CertainTeed’s Diamond GlasRoc Tile Backer

The ¼-inch product is 40 percent lighter than traditional cement boards and easier to handle and cut, reducing installation time.

February 24, 2014

Now available for floor and countertop applications, this product from CertainTeed Gypsum is reinforced with embedded glass mats for added strength and moisture and mold resistance. A patent-pending polymer coating features a unique textured surface that creates a strong bond, reducing tile slippage during installation. The ¼-inch product is 40 percent lighter than traditional cement boards and easier to handle and cut, reducing installation time. Standard sizes are 3 feet x 5 feet and 4 feet x 4 feet.

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