Hydroban and grab bars

salbwilOctober 7, 2012

Hello,

I am coating my cement board with Hydroban before tiling and want to install a grab bar on the wall above the tub after tiling. Iunderstand having to place a suitable backing board behind the cement board , but how do I ensure the screw holes for the bar don't allow water in behind the Hydroban ?

Thank you,

Salbwil

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mongoct

I'll drill pilot holes, fill them with squirts of silicon or sealant, then insert the screws. Clean up any squeeze out.

    Bookmark   October 7, 2012 at 1:12PM
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salbwil

Thank you !

Will do this.

Salbwil

    Bookmark   October 7, 2012 at 7:33PM
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