Ceramic/Stone Installation Products Spotlight

Bostik, Inc.

Address: 211 Boston St., Middleton, MA 01949
Phone: (978) 750-7321
URL: www.bostik-us.com
Email: Christine.Krisko@bostik-us.com

Bostik TruColor™ Pre-Mixed Grout is a patented, water-based, urethane grout offering the ultimate in color accuracy, stain protection and crack resistance for residential and commercial tile installations. TruColor Grout installs up to 50% faster than traditional grouts, never needs to be sealed, and exhibits consistent color every time.
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Custom Building Products

Address: 13001 Seal Beach Blvd., Seal Beach, CA 90740
Phone: (800) 272-8786
URL: www.custombuildingproducts.com
Email:  contactus@cbpmail.net
Custom® Building Products, North America’s leading manufacturer of tile and stone installation systems, has been named “Most Preferred Brand” more often than any other manufacturer in the 2009 Tile & Stone Installation Contractor Market Study, conducted by Clear Seas Research in partnership with National Tile Council of America (NTCA) and Tile magazine.
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Loxcreen Flooring Group

Address: 5720 Ambler Drive, Mississauga, ON L4G 2C5 Canada
Phone: (800) 565-6653
URL: www.loxcreenflooring.com
Email: Stephanie.a@loxcreenflooring.com
For tiles shower, a complete easy to install waterproofing system for maintenance-free tiled showers.  All the components required to build a fully bonded water tight assembly for tiled showers.  No wait time between steps; tiles can be installed immediately.
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Mesh-Mount Paper, Fiberglass & Tape, Div. of EMI Specialty Papers

Address: 4 Old Mill Road, Redding, CT 06896
Phone: (203) 544-2000
URL: www.meshmountpaper.com
Email: info@meshmountpaper.com

We manufacture and sell tile mounting material; Front-mount TILE TAPE, back-mount fiberglass mesh and back-mount perforated paper. Our Tile Tape has been the best tape in the industry for 8 years; perfect for mounting mosaics, borders, accents, listellos and medallions, small pieces up to 6” x 6” tiles, stone and glass.
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Grout Boost

Address: 1105 S. Frontenac St., Aurora, IL 60504
Phone: (866) 614-7688

Grout Boost®, the revolutionary stain resistant grout additive, introduces the latest advancement - Grout Boost Advanced Pro.  With mold and mildew product protection, it mixes with grout in place of water to protect against stains, eliminating the need to seal and it is backed by a 20-year stain protection limited warranty.
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MAPEI Corporation

Address: 1144 E. Newport Center Drive, Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
Phone: (954) 246-8799
Email: dchoate@mapei.com

Mapeguard™ 2 is a “peel-and-stick” membrane that is 35% lighter than previous generations and offers high-performance, in-plane crack isolation up to 3/8” (10 mm).  This semi-rigid sheet easily cuts to size and positions without losing its form.  This membrane is the ideal solution for crack isolation in flooring installations for high traffic, commercial settings and multi-story buildings.  
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Address: 4125 E La Palma Ave. #250, Anaheim, CA  92807
Phone: (714) 778-2266
Email: mark.cooke@parex.usa.com

Merkrete Integra Color Grout is a non-abrasive all-in-one adhesive and grout for glass tile.  Integra Color Grout was developed especially for the installation of mosaic and glass tile of all shapes and sizes with no concerns about thin set color bleed through because the adhesive and the grout is the same color.
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Pearl Abrasive Co.

Address: 6210 S. Garfield Ave., Commerce, CA 90040
Phone: (800) 969-5561
Tuscan Leveling System 

The Tuscan Leveling System is an innovative product that will assist anyone during the installation of ceramic, porcelain, marble, granite and other stone tiles. It is a two-piece, cap & strap, installation system that is designed to eliminate lippage and save the installer time and money.
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Schluter Systems

Address: 194 Pleasant Ridge Road, Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Phone: (888) 472-4588
URL: www.schluter.com
Email: info@schluter.com

The Schluter®-KERDI-BOARD system serves as a substrate, building panel, and bonded waterproofing solution.  It can be used to create an absolutely flat substrate with precise corners that is immediately ready for tile.  Available in seven thicknesses, it can also be used as a building element to construct free-standing structures for tile coverings.  
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TEC Specialty Brands, Inc.

Address: 1105 S. Frontenac St., Aurora, IL 60504
Phone: (800) 832-9002
URL: www.tecspecialty.com

TEC® 3N1™ mortar is ideal for heavy, large format floor or wall tile installations featuring a formula with no-slip, no-slump performance that is easy to trowel.  TEC 3N1 latex modified mortar, made using recycled materials, provides 50 lbs. of coverage in a 30-lb. pound bag and a 25-year limited warranty.
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