Sheetrock Guys just for joining the sake of argument, lets say I leave the greenboard in. Re: hardibacker/ durock to drywall joints Whenever tile has to terminate against drywall here is sheetrock the method I use: First I arrange the drywall/ backerboard interface to end 1/ 2- inch away from the edge of the trim tile. Joining hardibacker sheetrock. Measure the thickness sheetrock of the drywall or plaster where the cement board hardibacker will meet it. ( I have screwed it all down etc and I have the hardibacker to go up.
Hardibacker Over Drywall In Shower For years I' ve installed 1/ 2 hardi over 30lb felt stapled to studs. Last week I spoke to another contractor who uses 1/ 2 drywall over the studs. I picked up Hardibacker in 1/ 2" x 3 x 5 sheets today and the Hardibacker screws from Lowe' s. I' m going to take the suggestions here and run the tile slightly over the hardibacker- greenboard joint so will use fiberglass mesh " tape" and thinset on that joint instead of mud and drywall tape. Mudding between drywall and cement board First time mudding a room. I have a perfect seam between each piece of drywall, but when the drywall hits the cement board for the shower area, I dont know what do to.
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Also there is latex paint on the drywall that is pulling up at the edges. How would you prep the drywall for joining to hardibacker and for tiling? I was thinking put joint compound over torn paper then paint with redguard.