StoneTooling.com now Carries Schluter Online!

We are proud to announce Schluter products are now available on StoneTooling.com.

Up until now, Schluter had a strict policy for distributors regarding the sale of Schluter products. Distributors could only sell Schluter products to their specific geographic region, and breaking this policy could result in the distributor completely losing their ability to sell Schluter products.

While some retailers side stepped this policy by purchasing from other Schluter dealers and reselling on unauthorized auction sites like ebay, this voided all warranties on those products.

Beginning in January of this year, Schluter changed their long standing policy and are now allowing authorized distributors and dealers to sell Schluter products online. For years we have carried Schluter products in-store for local customers, and now for the first time, we are excited to have Schluter products available on StoneTooling.com for our customers nationwide.

Schluter Kerdi Shower System - StoneTooling.com

Schluter Kerdi Shower System – StoneTooling.com

Schluter is a worldwide manufacturer of innovative stone and ceramic tile installation systems. Master Tile Setter, Werner Schluter, began his tile installation company in 1966 and in 1975, launched his first tile installation product, Schluter-Schiene.

From there, Schluter would become the largest supplier of leading-edge installation systems in the industry.

For many of our customers, finding a quality shower system is key for new bathroom installations and bathroom remodels. With a preformed shower system and waterproofing membrane, a watertight shower can quickly and easily be installed without need for a traditional mortar bed.

In 1987, Schluter developed Schluter-Kerdi Waterproofing Membrane to meet the quickly growing need for a bonded waterproofing solution.

From this original Kerdi waterproofing product, the Schluter Shower System evolved into a complete and seamlessly integrated system of preformed components including shower trays, benches, waterproofing corners, and both traditional and linear drains. With the Schluter Shower System, installation time is dramatically reduced and made easier than ever.

Whether it’s small, residential applications or large scale commercial jobs, Schluter products and Shower Systems give you uncompromising quality that customers across the world have come to expect and rely on for each job and installation.

Visit StoneTooling.com to shop Schluter online for the first time.

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Buying Schluter Online May Void Your Warranty

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Schluter is a great company that makes great products. The only drawback some customers may experience is that Schluter products may not always be available in certain areas.

Because of this, many customers like to take to the internet and order from an online retailer.

Typically, there is nothing wrong with that but Schluter has a strict policy that only allows distributors to service certain geographic locations. For instance, we have been a Schluter dealer for years. Since we are based in Southern California, we can only sell to customers in our local territory.

If we break that agreement, we may very well lose our ability to sell Schluter products.

What many online retailers are doing is skirting the rule by purchasing from a Schluter dealer and reselling it through their website.

This affects the customer because, according to Schluter policy, all Schluter products that are sold through on online auction site like eBay or through a company that is not recognized as a dealer or distributor, voids the warranty on the product.

If you are a contractor or home owner, you need to ask yourself “is buying it online more important that having a warranty on your shower?”

According to Schluter:

Our warranty requires proof of purchase. The purchase of our products from unauthorized distributor or non-recognized dealer voids the warranty. For a list of current dealers and distributors near you, or if you are unsure whether an internet reseller has been authorized, please call Customer Service at 1-800-472-4588 or make use of the Dealer Locator available on our website here.

Further, no warranty is available or offered on any Schluter product purchased on the internet from an unauthorized reseller or web-based auction. All warranties on such products are void by said sale.

Protect yourself and your customer and make sure you purchase from a reputable source.