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    Wet room advice please

    Bathroom Specialists

    Can I use plaster board that will be tanked in a wet room ?

    Asked by John on 10th Nov 2020
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    RMB Services

    "No use (hardie backer) or similar as any water ingress and plasterboards turn to mush."

    Answered on 11th Nov 2020 - Member since May 2020 - report
    Kps plumbing and heating Powerflushing

    "I would personally use aqua board but if you want to use plasterboard then use the green one as this is moisture resistant"

    Answered on 11th Nov 2020 - Member since Mar 2017 - report
    Stow Maintenance

    "Hi John
    Yes you can use plasterboard for a wet room as long as it's only the walls and not the floor that's plasterboard and that its tiled afterwards
    Hope that helps if you need a quote please contact Stow Maintenance through the website and I'll be happy to provide that.
    Thanks
    Stow Maintenance
    Mustafa Ismail"

    Answered on 11th Nov 2020 - Member since Feb 2017 - report
    JB’s Plumbing, Heating & Property Service

    "Yes. If you want a add extra level of protection you could use moisture resistant plaster board too!"

    Answered on 11th Nov 2020 - Member since Apr 2019 - report
    G Giles

    "Yes but for wet room you need to use green moisture board as a minimum. Cement Board is best and then tape all joins"

    Answered on 11th Nov 2020 - Member since Nov 2019 - report
    Purbeck Decking & Property Maintenance Solutions

    "I would always prefer to use cement board with taped joints to be sure that any moisture will not get through and will ensure a trouble free wet room for years to come."

    Answered on 8th Dec 2020 - Member since Nov 2020 - report

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