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.
Flooring Installation Systems
Start with a strong foundation.
Increase the durability of your floor covering installation by ensuring that your subfloor is properly prepared. CUSTOM® Flooring Installation Systems provide a strong foundation for virtually any project, and deliver optimum performance when used under all types of floor coverings: carpet, wood, vinyl and more.
Profiles & Transitions
Discover a better choice in high-quality profiles and transitions. Create stunning designs in tile and stone without unsightly edges.
A complete line of high performing, aesthetically pleasing edge-protection profiles. Available in the most popular designs and styles, they integrate with most field tile to increase design flexibility and minimize safety risks.
Tools & Accessories
Precision demands the best.
SuperiorBilt® Tools are professionally preferred for tile, stone and floor covering installations.
Products : Setting : SimpleMat® : SimpleMat® Tile Setting Mat
The quickest, easiest, and cleanest way to install tile on countertops, backsplashes and shower walls. SimpleMat® replaces traditional thin-set mortar or mastic adhesive. SimpleMat retains its bonding strength for extended periods of time, which means users have the flexibility to tile onto the mat an hour at a time or over several days. SimpleMat® bonds instantly so you can start grouting immediately.
For more information on SimpleMat®, visit theSimpleMat.com.
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:
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. All surfaces to be tiled should be flat, even and stable (i.e. no cracks, peeling, or surface movement). SimpleMat™ will follow your wall or counter surface, so patch, flatten or level as needed.
SimpleMat® employs an aggressive adhesive to perform its function. Ensure that SimpleMat® is not placed over the nose or mouth and is kept away from hair.
Concrete or plaster must be fully cured and accept water penetration. Test by sprinkling water on various areas of the substrate. If water penetrates, then a good bond can be achieved. If water beads, surface contaminants are present and loss of adhesion may occur. The contaminants should be removed before installation. Concrete must be free of efflorescence and not subject to hydrostatic pressure.
Layout: For efficiency lay SimpleMat® horizontally on counter. Overlap SimpleMat® edges 1/8" to 1/4" (3-6 mm). Installation: Peel off white backing paper. Apply SimpleMat® to counter. Flatten air bubbles and creases. Cover all surfaces to be tiled. Cut SimpleMat® as needed. Cut corner from end of mat to facilitate folding of corner.
Installation: Roll and apply SimpleMat® vertically on counter, starting closest to backsplash. Overlap SimpleMat® edges 1/8" to 1/4" (3-6 mm). Flatten air bubbles and creases. Cover entire surface to be tiled. Cut SimpleMat® as needed.
SimpleMat® Layout: Place SimpleMat® in position and mark cuts if needed. Cut SimpleMat® with scissors or utility knife. SimpleMat® Installation: Apply SimpleMat® and flatten air bubbles and creases.
SimpleMat® Layout: A single sheet or strip of SimpleMat® must run across a corner with at least 1" (25 mm) of excess material on each wall. Lay SimpleMat® horizontally on shower walls starting from the bottom of your shower wall, working upward. Overlap SimpleMat® edges 1/8" to 1/4" (3 - 6 mm). SimpleMat® Installation: Place SimpleMat® in position and mark cuts if needed. Cut SimpleMat® with scissors or utility knife. Apply SimpleMat® then flatten air bubbles and creases. If additional guidance is needed, call Custom technical services.
SimpleMat® is designed to be used with grout to lock in tile and stone. Grout your installation within 24 hours with the recommended SimpleGrout® Pre-Mixed Grout or Fusion Pro™ Single Component Grout™. You may also use Polyblend® Grout or CEG-Lite™ Commercial 100% Solids Epoxy Grout.
SimpleMat® should be stored in a cool dry place away from sunlight and drafts.
Properly installed product requires no special maintenance.
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.
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