Required Tools for this Project
Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.
Required Materials for this Project
Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.
- Cement board
- Thin-set mortar
- Cement board screws
- 2 x 4s
- Fiberglass mesh tape (use the special, heavier type sold for use with thin-set mortar — drywall mesh tape will rot)