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Keeping this in view, is WonderBoard the same as cement board?
WonderBoard is a cement-based backer board mainly used for tiling in wet places. Specifically, its components are Portland cement, expanded polystyrene (EPS) beads, aggregates, and fiberglass reinforcement. All it takes is a little pinprick-sized hole in the grout, and that water will travel to the tile base.
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- Foam boards are lightweight, easy to cut, and a completely waterproof. Pictured: Wedi Board tile backer board.
- Schluter approves Kerdi over drywall.
- Hardibacker is the best known fiber cement board.
- Cement board has improved over the years and is easier to work with.
Beside this, which is better Hardie board or durock?
Durock can be used for both internal and external situations. Durock is a reliable cement product that contains glass mesh. HardieBacker is much more light, and it is also the best selling brand of cement board available. It is much cleaner because it does not have any glass in it.
Does WonderBoard need to be waterproofed?
1/2″ WonderBoard is unaffected by water but it is not waterproof. If the area behind the backerboard must be kept dry, a moisture barrier or waterproof membrane such as RedGard® Waterproofing and Crack Prevention Membrane must be used.
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Kerdi can also be installed directly over standard drywall in a shower because, when installed correctly, it creates a continuous waterproof barrier.
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