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Green Board Vs Cement Board

Cement board is normally found in and thicknesses and is available in 3 x 4 3 x 5 and 3 x 6 sheets depending on the manufacture Should the grout or caulk fail the wall is waterproof and therefore cannot rot and since there is no paper there is no mold hazard either

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  • Help Cement boardSheetrock more Drywall For tiling
    Help Cement boardSheetrock more Drywall For tiling

    May 19 2012 Green board is optional but I always use it even though it is highly unlikley for it to get any moisture after the tile is instlaled the Mastic itself is water based and soaks into the sheetrock a tiny bit when installing the tiles so it helps prevent the sheetrock from soaking in that moisture

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  • bathroom Should I use Kerdi membrane or cement
    bathroom Should I use Kerdi membrane or cement

    Theres a really great manual with diagrams that makes this all easier to understand You absolutely need to include some sort of substrate cement board green board regular drywall with the SchluterKerdi waterproofing kit The waterproof membrane isnt a substitute for the substrate

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  • What Kind of Drywall Is Used in a Bathroom eHow
    What Kind of Drywall Is Used in a Bathroom eHow

    A popular alternative to gypsum board is cement board Made from reinforcing fibers held together by a cement binder cement board is strong durable and moisture resistant It is stable and resists the growth of mold and mildew Unlike gypsum board it will not swell or break down when it gets wet

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  • Pros and Cons of Various Tile Backers CPT
    Pros and Cons of Various Tile Backers CPT

    Sep 27 2019 Cement board is the most common and widelyknown backer board Cement board is readily available and relatively inexpensive about 10 for a 3 x 5ft sheet The 30in x 5ft and 3 x 5ft sheets of cement board are sized for efficient use around bathtubs and showers The core isnt waterproof but it can withstand getting wet without

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  • Contractor using green board for shower BiggerPockets
    Contractor using green board for shower BiggerPockets

    Green board would be the fallback option if cement board wasnt available but obviously thats not the case Cement board actually becomes stronger when it gets wet so its by far superior The cement board is only around 15 a sheet so its not as if its a budget issue

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  • GreenBoard Vs DuraRockMud Walls For A Steam Shower
    GreenBoard Vs DuraRockMud Walls For A Steam Shower

    Nov 06 2009 I found this regarding green board Waterresistant drywall called green board because of its green facing paper costs much less and can be hung by the drywallers But while green board Schluter or cement board with red guard 3 coats and a sloped ceiling for a steam shower minimum GreenBoard Vs DuraRockMud Walls For A Steam Shower

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  • Green Board vs Hardibacker One Week Bath
    Green Board vs Hardibacker One Week Bath

    Feb 21 2012 Great questions I would recommend using Green Board for the ceiling but not for behind a tile surround Behind the tile I would recommend Hardibacker or a traditional concrete float As far as the ceiling area where youre experiencing a lot of moisture and paint peeling my recommendation would be to tile that location

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  • Basement Greenboard or regular Hanging Drywall
    Basement Greenboard or regular Hanging Drywall

    Jan 29 2011 here are a few pic of a basement frameout i have been working on i have been doing it on the side 20ga steel studs 58 rock drop ceiling hand finished tounge and grove plank floor level 5 sprayable surficer swp bar its a nice set up i have done all the work ect electrial getting close to being done still have to rock bathroom thinking about putting raised pannels in there using

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  • Carpentry 101 Scribe for a Better Fit
    Carpentry 101 Scribe for a Better Fit

    Ever try to fit a counter top or even a piece of shelving flush against a wall Chances are it didnt end up exactly right probably because the wall wasnt straight or it was uneven Either way you were left with the choice of leaving that gap and hoping no one would notice or applying a bead of caulk to cover it

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  • Your Guide to WaterResistant Greenboard Drywall Modernize
    Your Guide to WaterResistant Greenboard Drywall Modernize

    Greenboard Versus Cement Board While greenboard and cement board are often compared to one another they are very different products with different purposes Cement board is a better solution for use around showers or other locations that are going to get very wet but it needs a moisture barrier behind it which takes more time to install and

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  • Backer Board or Cement Board Comparison Review Floor
    Backer Board or Cement Board Comparison Review Floor

    Jan 04 2013 This review was done to test the performance of 3 different cement boards for ceramic tile installation The Wedi Backer board Hardibacker and Wonderboard These boards are used as a floor underlayment when installing ceramic tiles glass block showers shower floor tiles or

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  • greenboard or cement board Terry Love Plumbing
    greenboard or cement board Terry Love Plumbing

    Apr 18 2012 I am wondering whether to use greenboard or cement backerboard for the ceiling above the fiberglass tubshower unit in the bathroom my husband and I are remodeling Our ceilings are only 66 tall so the ceiling material will get a lot of moisture

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  • Greenboard vs Blue Board
    Greenboard vs Blue Board

    Blue board doesnt requite several coats of joint compound in order to be smooth Instead it only needs plaster and tape on the seams followed by a thin coat of the plaster no more than 18 of an inch thick Blue board is also much better than regular drywall at eliminating issues like dents and paint problems The blue coating and the way

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  • Backer Board only or on top of green board Terry Love
    Backer Board only or on top of green board Terry Love

    Jan 15 2007 And then in the corners there would be a decent size gap between the cement boards I have heard about putting the cement boards ontop of drywall which looks like it would help with keeping the cement boards straight A third option I have heard is to butt the cement board to the top of the lip of the tub and allow the tile to hang over the lip

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  • Green board in a shower Fine Homebuilding
    Green board in a shower Fine Homebuilding

