Model # 70-195

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Store SKU #495804

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Fortifiber

500 sq. ft. Aquabar "B" Tile Underlayment Roll

  • Helps increase the life and appearance of your flooring
  • Protects against moisture vapor
  • For use under tile and wood
$ 28 47 /roll
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Product Overview

  • Helps increase the life and appearance of your flooring
  • Protects against moisture vapor
  • For use under tile and wood
Aquabar "B" floor and tile underlayment is an extremely effective moisture vapor retarder for use in a variety of interior construction applications. Consisting of two layers of Kraft paper laminated with asphalt, Aquabar "B" is a non-reinforced 30/30/30 duplex type Grade "B" paper. In the battle against interior moisture damage, the best defense is a strong offense. When you block moisture vapor from creeping underneath finish materials or reaching moisture sensitive substrates, you help increase the useful life and appearance of surface finishes. To help win the battle, the Fortifiber Building Systems Group offers Aquabar "B" as inexpensive insurance to reduce moisture-related problems.
  • Ideal underlayment for interior installations of: ceramic, porcelain or stone over cement board, plywood or concrete; and, finished or unfinished wood floors over plywood or concrete
  • Most commonly used beneath wood flooring, ceramic tile and stone veneer or as a membrane on walls, counter tops, and residential showers
  • Sub-floor barrier slows moisture migration and helps prevent buckling, cupping, and cracking
  • An extremely effective moisture vapor retarder for use in a variety of interior construction applications
  • Acts as a slipsheet to minimize dust and reduce noise
  • Meets CA01350 indoor air quality standards
  • 500 sq. ft. roll measuring 3 ft. x 167 ft.
  • Note: Product may vary by store

Product Overview

  • Helps increase the life and appearance of your flooring
  • Protects against moisture vapor
  • For use under tile and wood
Model #: 70-195
Sku #: 495804
Internet #: 202592567

Aquabar "B" floor and tile underlayment is an extremely effective moisture vapor retarder for use in a variety of interior construction applications. Consisting of two layers of Kraft paper laminated with asphalt, Aquabar "B" is a non-reinforced 30/30/30 duplex type Grade "B" paper. In the battle against interior moisture damage, the best defense is a strong offense. When you block moisture vapor from creeping underneath finish materials or reaching moisture sensitive substrates, you help increase the useful life and appearance of surface finishes. To help win the battle, the Fortifiber Building Systems Group offers Aquabar "B" as inexpensive insurance to reduce moisture-related problems.

  • Ideal underlayment for interior installations of: ceramic, porcelain or stone over cement board, plywood or concrete; and, finished or unfinished wood floors over plywood or concrete
  • Most commonly used beneath wood flooring, ceramic tile and stone veneer or as a membrane on walls, counter tops, and residential showers
  • Sub-floor barrier slows moisture migration and helps prevent buckling, cupping, and cracking
  • An extremely effective moisture vapor retarder for use in a variety of interior construction applications
  • Acts as a slipsheet to minimize dust and reduce noise
  • Meets CA01350 indoor air quality standards
  • 500 sq. ft. roll measuring 3 ft. x 167 ft.
  • Note: Product may vary by store

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Width (in.)
36
Product thickness (mil)
12
Recommended overlap (in.)
0
Roll length (ft.)
167
Roll width (in.)
36

Details

Color Family
Tan
Commercial / Residential
Commercial / Residential
Flooring Material Features
Attached vapor barrier,Cushioning,Moisture resistant,Mold/mildew resistant,Sound absorbing
Flooring Product Type
Underlayment
Flooring Use Type
Engineered Hardwood,Laminate,Stone,Tile
Material
Paper
Package coverage (sq. ft.)
500
Returnable
90-Day
Subflooring type
Wood
Use Location
Countertop,Floor,Interior wall,Shower

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
To be free from manufacturing defects

Specifications

Dimensions

Product Width (in.)
36
Product thickness (mil)
12
Recommended overlap (in.)
0
Roll length (ft.)
167
Roll width (in.)
36

Details

Color Family
Tan
Commercial / Residential
Commercial / Residential
Flooring Material Features
Attached vapor barrier,Cushioning,Moisture resistant,Mold/mildew resistant,Sound absorbing
Flooring Product Type
Underlayment
Flooring Use Type
Engineered Hardwood,Laminate,Stone,Tile
Material
Paper
Package coverage (sq. ft.)
500
Returnable
90-Day
Subflooring type
Wood
Use Location
Countertop,Floor,Interior wall,Shower

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
To be free from manufacturing defects

Questions & Answers

Hello, I plan to use 12mm laminate floor in my basement. I have very low moisture level, and by m...

