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Shower wall recess

Posted by Gemma Wignall, on
I would like a recessed shelf in my ensuite wall. Can plaster board be tiled or would it leave a damp patch?
George Moat

George Moat

Yes it can but aqua board put on top of plaster board first would be better or take plaster board off and put aqau on
Neil Sinclair

Neil Sinclair

Hi the plasterboard should be covered with a liquid tanking membrane before tiling if it's in a wet area . A waterproof adhesive and grout should also be used ,and sealed with silicone

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