|I am going to install new tile for my kitchen backsplash. I read the
| excerpt below from a how to website:
| "When preparing new drywall, you do not need to tape the joints. Seal
| walls first with a thin coat of adhesive."
I do not agree with that statement
seal the joint with joint compound or thinset
I would never use adhesive directly on an unsealed wall.
because it tends to soften the paper on the green board.
if 1 tile pops.......you will have a mess.
| I am using the green board drywall since it is a wet location.
tell that to Retardo
maybe he will understand what green board is used for.
kitchens, bathrooms and basements
| the walls first with a thin coat of adhesive" is throwing me off.
| anyone know what they are talking about and why this would be