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Old 03-11-2012, 03:45 PM   #43
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A hypothetical - Has anyone ever built a home with backer board over all areas with water pipes behind them? Walls, ceilings, everywhere?

If you're concerned, use backer. Or, as it appears you're doin, build properly and worry no more. Seal both Kerdi & tile at penetrations too.

"the road to hell is paved with osb, mastic, pre-mixed latex 'grout' or 'thinset', "
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