Paint on membranes can also be used, such as RedGuard or AquaDefense. This a is a recent job I completed illustrating Kerdi over Hardibacker. I called USG,the maker of Durock cement board Next Gen, and they advised using no vapor barrier so that the wall cavity can breath and allow any moisture to evaporate.

Then, What is dent shield?

Ding ShieldDent Protection and More

Being protected against everyday occurrences—such as run-away shopping carts, flying rocks or vertical curbs waiting to scuff your wheels—is one of the best ways to invest in the appearance of your vehicle and keep it looking as good as new and help retain its value.

Considering this, Can you use Densglass in a shower? The densglass is used in place of normal gypsum sheathing and is installed against the exterior framing prior to the tub / shower installation. This densglass sheathing will withstand the elements, and will not promote any deterioration or mold, mildew buildup.


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What is DensShield drywall?

DensShield is an ideal tile backer board for high moisture areas because. it has a built-in moisture barrier that stops moisture at the surface. This special coating. helps protect the tile installation and wall cavity from moisture intrusion.

What is the best cement board for shower walls?

Tile Backer Board Breakdown
  • Foam boards are lightweight, easy to cut, and a completely waterproof. Pictured: Wedi Board tile backer board.
  • Schluter approves Kerdi over drywall.
  • Hardibacker is the best known fiber cement board.
  • Cement board has improved over the years and is easier to work with.

Can you finish DensGlass?

Panels are applied directly to structural framing. Surface and joints may be finished and painted, or surfaced with an exterior finish system. DensGlass Sheathing is resistant to normal weather conditions, but it is not intended for immersion in water.

What is Densboard?

DensShield® Tile Backer

The first backer board with a built-in moisture barrier. Engineered to prevent damage to the sub-floor or wall cavity if moisture seeps through grouted tile, DensShield® Tile Backer is the first backer board with a built-in moisture barrier.

What is DensShield made of?

DensShield Tile Backer is composed of a water-resistant treated core that is covered front and back with fiberglass mats. The mats are permanently integrated with the core during manufacturing, preventing delamination problems that can occur with paper- faced greenboard.

Can you paint over DensShield?

The nontiled areas can be primed and painted with the same finish used on the other walls in the room as long as the primer and paint are suitable for high-moisture areas.

Does Home Depot carry DensShield?

DensShield Gypsum Backer Board 1/2 in. x 2.7 ft. x 5 ft. Tile Backer-008590 – The Home Depot.

What is the best material to use for shower walls?

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Can you use 1/4 Hardibacker walls?

When butting HARDIBACKER ® sheets to 1/2″ drywall, tack 1/4” thick furring strips to each stud. In wet areas, install a moisture barrier (such as 15 lb. roofing felt) between studs and HARDIBACKER ® sheets. Install sheets 1/4” above floor, tub or shower pan.

What is cement board used for?

Cement backer board is mainly used as a sub-surface for tiling. Cement backer board is often used as a tile base on plywood or OSB subfloor. Cement backer board on concrete as a subfloor or underlayment is usually not recommended or needed.

Does cement board wick water?

If you use cement backer board, you have to install a separate moisture barrier between the board and any wood it’s attached to. Since the concrete can absorb and wick moisture, the barrier prevents wood rot if the backer board gets saturated with water.

Does DensShield need Redgard?

They also confirmed that it is okay to apply a water-proofing membrane such as Redgard to the face of the Densshield (nothing is to go on the back).

What is GoBoard?

What is the best cement board for shower walls?

Tile Backer Board Breakdown
  • Foam boards are lightweight, easy to cut, and a completely waterproof. Pictured: Wedi Board tile backer board.
  • Schluter approves Kerdi over drywall.
  • Hardibacker is the best known fiber cement board.
  • Cement board has improved over the years and is easier to work with.

Can DensShield be used outside?

DensShield Tile Backer should not be used in commercial saunas, steam rooms, around fireplaces or areas where prolonged exposure to heat exceeds 125° F (52° C). DensShield Tile Backer panels should not be used as a shower pan base. DensShield Tile Backer should not be used for exterior installations.

How do you finish backer board?

