Cement board installation is not something that is incredibly difficult. I think most people worry about how to cut it and once they have a plan for that then they think it'll be a breeze. But I've seen these screw-ups for several years now. It's the same ones over and over. Common mistakes … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Screw Up your Cement Board Installation on Floors
4 Shower Waterproofing systems for tile showers Waterproofing a shower. This seems like common sense, doesn’t it? Well, a lot of showers that are built these days still have no shower waterproofing whatsoever. Or they have poor or improper waterproofing. This post contains affiliate links. The … [Read more...] about Shower Waterproofing Crash Course
Reader question: Hi there. I recently finished grouting my tile surround in my shower. I posted photos on Facebook and somebody questioned whether I had waterproofed the Hardiebacker 500 board. Much to my dismay, I had never even heard of this... Anyway, I went to the James Hardie website and … [Read more...] about Is Hardibacker and Durock cement board waterproof?
Which Shower Tile Backer board is best? I often get questions on what sort of tile backer board to use for showers and tub surrounds. When it comes to installing a tile backer board the easiest to install is usually the worst choice or most expensive option. The types that are the most difficult to … [Read more...] about Tile Backer Board Breakdown