    Green board is not the proper backer for a shower stall unless a complete waterproofmembrane system is applied over it Even then I still believe that cement board is the proper substrate to use In the early 1970s I was one of many tilesetters who used green board

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  • Should I use green board or cement board for behind my
    Should I use green board or cement board for behind my

    I almost always use the wedi board backer on my walls and surrounds The schluter backer is nice but also very pricey The reason I use the wedi over the schluter is the eyefinger test It just seems and feels stronger But when dealing with thi

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  • Green board sheet rock VS cement board for show wall
    Green board sheet rock VS cement board for show wall

    Green board sheet rock VS cement board for show wall backing Cement board is the best choice Green board will swell if not installed correctly and cause problems All things considered material is cheap Labor is a big expense to install and then replace 5 yrs down the road

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  • Kerdi shower system vs concrete board GreenBuildingAdvisor
    Kerdi shower system vs concrete board GreenBuildingAdvisor

    Builder recommends the Kerdi shower system applied over the dry wall and thats what the local tile people use too One of the bids from an out of town tiler who works on high ends houses recommended cement board instead of dry wall This is in regards to the shower area in

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  • Greenboard vs Sheetrock Fine Homebuilding
    Greenboard vs Sheetrock Fine Homebuilding

    Jun 15 2005 Bathrooms I use 12 green board on all walls except areas to be tiled they get 12 cement board Ceilings get 58 greenboard the 12 will ultimately sag even on 16 centers 8 is typically not available at the big boxes but all of the drywall suply houses have it here

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  • Tile over greenboard Terry Love Plumbing Remodel DIY
    Tile over greenboard Terry Love Plumbing Remodel DIY

    Oct 15 2008 Green boards AKA is MR board moisture resistant It is not and never was water proof If jhetzig doesnt want to change the board and the MR board is not resting directly on the tub If the tile grouting job is done right If the grout is sealed caulked

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  • Why Cement Board over Green board for Bathrooms
    Why Cement Board over Green board for Bathrooms

    Cement board is normally found in and thicknesses and is available in 3 x 4 3 x 5 and 3 x 6 sheets depending on the manufacture Should the grout or caulk fail the wall is waterproof and therefore cannot rot and since there is no paper there is no mold hazard either

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  • 14 x 3 x 5 Green EBoard at Menards
    14 x 3 x 5 Green EBoard at Menards

    Green Eboard is a ceramic tile underlayment that is manufactured from magnesium oxide as its primary ingredient rather than portland cement The construction of this product offers a better environmental alternative and an upgrade to replace gypsum drywall and cement underlayment boards Green EBoard is a durable waterresistant environmentallyfriendly product that is suitable for use as a

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  • green board vs cement board RIDGID Forum Plumbing
    green board vs cement board RIDGID Forum Plumbing

    Re green board vs cement board Behind tiles marble stone 15 felt first then Cement Board or Hardi Backer Board Any wall or ceilings in high humidity areas Bathrooms kitchens laundry rooms basements etc Denshield or Dens Armor Plus the only hassle with these boards is they need to be fully skim coated for a smooth wall finish otherwise the fiber texture shows when only primed

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  • Greenboard On Basement Walls Drywall Contractor Talk
    Greenboard On Basement Walls Drywall Contractor Talk

    Feb 02 2012 not all green board is bad Lafarge makes a mold and moisture board that is green in color the same as national gypsums purple mold and moisture and certainteeds blue mold and moisture Colors are company specific now and why Lafarge would choose green is

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  • Backerboard or Mold Resistant Drywall DIY bathroom
    Backerboard or Mold Resistant Drywall DIY bathroom

    Apr 08 2009 Right now the tile is attached directly to the dry wall We were planning on replacing most of that drywall with the mold resistant dry wall I think thats called green board but Home Depot and Lowes keep pushing the cement board for the part that were going to tile around the tubshower

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  • How to Compare Tile Shower Tub Wall Backer Board Systems
    How to Compare Tile Shower Tub Wall Backer Board Systems

    Jul 23 2011 System 2 Fiberglass backer boards Uses a fiberglass mat on the front and back of the board vs a cement material Advantages Lower cost although slightly more expensive than concrete backer boards water resistant readily available

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  • Best Types of Tile Backer Board for the Shower
    Best Types of Tile Backer Board for the Shower

    Technically called a cementitious backer unit CBU wellknown brand names of tile backer include Durock Denshield HardieBacker and WonderBoard All are made of 100percent inorganic materials that will not rot shrink delaminate or decompose when exposed to moisture There are several acceptable applications of cement board in the shower

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  • Durock Brand GlassMat Tile Backerboard USG
    Durock Brand GlassMat Tile Backerboard USG

    Durock Brand GlassMat Tile Backerboard is a waterresistant easy to use panel for walls floors and ceilings Durock GlassMat Tile Backerboard combines the tile bond of cement board with the handling and ease of use of a Sheetrock Brand panel

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  • Mold proof drywall vs greenboard for the bathroom JLC
    Mold proof drywall vs greenboard for the bathroom JLC

    Oct 17 2009 Re Mold proof drywall vs greenboard for the bathroom Dens Sheild is for exterior sheathing and Dens Armor Plus is for basements bathrooms and wet areas 20 yr old green board still in a basement is just luck 2 of water and its in a landfill DAP is water resistant I have a test piece submerged in water for 2 years now And its still

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  • Blue Board Vs Green Board Hunker
    Blue Board Vs Green Board Hunker

    Jul 17 2017 Blue board and green board are both designed for use in applications where regular drywall wouldnt be sufficient Blue board is for walls that will be finished with veneer plaster The other specialized wallboard product green board is intended for

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