GoBoard Tile Backer Board

GoBoard® by Johns Manville is an ultra-lightweight, waterproof, durable tile backer board that is easy to cut and install, and weighs up to 85% lighter than traditional cement boards allowing for same-day tile. GoBoard is engineered and tested for strength and durability, yet can be cut right where it’s installed using a standard utility knife with minimal dust. 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 a waterproof, ultra-lightweight, tile backer board from Johns Manville. It is a Polyiso foam board engineered for durability yet is up to 80% lighter than cement boards. It's easy to handle, cut and install - ideal for both contractors and DIYers to complete the tile project faster.

GoBoard® is the ultra-lightweight, waterproof tile backer board from Johns Manville. It’s engineered for durability, yet is up to 80% lighter than cement boards. GoBoard is easy to handle and can be cut right where it’s installed with a basic utility knife, without crumbling or disintegrating. Best of all, it has waterproofing already built-in.

  • Fast Installation
  • Lightweight
  • Easy to Cut
  • Waterproof built-in
     

GoBoard composite backer boards provide equivalent performance to ANSI A118.9, and as a waterproof membrane in wet areas, provides equivalent performance to ANSI A118.10 when installed in accordance with Section 4.2.4 of the ICC-ES evaluation report.

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GoBoard Tile Backer Board is available in six thicknesses.

  • 1/4″ for floors and countertops
  • 1/2″ and 5/8″ for walls, showers, ceilings, and floors
  • 1″, 1 1/2″, and 2″ for walls, benches, shelves, tub surrounds, vanities, and countertops

GoBoard FAQs

Installation Instructions
GoBoard Tile Backer Board Technical Data 
GoBoard Tile Backer Board Technical Data - Spanish

Product Certifications
ICC-ES Evaluation Report (ESR-3767)
ICC-ES PMG Product Certificate (PMG-1439)
Technical Evaluation Report (TER 1811-01)

Safety Data Sheets
Safe Use Instructions: Polyisocyanurate Foam Boards
Safe Use Instructions: Polyisocyanurate Foam Boards (ES)
Safe Use Instructions: Polyisocyanurate Foam Boards (FR)

Warranty Information
10 Year Limited Warranty for GoBoard
10 Year Limited Warranty for GoBoard (FR)

JM GoBoard is Easy to Cut and Handle

JM GoBoard is Easy to Cut and Handle

JM GoBoard is Easy to Cut and Handle

JM GoBoard is Easy to Cut and Handle

GoBoard is Durable

GoBoard is durable

GoBoard is Durable

GoBoard is durable

GoBoard is Waterproof

GoBoard is Waterproof

GoBoard is Waterproof

GoBoard is Waterproof

GoBoard is Ultra-lightweight

GoBoard is Ultra-lightweight

GoBoard is Ultra-lightweight

GoBoard is Ultra-lightweight

Watch more GoBoard® tips and installs on our YouTube channel

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