Just what is backerboard and why do I need it for my tile installation?

pinterest Just what is backerboard and why do I need it for my tile installation?stumbleupon Just what is backerboard and why do I need it for my tile installation?wordpress Just what is backerboard and why do I need it for my tile installation?yahoo Just what is backerboard and why do I need it for my tile installation?email Just what is backerboard and why do I need it for my tile installation?share save 120 16 Just what is backerboard and why do I need it for my tile installation?

So what is this stuff and why do you need it? Backerboard, or cement board, comes in sheets much like drywall and is used in a couple of ways. It is used on flooring installations as a means of creating a stable and easier to work with subfloor. It is also used in shower and tub enclosures (or anywhere with significant wetness issues) as a means of helping to create a moisture barrier. Unlike drywall, which is not water proof, or green board, which is merely water resistant, backerboard is water proof and when used with a proper moisture barrier help to mitigate headaches down the road.

Check out this ARTICLE by Andrew Hunt for more information about backerboard and how it is used.

pinterest Just what is backerboard and why do I need it for my tile installation?stumbleupon Just what is backerboard and why do I need it for my tile installation?wordpress Just what is backerboard and why do I need it for my tile installation?yahoo Just what is backerboard and why do I need it for my tile installation?email Just what is backerboard and why do I need it for my tile installation?share save 120 16 Just what is backerboard and why do I need it for my tile installation?

Comments

  1. FSBO says:

    Hi, thanks for the well written article. I work with buyers and sellers and regularly try to make them understand how to sell a home… Beautifully done.

Leave a Comment

*

You can use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.