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Can Densglass be used in a shower?

The densglass is used in place of normal gypsum sheathing and is installed against the exterior framing prior to the tub / shower installation. This densglass sheathing will withstand the elements, and will not promote any deterioration or mold, mildew buildup.

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Furthermore, can DensShield be used in a shower?

Showers without curbs — apply waterproof membrane up the walls a minimum of 69 (152 mm) and a maximum of 89 (203 mm). DensShield Tile Backer panels should not be used in shower curbs. DensShield Tile Backer can be installed in the shower pan if part of an approved system.

Secondly, can DensGlass get wet? DensGlass Sheathing is resistant to normal weather conditions, but it is not intended for immersion in water. Cascading roof/floor water should be directed away from the sheathing until appropriate drainage is installed. Avoid any condition that will create moisture in the air and condensation on DensGlass Sheathing.

In this manner, what is DensGlass used for?

DensGlass® Sheathing It is a preferred substrate under brick, stone, stucco, siding and EIFS due to its ability to protect a structure against incidental moisture during and after construction. DensGlass Sheathing adds performance and durability to a wide range of fire-rated and non-fire-rated building assemblies.

Can you use Sheetrock in a shower?

Technically, greenboard and other water resistant drywall panels can be used in highly wet places. According to ASTM C 1396, Section 7, water-resistant drywall can be used in wet locations such as behind tile in bathtub or shower stalls.

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