Will cement stick to RedGard?

Will Mortar Stick to RedGard? Powdered, unmodified thinset mortar will stick to RedGard waterproofing membrane and securely fuse your tile in place. To make sure your tile installation goes well and remains durable, follow these rules: Allow RedGard to fully dry before you begin tiling.

How many coats of RedGard are waterproof?

To meet the requirements of IAMPO, Two coats should be applied at a rate of 80 sq. ft. per gallon each coat. In all cases the wetfilm thickness should not exceed 125 mils.

Do you need two coats of RedGard?

When dry, apply at least one full coat of RedGard® to the primed area. When used as a vapor barrier, apply one full coat (20 to 25 mils wet) where vapor transmission is up to 8 lbs per 1000 sq. ft per day and two full coats (20 to 25 mils wet each coat) where vapor transmission is up to 12 lbs per 1000 sq. ft per day.

Will Thinset stick to RedGard?

Move the mixed thinset from the mixing bucket to the RedGard membrane, using a margin trowel. Apply enough thin-set to cover an area that is about 3 feet by 3 feet square. Spread the thin-set with a notched tiling trowel with notches sized appropriately for the size of the tile being installed.

How long can RedGard be exposed?

If tile is not going to be set immediately after curing, RedGard should be protected from rain, direct sunlight and inclement weather for 72 hours after application. If delays longer than 72 hours are expected, cover with felt paper.

How long does RedGard last?


Container Size 1 Gal.
For Use With Interior / Exterior Tile, Stone, Masonry
Coverage Area 110 Sq. Ft.
Shelf Life 18 Mo.
Brand RedGard

What kind of thinset do I use over redguard?

The Flexbond modified thinset, which is sold at HD, lists redgard as one of the surfaces it can be applied to and therefore, following manufacturer recommendations, a person should be using a modified thinset like Flexbond over Redgard.

Can RedGard be used as a shower pan?

The RedGard Roll On Waterproof Shower Pan Liner Kit is another option in waterproofing and building your tile shower the right way from the bottom up.

Can you RedGard over drywall?

Redgard waterproofing in your bathroom can help prevent problems with drywall. Drywall is for covering every room in the house and is very versatile. It can be covered with another wall covering or stomped with a unique drywall texture.

How toxic is redguard?

This product contains crystalline silica. Prolonged or repeated inhalation of respirable crystalline silica from this product can cause silicosis, a serious disabling and fatal lung disease. and/or distress, nausea or vomiting.

How long should mud bed cure before RedGard?

All surfaces must be structurally sound, clean, dry and free from contaminants that would prevent a good bond. Newly prepared concrete must be troweled smooth and textured to a fine broom finish and cured for 24 hours.

What’s the best way to apply RedGard?

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Quote from Youtube video: Then apply the second coat of red guard at right angles to the first coat. Just a single coat of red guard can stop minor cracks from transmitting through a concrete subfloor. To the tile.