New plasterboard wall in bathroom


Postby charliuk » Wed Mar 28, 2007 12:52 pm

Hi there,

I have had a wall built using plasterboard against the side of the bath so that I could put a showerhead up.

Do I need to plaster it first before I start tiling it? Or can I just tile on the plasterboard straightaway?

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
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Postby peter the plumber » Wed Mar 28, 2007 2:53 pm

Why are you tiling? I would have use shower board and been done by now.

Any way yes you can tile straight on to plasterboard, has long has you are using water proof adhesive.
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Postby omulcol » Wed Mar 28, 2007 8:25 pm

If you buy the PINK high density plasterboard you can tile straight on top of it !
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Postby charliuk » Fri Mar 30, 2007 12:22 pm

Hi,

Thanks for your help. A friend of the family put the wall up for me and I wasn't aware that there was such a thing as a showerboard.

Thank you again!
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