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.
CustomTech Flooring Prep
Designed for your floors.
CustomTech – the industry’s leading collection of technologically-superior, easy-to-use, professional grade subfloor preparation products designed for all types of floor coverings.
Tools & Accessories
Precision demands the best.
SuperiorBilt® Tools are professionally preferred for tile, stone and floor covering installations.
Products : Grout : Pre-Mixed Grout : SimpleGrout® Pre-Mixed Grout
The no-mix, no-mess alternative to traditional grout. This sanded, shrink and crack-resistant formula is also resistant to common household stains. SimpleGrout pre-mixed grout is easy to use and ideal for grout restoration.
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.
Tile must be firmly attached and cured prior to grouting; please wait at least 24 hours for any dry set mortar meeting ANSI A118.4 standards, and at least 48 hours when using pre-mixed adhesives. Remove spacers and any loose materials from joints. Pre-sealing porous tile or stone with an appropriate TileLab® or Aqua Mix® sealer may be necessary to prevent grout staining. 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.
Stir grout prior to application. 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 at a time. Shaping joints and cleanup 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 surface with a soft, dry cloth. If a haze still exists after 24 hours, remove it with TileLab® Heavy-Duty Stripper & Cleaner or Aqua Mix® Non-Cement Grout Haze Remover. Do not grout when temperature is below 50°F (10°C).
For rejuvenating old grout:
Clean old grout joints thoroughly with TileLab® Sulfamic Acid Cleaner or Aqua Mix® Sulfamic Acid Crystals, following instructions on product data sheets and packaging. Allow grout joints to dry overnight. Apply new grout on top of old grout according to application instructions. Allow it to dry for two hours and then remove any haze remaining on the surface with a soft, dry cloth.
For shower floor applications, allow mortar bed to cure at least 4 days and allow 7 days for grout to dry before use.
Typically 24 hours for temperature above 50° F (10° C). Allow 3 days prior to water exposure for shower walls and 7 days for 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.
1 gallon pail of Simple Grout in ft² (m²) per gallon
1 quart pail of Simple Grout in ft² (m²) per quart
Chart for estimating purposes. Coverage may vary based on installation practices and jobsite conditions. For more tile and joint sizes, use the Material Calculator at CustomBuildingProducts.com or contact CUSTOM Technical Services at 800-282-8786.
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