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Discuss 3/4 inch foil back plaster board in the Tanking and Wetrooms Forum area at TilersForums.co.uk.

  1. nivek04

    nivek04 New to TilersForums.co.uk

    Location:
    swansea
    a builder put 3/4 inch foil back plaster board in my bathroom if i seal all of it can it be tiled over
     
  2. Plan Tec Tiling

    Plan Tec Tiling Administrator Staff Member Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler JOTM Winner Top Contributor

    Location:
    Wimborne, Dorset
    Do you have stud walls? Is the paper face showing (the side to be tiled). I shouldn't have to ask, but you mentioned the 'builder' word!
     
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  3. hmtiling

    hmtiling Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler JOTM Winner

    Location:
    Isle of Wight
    someone dabbed some foil backed for me quite recently. gotta love 'em
     
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  4. Bond

    Bond Active Member

    Location:
    Highland
    Are you sure it's 3/4 inch? Plasterboard normally 3/8 or 1/2 inch. Has the plasterboard been decorated?
     
  5. Ajax123

    Ajax123 Tilers Forums Pro - Screed Advisor Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler

    Location:
    Lincolnshire
    that's pretty thick plasterboard... is it acoustiboard or something similar or does it have a layer of insulation stuck to the back... stupid question perhaps but your description seems to imply that the foil may be facing into the room...is this correct?
     
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  6. Localtiler

    Localtiler Professional Tiler Top Contributor

    Location:
    Yorkshire
    It's not insulation is it ? :eek:
     
  7. Wishiwasatoptiler

    Wishiwasatoptiler I'm either plastered or out on the tiles Professional Tiler

    Location:
    Northeast
    "unreal"!!!!
     
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  8. whitebeam

    whitebeam Moderator Staff Member Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler JOTM Winner

    Location:
    Hertfordshire
    Many years ago had a builder tell me that what was I had to do, under protest I did and warned of the consequences but wouldn't listen and it did fail :confused:
     
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