Tile Backer Board

GoBoard® by Johns Manville is an ultra-lightweight, waterproof and durable tile backer board that is easy to cut and install. GoBoard is engineered and tested for strength and durability, yet can be cut right where it’s installed using a utility knife. Plus, it's up to 80% lighter than traditional boards. Installation time is reduced because waterproofing is built-in, eliminating extra steps since only board joints and fastener locations need to be sealed.

GoBoard® is the innovative tile backer board by Johns Manville that is ultra-lightweight, waterproof, durable, easy to cut, and install.

GoBoard® is the durable, ultra-lightweight, waterproof tile backer board from Johns Manville.

FAST INSTALLATON: Complete shower tile projects in half the time or less. Install GoBoard with GoBoard Sealant, take a break and tile the same day. Grout the next day and the project is done*.

ULTRA-LIGHTWEIGHT: Engineered to be dependable even though it’s much lighter weight than cement and other heavy boards. GoBoard can be installed in residential and light commercial tile applications.

EASY TO CUT, HANDLE & INSTALL: GoBoard can be quickly cut right where it’s installed with a basic utility knife without crumbling or disintegrating. It’s also much easier to handle than cement and other heavy boards.

WATERPROOF BUILT-IN: GoBoard saves time and money because you seal only the board joints and fastener locations for a waterproof tile assembly**.

GoBoard is available in the following thicknesses:

- ¼" for floors and countertops

- ½" and ⅝" for walls, showers, ceilings and floors

- 1", 1½" and 2" for walls, benches, shelves, tub surrounds, vanities and countertops

* A typical shower project, waterproof installation, following manufacturer's installation.
** Board joints and fastener locations require a waterproof sealant per GoBoard installation instructions.

Johns Manville
GoBoard Technical Data

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
GoBoard Installation Instructions / Technical Data

GoBoard Installation Instructions / Technical Data - Spanish

 

LITERATURE
GoBoard Brochure
GoBoard FAQs

 

Warranty
GoBoard Warranty



Certifications
NTA Listing

 

ICC-ES Report

 

ICC-ES PMG Report

Goboard sealant

GoBoard Sealant Sheet
Alternative Sealants

 

goboard fasteners

GoBoard Fasteners Sheet

 

GOBOARD WASHERS

GoBoard Washers Sheet

 

LITERATURE

Product Selector Guide


GoBoard vs. Cement Board Shower Installation


Building Benches and Shower Walls with GoBoard


GoBoard is Ultra-lightweight


GoBoard Best Practices for Fastening and Sealing Seams


How to Install Johns Manville GoBoard


Installing GoBoard on Countertops


GoBoard is Waterproof


GoBoard is Durable


Johns Manville GoBoard Competitive Demonstration


JM GoBoard Install Spanish, Voice Over en Espanol


JM GoBoard Install English Subtitles

Available Documents

GoBoard® Shower System from Johns Manville is a time saving versatile shower system, and it's the right choice for both DIYers and pros.

GoBoard® Shower System from Johns Manville is a time saving versatile shower system, and it's the right choice for both DIYers and pros.

FAST INSTALLATON: Using GoBoard Point Drain kit and pre-sloped Wedges, there is no need to wait for specially sized pans. Take a break and tile the same day. Grout the next day and the project is done*.

INFINITE DESIGN POSSIBILITIES: The GoBoard Point Drain cover riser allows for height adjustment during tile installation and compatibility with threaded and non-threaded risers. Surrounding the drain, endless design configurations are possible with GoBoard Wedges and Curb. Also, the system is great for curb-less installations.

ULTRA-LIGHTWEIGHT: Engineered for durability even though it’s ultra-lightweight. The GoBoard Shower System can be installed in residential tile applications.

EASY TO CUT, HANDLE & INSTALL: GoBoard Wedge and GoBoard Curb can be quickly cut right where it’s installed with a basic utility knife without crumbling or disintegrating.

WATERPROOF BUILT-IN: GoBoard Shower System saves time and money because you seal only the board joints and fastener locations for a waterproof tile assembly**.

GOBOARD SHOWER SYSTEM INCLUDES:

GoBoard - ½" or ⅝" panels for walls and ceiling

GoBoard Point Drain Kit - Drain cover assembly, pre-assembled drain, mixing valve seal, pipe collar, clamping collar screws, and a 2” plastic putty knife.

GoBoard Wedges - Each is 4’x4’. Four Wedges is what is needed for most shower pan sizes.

GoBoard Curb - 3½" H x 2½" W x 48” L

GoBoard Sealant- Skins over quickly for a waterproof assembly.

 

* A typical shower project, waterproof installation, following manufacturer's installation.

** Board joints and fastener locations require GoBoard Sealant per GoBoard Point Drain installations instructions.

GoBoard Shower System
GoBoard Shower System

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

GoBoard Point Drain Installation Instructions

 

GOBOARD SEALANT

GoBoard Sealant Sheet

Alternative Sealants

GoBoard Point Drain Shower System Installation

Easily Install GoBoard Point Drain Shower System

Using GoBoard Point Drain kit and pre-sloped Wedges, there is no need to wait for specially sized pans. Take a break and tile the same day. Grout the next day and the project is done.

Easily Install GoBoard Point Drain Shower System

Using GoBoard Point Drain kit and pre-sloped Wedges, there is no need to wait for specially sized pans. Take a break and tile the same day. Grout the next day and the project is done.

Available Documents