Tile Installation Using GoBoard
Tile installation using GoBoard® by Johns Manville saves you time in all your projects, including mudrooms, bathrooms, entryways or showers. GoBoard® is an ultra-lightweight, waterproof, and durable tile backer board that is easy to cut and install. Engineered and tested for strength and durability, yet can be cut right where it’s installed using a utility knife.
GoBoard vs. Cement Board
GoBoard is up to 80-85% lighter than traditional boards. Overall tile installation prep time is reduced because waterproofing is built-in, eliminating extra steps since only board joints and fastener locations need to be sealed.
Pro SealantSeal the GapsUse GoBoard Pro Sealant to waterproof GoBoard joints and fastener penetrations and adhere GoBoard to itself and other building materials.
FastenersSecure to Wood or Metal StudsThese corrosion-resistant fasteners have larger diameter heads for more holding power and the smooth underside of the head helps mitigate over-driving the screw.
WashersIncrease Fastener SpacingTake advantage of increased allowable spacing when used in combination with GoBoard Fasteners, or fortify your installation for heavier or larger format tile.
Seam FabricFortify the SeamsGoBoard® Seam Fabric is a lightweight, point bonded non-woven that is specifically designed to enhance the performance of all GoBoard products. When used with GoBoard Tile Backer Board and GoBoard Wedge, installers can expect increased tensile strength at the joints and in the change of planes.
Tile Backer BoardEasy to handle, cut and installIt’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. Available in many thicknesses
GoBoard LT (*Canada)GoBoard® LT is the latest tile backer board available in CanadaJust like the original GoBoard, GoBoard LT is engineered for durability, yet is up to 85% lighter than cement boards.
Shower Pan KitEverything You Need in One BoxGoBoard Point Drain Shower Pan Kit is used for curbed or curb-less applications and is great for new shower build-outs or tub to shower conversions.
GoBoard Shower Pan Kit
Two GoBoard Curbs
Three Tubes of GoBoard Pro Sealant
One GoBoard Point Drain
Four GoBoard Wedges
The Shower Pan Kit is a durable, waterproof, versatile kit that offers easy, on-site shower pan customization allowing for same day tile and and is ideal for both the Pro and DIYer.
GoBoard Install TipUse Paint Sticks to Ensure Proper GapsThis installation tip video takes you through the process of installing Johns Manville's GoBoard on one wall.
Recover From Fastening MistakesHow To Recover From Fastening Mistakes Using GoBoard Pro SealantFastening mistakes are normal. In this video, Duane Paradis offers a couple of examples of mistakes that can be made during the fastening procedure of your installation.
GoBoard FastenersGoBoard Tile Backer Board Fasteners VS Cement Backer Board ScrewsDuane Paradis, Johns Manville Research Manager for GoBoard® explains the finer points of GoBoard Tile Backer Board Fasteners compared to cement backer board screws.
Goboard Point Drain Shower Pan KitEverything Is in the BoxGoBoard®Point Drain Shower Pan Kit comes with everything you need to fabricate your shower pan. Pair with GoBoard Tile Backer board to complete shower build-outs.
Install in ActionGoboard Shower BuildUse GoBoard to build walls, benches, shelves, tub surrounds, vanities and countertops
"Better than expected"
I remodeled by bathroom and decided to use goboard and is so easy to cut and lightweight, it was a piece of cake do the work with it!!!! I'll be using it on my next reno.
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"Very light and easy to cut"
Used this for shower walls. It's so light it made pick up and install a painless process.
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Remodeled my restroom and decided to use GoBoard after seeing positive relics from other people that have used this product. To my surprise GoBoard was extremely easy to work with and cut down the install time by at least half.
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About time someone came out with a good quality backer board for tile showers. Goes up twice as fast as cement board, no mess, no dust. Only requires waterproofing at fasteners and joints, unlike cement board. A little pricey, but 1/2 the cost of Schluter waterproof board.
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