Tiling in a shower after damaging tiles and plaster board
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harveyW
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Tiling in a shower after damaging tiles and plaster board

by harveyW » Tue Nov 10, 2020 10:27 am

Hi

I have to fix a new shower door and when removing the old one managed to take some tiles and plaster board with it! This left a big hole in the shower. I made a wooden frame, secured it to the existing joists and attached new plasterboard to it. Now I need to tile over the plasterboard. Should I fill in the gaps at the sides and does anyone have any advice about tiling onto plasterboard. Thanks in advance.
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Re: Tiling in a shower after damaging tiles and plaster board

by stoneyboy » Fri Nov 13, 2020 9:49 pm

Hi harveyw
You should be using tile backing board in this area and you must fit a complete framework around the hole so that there is no movement between the existing and new board.
Regards S

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