However, we are more than likely not tiling all the way to the ceiling. So here it is : Will redgard stick to pvc and other hard plastics? Can I redgard a shower pan and curb if they have a PVC membrane under it? When used on shower walls it is a (relatively) quick, effective water barrier for your installation. Then set tiles 1/8” above tub shoulder. For the shower floor, just spread thinset on the floor with a 1/4x1/4 notch, hard to spread the backs of the tiles. I followed instructions, but somehow we must of missed a step because everything cracked and water would have poured right through. Unmodified or modified thinset over Redgard in shower walls and ceiling? Elastomeric or liquid waterproofing membranes are one of the most convenient methods of waterproofing shower walls before installing tile. When these products set they will create a rubber-like coating on your walls that is waterproof. Yes, they should be dampened. I don’t have that luxury at this point! What type of thinset and grout should I use for the travertine? Or, should we only RedGard where we think we are going to have tile, and then use joint compound on the DuraRock to smooth it out a bit before painting? Unless you meant ‘can I tape the gap and use redgard over it’, in which case the answer is yes. Should I sand off the Redgard? For larger showers you can also get a 3.5 gallon bucket. You can get a gallon of Redgard online for about $45.00 plus shipping. Hello, we are tiling our shower. Location: USA MI. I need to tile this floor so could I Redgard the mastic residue so my tiles thin set will have a bondable surface? (Thanks for that Davis). Primer and paint? You may be able to get better prices by ordering online but make sure you take shipping costs into consideration. It will bond to pvc and most hard plastics. Previous post: Installing Cement Backerboard for Tile in a Shower. From what I have read, the premixed thinset does not dry out to form a good adhesive bond when applied over/under a non-permeable membrane like Redguard or the Kerdi-band products. Redi Base ® one-piece, leakproof shower pans come in over 100 standard models with a variety of sizes and drain locations. Why would you need to tape that edge at the tub flange? Secondly, it depends on which particular flex tile product you have. Or, to meet the requirements of ANSI A118.12, apply two thicker coats of RedGard. You gotta like my page. Declares that whomever is building the shower does not have confidence in their ability to waterproof a shower using a proven method. And because every shower design is different we offer a variety of entrances as well: single curb, double curb, triple curb, or barrier free. I think your overthinking it.what are they overthiking ? Click here to get an instruction manual for your waterproofing installation. Just installed Durock on my shower walls, Taped and muddied joints. Can I Red Guard a ceramic tile wall. Now I am reading this is a big mistake as it creates the moisture "sandwich" and will cause mold in a couple weeks/months. Your tile can then be installed directly onto your walls over the membrane with a proper thinset mortar. Ideally, the product is made so that you do not ever see the final product behind your brand new substrate. About 35-40 mils thick, about the thickness of a credit card. I wouldn't have put it all over the shower floor. No, you absolutely CAN NOT use tile adhesive (mastic) over the redgard – it will never fully cure. Thanks! Professional Tile Installation Contractor Fort Collins and all of Northern Colorado. Now, let it dry and it's ready to be tiled. Above the tile will just be painted wall. Okay- thanks I am going to try to peel it off of the pan....I hope I can get at it- seems to be on there pretty good. Member. Make sure your specific product includes specifications for this application if you choose to do that. He did the pre-slope, curb, liner, & mud. Additionally, can you use premixed thinset over redguard? And i was wondering if redgard can be saved if seal tight for future jobs, Thanks. Substrate is 1/2" hardibacker and tile will be a standard white subway with grey grout. Installing tile over a wood subfloor is a lot easier today than it was when I started my remodeling career. Just thoroughly coat the entire inside of your shower until the whole thing is bright pink – enough so it can be seen from space. Repair of 3 rows of tile at bottom of shower wall and floor. I think your overthinking it. Tile Redi is the most well-known manufacturer of tile-ready shower pans, and most of what they offer is available for purchase on Amazon. I’m weird like that. Water proofing is a relatively new concept for shower walls. Yes, you can run the tape from the backer to the tub and redgard. Thanks, Bob RobertHeath, Mar 25, 2013 #1. kylenelson You'll find me on the floor I Support TFP Senior Member. The gap is greater than 1/4” in some areas and is too big for caulk. I am using tumbled travertine 1" x1" mosaic for the floor and 8" x 20" for the walls. I now have manuals describing the complete process for you from bare wall studs all the way up to a completely waterproof shower substrate for your tile. But since it sounds like you are putting RedGard down, I'm going with the assumption the RedGard is going over a concrete slab floor. Waterproofing membrane is added over the tape. ‘Just in case’ normally does two things: 1. When I'm done I'll post a picture to make sure I got enough of it out. Why does Redguard Fail? Take