Light weight wonderboard type tile backing
Posted by Steve on January 20, 2002 at 15:10:53:
In response to Light weight wonderboard type tile backing
: : : : I am currently remodeling my bathroom and just removed bathtub surrounding tiled walls (the wall had tiles to about 5 feet and the rest was painted wall. I only removed the tiled wall, keeping the painted portion untouched). When I install new concreat backing for new tiles, should the surface be flush with the painted wall or the concreat backing should be sticking out? If the surface of concreat walls should stick out, by how much?

: : : Flush between both walls is best.
: : : Terry
I am trying to find the name and source of a light weight wonder board type product.
: : Here's another slant on your project. I'm also doing a re-model on my bath and tore out an old fiberglass enclosure. This exposed the studs which I discovered were out of plumb. I added some new studs alongside the old ones allowing me to "plumb" the wall now. I matched the top of the stud to the existing sheetrock so they are flush also at the joint. Then I will add 1/2"x3'x5' sheets of WonderBoard or Hardibacker Board (both

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