ToughRock DensShield 1/2 in. x 2.7 ft. x 5 ft. Glass Mat Tile Backer-008590 - The Home Depot


Model # 008590

Internet # 100322694

Store SKU # 358348

DensShield 1/2 in. x 2.7 ft. x 5 ft. Glass Mat Tile Backer

ToughRock DensShield 1/2 in. x 2.7 ft. x 5 ft. Glass Mat Tile Backer

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Model # 008590

Internet # 100322694

Store SKU # 358348

The DensShield 5 ft. x 32 in. x 1/2 in. Glass Mat Tile Backer features glass mat facings and an acrylic coating that helps block moisture from entering the wall cavity. This lightweight backer is easy to install and can finish smoothly and cleanly. This strong backer is mold resistant. It meets IRC standards for tub and shower areas.

  • Acrylic coating on face for protection against moisture
  • Built-in water barrier for protection
  • Lightweight and easy to install
  • Finishes smoothly and cleanly
  • Mold and moisture resistant
  • Meets IRC standards for tub and shower areas
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Assembled Depth (in.)  60 in  Assembled Height (in.)  .5 in 
Assembled Width (in.)  32 in  Product Length (ft.) 
Product Thickness (in.)  .5 in  Product Width (ft.)  2.7 
Width (ft) x Length (ft)  2.7 x 5 
Drywall Features  Moisture Resistant,Mold Resistant  Product Weight (lb.)  26.67 lb 


Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 3 reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Dens shield Tile Backer The product is exactly as advertised. Cuts and installs like Drywall, but is waterproof. Only need to seal the seams and screw holes with something like Laticrete Hydro Barrier and microfiber fiberglass tape(not drywall tape). I learned a lot by watching Tilemasterga's YouTube videos. September 2, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Highly recommend for countertops and floors Have used Durock and DensShield in the past. Durock is very heavy, hard to cut, sharp and we were not able to find it in thinner pieces. Used Durock on our first project over 10 years ago on an entry floor as we didn't know about DensShield. Had to use thicker piece and even after raising door up as far as possible and trimming still not enough clearance for a rug. Had we been able to use DensShield we wouldn't have had to trim and could fit a rug. Have used DensShield on a kitchen floor, bathroom floor and two bathroom countertops, age of projects from about 3 years ago to nearly 10 years ago, under ceramic, porcelain and travertine and no issues at all about wear, adhesion, etc. Easy to transport, cut, screw into, etc. No dust issues when cutting. Revisited options including Hardie as we prepare for another large kitchen project and have chosen to use DensShield again. Don't know if this is recommended for wet applications like shower/tub walls though. June 8, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Denshield This is a rigid tile backer that cuts and installs like regular drywall. When installed right it is virtually waterproof. Once tile is adhered it will not come off. August 22, 2010
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