Hello, I plan to use 12mm laminate floor in my basement. I have very low moisture level, and by manufacturer instruction i do not need vapor ret.ard. But, just in case can i place Aquabar on painted with primer cement floor, then underlayment, and on top laminate floor tiles? Thank you for any advice.
Asked by: Konrad
Aquabar is really good stuff. II have used it on two installations - both on wood subfloors. Even in a low moisture environment, concrete slab will release some moisture. Myself, I would use a moisture barrier like PVC- plastic in a basement-over-concrete installation.
Answered by: Paul
Date published: 2018-05-14

I have concrete floor, lay the fortifiber underlayment then thinset then tile? Is this how to use it?

Asked by: Edy
The Aquabar "B" underlayment is typical used for wood flooring installations. Best is to use an Elastomeric Membrane waterproofing and crack prevention on a concrete sub floor, like RedGard.
Answered by: DB
Date published: 2018-10-04

I want to tile over my laminate countertop. I've watched numerous videos. The "plan" is to glue...

I want to tile over my laminate countertop. I've watched numerous videos. The "plan" is to glue this paper to the laminate and then tile over. Has anyone done this before? Is this correct paper to use? Any advice would be appreciated. Thx!
Asked by: Joey
That is not the intended use of this product.
Answered by: Zippy
Date published: 2019-05-10

can this be used for underlayment for floating laminate on a concrete subfloor

can this be used for underlayment for floating laminate on a concrete subfloor
Asked by: MD
I would follow laminate instructions to the letter for underlayment to be used.
Answered by: dale
Date published: 2019-01-14
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Customer Reviews

500 sq. ft. Aquabar "B" Tile Underlayment Roll is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 150.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from National Wood Flooring Association Approved Vapor Retarder This product is great in that it provides the necessary vapor protection when installing wood floors in rooms over unfinished spaces (in my case, the living room over the basement). It is an product approved by the NWFA as a underlayment for wood and tile. This is a much cleaner product to user over asphalt / felt paper, as the asphalt material is sandwiched in between to layers of kraft paper. In addition, rosin paper and felt paper are no longer recommended underlayments. A penny more per square foot compared to rosin paper. Product was shipped faster than the estimated delivery. Installation is a breeze, especially with the markings showing your where to overlap adjacent sheets (min 4"). No need to attach the paper to the subfloor, as it will be held in place with the nails or staples holding down the wood floor. I just did one line of staples near the middle to hold the paper in place.
Date published: 2013-10-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from aquabar "B" at great price and free,fast shipping. Can't beat it. I was unsure if this was the right product since the information presented on it was very sketchy at best. I'm putting it on 3/4 T&G under hardwood as a vapor barrier. It says just "aquabar" not aquabar "B" so I was not 100% sure it was what I thought it was. The picture is as non-descript as you can get and tells you little. Also it says "Roberts" and I knew fortifiber made the stuff I wanted. However since I figured this was a trademark name and they appeared to only make one kind I took a chance - plus I could take it back to the store anyway so I had nothing to lose with free shipping. Product arrived in 2 days and it was what I expected - Fortifiber Aquabar "B". Very good for free shipping. Everyone else wanted a good deal to ship this stuff due to the weight and none of my local stores had it at all. Really glad I went this way after looking all over for it. Saved me some time AND money.
Date published: 2011-10-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Highly recommended, and much better as all other option are... Highly recommended, and much better as all other option are really toxic for you air quality!!!
Date published: 2019-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It is the best underlayment for hardwood floors . Rolls... It is the best underlayment for hardwood floors . Rolls out easy and lays flat.
Date published: 2019-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is my 2nd time using the product, no issues... This is my 2nd time using the product, no issues easy to work with.
Date published: 2019-04-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Multiple purpose- excellent piece of home remedies..... Multiple purpose- excellent piece of home remedies..
Date published: 2019-02-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2019-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2019-05-15
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