. Use with adequate ventilation. Nonflammable. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. DO NOT TAKE INTERNALLY.
As an Adhesive
Using flat side of trowel, apply skim coat of adhesive. Immediately apply additional adhesive with notched side of trowel held at a 45° angle to the surface, combing in one direction. Press tile firmly into place in a perpendicular motion across ridges moving back and forth. With some tile, back-buttering is advisable. Adjust tile promptly and beat in with a beating block and rubber mallet. Periodically pull up a tile and check the back to ensure complete coverage with the adhesive. Do not apply more adhesive than can be covered with tile in 30 minutes. If adhesive starts to skin over (not sticky), retrowel before setting tile. Maintain temperatures above 50°F (10°C) until adhesive cures.
As a Grout
Tile must be firmly attached and adhesive cured 24 to 48 hours prior to grouting. Lightly dampen absorptive, porous tile with clean, cool water. Holding a rubber grout float at a 45° angle, force grout diagonally into joints ensuring joints are completely filled. Remove excess grout using edge of float held at a 90° angle. Work on an area about 5 to 10 square feet (.46 to .9 M2) at a time. Shaping joints and clean-up must begin immediately using a damp, small pore grout sponge in a circular motion. Use clean water and sponge, changing water frequently. Wait 4 hours before removing haze from tile with a soft, dry cloth. If a haze still exists after 24 hours, remove it with TileLab® Grout & Tile Cleaner or Aqua Mix® Non-Cement Grout Haze Remover.
At least 24 hours.
Typically 24 hours for temperatures above 50F (10C), allow 3 days for water exposure on shower walls and 7 days before water exposure on shower floors.
Clean tools and hands with water before material dries.
Keep from freezing.
Clean with a neutral cleaner such as Aquamix AquaKleen or Tilelab Grout & Tile Cleaner
Obtain the applicable LIMITED PRODUCT WARRANTY at www.custombuildingproducts.com/product-warranty or send a written request to Custom Building Products, Inc., Five Concourse Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30328, USA. Manufactured under the authority of Custom Building Products, Inc. © 2017 Quikrete International, Inc.
Coverage will vary depending on tile size and joint width.
SQUARE FOOT COVERAGE PER QUART (SQUARE METER PER .946 L)
SQUARE FOOT COVERAGE PER GALLON (SQUARE METER PER 3.78 L)
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