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    Default Kerdi board

    Greeting,

    Does anyone know where to buy Kerdi Board ?

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    This is relatively new product (the preapplied Kerdi, not the membrane itself). The best thing would be to call Schluter directly and ask.
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    Kerdi-board is now available in most major population areas at tile distributors and dealers. You won't find it at Home Depot or Lowes.
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    I had heard of the stuff (I've used Kerdi before, but the Kerdiboard is new) and did some investigation. It's a structural extruded foam panel with Kerdi applied on both sides (well, it is not exactly like the sheet goods - fleece, reinforced waterproof sheet, foam, with the same on the other side; Kerdi has fleece on both sides of the sheet). One side has a grid on it at 3/8" squares to help you cut it in a straight line. It comes in sheets in various thicknesses from 3/16" up to 2" thick and in various widths and lengths up to 96" long. You can use it in place of CBU on the walls, or as in structural panels for things like a vanity, tub deck, shower seat, etc. that you will be tiling. They also have preformed corner boxes and U-shaped ones for things like pipe covers or chases. There's even a sheet that is designed to bend to make curves. The 2" stuff is sturdy enough to make a tub deck out of and they have various trim pieces for the edges in SS if you want, or other finishes , or you can tile it. Neat stuff. You can cut it with a sharp utility knife (although the 2" stuff might be tougher!). Check out www.schluter.com for more info.
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    Default Q: What is the Best way to Waterproof a Kerdi Board Niche - A: Use Ardex 8+9

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    Default Kerdi Board - Water testing

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