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Old 03-04-2012, 09:46 AM   #1
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Durock in the bathroom,


I was told you should leave a 1/4" gap between sheets, is this true


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Durock in the bathroom,


Not in my experience--butt them tight . Where did you hear that?

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Durock in the bathroom,


No gap needed when butting sheets or pieces together (to eachother).

A 1/4" gap is suggested between floor perimeters and walls.

Refer to Durock Installation Instructions (Specifically See the information and Diagram on Page 4) here:

http://www.usg.com/rc/installation-application/panels/durock-cement-board-installation-guide-en-CB237.pdf
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