half of a one gallon pail of RedGard and spread it over 25 square feet for the first coat. Original review: Aug. 12, 2020. Self-Leveling Underlayment LevelLite Self-Leveling Underlayment helps LevelLite Self-Leveling Underlayment helps level floors prior to the installation of ceramic But, what then what do we cover the redgard with in the non-tiled area? However, due to the potential for inadequate seals, don’t use this product over top of plastic and avoid those plastic barriers commonly used when installing tile … I have a existing tile shower. There’s no information on the possible application I may use it for on the bucket or online. Redgard will not bond to silicone. Then tile over the RedGard. This may lead to mold.You must also tape the backerboard seams with fiberglass mesh drywall tape. Laticrete’s Hydroban, for instance, goes on light green and dries forest green. That is a five foot back wall with two 3 foot side walls. Yes, you can use silicone first if you want. Install the tile work onto the membrane but do not bridge the joint. Greatly appreciate the response. I normally use three coats. The membranes are more the consistancy of pudding than paint so don’t be afraid to scoop it out to spread it. Because I’m using Redgard, can I use mesh tape and thin-set over the seams and then paint on the redgard… What are my best options? Hi Roger, Can redgard be painted and if so what kind of paint will stick. Then a scraping I will go- finally have a chance to get at it tonight. Check the respective website for your particular product. The versatility of these products make them a integral part of my shower waterproofing toolbox. Using RedGard under floor and wall tile will create a barrier that will be undisturbed after the tile is installed and grouted. What I meant was tape the gap with mesh tape from the bottom of the backer board down to the top part of the tub flange and regard over the mesh tape with a couple of coats. Those big triangular holes in the mud job I filled in with plaster. Fill the divot with mud. This seals the pores of the backer and doesn’t allow it to suck moisture from the layers of redgard as it normally would. (That’s the word on the street…), Help with all your tile needs (and extreme jackassery!). Tile-Redi, a leading manufacturer of tile-over pans offers a wide range of shower pans that are ready for tile, including curb and curbless models as well as special features, such as infinity drains, tile-over drains, and shower seats. It would be better and easier if you just removed what was presently there. I’m using Durock, Redgard, and a Redi Niche. Any recommended brands or types? Mind you the application I’m inquiring about will not be exposed to any water whatsoever, but it will be exposed to the sun and temperature. Please help! But will unmodified thinset be weaker and not properly hold the tile over time, especially on the ceiling. We are not sure where the tiles will stop (somewhere around 12-16 inches from ceiling), but will gauge as we get near to top and are able to use a full tile at the top and also judge by what looks pleasing to the eye. Or can I somehow remove the Redguard?? Roger, I have black mastic residue from pulling up linoleum. I’ve read where a lot of people fill the gap between the backer board and tub flanage with silicone and some people fill this area with thinset. I’ve decided to have my privacy violated and start putting things on Facebook. Apply a minimum 3/64" (1.2 mm) of RedGard over the joint and substrate following the instructions detailed in APPLICATION. I do have a vapor barrier behind the CBU. I will refer to all the membranes as I saw your site too late. The better option is to mix redgard with 2 parts water, 1 part redgard and use that as your first coat. Paint? It’s time to finish the shower. If you are using a roller Custom (the company that makes redgard) recommends that you roll on the first coat horizontally and the second coat vertically to ensure full coverage. Once that is up on the walls, you simply tile over it. Using a pre-fab type of flooring system with drain and correct pitch already built into the floor make that part easy. They could use the RedGard using the "divot method" around the drain. Easily applied with roller, trowel or sprayer producing a continuous moisture barrier with outstanding adhesion. The best solution is to fill the gap with backer-rod, which is just cylindrical foam, then paint the redgard over that. That should be enough to do a regular tub surround. Seems there’s pros and cons to both. I would tile the floor leaving a grout joint against the drain and then screw the drain down until it is even with the tiles. I think I'm ready to tile but I have a couple questions before I start. And then apply new ceramic tile with thin set?? However, Killz will bond to it, and paint will bond to the Killz. Yes, you can also fill it with silicone – it will work, it’s just not the best solution. Your best bet would be to call armstrong's technical services dept. Install the tile work onto the membrane, but do not bridge the joint. Am I probably fine for an infrequently used shower in a basement bathroom? Can I use a ceramic tile adhesive over the red guard. The floor becomes part of the wall system when you wrap the membrane into the floor system. No. tape over joint. Is there a solvent other than gasoline or acetone that I should use before I attempt to peel the redguard off? If my gap was around 1/8”, it would be easy to fill with silicone. I have almost an inch gap between Saltillo and the wall where custom building products commercial silicone has stood up for almost 5 years. Redgard has an open shelf life of about one year. Once RedGard has cured, you’re ready to set your tile or stone. