How do I need to prepare the wall before I install FastStone+ Stone?
The surface she be cleaned with a rubbing alcohol-based cleaner.
Where do I begin laying the tile?
You can start laying the tile from any direction its just very important to start with a straight level line.
Can grout be used with FastStone+ Stone tiles?
Yes, Faststone+ can be grouted with Epoxy Grout although this can be challenging do to the thickness of the material.
If Outdoors, what material does FastStone+ need to be applied to?
Exterior Wall Shething, a brand like DensGlass® or a similar brand.
Can FastStone+ Stone be exposed to humidity and/or water?
Yes, Faststone’s stone surface has been treated with a sealer to repel water and moisture and our adhesive is rated for an exterior application.
Can I use FastStone+ tiles in my shower?
Although Faststone+ can be used as an exterior wall covering We don’t recommend using inside the shower area due to the difficulty of grouting the material.
What causes a tile to fall off?
Yes, Faststone+ is a natural stone surface that can be exposed to the elements but may require to be sealed periodically.
Can FastStone+ Stone be exposed to heat?
Yes, Faststone+ can be exposed to long term temperatures of 158 degrees.
How should the tiles be cut if a full tile is not needed?
Faststone+ can be cut using tin snips/shears or common carbide woodworking tools.
What should be used to clean the tiles?
Damp towel or soft bristle brush
What should be used as a trim or an edge treatment?
Schluter edge trim molding available in most Home Centers
How do I remove tile(s)?
Tile may be removed using a heat gun or blow dryer but may damage the tile and wall surface.
What is the warranty on FastStone+ Stone?
The product carries a 1 year warranty from manufacturer defects.
What do I do if a tile edge is coming loose or lifting off the wall?
Warm the tile with a blow dryer or heat gun slightly and reapply pressure.
Can I use the FastStone+ products in my camper or RV?
Yes, the lightweight of FastStone+ is ideal to spruce up the interior of a RV.
Can FastStone+ Stone be applied to a working surface or to the floor?
No, we don’t recommend FastStone+ to be applied of a work surface or floor.
What is the life expectancy of FastStone+ Stone tile?
For interior applications FastStone+ can last a lifetime.
Does the surface of an FastStone+ Stone tile scratch easily?
FastStone+ is made from slate, sandstone and quartzite schist stone material that is subject to scratching with another material that is harder than the surface of the stones.
How should I seal FastStone+ Stone so it can easily be cleaned?
All FastStone+ products have been pre-sealed in the manufacturing process and does not require to be resealed for interior applications for the life of the product.