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    Cement coated building board 1200 x 600 x 6

    £13.70

    Cement coated building boards are used for creating a waterproof surface suitable for fixing wall and floor tiles to. Thanks to them you can level out old concrete or wooden subfloors in your bathroom. They are commonly used in showers, steam rooms, and swimming pools etc.

    Works great with our shower trays. These 6mm panels can be used to match the thickness of your subfloor to create the perfect barrier free wetroom floor.

  • Cement coated building board 1200 x 600 x 10 - 6 pcs

    £93.53

    Cement coated building boards are used for creating a waterproof surface suitable for fixing wall and floor tiles to. Thanks to them you can level out old concrete or wooden subfloors in your bathroom. They are commonly used in showers, steam rooms, and swimming pools etc.

    Works great with our shower trays. These 10mm panels can be screwed directly to studs to create a wall that is resistant to water penetration and mould. They can also be used to match the thickness of your subfloor to create the perfect barrier free wetroom floor.

What Is Tile Backing Board?

Tile backing board is made from water-resistant gypsum core with fiberglass mat facings. It is used to provide a flat, level surface for installing ceramic tile in wet areas such as showers, tub surrounds, and toilets. Tile backing board also provides extra support and stability to prevent tiles from cracking or popping off the wall.

The best tile-backing board is also cement-coated, offering a long-term, reliable service, resilience and allows you to easily install shower tiles or wet room walls.

Is Tile Backing Board Waterproof?

Tile backing board is not waterproof, however it is water-resistant. This means that if the tile grout or caulking should fail, the tile backing board will not be damaged by water.

It's another reason why cement-coated tile backing board is so important. It improves the overall resilience of a backing board, in addition to making it increasingly water-resistant.

Which Board Do I Use Behind A Shower Tile Or Wetroom Wall?

Different tile-backing boards are used for different purposes and applications. The most popular form of tile backing board, in addition to being the most reliant in a range of wet room and shower environments, is cement-coated building boards. Available in a range of sizes, these boards are easy to tile, in addition to being water-resistant.

Can You Tile Straight Onto Backer Board?

You should not tile directly onto the backer board. Instead, apply a thin layer of thinset mortar to the surface of the backer board. This will help to adhere the tile to the backer board and prevent it from cracking or popping off.

Here at Wetroomstop, we've worked to make the entire process as simple as possible for you. Our cement-coated building boards can be

How Do I Install Tile Backing Board?

Installing tile backing board is a simple process, but there are a few things you need to keep in mind.

First, make sure the surface you're installing the tile backing board on is clean, dry, and level. If it's not level, use shims to level it out before proceeding.

Next, apply a layer of thinset mortar to the surface. This will help to adhere the tile backing board to the wall and prevent it from cracking or popping off.

Finally, place the tile backing board onto the wall and secure it in place with nails or screws. Make sure to leave a 1/8-inch gap around the perimeter of the board to allow for expansion.

Is Cement Board The Right One To Use Behind A Shower Wall?

Cement board is an ideal tile backing board to use in a shower. It's water-resistant, durable, and easy to install. Plus, it provides extra support and stability to prevent tiles from cracking or popping off the wall.

At Wetroomstop, we offer a wide range of cement-coated building boards to choose from. We also offer a variety of sizes to fit your specific needs.

Why Choose Wetroomstop For Tile Backing Board?

Wetroomstop is the leading supplier of complete wetroom kits, including backing boards and other essential installation materials. If you're looking for reliable, hard-wearing tile backing boards, we are here for you.

Our cement-coated building boards are used to create a water-resistant surface, which is ideal for a range of walk-in showers, wet rooms and more. Thanks to their consistent design, they create a simple, flat or angled surface, which can be used to create a professional finish, or even contribute to directing the movement of water around your wet room.

For more information on our cement-coated tile backing boards for wet rooms in the UK, don't hesitate to get in touch today.