1. Visiting from the US? Why not try DIYnot.US instead? Click here to continue to DIYnot.US.
    Dismiss Notice

Method for fixing tile backer boards to brick wall

Discussion in 'Tiling' started by happypeter, 30 Nov 2019.

  1. happypeter

    happypeter

    Joined:
    12 Jul 2019
    Messages:
    42
    Thanks Received:
    1
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Hi,

    I’ve taken the bathroom wall back to brick and was looking at fixing tile backer boards. Been looking at the rigid polystyrene boards such as wedi, prowarm etc presume they are all pretty much the same?

    Can’t seem to find instructions on fixing to a solid wall.

    Can anyone advise do I need to use tile adhesive AND screws?

    Is there a minimum thickness of board for this, is 6mm ok?

    Any advise/ tips much appreciated
     
  2. Sponsored Links
  3. bobasd

    bobasd

    Joined:
    2 Dec 2017
    Messages:
    1,792
    Thanks Received:
    269
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    use 12mm b/b but only use on wet walls eg in a shower.
    plumb and flat depend on the brickwork - you are sometimes best to dab the back with adhesive and then screw to plane.
    carry any b/b beyond any enclosure rails by about 150mm - if not 150mm then at least beyond the enclosure jambs.
     
  4. happypeter

    happypeter

    Joined:
    12 Jul 2019
    Messages:
    42
    Thanks Received:
    1
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Sounds good thanks for the tips
     
Sponsored Links
Loading...

Share This Page