Installation Materials

Custom Building Products
Custom Building Products

Whether you need products for tile and stone installation, floor preparation, tile and stone care or homeowner patching and repair, Custom Building Products has you covered.


Orcon® Products
Orcon® Products

For over thirty years, Orcon has been researching, designing, and manufacturing installation materials that give installers an edge on quality installations. Orcon tools and tapes are designed and crafted by installers for installers (people who understand firsthand the balance between schedule, budget, and quality.) Orcon is committed to leadership in product quality, product improvement, and superior customer service. Demand the best. Orcon.


Schlüter® Transitions
Schlüter® Transitions

Schluter-Systems is committed to providing reliable ceramic and stone tile installation systems that not only solve problems but benefit the entire tile industry as well. As part of this commitment, we have invested considerable resources in testing our products to relevant industry standards. Such testing is performed both inhouse and by independent laboratories, including the Tile Council of North America (TCNA), the Terrazzo, Tile, and Marble Association of Canada (TTMAC), and the National Research Council in Ottawa, Canada.


Installation Materials Videos


Schönox SL Installation Tip

Schönox HPS North America provides a quick overview of Schönox SL, cement based rapid drying smoothing and finishing compound suitable to provide a smooth finish on various substrates in interior areas. Schönox SL can be installed as a true featheredge. Moisture resistant (interior only.)



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Schönox APF Installation Tip

Schönox HPS North America provides a quick overview of Schönox APF, synthetic gypsum based fiber-reinforced, self-leveling compound especially suitable for wooden floors as well as other critical substrates designed for refurbishment work in interior areas.



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Schönox EPA Installation Tip

Schönox HPS North America provides a quick overview of Schönox EPA, two-part, epoxy based moisture mitigation system suitable on porous, unheated concrete slabs to reduce moisture vapor emission rates from 100% RH or 25 lbs./1000 sq.ft./24 hrs to suitable levels before applying Schönox underlayments. Only one coat required to penetrate and to fully seal the substrate.



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How to Install RedGard Waterproofing and Crack Prevention Membrane

The first step to a successful tile installation is proper surface preparation. Protect tile assemblies on floors and walls with RedGard Waterproofing and Crack Prevention Membrane from Custom Building Products. RedGard is a ready-to-use, liquid formula that creates a seamless waterproof barrier and prevents common cracks from occurring in tile, stone and grout. Best of all, RedGard is easy to apply and dries quickly.



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Prism® Ultimate Performance Grout

Today there's a uniquely formulated, high performance cement grout with a full spectrum of color-consistent, stain-resistant benefits.



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CustomTech Flooring Preparation Systems Cementitious Levelers and Primers

Co-developed by Custom Building Products and top commercial contractors, CUSTOMTECH is the industry’s most advanced flooring preparation system.



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CustomTech Floor Preparation Systems

CUSTOMTECH - the industry-leading flooring preparation system.



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How to Use Silk™ Patching and Finishing Compound

Silk™ Patching and Finishing Compound is a fast-curing, calcium aluminate based, patching and finishing compound that provides a smooth finish to a variety of substrates prior to the installation of floor coverings. Formulated with Controlled Cure Technology,™ Silk™ eliminates installation problems of bond failure, crumbling, mildew and staining of resilient flooring due to free-moisture found in traditional underlayments. Its rapid setting formula allows installation of most floor coverings in as little as 30 minutes.



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Taylor Dynamic Overview

Transitional Pressure Sensitive® Adhesive for LVT/LVP, Fiberglass-Backed and Sheet Vinyl, VCT & Carpet Tile. DYNAMIC™ with ColorReady™ is an industry-leading Transitional Pressure Sensitive Adhesive designed to meet the need for a multi-functional flooring adhesive. ColorReady™ technology is a visual indicator that helps to easily identify when to install your flooring. This solvent-free, easy troweling product provides greater flexibility for installations using multiple flooring materials. It can be used to install luxury vinyl tile (LVT), luxury vinyl plank (LVP), fiberglass backed sheet and sheet vinyl flooring, VCT and carpet tile.



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How to waterproof your shower installation with the Schluter®-KERDI-SHOWER-KIT Complete Kit

This video will show you the complete installation from start to finish of the Schluter®-KERDI-SHOWER-KIT. The Schluter®-KERDI-SHOWER-KIT contains all the components needed to create a waterproof and vapor-tight shower assembly.



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CHAPCO products: How to prevent moisture in floor

Learn how to keep water from damaging floor. Use a moisture mitigation system, which includes CHAPCO's Defender, and install floor in one day. CHAPCO's Defender moisture vapor barrier exceeds new ASTM standards.



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BUILDER BOARD™ with Liquid Shield

The most durable paper board on the market. Builder Board replaces the need for large, bulky sheets of masonite and rolls out flat. It's 100% Breathable, spill resistant and recyclable!



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Polyblend Plus Grout from Custom Building Products: America's #1 grout just got better

What do you do when you make America's #1 Grout? You go one better. Introducing PolyBlend Plus. From Custom Building Products. For decades, you've known it's durable -- delivering hard, dense joints that resist shrinking, cracking and wear.



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Bostik's BEST® | Wood Flooring Urethane Adhesive and Moisture Vapor Control

Bostik's BEST® is a high performance adhesive and moisture control membrane. Its superior properties provide a tough, flexible, tenacious bond to a variety of surfaces. Bostik’s BEST® high tacking formula exhibits exceptional green grab immediately after troweling, making installation easier and more secure. This adhesive has low VOC’s (measured per EPA Method 24) and does NOT contain any water. Bostik's BEST® contains Bostik's BLOCKADE™ antimicrobial protection, which inhibits the growth of bacteria, mold, or mildew on the surface of the dried adhesive.



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Resilient flooring has finally met its match. RESOLUTE’S® safe, 1-part chemistry makes it a faster, more install-friendly alternative to 2-part epoxy systems. Engineered for heavy rolling loads and challenging environments, RESOLUTE’S® waterproof design forms a robust moisture vapor barrier and can also take the punishment introduced by topical liquids.

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