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. When I use these products I always use a cement-based backerboard as the wall substrate without a plastic vapor barrier. Hi Larry, You must then do a whole second coat the same way. I do know you can do this with Redgard, Aquadefense, and Hydroban. First let me start by saying that I really appreciate the way you explain how to do proper tile work in just about every possible situation that is involved in the process.Very detail oriented with no bs. kylenelson, Mar 25, 2013 #2. I have not yet tiled, but just saw that this extra waterproofing could cause me problems. Use powdered thinset that you mix with water. Two proper coats will give you a continuous topical membrane. Any information would be helpful and appreciated. This is more of a cosmetic application question as opposed to applying redgard on a tile substrate. If their is any gaps after using red guard on new cement board on 3 rows of tile can you use flex seal over the gaps? It’s up to you. #3 01-15-20, 05:29 AM Marq1. Paint will not bond to it in my experience. I thought Redguard was … Nearly any of the powdered adhesives (thinset or mortar) will work fine over redgard, if it’s mastic or another pre-mixed type of adhesive it can not be used over redgard. Hereof, how long does RedGard need to dry before tiling? Elastomeric or liquid waterproofing membranes are one of the most convenient methods of waterproofing shower walls before installing tile. Any help is much appreciated! Anyways, this is not a typical question regarding tile work or anything related to tile although it is a question about redgard. Apply a minimum 3/64" (1.2 mm) of RedGard® over the joint and the substrate, following the instructions provided previously. Installing Redgard on Shower Walls for Tile, Liquid Topical Waterproofing Membranes for Floors and Walls, Liquid Topical Waterproofing Membranes for Shower Walls, Installing Cement Backerboard for Tile in a Shower. Joint compound? In an effort to make a new basement shower extra waterproof, I put up 6mil vapor barrier on the studs, 1/4 inch hardiebacker on that, and then one thin coat of Redgard on that. I just skimmed over the screw heads with thinset and red guard over everything. I just want to do the right thing. Can we paint the whole thing with RedGard and then not tile over the Redgard? Everything looked as described in other threads I have read on here. Double-check...if this is true, there is a preslope, Redgard, then the final setting bed, then the thinset and tile. Okay......now I'm really confused. When it comes to waterproofing and crack isolation in tile assemblies, trust the RedGard brand from Custom Building Products. I am going to install a redi tile shower pan my question is should I apply red guard to the shower pan before I apply the Redi Poxy epoxy adhesive when I lay the tile. "And it won't leak—if you do it correctly." After the tile work is properly set, follow the architect's and manufacturer's instructions to … I’ve tiled probably well over 1000 showers in my 20+ years of setting tile directly over backer board and to my knowledge never had a problem. You should be fine since it is seldomly used and you only put a thin layer of redgard on it. My son told me all the cool kids are doin’ it! After all the corners are coated I use a paint roller and pan to cover the walls. All the cool kids are doin’ it. Also, can the same thinset be used for floor tile in the same bathroom? I am attempting my first tiling project at my house. Reduces crack transmission in ceramic tile or stone floors. Ready to apply RedGard For my sealer, My question is. Now I am reading this is a big mistake as it creates the moisture "sandwich" and will cause mold in a couple weeks/months. I've had too many experiences with customers telling me about the very slow drying time with pre-mixed tile … When you are finished you should let the walls completely dry for a day before tiling. Water damage prevention is active from both sides of the RedGard membrane. A combination of all of these? These materials can be installed with a regular paint brush, paint roller, trowel, or even sprayed on. What type of Primer do you suggest to paint over the RedGard with before applying Joint compound? In other words, on the floor (as opposed to the walls), I'm not sure if it is intended to be tiled over directly. You can post photos stored on your computer at any time, Margaret. No, you’ll need to tape and mud it, then use redgard over that. Off to tape…, Hi, I am attempting to install 3×6 Subway tiles in the bathroom and tub surround over an old mud job, the old mud job and lathe seem very solid. I always have Redgard with me. Then, take the remaining half gallon and apply it as a second coat. This is useful in that when it is dry it turns dark red. I'm not sure it is designed for direct placement on the pan for tile. Or what can be used on fiberglass shower walls, I do not want to tear the fiberglass shower out, I just want to upgrade it! 1-1.5 hours . Killz is the most readily available, but any drywall or paint primer will work fine. I have a redi niche installed and am about to put up my CBU. These products can also be used as waterproofing