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.
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.
Reference Library : Videos : How to Use CUSTOM Grout Colorants
Grout colorant offers homeowners a low cost method to change or update the color of grout. Use it to renew old or stained tile installations. Or, modify an existing grout color to change the look of the tile. In this video, we are going to show you how to install a grout colorant from CUSTOM. CUSTOM grout colorants come in a variety of shades. CUSTOM’s formula seals against future stains while it tints the grout. It’s also resistant to color fading, and mold and mildew growth on cured grout. Follow the isntructions in the video to recolor grout. The instructions apply to typical cementitious grouts, like PolyBlend or Prism. Before using grout colorant on other types of grouts, contact Custom Technical Services. Review the Technical Data sheet online for the most comprehensive details and coverage charts. Depending on your project, assemble the following tools and materials:• Clean container• Fresh water• Toothbrush • Stiff scrub brush• Sealer remover, such as Sulfamic Acid• Clean up sponge• Spray bottle • Microfiber or paper towelsAlways test a small section of grout with the colorant. Any unglazed, porous or stone tile will require pre-sealing to prevent staining by the colorant. Before coloring an existing grout, begin by cleaning the joints with a product designed to remove the old grout sealer and other contaminants. Scrub the joints with the cleaner to open up the pores in the grout and allow the colorant to penetrate and bond.If you are simply changing the color of freshly installed cement grout, allow the grout to cure for at least 48 hours prior to treatment. Both grout and tile must be clean and dry before applying grout colorant.Wear impervious gloves, such as nitrile, and other protection recommended on the safety data sheet. Shake the bottle well before starting.If you’ll need more than one bottle for your project, mix them together first for the most even color shading. Using a soft toothbrush, apply colorant to the grout joints with a back and forth motion. Spread a light, even coat with a firm touch. Wipe excess colorant from the tiles while it is still wet. This will make clean up easier. Once applied, the colorant will need to set for about an hour. Do not color a larger area than you can clean in less than two hours. The square footage treated will vary depending on the number and size of the grout joints. After the colorant has set, lightly mist the area with water. Let the water dwell on the tile for about 5 minutes. Begin clean up with a white nylon scrub pad. Remove colorant from the tile surface with a light scrubbing action. Avoid removing it from the grout joints. Pick up remaining colorant residue with paper towels. Buff the surface with a sponge or towel to prevent any haze. If you’re coloring a sanded grout, or lightening the grout color, the joints may require one to two additional treatments for the best results. Allow at least a 2 hour cure between coats and before any foot traffic.
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