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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.
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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 : Single Component® Grout : Fusion Pro® Single Component® Grout Designer Series
Fusion Pro® Designer Series contains reflective color pigments that sparkle and enhance the look of a tile installation. It is a professional grade grout that features unsurpassed stain resistance with no sealing required. Its Single Component® formula is ready to use, color consistent and easy to spread and clean. Fusion Pro Designer Series can be used in commercial and residential environments, interiors and exteriors, and on walls and floors. Its patented formulation can be used on all tiles and has built-in Microban antimicrobial product protection. U.S. Patents 8,349,068, 8,357,238, 8,876,966.
Meets the performance characteristics of A118.7 and A118.3.
Advanced polymers with inorganic fillers and pigments.
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.
Tiled surface and joints must be clean, and adhesives must be dry. When grouting both vertical and horizontal substrates together, protect horizontal substrate from excess wash water that may fall during the cleaning of grout on walls by covering the floor area prior to grout installation on the walls.
Contains ethylene glycol, 2-butoxy ethanol and acrylic latex. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Do not take internally. CAUTION: KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Use in well-ventilated areas. Wear chemical resistant gloves and eye protection. FIRST AID: If eye or skin contact, flush thoroughly with water. In case of respiratory tract irritation, move person to fresh air. If irritation persists, seek medical attention. If ingested, do not induce vomiting. Seek medical attention. This product contains a chemical or chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Ready to use – no mixing required.
Download the Fusion Pro Installation Guide on our website foradditional details.
Fusion Pro is a new technology grout with significant advantages over traditional grouts, requiring modified installation techniques to achieve best results. Do not apply or clean up this grout as typically done with cement or epoxy grout.
Lightly dampen tile surface before spreading. Do not allow any water to puddle on the surface of the tile or in the grout joints. Use a medium to hard grout float to spread grout. Spread grout and fill joints for 2 minutes, typically 10 sq. ft. (0.9 m²) increments. More grout can be spread in cool, damp conditions; less in hot, dry conditions. Drag the edge of the float diagonally across the tile to remove excess grout while leaving the joints full. Cleaning of grouted area should begin immediately, before grouting next section.
Use a lightly damp grout sponge held flat against the tile. Working the entire 20 sq. ft. area, use a circular motion and moderate pressure to loosen any grout that is still adhered to the tile surface. Limit the number of times you rinse out the sponge at this stage. The residue on the sponge will help break up and soften residue on the surface of the tile. Do not over scrub as it may pull grout out of the joints. Grout joints must remain full. In areas where the Fusion Pro is well-adhered, leaving a visible film that is not releasing from the surface of the tile, re-apply a small amount of Fusion Pro. Slurry the grout with the clean up sponge until clean (approximately 30 seconds). Wipe the area clean with a rinsed, lightly damp sponge, followed by a lightly damp microfiber towel.
Once grout on tiled surfaces has been loosened, thoroughly rinse and wring out the sponge.Wipe the sponge once across the grouted tile diagonally to clean the face of the tile and create smooth consistent grout joints.Flip the sponge over and continue cleaning the next area.Rinse, wring and repeat until you have dragged a clean sponge face across the entire 20 sq. ft. area of freshly grouted tile.
Lastly, drag a lightly damp microfiber towel across the surface for final clean up. Do not allow Fusion Pro to dry or skin over prior to final cleaning. If grout dries on the surface, lightly moisten and wait 2-4 minutes, then gently clean the tile surface using a sponge (or a white nylon scrubber) to remove residue. If streaks or residue remain after 2 hours, use diluted Aqua Mix® Grout Haze Clean-Up, Aqua Mix® Non-Cement Grout Haze Remover, TileLab® Grout & Tile Cleaner or TileLab® Heavy Duty Stripper & Cleaner and clean with a sponge or scrub pad. Additional instruction and videos available online.
Allow 24 hrs until light traffic, and 7 days at 70° F (21° C) and 50% relative humidity before intermittent water exposure (such as a shower enclosure). Lower temperatures and higher humidity will slow the cure times. Covering Fusion Pro immediately after grouting will extend the cure time. Grout should be allowed to cure 24 hours before covering with a highly-porous protective material to ensure a timely cure to protect the surface from other trades traffic. Lower temperatures and higher humidity will slow cure times. Exterior applications must be protected from rain, snow and other wet conditions for at least 7 days with temperature above 50° F (10° C). If inclement weather is expected, protect the work area with tenting at least 1 foot (30 cm) above the finished surface to allow air flow. Enclose and protect exterior installations and maintain >50° F (10° C) temperatures for at least 72 hours for proper cure.
Sealing of Grout
Fusion Pro is a stain resistant grout. Sealing is not necessary. If sealing of the tile is necessary, use a water based sealer like AquaMix Sealer's Choice Gold and wipe off excess on grout joints. Do not use solvent-based sealers with Fusion Pro.
Clean tools and hands with water before material dries.
Protect grout from freezing. If product freezes, return to room temperature and use as directed. Do not stir if partially frozen.
Clean with a neutral cleaner such as Aqua Mix AquaKleen, Aqua Mix Concentrated Stone & Tile Cleaner 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.
Also see our Fusion Pro Stain Proof, Color Perfect warranty here.
When Fusion Pro® Single Component® Grout is used as a part of a qualifying full installation system of CUSTOM products, the installation can qualify for up to a lifetime system warranty. CUSTOM will repair and/or replace, at its discretion, the affected area of the system. For more information, find details and limitations to this warranty at custombuildingproducts.com.
1 quart pail of Fusion Pro Designer Series 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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