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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 1/20/2006 5:47:42 AM EST
Link Posted: 1/20/2006 5:51:59 AM EST
They sell tile backer board for that. I'd recommend it.

There are two kinds - concrete with a mesh over it, and hardboard you can cut with a jig saw.

I would STRONGLY recommend the hard board, NOT the concrete boards. Especially if you got outlets / switches to cut around

STRONGLY. (can ya tell I went with the concrete board?)
Link Posted: 1/20/2006 5:58:28 AM EST
Yes, use a type of mastic and a 1/8 in notched trowell to apply it to the wall.
Link Posted: 1/20/2006 6:14:46 AM EST

Originally Posted By elkhntr1:
Yes, use a type of mastic and a 1/8 in notched trowell to apply it to the wall.



Yup, as long as the tile is not directly exposed to water. Just buy premixed mastic, trowel it on and stick your your tile to it. Grout after the specifed time on the mastic container.

Link Posted: 1/20/2006 7:52:19 AM EST
While you could do it, I would strongly suggest a backing board though.

Link Posted: 1/20/2006 8:00:57 AM EST

Originally Posted By Jon3:
While you could do it, I would strongly suggest a backing board though.




+1...Installing tile sucks. You only want to do it ONCE.
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 6:39:42 AM EST
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 6:44:54 AM EST
Get hardi backer.
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