on your shower pans in leiu of a regular pan membrane. vBulletin® v3.7.4, Copyright ©2000-2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. You may be creating a hell of a lot more issues than you want. Join Date: Sep 2016. As always, if you have any questions feel free to leave a comment for me. Using 12×12 tile. You can use any good modified thinset over redgard. I assume that using some sort of modified thinset is the answer, but which brand? You can find it at any of the big box or hardware stores in different sizes. RedGard waterproofing membrane is an easy-to-install solution to prevent water leaks through horizontal and vertical installations. Left a nice small gap for caulk. Can you redgard the gap between the tub flange and backer board? Yes, since you already have it there just sand it down and apply redgard over it. My client ordered a Redi Tile shower pan which requires using epoxy thinset. Really. Once the floor is done you then tile the floor first then work up the walls. I also use these products for main or additional waterproofing on things like shower niches and concrete wall in basements, places where it is difficult to have a plastic vapor membrane behind the backerboards. Looking for a rec for the best thinset to use in over Redgard waterproofer on a bath surround install. Therefore, the material you place the Redgard putty on is important. Thanks for the great resource! Yes, you can, but why would you? The instructions say to fill the gap with 100% silicone, but I can’t find any info on the CBP website about applying Redgard over silicone. They are a bit expensive. Make sure to check the website for your product, they have a load of information for them. My concern is having a nice flat smooth wall that looks nice when it is painted. Hello, How thick should redgard be applied on a shower wall? Greatly appreciate the help- you guys are the best! You should be used to it after a few minutes. Do you know if it can or should be done? Installation doesn’t get easier than this! Can redguard be used on fiberglass shower walls? The only drawback for these products, if you choose to look at it that way, would be the price. Ceramic Tile Advice Forums - John Bridge Ceramic Tile. What are the acceptable methods to waterproofing the redi niche and Durock edges (basically around the niche)? That said it seems to me it would prolong drying. I thought maybe the tape and redgard coupled together could fill the gap. My question is about the RedGard. Posts: 6,480 Received 361 Votes on 337 Posts The only system that can be used over drywall is Ditra and Prova membrane. Ready-to-use, elastomeric, waterproofing and crack prevention membrane for all interior or exterior commercial and residential tile and stone installations. Now that I've gotten to the tiling stage for my shower (after my redguard mistake) I want to make sure I'm using the correct thinset and grout for my tumbled travertine. I’m hearing stories about certain Mortar or thinset That you must use with redgard , Is this true. My dilemma is that the gap is too big in some areas (1/4”). The reason that I don’t recommend the mesh tape with step one (silicone) is that the silicone will act as a bond breaker to thinset if it’s smeared over the surface. RedGard is formulated for tile to be set over it. Most of the product specifications for these materials state two coats to be sufficient, and it probably is. I would use tape and mud, let that cure then redgard over everything. Which particular product (brand name). It will create a damp layer (mud bed) between two waterproof layers (liner and redgard) and it will grow mold. I will refer to all the membranes as Redgard for the purposes of this post, but they all work nearly the same way. These products shrink a bit as they dry so you must make sure that it has not shrunk enough to create holes or voids in places such as corners and seams. This finished tile floor is installed over a plywood and cement backer board subfloor. We can give it a more generic title any time you'd like to suggest one. Thanks in advance! Redgard is bright pink – I mean pepto-bismol pink, it almost glows in the dark. They are applied to your shower walls then tile is installed directly onto it. Having two barriers this close together leaves open the chance of trapping moisture between them with no way for it to evaporate. You can browse through the many Tile Redi choices here. LevelLite 30 lb. We are tiling our 3 shower walls. I wanted to avoid setting a very thin hex mosaic tile … We have covered our shower with Redgard and now want to install white glass tile. You need a full coating for the product to be effective. If you are tiling your floor and walls and using a liquid membrane you can find that one here: Liquid Topical Waterproofing Membranes for Floors and Walls. First of all – ‘water-resisant drywall’? If there is water or moisture behind that existing substrate you’ll be sealing it up – that ALWAYS creates issues. If that doesn't work, you can always pick at it for a while. So do I have to rip out the pan and start over? I wouldn't do that. Thanks for the quick reply. Do backer board walls have to be dampened with a sponge before applying redgard? I had a contractor put in shower pan. That’s it – go have an adult beverage until it dries. Before applying Redgard, would you recommend taping/thinsetting the seams where the niche meets the CBU? Margaret, please keep all your project questions on this thread. The Tile