What type of backing (substrate) do I need?

Better-Bench is designed to be mounted over any U.B.C. (Uniform Building Code) or T.C.A. (Tile Council of America) approved tile substrate.

The list includes such materials as:

  • cementitious based substrates; Wonderboard, Hardibacker, Durarock or mortar bed installations,
  • gypsum based substrates; Denshield, green board, or standard sheetrock (in dry areas),
  • as well as over alternative mounting methods; Schluter Kerdi, Wedi board, or any other building code approved surfaces.