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  1. theandroids

    theandroids Active Member

    Location:
    london
    Hi, just a quick question. What screws should I use/you use on new cement boards in the bathroom before tiling? The Hardie screws are not that great I'm told, do you have any links to screws good for mounting the panels to the wall.
     
  2. Slippery

    Slippery Active Member

    Location:
    Cheshire
    Last job I had drywall screws to hand, worked fine
     
  3. macten

    macten Professional Tiler

    Location:
    Nottingham
    I use turbo gold from screwfix
     
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  4. Localtiler

    Localtiler Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler JOTM Winner Top Contributor

    Location:
    Yorkshire
    Dry wall screws are no good! Stick to the turbo gold
     
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  5. RayTheTiler

    RayTheTiler Professional Tiler

    Location:
    Bedale
    decking screews are what i use as they are designed for wet areas
     
  6. theandroids

    theandroids Active Member

    Location:
    london
    Thanks a bunch guys!
     
  7. theandroids

    theandroids Active Member

    Location:
    london
    What size do you use?
     
  8. macten

    macten Professional Tiler

    Location:
    Nottingham
    4.5 heads and 25mm for 6mm boards on floor.
    4.5 heads by 35mm+ for walls if going into studs
     
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  9. theandroids

    theandroids Active Member

    Location:
    london
    Thanks.
     
  10. Tommcd

    Tommcd Active Member

    Location:
    Corby
    Also now only use turbo gold from scrwfix. Originally used drywall screws but they are so hard to countersink compared to the turbo gold screws
     
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