04:51AM | 11/03/03
Member Since: 11/02/03
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I am doing a bathroom, I am installing ceramic tiles in my shower 3/4 of the way up, and also doing my floor in ceramice tile

My question is, can I use green board dry wall or do I have to use cement board (dura roc) and I can I use dry wall screws for the dura roc. Also I want to use cement boards for the floor, do I use anything between the sub-floor and the cement board?


02:29PM | 11/03/03
Member Since: 01/26/03
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yes you can use greenboard,but cement board will be can use drywall screws,but backer board screws are coated ,so they dont rust(no stains).the backerboard for the wall will be 1/2" thick,for the floor it's 1/4"...use a thin set or tile mastic to glue the floor backer board down,then screw it down.the mgf will have a requirement of how many screws to use. ....good luck


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