Push the mortar through the mesh tape and into the 1/8-inch space between the backer board and the drywall. Run the drywall knife over the mortar to create a smooth finish and remove any excess material.

What kind of screws do you use with DensShield?

No special or unique fasteners are required to fasten DensShield Tile Backer panels in place. For wood studs: galvanized roofing nails, rust-resistant drywall screws or bugle head deck screws. Fasteners should be long enough to penetrate at least 3⁄49 (19 mm) into the wood framing members.

Does cement board wick water?

If you use cement backer board, you have to install a separate moisture barrier between the board and any wood it’s attached to. Since the concrete can absorb and wick moisture, the barrier prevents wood rot if the backer board gets saturated with water.

Do I need to waterproof DensShield?

Showers with curbs— apply waterproof membrane up the walls a minimum of 29 (51 mm) and a maximum of 49 (102 mm) above curb. Showers without curbs — apply waterproof membrane up the walls a minimum of 69 (152 mm) and a maximum of 89 (203 mm). DensShield Tile Backer panels should not be used in shower curbs.

What is the best material to use for shower walls?

Water-resistant gypsum backing board (see ASTM C 1396, Standard Specification for Gypsum Board) is designed to be used as a base for the appli- cation of ceramic or plastic wall tile or plastic fin- ished wall panels in wet areas.

How do you tile a shower?

HardieBacker® cement board is a unique, cement based water resistant tile backerboard that can be used on walls, floors and worktops. The products meet the European standard for fibre cement – EN 12467 and its reaction to fire, in accordance with EN 13501-1, is A1,S1-d0.

Can DensShield be painted?

The nontiled areas can be primed and painted with the same finish used on the other walls in the room as long as the primer and paint are suitable for high-moisture areas.

What is the best backer for tile?

Cement board is a good, reliable backer board that works well on both floors and walls. Keep in mind that most tile setters err on the side of caution and brush a waterproofing membrane on top of cement board when it is in wet areas like showers or tub surrounds.

What is the best backer for tile?

What is the best material to use for shower walls?
  1. Glass Tile. Glass tiles are exactly what they sound like, they are translucent tiles that give an extra shine to your bathroom.
  2. Stone Tile. Stone tile is tiling that looks like a natural marbling.
  3. Ceramic.
  4. Acrylic.

What is gypsum backer board?

Water-resistant gypsum backing board (see ASTM C 1396, Standard Specification for Gypsum Board) is designed to be used as a base for the appli- cation of ceramic or plastic wall tile or plastic fin- ished wall panels in wet areas.

Is tile backer board fireproof?

Yes, HardieBacker® 1/4″ Cement Board is deemed noncombustible when tested to ASTM E 136 and can be used in conjunction with other noncombustible materials around a fireplace. This does not mean that clearances to combustible building materials can be reduced by using HardieBacker 1/4″.

Is DensGlass waterproof?

DensGlass Sheathing is the ideal substrate for a wide variety of air and water-resistive barriers including building wraps, fluid applied coatings, self-adhering membranes and spray foam applications. See page 10 for details. DensGlass Sheathing is lightweight and easy to handle.

What is DensGlass used for?

Widely recognized by the GOLD color, DensGlass® fiberglass mat gypsum sheathing has an exemplary track record that spans more than 30 years. It is a preferred substrate under brick, stone, stucco, siding and EIFS due to its ability to protect a structure against incidental moisture during and after construction.

Is tile backer board fire resistant?

Yes, HardieBacker® 1/4″ Cement Board is deemed noncombustible when tested to ASTM E 136 and can be used in conjunction with other noncombustible materials around a fireplace. This does not mean that clearances to combustible building materials can be reduced by using HardieBacker 1/4″.

What is Red Guard waterproofing?

RedGard® is a liquid-applied elastomeric waterproofing material that cures to form a monolithic membrane. Benefits of Product in the Installation. Easy to use and can be applied by roller, trowel or airless sprayer. Rated for extra heavy duty service. Reduces curing time with quick-dry formula.

How do you install backer board in a shower?

HardieBacker® cement board is a unique, cement based water resistant tile backerboard that can be used on walls, floors and worktops. The products meet the European standard for fibre cement – EN 12467 and its reaction to fire, in accordance with EN 13501-1, is A1,S1-d0.