ReliaBond® Professional Tile Adhesive

Product ID: TDS-189

Professional grade tile and stone adhesive. Engineered for the intermittent water exposure seen in tub surrounds and shower walls. Sag resistant and ideal for small format tile, pavers and stone installation on walls, floors and countertops. Recommended for tile up to 8″ (20 cm) on any side, but can be used up to 15″ (38.1 cm) with significantly longer dry times.

Meets ANSI A136.1, Type 1

  • For walls, floors and countertops
  • Smooth, easy to trowel
  • Ideal for small format tile

Coverage Chart


Trowel Size Min Coverage Max Coverage
3/16" x 5/32" (5 x 4 mm) V-notch for tile up to 6" (15 cm) on any one side 40 sq. ft. (3.7 M²) 60 sq. ft. (5.6 M²)
1/4" x 1/4" x 1/4"(6 x 6 x 6 mm) Sq notch for tiles up to 12" (30 cm) on any one side 15 sq. ft. (1.4 M²) 25 sq. ft. (2.3 M²)
1/4" x 3/8" x 1/4" Sq notch for tiles up to 15" (38 cm) on any one side 10 sq. ft. (.93 M²) 14 sq. ft. (1.4 M²)

Recommended minimum coverage (80% for dry areas and 95% for wet areas). Back buttering may be necessary. For any tile with the longest side 15€ +, use a medium bed mortar from CUSTOM designed for large format and heavy tile.

Chart for estimating purposes. Coverage may vary based on installation practices and jobsite conditions. For more sizes, use the material calculator at or contact CUSTOM Technical Services at 800-282-8786.

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