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Old 02-18-2012, 02:26 AM   #1
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Hi was wondering if it was ok to apply granite tiles to drywall instead of cement board? The granite will not be in a bathroom where moisture can be a problem.

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Old 02-18-2012, 06:17 AM   #2
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Yes you can----That is done all the time----

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What oh' mike said.
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If you are thinking mastic, research the type.

We had white granite that our Company was using mastic to apply to drywall and it bled through 1/2" granite and left oily looking spots on all of it.

Maybe make sure granite is sealed on back?
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Use thin set not mastic
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Don't you dare do that.

Use the proper thin set as Joe mentioned.

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Thanks guys ...again!
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