shop guys said to put Redguard over the cracks and then a thick layer of thinset to raise the tiles flush with the surrounding wood floors. Thinset? Does anyone have experience installing vinyl glue-down tile over Redguard? STANDING water is the problem, water cannot stand on vertical walls. These membranes consist of products such as Custom Building Products’ Redgard and Laticrete’s Hydrobarrier and Hydroban and Mapei’s Aquadefense. Click Above to have professional TileTips sent directly to your inbox. It is imperative that you do not install plastic behind your walls since this would create two waterproof membranes with your substrate between them. Pack grout around the drain real well. So we bought some…and I understand how to apply it, however I’m just worried the tile glue we have won’t stick to it. We used a recommended water resistant dry wall…have properly prepped all the walls and just before we were going to prime them, we were told to apply redgard. Just need a bit more info to be able to help. These membranes consist of products such as Custom Building Products’ Redgard and Laticrete’s Hydrobarrier and Hydroban and Mapei’s Aquadefense. I got the redgaurad off - but I would like to post a pic. The brand we have is flextile. I would much rather use modified because it is easier to work with, and in my opinion sticks better, but I am being told you shouldn’t use it in a shower because moisture breaks down the polymers in the modified thinset over time. Is is densshield or purple-board (or something else)? —Michal Mroczko is a tile contractor in Atlanta, GA who I have 2 quick questions… 1. you should not be using green board to tile onto. Also, can Silicone be used (with sufficient drying time) in corners before applying redgard? Make sure the first coat has fully changed color before applying the second coat. It’ll be fun. I'd try gasoline or acetone.umm, no. Basically any place that does not have waterproofing between the tile and shower framing. there’s no guarantee it will not take and keep moisture, and may likely fail into a soggy mess. The contractor told me to put Redguard on the curb and "all over if you want to" so I put Redguard all over the pan and curb and 12" up the Durock. The contractor told me to put Redguard on the curb and "all over if you want to" so I put Redguard all over the pan and curb and 12" up the Durock. I’m afraid the pores of the concrete are filled in with this mastic so scraping it off is just leaving a slick surface. DuraRock is up and seams are all taped and have thinset on them. Their product choices include a wide range of sizes, curb widths, drain type/shape/locations, with/without bench, and shape choices (rectangle, neo, etc.). I don’t know if it’s any help but some good quality silicone caulking should easily fill 1/4”. Also, I believe modified takes longer to cure and requires aeration, and with Redgard being an impervious layer I feel will not allow it to aerate properly to cure. We have DuraRock from the shower pan all the way to the 9 foot ceiling. Do I need to rip it out- how about using a blade and trying to get underneath and peel it off? If it’s too large to fill with caulk it’s too large to fill with redgard. Any of them work. I’m open for suggestions! The only one that has specific requirements is schluter. The easiest way I have found to install Redgard is, after the walls are prepped properly, start with a paint brush and thoroughly coat all the corners and angles. The Redgard is created to prevent cracks that could ultimately damage your tile or stone installation, as well as make the wall behind the tile waterproof. The other membranes are similar. View Full Version : Redguard mistake on shower pan. RedGard the exposed wall, across the floor, and around the divot and the drain ring. Redgard will work, but a primer made for self-leveling cement works as well, and is much less expensive. I'd try gasoline or acetone. Use the Manage Attachments feature below the Reply dialog box. I was planning on taping this gap and using regard on top of the tape (a couple of coats). If you are just tiling around your tub or pre-formed shower base you can find that manual here: Liquid Topical Waterproofing Membranes for Shower Walls. If you laid a 12" tile over redgard and assume the redgard is essentially not moving any moisture and neither is the tile, the center middle of that tile's moisture has to now dry through 6" to get to the side of the tile. Awesome. I have done em like you described and had no problems whatsoever. Thanks- my picture is what the shower looks like after scraping as much redguard off the pan (and skin off my knuckles) as I could, I left the corners and curb- is this what I was supposed to do? Unless you have a steam shower or something similar, two coats would probably be enough. Can we paint over this white and the tile still stick? Redi Base® Shower Pans. Also apply membrane over any uncovered backer board and screw heads. Creates more problems that did not exist and 2. No silicone around the drain then- thanks. Can I just sand this down and apply Red Guard. If that is what you have going on, a wall tile installation, then that is okay. You can either stop the redgard at 2″ above the shower head (no water is going to get to it above that), or you can use a primer over the redgard, wall mud (joint compound), then paint. Ideally, it’s best to apply Redgard directly onto concrete or cement backing. 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