The first step in tiling a floor is installing concrete backer board. Concrete board is made from concrete on the inside and covered with a fiber mesh out the outsides to give it strength. It provides a solid, stable, water resistant underlayment for tile or stone floors and improves the bond of the tile or stone to the O.S.B. or plywood sub floor. The two main manufactures of concrete board are Durock and James Hardi. This article teaches you everything you need to know about installing concrete / cement board on floors.
Concrete backer board is sometimes called cement backer board.brief how to
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