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Custom Building Products OmniGrip 1 Gal. Maximum Strength Tile Adhesive
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OmniGrip 1 Gal. Maximum Strength Tile Adhesive

  • Lightweight, 33% less shrinkage
  • Flexible for increased crack resistance
  • Shrink and sag resistant
$20.97 /each

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OmniGrip's unique formula sets a radical new standard, offering many benefits not found in traditional tile adhesives. Formulated with more solids and less water, OmniGrip shrinks up to 33% less than traditional adhesives ensuring maximum coverage and superior bonds. This high-polymer formula remains flexible allowing a wide variety of applications. Recommended to bond porcelain, marble, granite, stone, ceramic, mosaic and quarry tile up to 8 in. x 8 in. for interior use only. Can be used with tile up to 18 in. x 18 in., but dry time significantly increases. Dry time will be extended if using larger tiles, bonding to non-porous surface, in high humidity or if temperature is below 60 Degree F. Do not apply excess adhesive when installing.

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  • Powerful bond strength and great durability in areas with intermittent water exposure
  • Light weight helps prevent sagging and makes carrying easy
  • Standard dry time for 8 in. x 8 in. tile is 24-72 hours before applying grout
  • Open and adjustment times of more than 1 hour

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Would this be the best product to resurface a brick fireplace with tile or slate? I prefer not to remove the brick.

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August 5, 2014
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This product would def work but on brick I would use Versa-Bond grout because it's a fireplace, available in Home Depot
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Yes, I believe it would be
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December 29, 2013
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A stone veneer would work well as there are different color options and it will adhere to the brick. if you do tile you will need to have a backer board installed on the brick
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December 10, 2013
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Don't use this product for anything. It does not dry!
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August 26, 2013
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Hi there, thank you for contacting us. For setting tile on face of brick fireplace use FlexBond Bonding Mortar. If you need further information please contact our installation division at 800.272.8786
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looking for an adhesive to apply glass tile to a formica backsplash can this work?

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Pennington NJ
September 18, 2012
I have read a number of articles and would hope to sand the formica and than apply my adhesive , than preferably glass tile, any suggestions? thanks you.
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will work, scuff the formica before install
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Formica is not a formidable surface to adhere tile
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August 9, 2013
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This will work. Rough sand the formica first to create a good bonding surface. Don't forget breathing and eye protection.
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I think just lifting the old formica off could be easier, you would have to use a belt sander to get the finish off of the formica, if it doesnt some up with a a scraper or similar tool, use a heat gun on it to loosen the adhesive.
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September 19, 2012
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Hi there, thank you for contacting us. Roughen up the formica then use FlexBond Thinset Mortar. For more information please contact our Technical Service Department at 800-272-8786.
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CAN OMNI GRIP USED TO GLUE CERAMIC TILES ON TOP OF EXISTING WALL CERAMIC TILES AND TO EXISTING MARBLE FLOOR?

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April 2, 2012
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I believe it would work good for this. Just remember not to use to much, A thin layer works best.
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December 10, 2013
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Do not use this product!!! It is defective and does not dry
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absolutely not, that surface is not porus enough for adhesive
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I know this is 9 months old, but installing stuff over existing stuff seems like more work to me. On your wall, you will need to add an electrical box extender to all outlets and longer attaching 6-32 screws. I used omni grip to glue tiles to tile to see if I liked my stove hearth 2 tile layers thick, and it appeared to hold over night just as the normal tile did to the concrete floor. But I didn't let Read More
I know this is 9 months old, but installing stuff over existing stuff seems like more work to me. On your wall, you will need to add an electrical box extender to all outlets and longer attaching 6-32 screws. I used omni grip to glue tiles to tile to see if I liked my stove hearth 2 tile layers thick, and it appeared to hold over night just as the normal tile did to the concrete floor. But I didn't let it fully cure and changed the design and it was never walked on. You are adding more weight to your floor, and a marble floor being covered up? Seems like you are going backwards, and if you have to do things later, it may create more headaches. Take the time and do it correctly, and it will produce fewer headaches. Read Less
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To tile on top of exisiting tile it is best to use a portland cement modified thin set. First, the exisiting tile needs to be completely roughened so you have a more abrasive surface to bond to. I would recommend using Flexbond to set the new tile. Thank You
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Can OminGrip be used for clear glass and natural stone tile applied to a painted wall board?

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Omnigrip works well for stone tile, but I would recommend http://www.homedepot.com/p/Custom-Building-Products-Glass-Tile-4-2-lb-Thin-Set-Mortar-GTMW4/202243462 for glass tile. Make sure the wall is clean, dry, and maybe sand it a bit to roughen up the surface, and I would recommend using no larger than 6x6 tile.
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I would say yes, but I would primer the wall area first so you get a better bond. When I have used Omni grip for wall work it was either on rock board or new sheetrocked walls and primed. Niether has given me a problem or a call back. So I think it should work fine
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consider the color of the omingrip before using it with clear glass.
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The OmniGrip is not recommended for setting glass tile or for setting over a painted surface. The paint would first need to be sanded/removed and then I would recommend using either white Flexbond or MegaFlex dependig on the size of the glass tile. Thank You
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Customer Reviews

Rated 4.1 out of 5 by 97 reviewers.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Worked well so far We were worried because of how light and fluffy the constancy of this product is. Once we got the tile on the burnt adobe, it seemed to adhere very well. the tile is 7x20 and we didn't have any issues, but according to what I read, this size tile will need a little extra dry time. October 17, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Really great product for small tiles and trim pieces. Be careful with how thick you using this product. It shrinks/shifts when it dries at anything over an eighth of an inch thick, unlike cement mortars. Use wedges and tile supports extensively. Easy to cleanup and stores for long periods of time. October 30, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Easy application, strong grip This product is easy to apply and gives just enough time to make any needed adjustments but firms up quickly enough to hold tiles once they are where you want them. Alsoeasy to clean up. March 29, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Very disappointed! I wish I never bought it! Now I'm stuck with waiting for the stuff to dry. As with some people I found the negatives about this product after I bought it and used it. I bought it to put tiles on my kitchen counters. My tiles are 24 inches x 24 inches (Big tile). It went on easily enough, seemed easy to work with. However, it does not set up like real thin set. Thin set would have been dry by the next day and very hard. This stuff after 5 days is rubbery (spongy). And that is on the ends (after it has been exposed to air). I have a feeling it is still wet on the inside and who knows how long it is going to take to set ? I had put some duct tape up to hold the bull nose pieces. Last night I removed the tape underneath, it was wet and squishy (it was not dry after 5 days)! Now I'm stuck with how long to wait until I can grout? I have no sink to use, my stove is removed. Terrible experience with this stuff! August 25, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Worked great! We used this to hang 12" x 12" rock tiles on our kitchen backsplash. It was a little stinky as expected but worked just as it said it would. Easy to spread, no tiles fell off...I'd say that's a win! March 1, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Easy Easy to use and clean up. Used on wheel chair ramp was dry in about 20 hours August 30, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Pre mix adhesive After mixing up my own stone and tile for two rooms. Switching and using this pre mix saves so much time and is worth the extra money.Very little mess using this. February 24, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Good product for mosaic tiles, clean work I have used cement and other products as adhesive for tiles before. This time it was a small area and the sales rep recommended me to use OmniGrip. It was definitively much more easier and cleaner. I used it only once so I don't know if the rest of the adhesive will be in good condition when I need it again (I'll try to update this review in the future) but for the first time-use, it was a perfect mix and made the job extremely easy December 8, 2015
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